Satyam Becomes First JBoss Certified System Integrator in India; Partnership to Offer Application Development and Maintenance Supporting Leading Open Source Middleware Platform.ATLANTA and HYDERABAD -- JBoss(R), Inc., the Professional Open Source Company, and Satyam Computer Services Data processing (timesharing, batch processing), software development and consulting services. See service bureau, SaaS and ASP. Limited, a global consulting and IT services provider, today announced a preferred partnership A preferred partner agreement normally refers to an agreement between a vendor (service provider) and those who are allowed to on-sell its products. In line with this agreement there are normally some prerequisites that the partner must meet to become a preferred partner. in which Satyam becomes JBoss' first certified Indian system integrator (SI). As a certified SI, Satyam will offer application development to enterprises building and deploying solutions on the JBoss Enterprise Middleware System (JEMS JEMS Journal of Emergency Medical Services
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JEMS Joint Effects Management System (TM)), an open source application platform that includes the JBoss Application Server For the JBoss company itself, see .
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Through JEMS, JBoss is making high quality middleware such as application server, workflow and portal technology easily accessible to the mass market at zero-cost software licenses In computing, software that is copyrighted and licensed under a software license is done under a variety of licensing schemes. For end-users there are proprietary licenses and there are free software licenses, and there are proprietary Within these schemes are further classifications. . The JEMS platform features a plug-and-play architecture with entirely open and standards-based products, so customers can use all or any pieces of the stack. This brings greater flexibility and technology choice to end users, providing an alternative to today's pricey, monolithic proprietary platforms.
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ADMS Access Device Messaging Specification , Satyam, commented, "Satyam has been a pioneer in adopting new technologies that help us deliver significant business value for customers. We have once again demonstrated this by becoming the first India based SI to partner with JBoss. We will leverage this partnership to help our customers build robust solutions with significant reduction in TCO (1) (Total Cost of Ownership) The cost of using a computer. It includes the cost of the hardware, software and upgrades as well as the cost of the inhouse staff and/or consultants that provide training and technical support. See ROI. and to strengthen our leadership in the open source technology."
Speaking on the partnership, Mr. G S Raju, Senior Vice President, Practice Head ADMS, Satyam, said, "Satyam is known for its structured methodologies and virtual development techniques which ensure that software innovations are quickly, smoothly and fully integrated. Through this synergy we will be able to build and maintain high value yet cost-effective solutions based on the JBoss platform and see increased business opportunities for both partners in the J2EE (Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition) A platform from Sun for building distributed enterprise applications. J2EE services are performed in the middle tier between the user's machine and the enterprise's databases and legacy information systems. open source world."
Tom Cooper, Vice President of Worldwide Channels, JBoss, Inc. commented, "As the JBoss ecosystem continues to grow globally, so will the need for providing worldwide support, consulting and services for our JEMS products. With its global infrastructure and significant existing base in Asia, Satyam will help propel adoption of enterprise open source in rapidly growing markets."
Further, through this partnership Satyam will be able to accelerate development/certification of J2EE applications in the open source world. With this relationship, Satyam will be fully equipped to provide latest technologies and architectures based on JBoss products and contribute in increasing the business value for customers. Additionally, a large number of companies are expected to migrate applications from existing application servers to JBoss, resulting in significant cost savings.
In addition to consulting, integration and migration services, Satyam will advise customers in the use of JBoss subscription support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services for the JEMS platform. The JBoss Subscription includes services and tools to assist companies at every stage of the application lifecycle--from design and development to testing and deployment to ongoing management and monitoring of enterprise application deployments. This includes indemnification and access to the JBoss Network(TM), a one-stop support portal with application management and software patch distribution.
Subramaniam Satyamoorthy, Director of Operations and Services, JBoss India, noted, "Having one of the top Indian system integrators as a certified JBoss partner will be critical to driving further adoption of the JEMS platform. We look forward to working closely with Satyam to make JEMS the platform of choice for companies looking to lower IT costs without compromising on quality or performance."
About JBoss, Inc:
Through its Professional Open Source model, JBoss, Inc. delivers enterprise support services for the JBoss Enterprise Middleware System (JEMS) and provides resources and core development for the open source projects included in the JEMS stack. Companies and public sector agencies that rely on JBoss to support their critical JEMS-based applications include Continental Airlines, the French Inland Revenue Service, Starwood Hotels and the U.S. Navy. Certified partners supporting JEMS and reselling JBoss Subscription services include Dell, HP, NEC (NEC Corporation, Tokyo, www.nec.com, www.necus.com) An electronics conglomerate known in the U.S. for its monitors. In Japan, it had the lion's share of the PC market until the late 1990s (see PC 98).
NEC was founded in Tokyo in 1899 as Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. , Novell and Unisys. JBoss maintains headquarters in Atlanta, Ga. and Neuchatel, Switzerland. For additional information, please visit www.jboss.com.
Satyam Computer Services Ltd. (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : SAY) is a global IT Consulting Services Provider, offering a range of expertise aimed at helping customers re-engineer and re-invent their businesses to compete successfully in an ever-changing marketplace. Over 20,000* highly-skilled professionals in Satyam work onsite, offsite, offshore and nearshore near·shore
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near , to provide customized IT solutions for companies in several industry sectors. Satyam's ideas and products have resulted in technology-intensive transformations that have met the most stringent international quality standards. Satyam Development Centers in India, the USA, the UK, the UAE (Uninterruptible Application Error) The name given to a crash in Windows 3.0. In subsequent versions of Windows, a crash was called a "General Protection Fault," "Application Error" or "Illegal Operation." See crash in Windows and abend. , Canada, Hungary, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Japan and Australia serve 410(a) global companies, of which 148(a) are Fortune Global 500 and Fortune US 500 corporations. Satyam's presence spans 46 countries, across six continents. For more information visit us at: www.satyam.com.
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