The new JBoss Open Choice program is intended to let developers employ and deploy more Java frameworks and applications--even those from the competition.
Company's acquisition strategy is more coherent than I'd originally thought. The open-source business process platform company is in talks with "five or six" companies now, its CEO says.
Is JBoss a failure? Only if you consider a full and plentiful corporate life to be a failure.
Red Hat has a choice to make: focus on its profitable but dull Linux business or disrupt the industry through JBoss and applications.
Linux specialist is starting to create friction, as well as money, with partners by moving up the software stack. Should it stop with mission-critical middleware?
JBoss veteran is putting his entrepreneurial energy to good use...with an online running company.
Red Hat has been moving some of its services to the cloud, the latest being JBoss Application Server offered on Amazon.com's EC2. Is this a viable open-source business model?
The JBoss example can help to make your PR less constrained, and far more interesting.
Red Hat is increasingly using JBoss as a strategic platform to move (or "migrate") enterprises to open-source, which may pave the way for it to get aggressive with applications.
The company's JBoss business is booming, it says, paving the way for it to compete well beyond its roots in the operating system--perhaps tackling the application business in earnest.