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Red Hat's JBoss Leaps Into Business Rules

May 19, 2009, 16:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"For Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the new solution helps it broaden its open source middleware portfolio and could well bring it into more direct competition against middleware stacks from IBM and Oracle.

""JBoss made its mark by having an open source JavaEE middleware server, but what we've been doing over the last few years is we've expanded the strategy," Craig Muzilla, vice president of Red Hat's middleware business unit, told InternetNews.com. "The app server is a great foundation, but it's just the beginning for companies that are looking to build out. So we've been adding the pieces that add to our portfolio, so we can be an open source alternative to some of the proprietary stacks.""

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