Red Hat Collaborates with HP on SOA Solutions To Bring Value To Customers

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United States, June 17, 2009

Companies Aim to Accelerate SOA Adoption Through Enterprise Class SOA Governance

Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source solutions, today announced an optimized solution developed with HP around Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Governance. The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform has been optimized to be governed by HP SOA Systinet software. With the addition of HP SOA Systinet, customers have an opportunity to drive revenue, remove costly errors and respond to market changes when they automate business processes through a deployment on JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

"Our collaboration with HP and its Systinet team offers a direct benefit to our SOA customers because now they will be able to deploy the two solutions together and know that they have a secure and trusted governance framework that enhances their ability to reap the full benefits of their SOA deployment," said Craig Muzilla, vice president, Middleware, Red Hat.

JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is the next-generation integration and business process automation infrastructure that seeks to enable superior business execution, responsiveness, and flexibility with a cost-effective, open platform. We believe this modular approach offers a competitive advantage to users because it is designed to enable customers to integrate applications, execute business processes and move information around the datacenter easily and with fewer errors, which should help a business to stay ahead of market dynamics. Now with the integration of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform and HP SOA Systinet, a customer with an SOA deployment will have the opportunity to effectively govern their services, integrate best practices and processes, and drive collaboration for easy SOA adoption.

"Customers significantly improve the time-to-value of their SOA investments by establishing a means to communicate technical standards, collaborate between stakeholders and automate both the enforcement of standards and the change management processes associated with rapidly evolving SOA technologies," said Tim Hall, director, SOA Center, Software & Solutions, HP. "Together, Red Hat and HP help customers use their resources more efficiently to deliver better business value from their SOA initiatives."

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