Layer 7 Partners with Red Hat to Provide Security and Governance for JBoss SOA Customers

Leader in XML Gateways and SOA Management Provides JBoss Users New Options for Security and Governance
Chicago, Illinois, RedHat Summit/JBoss World
— August 31, 2009 — Layer 7 Technologies, the leader in SOA security and governance, today announced that it has certified its solution portfolio against Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform and is now part of the JBoss Certified ISV Program. Layer 7 is the first XML gateway to be added to JBoss' partner ecosystem and will help customers enhance mission-critical security and operation aspects of the JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform.

 “We are pleased to welcome Layer 7 into the JBoss Certified ISV Program,” said Stephen Hess, senior director of Product Management, Middleware, Red Hat. “Our customers will benefit from Layer 7's security and governance features, which will help them increase productivity and optimize their JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform deployments.”

 “Red Hat's JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform has become a solution of choice for organizations looking for open and scalable middleware and SOA,” said Dimitri Sirota, vice president for Channels and Alliances, Layer 7 Technologies. “Our XML Gateway and SOA management software provide the security, SLAs and quality of service (QoS) vital to shared applications on the network and in the cloud. Layer 7 gives JBoss users a rapid, non-invasive solution that is both scalable and extensible.”

 Layer 7 enables organizations to control, monitor and adapt application services in a variety of enterprise settings, including internal environments and external domains such as partner or branch offices. Only Layer 7’s highly automated and interoperable gateway solutions, available as hardware, software and virtual appliances, are capable of holistically governing today’s complex and ever-changing ecosystem of application services in SOA, Web 2.0 and cloud architectures.

Layer 7 Technologies is a sponsor of the 2009 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World, which is being held September 1-4 in Chicago, Ill. Layer 7’s Technical Director, EMEA, Francois Lascelles, will be speaking on the subject of Managing SOA Security and Operations at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 2. Layer 7 will be located in booth 724 in the Partner Pavilion.


About Layer 7 Technologies
Layer 7 Technologies is the leader in SOA security and governance. Founded in 2003, Layer 7 sells the SecureSpan™ family of XML appliances that features sophisticated runtime governance, agent-less Web services management and industry-leading XML security. Layer 7 helps organizations address their security, visibility and governance issues by enabling them to control, monitor and adapt their Web services, no matter where they originate – in the enterprise or in the cloud. Layer 7 is positioned in the “Leader” quadrant in Gartner, Inc.’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technology Sets*. For more information, visit us at


* Magic Quadrant for Integrated SOA Governance Technology Sets; L. Frank Kenney and Daryl C. Plummer; March 31, 2009.