Perhaps it's mean to poke fun at reporters, but this is pretty brazen.
The text straight from the results page tells an interested party that it's an "enterprise messaging system", which should be good enough for any blog on forbes.com. I really have no idea where they got the gobbledygook that they used.
Something like "middleware that connects applications" would perhaps be clearer.
Oddly quite a few build systems are now turning to MQ's for build systems - beats make and jenkins it seems
So yeah, it's owned by VMware.
References? I'm curious as to who's doing this and why. I'm trying to think of a reason and not coming up with much.
Currently we mostly use this to send internal release notifications around, e.g. "foobar-1.0.0 released, find it here <path to RPM>". Kind of neat with a n * 1000 developer organization spread over the entire world.
Currently the plugin is not open source but hopefully it will be later on.
THink replacing Jenkins not make