Company churns out another impressive quarter, with revenue rising 12 percent, but it may need to invest more in its middleware business to ensure future growth.
Red Hat has a choice to make: focus on its profitable but dull Linux business or disrupt the industry through JBoss and applications.
JBoss veteran is putting his entrepreneurial energy to good use...with an online running company.
The new JBoss Open Choice program is intended to let developers employ and deploy more Java frameworks and applications--even those from the competition.
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.
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.
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.
Phurnace's technology will make it easy to model and deploy Java Enterprise Edition applications from the likes of Oracle's BEA, Red Hat's JBoss, and IBM's Websphere.
Red Hat's JBoss business spent two years in the doldrums but recently began growing at twice the rate of Red Hat's operating system business.