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Quest Software and JBoss join forces to deliver J2EE management solutions for Open Source.

  • 27 June, 2005 01:00

<p>Quest Becomes First Management Vendor to be Named a
Premier JBoss Certified Solution Partner</p>
<p>SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 27, 2005 – At JavaOne, Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT), a leading provider of application, database and Windows management solutions, and JBoss, Inc., the Professional Open Source company, today announced that Quest has become the first J2EE management vendor to be named a Premier JBoss Certified Solution Partner. Through this strategic partnership, the companies will work together to certify and market solutions that empower IT architects and developers with greater reliability and management of their critical open source environments.</p>
<p>With enterprises increasingly adopting open source and open standards, JBoss has become a leading provider of enterprise open source middleware and its application server the premier choice for more than one thousand customers. As the most widely deployed application server on the market, JBoss has proven to be a reliable and scalable solution providing users with a flexible architecture and simple development experience. By certifying with JBoss, Quest Software will be able to offer J2EE management solutions that extend the performance and availability, change and configuration, and code quality and optimization capabilities natively found in the JBoss Application Server.</p>
<p>“Quest is working with JBoss to make certified management solutions available to enterprises already deploying open source applications on the JBoss platform and ensure their continuous performance and availability,” said Larry Humphries, vice president, application management solutions, Quest Software. “This new partnership underscores Quest Software’s commitment to open source application management and acts as a proof point of our leadership in the J2EE application management space.”</p>
<p>Quest Software will be certifying components of the Quest Application Management Suite for the J2EE platform for use with JBoss. Over the next few months the following will be certified:</p>
<p>• Monitoring for performance and availability of the J2EE application stack with Quest Foglight® for the J2EE platform;</p>
<p>• Diagnosis of application performance issues down to the line of code with the exclusive Tag-and-Follow™ technology in Quest PerformaSure®; and,</p>
<p>• Complete performance tuning for Java code profiling, memory debugging and code coverage analysis with Quest JProbe® Suite.</p>
<p>“Professional Open Source is about making open source safe for the enterprise and offering a wide range of technology choices to ensure the success of JBoss customer deployments,” said Shaun Connolly, vice president of product management, JBoss. “Through this strategic partnership with Quest, JBoss will be able to offer our enterprise customers, for the first time, certified, proven management tools, from an established application management vendor that will enhance the functionality we already provide.”</p>
<p>About Quest Application Management Solutions</p>
<p>Quest Software’s proven application management products help organizations get more performance from both packaged ERP and custom J2EE Web applications. Covering the entire application lifecycle, Quest delivers innovative products that provide code quality and optimization, performance and availability, and change and configuration management. Quest Application Management solutions help IT reliably manage their application environments and access the information required to make informed business decisions while supporting business goals.</p>
<p>About Quest Software, Inc.</p>
<p>Quest Software, Inc. delivers innovative products that help organizations get more performance and productivity from their applications, databases and infrastructure. Through a deep expertise in IT operations and a continued focus on what works best, Quest helps more than 18,000 customers worldwide meet higher expectations for enterprise IT. Quest Software, headquartered in Irvine, Calif., can be found in offices around the globe including Melbourne and Sydney and at</p>
<p>Quest, Quest Software, Foglight, PerformaSure and JProbe are registered trademarks of Quest Software, Inc. JBoss is a registered trademark of JBoss, Inc. in the US and other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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