I just realized that Red Hat Exchange was finally unveiled last Thursday.
An excerpt from the press release
RED HAT SUMMIT, SAN DIEGO, May 10, 2007 — Red Hat (NYSE: RHT), the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, today announced the availability of Red Hat Exchange (RHX). RHX is a new service that extends Red Hat’s Open Source Architecture strategy to include integrated business application solutions from open source partners built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss platform software. Customers now have access to leading business solutions from fourteen Red Hat software partners — ranging from customer resource management and business intelligence to messaging and collaboration.
What the heck is RHX all about?
- integrated business application solutions (Back-up and Recovery, Business Intelligence, Content Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management, Database, Enterprise Resource Planning, Messaging and Collaboration, & System Monitoring)
- from open source partners (e.g: Zimbra, Compiere, MySQL)
- built on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and JBoss platform software.