Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Red Hat Introduces Linux Solutions for the Telecom Market

Red Hat is widening its reach in the global telecommunications industry. The company Red Hat Enterprise Linux is being positioned as a carrier-grade operating system and its JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite (JEMS) has emerged a leading middleware suite for telecommunications by simplifying development of Enterprise Java applications.

Red Hat has announced its participation in OPUCE, a European Community Framework Program's Sixth Framework Program (FP6) project designed to deliver the next-generation telecommunication service delivery platform (SDP) for use across the EU. Red Hat and JEMS experts will be responsible for building an open source ecosystem around OPUCE and bringing direct expertise on how to build open source communities and support mission-critical environments based on open source software.

OPUCE will produce an open service infrastructure that enables easy service creation and deployment in heterogeneous environments. It will allow services to be accessed in a seamless way by a multitude of devices connected via different networks and makes open source central to building out next-generation telecommunications infrastructure. End users will benefit from enriched service variety and relevance, and service providers will discover eased service creation and the opportunity to expand service offerings.


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