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Italy's National Institute of Design and Mint Chooses JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform
RaleighUnited States, February 19, 2008
Red Hat middleware platform enables development and deployment of services in service-oriented architecture, offering enhanced productivity and system reliability
Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced that the National Institute of Design and Mint in Italy (Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato, IPZS) has selected the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform to develop and implement software services in a SOA environment. With JBoss solutions, IPZS has significantly increased the productivity and reliability of its systems and has gained important business and economic advantages.
IPZS is a joint-stock company with Italy's Ministry of Economy and Finance as sole shareholder and is responsible for printing and dissemination of the Italian Official Gazette, government publications, security and anti-counterfeiting systems, fine art publishing and ID documents, including traditional and electronic ID cards, passports and smart cards.
"Migrating our systems to JBoss solutions was a strategic choice for us. It not only offers economic benefits, but also provides constant innovation and enhancements from the community that are key aspects for a company like ours that provides high-value services," said Maurizio Quattrociocchi, IT & Telecoms Director at IPZS. "Our adoption of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, together with Red Hat support, has been extremely successful because it has enabled us to take advantage of the best of both worlds by increasing the reliability of performance levels and by optimizing our IT systems."
"We're excited that the IPZS has chosen JBoss' open source solutions for its IT infrastructure," said Gianni Anguilletti, Country Sales Manager, Red Hat Italy. "The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform provides high performance, reliability and scalability. Additionally, it offers all of the advantages of open source for those who want to implement SOA, and it complements this solution with the quality of Red Hat support."
About the National Institute of Design and Mint
The Istituto Poligrafico dello Stato was founded in 1928. In 1978, under Italian law No. 154 20 July, it acquired the Italian Mint taking the name of "Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato". In October 2002 the Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato became a joint-stock company with the Ministry of Economy and Finance as sole shareholder. The Institute (www.ipzs.it) takes care of printing and dissemination of the Italian Official Gazette and government publications; fine art publishing, security and anti-counterfeiting systems, ID documents (traditional and electronic ID cards, traditional and electronic passports, smart cards, etc), on-line data banks as well as on CD-ROM and DVDs, Internet services for Public Administrations and private bodies. All services take advantage of an advanced technology infrastructure, that is able to deliver its services seamlessly and under strict SLAs and which handles a daily average traffic of 4.4 million impressions of the free website of the Official Gazette (www.gazzettaufficiale.it). The Institute is also responsible for striking and supplying medals, badges, stamps, seals, punches and metal labels to state and private administrations; it also strikes coinage for foreign governments.
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