Forward-thinking enterprises around the world have long understood the power of open source and have leveraged its potential to gain significant cost and performance advantages in an increasingly competitive global marketplace. HP has been committed to the development and deployment of open source solutions for years, and our collaboration with JBoss exemplifies this commitment. JBoss is a pioneer of the professional open source model, which combines the cost savings of open source with the development methodologies, support, and accountability expected from enterprise software vendors. Together, HP and JBoss are working to develop a range of solutions that leverage both our companies’ unique technological strengths and resources.
To meet your open source application server needs, HP now offers a range of solutions featuring the JBoss Application Server (AS)—the fastest-growing Java™ application server in history. JBoss AS is the first J2EE 1.4–certified, production-ready, open source application server on the market, delivering a high-performance, reliable platform for e-business applications. It combines a revolutionary, service-oriented architecture with a no-cost open source software license. It is free to download, use, embed, and distribute, and it is the most popular middleware platform for developers, independent software vendors (ISVs), and enterprises alike.
The complete HP/JBoss solution includes JBoss AS, a choice of Red Hat Linux® or Novell SUSE LINUX distributions, and open source management agents—all running on industry-standard HP ProLiant or HP Integrity servers, backed by a full range of global services and support from HP. So you get the best of both worlds: a lean, efficient, low-cost application server, combined with the industry leadership, enterprise support capabilities, and global reach of HP.
The best of both worlds: a robust, economical, open sourceJ2EE application server platform, combined with the industryleadership, support, and global reach of HP.Lean, efficient, low-cost solutionsForward-thinking enterprises around the world have longunderstood the power of open source and have leveragedits potential to gain significant cost and performanceadvantages in an increasingly competitive globalmarketplace.HP has been committed to the development anddeployment of open source solutions for years, and ourcollaboration with JBoss exemplifies this commitment.JBoss is a pioneer of the professional open source model,which combines the cost savings of open source with thedevelopment methodologies, support, and accountabilityexpected from enterprise software vendors. Together, HP and JBoss are working to develop a range of solutionsthat leverage both our companies unique technologicalstrengths and resources. To meet your open source application server needs, HP now offers a range of solutions featuring the JBossApplication Server (AS) the fastest-growing Java"application server in history. JBoss AS is the first J2EE 1.4 certified, production-ready, open source applicationserver on the market, delivering a high-performance,reliable platform for e-business applications. It combines a revolutionary, service-oriented architecture with a no-cost open source software license. It is free todownload, use, embed, and distribute, and it is the mostpopular middleware platform for developers, independentsoftware vendors (ISVs), and enterprises alike.The complete HP/JBoss solution includes JBoss AS, a choice of Red Hat Linux or Novell SUSE LINUXdistributions, and open source management agents allrunning on industry-standard HP ProLiant or HP Integrityservers, backed by a full range of global services andsupport from HP. So you get the best of both worlds: alean, efficient, low-cost application server, combined withthe industry leadership, enterprise support capabilities,and global reach of HP.Open source solutions from HP and JBossUntitled DocumentJBoss leading the pack forapplication serversThe JBoss Application Server is a full-featured and robustJ2EE application server ideal for both development and large-scale production deployments. Best of all, it sfree to download and use regardless of the size of yourdeployment yet it s backed by a full array of expertservices and support.Already the #1 choice among Java developers and ISVs, this powerful, modular, and economical platformhas become the de facto standard for open sourceapplication servers in the industry. Whether you relooking for a lightweight application server to embed inyour own application, a developer-friendly platform forbuilding and testing Java applications, or a powerfulplatform for large-scale transactional Java applications,the JBoss Application Server running on rock-solid HP servers delivers the robust features, flexibility, and cost-effectiveness you need.HP the industry-leading opensource platformHP ProLiant and Integrity servers are renowned in theindustry for their reliability, performance, availability, andscalability, making them the ideal platforms for the JBossApplication Server. From blades to clustered servers, HP ProLiant servers offer unparalleled configurationflexibility and scalability in Linux, HP-UX, or Windows environments. HP ProLiant BladeSystem servers are an integrated foundation ideal for the migration,consolidation, and simplification of complete infrastructuresolutions on Linux. And when it comes to high-powered64-bit computing, HP Integrity servers are setting thestandard, having demonstrated world-leadingperformance and price/performance across the industry s most demanding and diverse workloads.Integrated to deliver a completesolution stackMost important, the JBoss Application Server is fullyintegrated with HP servers into a complete solution stackthat s tested, validated, and managed by HP. So you canmigrate from more restrictive and costly commercialapplication servers to open source with confidence.2Untitled DocumentHP Linux Reference Architecturesreduce risk.In a comprehensive response to concerns about potentialrisks associated with Linux implementations, HP hascreated a set of pre-certified Linux Reference Architectures(LRAs), each a complete and tested Linux platformconfiguration and middleware stack that includes JBoss,with a full array of HP consulting, integration, and supportservices. LRA simplifies decision-making, accelerates solutiondeployment, reduces risk and cost, and validates resultswith proof-of-concept testing. It provides everything youneed for a successful Linux implementation, including:"Industry-standard platforms, ranging from 32-bit HP ProLiant servers to high-end, 64-bit HP Integrityservers"Choice of Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Novell SUSELINUX Enterprise Server distributions"Comprehensive management tools"Commercial and open source middleware"Optional value-add/completer software"A full range of services and global supportFor more information, please visit:www.hp.com/go/lraManagement: a simplified approachto increase efficiencyThe HP OpenView application management solutionprovides comprehensive support for JBoss environments,allowing application owners to monitor their entirebusiness-critical application environment. They can notonly see their applications as their customers do, but alsounderstand the impact of underlying infrastructure, andquickly isolate a problem s root cause before it canimpact customers or the bottom line.For more information, please visit:www.openview.hp.com/products/spi/spi_jas/index.htmlHP Financial Services help the powerof HP s portfolio work for you.In addition to having the industry s strongest portfolio ofproducts, services, people, tools, methodologies, andworld-class partnerships, HP makes it easy on the balancesheet to put the power of the HP portfolio to work for youthrough HP Financial Services.For more information, please visit:www.hp.com/go/hpfinancialservices3Untitled DocumentHP Services supports your mission-critical, Linux-based solution.HP has over 6,500 Linux-trained services professionals in more than 160 countries supporting solutions for ourcustomers Linux-based application environments. Wehave more than 20 years of experience in providingcomprehensive service portfolios, regardless of thebusiness size or type, and we re recognized worldwide asan industry leader in provisioning multivendor hardwareand software support services for open IT environments.A worldwide support agreement provides the foundationfor collaboration between HP and JBoss in support of ourmutual service customers. HP provides a single point ofaccountability for a full range of service support offeringsspanning JBoss AS and Tomcat, including installation and startup as well as 9x5 and 24x7 software technicalsupport, all backed by the engineering expertise of JBoss for complex problem resolution. In addition, HP provides world-class consulting and integrationservices for JBoss implementations that include projectassessments, strategy and architecture, applicationmigration and development, as well as end-to-end Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions.HP was the first global system integrator to partner withJBoss giving us the ability to provide the services youneed around the world. HP s relationship with JBoss is just another way we are showing our commitment toopen source software and the solutions we can build and support for our customers today.Why HP and JBoss?The alliance between HP and JBoss is a long and healthyone. HP was actually the first systems vendor to certifyJBoss AS on its complete server line, and JBoss remainssupported on HP ProLiant and Integrity servers today. Our joint testing and integration work, along with ourcooperative support agreement, means that customers are assured of effective platform support and seamlessservice.Besides incorporating JBoss into HP s Linux ReferenceArchitectures, HP has placed JBoss part numbers in itspricebook, and extensive field training between thecompanies is ongoing. The companies are jointlypursuing worldwide channels to broaden the availabilityand accessibility of JBoss on HP servers.Last but not least, HP and JBoss are steadfastly committedto the open source community and share a commonvision of open source technology genuinely servingvendors and customers, as opposed to locking them intoproprietary environments. To learn moreFor more information on how Linux solutions from HP andJBoss can help improve your competitive advantage,contact your HP representative today or visit: www.hp.com/solutions/jboss4AA0-0854ENW, 06/2005To learn more, visit www.hp.com 2005 Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. 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