"Apparently, Oracle/BEA Systems veteran Steve Hess got
the message. He's made the leap to Red Hat. And so have several
other major names in middleware. Here's why channel partners should
"Hess was an eight-year veteran of BEA Systems/Oracle. Plenty of
middleware veterans seem to be following Hess into Red Hat. In a
company blog, Red Hat claims it has attracted middleware experts
from Sun Microsystems and IBM."