Red Hat is going all out for the SOA space with the announcement of the JBoss SOA platform integrated with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and three open-source projects for transaction monitoring, SOA, and system management.
Due by the end of February, the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is a subscription-based offering that incorporates the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, JBoss Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), JBoss BPM, JBoss Rules and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
It is a certified platform that integrates business applications and web services and provides enterprise application integration, ESB, and business automation needs, Pierre Fricke, director of product line management at JBoss, said during a Webcast today at JBoss World.
In one of the open-source projects, JBoss BlackTie is integrating Java and legacy transaction monitoring systems based on BEA's Tuxedo.
The new announcements do seem in sync with the plans for Red Hat to grow JBoss.
It will be interesting to see how JBoss's offerings pan out among other SOA offerings in the market.Update
The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is cross-platform - running on Linux,
Windows and Unix including RHEL. The operating system is a separate
Red Hat unveils three new open source projects (Network World)
Red Hat accelerates JBoss (Internet News)