November 13, 2008

Can Apache Maven Make It by Going Commercial?

Author: JT Smith

So far, Maven has enjoyed growth without a commercial backer behind it. That's now changing as Sonatype, a company founded by Maven founder Jason Van Zyl, steps up as its commercial backer, with new executive leadership and a plan for products based on the project.

"We will release a version of Nexus Pro in the coming month, and that has commercial features," De Visser said. "We'll sell that for about $3,000 per server per year, so there is the business model."



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