Choosing between WebSphere and JBoss



How and why Topdanmark, a large Danish insurance company, selected IBM WebSphere for application server needs over the JBoss alternative.

This report provides a customer case study on Topdanmark, one of the largest insurance companies in Denmark. Topdanmark recently went through a process of product selection for its strategic application server platform, with the two main candidates being IBM (WebSphere) and Red Hat (JBoss). The report looks at the background, how Topdanmark went about making its decision and why it ended up choosing IBM WebSphere over the Open Source alternative.