Companies Collaborate to Deliver Pre-Built Connectors within SOA: Information Builders

JBoss and iWay Software to Deliver Powerful SOA Solutions

New York, NY – February 14, 2008 – JBoss, a division of Red Hat, Inc. the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, and iWay Software, an Information Builders company and an innovator of enterprise integration solutions, today announced an agreement designed to bring a full range of information management capabilities to global organizations. The combined power of iWay Software’s pre-built data and application connectors and JBoss’ enterprise application platform delivers a complete SOA solution to provide extensive cost and performance advantages. As part of the agreement, iWay Software also joins JBoss’ partner program.

“iWay’s connector technology is a significant value-add to the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform, which will enable enterprises to more easily leverage existing applications in modern SOA deployments,” said Pierre Fricke, director of product line management, SOA products at Red Hat. “We are also pleased to welcome iWay into our partner program, to continue fostering collaboration and innovation between our two organizations.”

Based on leading open source integration projects, JBoss Enterprise Middleware software solutions provide an open, standards-based foundation for many of today’s initiatives to modernize IT. Customers can leverage the JBoss middleware portfolio with iWay Software’s virtually code-free connectors to enable integration from more than 400 databases and applications for service-oriented architecture (SOA), building rich Internet applications for the Web 2.0 generation while also migrating legacy applications. These types of initiatives help drive the worldwide application deployment and integration software market, which IDC predicts will reach $18.4 billion in 2011�.

“iWay Software is pleased to work with Red Hat to enable the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform through more robust integration with an array of databases and applications,” said John Senor, President iWay Software. “Together we enable organizations to optimize value, choice and interoperability, realizing the full potential of SOA through iWay’s application adapters.

About Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat, the world’s leading open source solutions provider, is headquartered in Raleigh, NC with over 50 satellite offices spanning the globe. CIOs have ranked Red Hat first for value in Enterprise Software for four consecutive years in the CIO Insight Magazine Vendor Value study. Red Hat provides high-quality, affordable technology with its operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. Red Hat also offers support, training and consulting services to its customers worldwide. Learn more:

About iWay Software

iWay Software’s integration methodology is simple: We use a single, integrated set of graphical design tools to assemble powerful pre-built components for enterprise-class B2B, A2A, or B2B2A integration scenarios – without the use of custom code. Integration configurations are deployed to run-time execution engines that can be deployed in a standalone manner to any environment supporting a JVM – including Web Application Servers from any vendor. We deliver the fastest, most cost-effective, and simplest way to integrate and streamline critical business processes. iWay Software’s vendor, platform, and protocol-neutral integration solutions achieve the promise of SOA: true reusability.

About Information Builders

Information Builders award-winning combination of business intelligence and enterprise integration software has been providing innovative solutions to more than 12,000 customers for the past 30 years. WebFOCUS is the world’s most widely utilized business intelligence platform. It provides the security, scalability, and flexibility needed at every level of global extended enterprises. Its simplicity helps create executive, analytical, and operational applications that reach dozens to millions of users. Information Builders iWay Software suite provides state-of-the-art, multi-purpose, pre-built integration components that address all SOA, application, data, and information management requirements. Its integration adapters have been adopted by the leading software platform providers. Together, these products give Information Builders customers the ability to live up to the company motto: “Your Business. No Barriers.”

Information Builders award-winning technology has successfully provided quality software and superior services to more than 12,000 customers, including most of the Fortune 100 and U.S. federal government agencies. Headquartered in New York City with 90 offices worldwide, the company employs 1,450 people and has more than 350 business partners.