Live from Gartner Summit for portals and as published today, JBoss Portal project and eXo Portal project will merge into a unique one.
We have discussed this with existing users, existing partners, analysts and they all welcomed this news. Twitter went crazy too ;)
Each company will be able to focus on their expertise domain, eXo brings on a table years of UI development and JBoss brings it's middleware expertise to build a common platform and all under the LGPL license.
Mark Little, Sr. Director of Engineering, Middleware at Red HatThe eXo portal has some impressive functionality in terms of ease of use, UI flexibility and straightforward management administration; JBoss.org's current portal project has a robust engine, performance and security features, combined this collaboration project will help drive portal capabilities forward
Benjamin Mestrallet, CEO eXo PlatformOpen source software has delivered substantial returns on investment for organizations and we have the opportunity to deliver that same value within the portals space
The news went out today and has already been covered in several places:
- Julien Viet commented on the history (worth a read)
Also it's a great time to start contributing the project or think about joining us, remember we are still hiring.
I am really happy to be working again with Julien.