Amentra Wins JBoss Innovation Award

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Amentra was selected for its vast expertise in implementing enterprise SOA.

Amentra, Inc., an industry leader in business and technology consulting, has been selected by JBoss, Inc. as the 2006 recipient of the JBoss Innovation Award. Amentra was selected, from amongst many strong entries, as the winner within the Service Provider category for utilizing its vast expertise in implementing enterprise SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) utilizing JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite (JEMS™) while incorporating its signature mentoring methodology in a turnkey fashion to transform its clients’ people, process, and technology landscape.

Winners were selected in 11 categories based upon their use of JEMS to improve business processes, overcome technology challenges, and enhance their organizations’ bottom lines. Nominees for the Certified Service Provider category included JBoss partners from around the world.

“Amentra has world-class expertise in SOA deployments using the JEMS platform, and this is evident in the experience proven mentoring methodology offered to enterprise customers,” said Brad Murdoch, Vice President of Services for JBoss, Inc. “Amentra’s significant commitment to open source technology is further solidifying a very large push in enterprise adoption of open source and creating rapid, positive results.”

“Amentra is extremely committed to helping clients better leverage their process and technology investments through the use of SOA and open source technology. We are extremely excited by our selection as the winner of the JBoss Innovation Award and see this as further affirmation of our commitment to bring tremendous value to our client partners by utilizing our unique delivery methodology while leveraging world class technology through the JEMS platform.” said Michael Hurt, COO of Amentra.    

Category winners will be recognized at a ceremony during JBoss World 2006 in Las Vegas on June 15 and will present overviews of their projects. During the conference, attendees will vote among category winners for the JBoss Innovator of the Year, who will be revealed at the ceremony.

“This year’s nominees demonstrated creative solutions to tough business challenges. We were impressed by the high caliber of projects from which we had to select,” said JBoss Innovation Award judge, Rick Watson, J. Rex Fuqua Distinguished Chair for Internet Strategy, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia.

JBoss World 2006

JBoss World 2006, the largest gathering of the JBoss community worldwide, will take place at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, June 12-15, 2006. Registration for JBoss World 2006 and additional information about the conference is available at

About Amentra, Inc.

Amentra, Inc. offers a distinctively different approach to business and IT consulting. By helping clients deploy mission critical business systems through a formal, experience proven mentoring and software development program, Amentra has earned industry accolades for combining two areas that have historically been separate service offerings into a single solution: deliverable-based project solutions integrated with IT Mentoring. Amentra specializes in expertise in retail, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, finance, and government. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Amentra also has regional offices in Washington, DC, Charlotte, NC, Tampa, FL and Philadelphia, PA. Amentra's web address is

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