9. Nov 2009

Red Hat JBoss in Gartners Leaders Quadrant

Die Original-Pressemitteilung in englischer Sprache:

Red Hat's JBoss Recognized In Enterprise Application Servers Magic Quadrant

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Positioned In Leading Industry Analyst Firm's Middleware Study

Raleigh, NC - November 9, 2009 - Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that it has been positioned in the Leaders Quadrant in Gartner, Inc.'s ”Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Application Servers”. The Gartner Magic Quadrant represents Gartner's judgment of vendors' ability to execute and the completeness of their vision in a technology market (in this case, the enterprise application server market), and Red Hat believes this recognition is further validation of its JBoss Enterprise Middleware strategy and acceptance in the market.

”We are proud to have been named to the Leaders Quadrant, but the real winners are our customers,” said Craig Muzilla, vice president, middleware business unit, Red Hat. ”Through innovation and key enhancements to our flagship solution, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, we believe that our customers are positioned to take advantage of multiple programming paradigms as well as the benefits of cloud computing. We consider Gartner's evaluation to be recognition of our technology vision and execution and we expect it to give our customers additional confidence in their JBoss deployment as we are seeing more enterprises turn to Red Hat for value and leadership in a changing marketplace.”

According to the Gartner report, ”Leaders in the EAS market combine insightful understanding of the realities of the market, the ability to influence the market's direction, the ability to attract a following and the capacity to lead. Leaders have the proven ability to deliver on their vision and to support their customers through periods of stability, as well as periods of change. The leaders control most of the market's business activity and are the primary influencers of market evolution.”

Earlier this year, Red Hat announced JBoss Open Choice, a key strategy that aims to enable customers to take advantage of the full range of programming models, component models and deployment paradigms. Now included in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is the ability to support the choice of a variety of popular programming and component models such as POJOs, Spring Framework, OSGi, Seam, Struts, Google Web Toolkit and Java Enterprise Edition, and still enjoy uniformity of management from a single platform with enterprise-class service and stability.

The JBoss Open Choice strategy is a key part of Red Hat's goal to provide a comprehensive portfolio of open source middleware products to service an enterprise's application development, deployment and integration needs. JBoss Enterprise Middleware from Red Hat is the market's only complete open source middleware reference architecture, that addresses all application development, deployment and SOA-based integration needs, providing opportunities for cost reduction and enhanced flexibility.

”Regardless of market shifts, Red Hat aims to remain a trusted source for innovative solutions and leadership in the Java market, and Gartner's recognition of our market position is evidence of our commitment to those goals and our commitment to our customers' success,” said Muzilla.

To read the full Gartner report visit www.jboss.com. To see which companies have already taken advantage of Red Hat's middleware solution portfolio visit customers.redhat.com/category/jboss-enterprise-middleware.

About the Magic Quadrant

The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2009 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner's analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the ”Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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