Shoulda been history...
JBoss was rocking un'til the Red Hats got hold of it.
BEA was sweating as was Oracle and IBM, since their premium price product sales were flopping and they were living off of service revenues.
Trying to build SOA on top of EJB is like trying to build a castle on sand.
How many conferences have been pushing SOA in the last four years?
Coat is on.