Iona joins ObjectWeb and announces its participation in the consortium's ESB Initiative with Celtix, a contribution coming from their Artix platform.

“Too often, end users of integration technology are forced to make large initial investments that do not align to the true needs of the enterprise or the project at hand,? explained Massimo Pezzini, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner. “Many integration projects are intended to roll out incrementally, tackling problems and challenges in a systematic way. Technology solutions that offer this ability will be very attractive to organizations with integration requirements."