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Pros
"The interface, simplicity, and ease of management are all good features that make this user-friendly.""IIS has a very simple and user-friendly interface, which helps a lot in effective and efficient management."

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"There's good documentation and a pretty good community surrounding the product.""The solution is easy to use.""It is a Java-based product, so it is pretty straightforward. It is pretty easy from a developer's perspective. It is also pretty reliable and scalable.""The high availability is great.""The most valuable feature is the UI."

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Cons
"Scalability issues and security concerns need attention from Microsoft.""Having no support for other than a Microsoft environment and programming languages limits the usage of IIS in many cases."

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"Sometimes the console has a glitch.""In general, the support of the ERPC would be really good due to the fact that, so far, I have not seen it.""The solution could improve by providing more integration.""It can have automation features. Everybody is focused right now on automation. In terms of saving cost, automation is always the first thing that comes to light.""Having the support combined with Red Hat support would be an improvement."

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  • "We pay for a maintenance license, but it is not expensive."
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    Questions from the Community
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    IIS is a flexible, secure, and manageable web server to host anything on the web. IIS’s scalable and open architecture can handle the most demanding tasks. From media streaming to web applications… more »
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    IIS has a very simple and user-friendly interface, which helps a lot in effective and efficient management.
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    IIS needs immediate improvements, especially in the area of security management. Having no support for other than a Microsoft environment and programming languages limits the usage of IIS in many… more »
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    It is a Java-based product, so it is pretty straightforward. It is pretty easy from a developer's perspective. It is also pretty reliable and scalable.
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    This price of JBoss is cheaper than similar solutions like Oracle WebLogic. We pay for a maintenance license, but it is not expensive.
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    It can have automation features. Everybody is focused right now on automation. In terms of saving cost, automation is always the first thing that comes to light.
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    Average Words per Review
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    Rating
    8.2
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    Average Words per Review
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    Also Known As
    Windows Server IIS
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    Overview
    Internet Information Services (IIS) provides a secure, easy-to-manage, modular and extensible platform for reliably hosting websites, services and applications. With IIS, you get choice and control without giving up reliability or security.
    Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP), a market-leading, fully certified Java EE platform, gives you a single platform to quickly develop and deploy applications. Use traditional Red Hat JBoss EAP to gain business agility with your existing applications and reduce the costs of proprietary platforms.
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    Sample Customers
    Erste Bank Group, NJVC, Samsung Electronics, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts, Tata Steel Europe, Urban Software Institute
    Tata Sky, Nissan, Swedish Board of Agriculture, Novamedia, American Product Distributors, Advanced Micro Devices, Emirates Group, E*TRADE
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Transportation Company25%
    Comms Service Provider25%
    Aerospace/Defense Firm13%
    Mining And Metals Company13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Comms Service Provider34%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Government5%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company38%
    Transportation Company25%
    Healthcare Company13%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Government7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise43%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise75%
    Find out what your peers are saying about IIS vs. JBoss and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
    564,997 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    IIS is ranked 3rd in Application Server with 2 reviews while JBoss is ranked 5th in Application Server with 5 reviews. IIS is rated 9.0, while JBoss is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IIS writes "The interface, simplicity, and ease of management lend flexibility to this configurable solution". On the other hand, the top reviewer of JBoss writes "Good documentation, very stable, and scalable". IIS is most compared with NGINX Plus, Tomcat, Apache Web Server, Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Fusion Middleware, whereas JBoss is most compared with IBM WebSphere Application Server, Tomcat, Oracle WebLogic Server, Oracle GlassFish and Oracle Fusion Middleware. See our IIS vs. JBoss report.

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