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InformationWeek: Red Hat's JBoss Acquisition Could Create A New Open-Source Powerhouse

Apr 12, 2006, 19:30 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Red Hat's $350 million purchase of JBoss, the open-source application server company, has the potential to create a new open source code powerhouse. That's because it moves Red Hat from being just an operating system distributor to a provider of a larger software stack, particularly in middleware.

"Middleware software will generate an estimated $6.5 billion in revenue this year, predicts the research firm Gartner..."

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