ACQUIRED IN APRIL 2010
RabbitMQ is an open source multi-protocol, portable messaging system that is ideally suited for applications deployed to a cloud environment. As a key infrastructure element for enterprise applications the lightweight, scalable messaging of RabbitMQ routes user requests to the appropriate resource, wherever they reside.
With the acquisition of Rabbit Technologies, Ltd., SpringSource, a division of VMware, can extend its application platform that reduces the complexity associated with development, deployment and management of enterprise applications. Clear integration with the Spring Framework will help Spring developers leverage RabbitMQ