Red Hat Expands Enterprise SOA Offering with Management and Next-Generation ESB and Rules Features
JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform and JBoss Operations Network Join Forces to Accelerate Open Source SOA in the Enterprise
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the expansion of its enterprise offerings for SOA deployment with the release of JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1. The newest versions of JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform and JBoss Operations Network will feature cooperative support and will allow for the remote monitoring and management of open source SOA deployments.
“Our customers helped drive the direction of the enhancements delivered today in the newest versions of the SOA Platform and JBoss Operations Network, and with these solutions, we’re excited to offer enterprises tools to effectively plan, deploy, manage and monitor open source SOA.”
“Our SOA strategy aims to drive down the cost and complexity of implementing service oriented architectures with a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise-class, open source middleware. JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1 together are another example of our commitment to accelerating the adoption of hardened, secure and stable open source middleware solutions that deliver on this strategy,” said Pierre Fricke, director, SOA product line management at Red Hat. “Our customers helped drive the direction of the enhancements delivered today in the newest versions of the SOA Platform and JBoss Operations Network, and with these solutions, we’re excited to offer enterprises tools to effectively plan, deploy, manage and monitor open source SOA.”
New features in JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform include:
JBoss Operations Network 2.1 brings enhanced management for JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, helping to reduce the cost of ongoing operations of enterprise SOA deployments. The SOA support features help enterprises accelerate their use of open source SOA. New capabilities in the JBoss Operations Network 2.1 include:
“As SOA deployments expand, so does the need for more robust, automated monitoring and management techniques," states Sandra Rogers, Program Director for SOA, Web Services, and Integration research at IDC. "Tracking and ensuring service performance and policy enforcement at multiple levels, and across varied SOA infrastructure elements, is crucial for supporting more dynamic and complex configurations."
JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform enhances flexibility in a wide array of deployment scenarios from small-scale integration projects to enterprise-wide SOA integration. Built from leading open source projects such as JBoss ESB, JBoss jBPM and JBoss Rules, the solution offers an enterprise-ready, light-weight footprint and simple installation for low-cost operations.
Built upon modular components, JBoss Operations Network provides centralized management for the entire JBoss Enterprise Middleware portfolio, including inventorying, administration, deployment and updating of JBoss Enterprise Middleware products and subsystems. JBoss Operations Network provides enterprises with an extensible and customizable management tool set in a single platform-based solution.
JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1 are expected to be available by the end of October 2008.
To learn more about how open source SOA can help your business and to take free online SOA Assessment, please visit the JBoss SOA Resource Center at http://www.jboss.com/resources/soa.
For more information about JBoss Enterprise Middleware, please visit www.jboss.com.
About Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat, the world’s leading open source solutions provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 60 offices spanning the globe. CIOs have ranked Red Hat first for value in Enterprise Software for four consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value survey. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more: http://www.redhat.com.
Certain statements contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements provide current expectations of future events based on certain assumptions and include any statement that does not directly relate to any historical or current fact. Actual results may differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements as a result of various important factors, including: risks related to the integration of acquisitions; the ability of the Company to effectively compete; the inability to adequately protect Company intellectual property and the potential for infringement or breach of license claims of or relating to third party intellectual property; risks related to data and information security vulnerabilities; ineffective management of, and control over, the Company's growth and international operations; adverse results in litigation; and changes in and a dependence on key personnel, as well as other factors contained in our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (copies of which may be accessed through the Securities and Exchange Commission's website at http://www.sec.gov), including those found therein under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations". In addition to these factors, actual future performance, outcomes, and results may differ materially because of more general factors including (without limitation) general industry and market conditions and growth rates, economic conditions, and governmental and public policy changes. The forward-looking statements included in this press release represent the Company's views as of the date of this press release and these views could change. However, while the Company may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, the Company specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing the Company's views as of any date subsequent to the date of the press release.
LINUX is a trademark of Linus Torvalds. RED HAT and JBOSS are registered trademarks of Red Hat, Inc. and its subsidiaries in the US and other countries.