"There was of course the application server, there are a number of JBoss commercial products, there was the community site, etc., so when you asked someone "What is JBoss?" the answer was varied," Jason Andersen, director, product line management, at Red Hat, explained. "What we wanted to do was cement the idea that JBoss is a portfolio of middleware products and not just the application server."
darthcamaro writes: The JBoss Application Server is now more. Just like Red Hat killed Red Hat Linux in 2003 to make way for Fedora, the same is now happening with JBoss and the new WildFly project.