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Azul Expands Product Portfolio, Updates Pricing and Packaging, and Launches New Brand Identity to Deliver World’s Best Supported Java Platform for the Modern Cloud Enterprise

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Azul today announced new products and pricing for customers and partners who rely on Azul for the Java that they love. The effort is aimed at accelerating Azul’s position in the modern cloud enterprise, a new paradigm where the cloud intersects with software development and deployment, by prioritizing customers’ success,...

May 11, 2021

Azul Java Solutions Now Listed on the NCPA Contract, Available for Purchase by SLED (State, Local, Education) Agencies in All 50 States

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Azul, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, today announced that the NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance), a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states, has...

December 16, 2020

Payara Services Provide Secure Azul Java Builds of OpenJDK for Payara Enterprise Clients

SUNNYVALE, Calif, and Malvern, United Kingdom – Azul, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, and Payara Services Ltd (Payara), provider of best in class Jakarta EE and MicroProfile compatible supported application servers, today announced that it has extended its agreement to ship Azul’s Zulu Enterprise builds of...

November 19, 2020

Azul Announces Support of Java Builds of OpenJDK 8, 11, 13, and 15 for Apple Silicon

SUNNYVALE, Calif – Azul Systems, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, today announced plans to deliver OpenJDK builds for Apple’s series of Apple Silicon, Arm-based Macs, to provide developers and users of these new Macs with native Java support for current and popular Java versions. Azul has been leading the...

November 11, 2020

Azul Launches Migration Services

SUNNYVALE, Calif., — Azul, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, announced that it now offers a new series of migration services to help enterprise and public sector IT teams transition from proprietary Oracle Java SE to Zulu builds of OpenJDK. These turnkey services include inventory and usage auditing software,...

October 22, 2020

Total Economic Impact Study Finds Azul Zing Achieves 224% ROI and Total Benefits of $2.2 Million Over Three Years for its Java Virtual Machine

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Azul, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, today announced findings of a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting that reveals that the Azul Zing Java Virtual Machine typically pays for itself in less than three months by reducing development and infrastructure costs, and delivers...

September 23, 2020

NASA Awards Azul Placement in the ESI Agency Catalog

SUNNYVALE, Calif, – Azul, provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, today announced that the Naval Information Warfare Center, Pacific (NIWC PAC) on behalf of the Department of Defense (DOD), awarded Azul an Enterprise Software Initiative (ESI) Agency Catalog under the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)...

June 23, 2020

Azul Systems’ Addressable Market Opportunity Increases to $2.5B

SUNNYVALE, Calif. –  According to a survey of enterprise Java users commissioned by Azul Systems (Azul) and conducted in December 2019 by a leading global independent strategic consulting firm[1], Azul—the world’s most trusted open source Java platform—faces a tremendous growth opportunity. Oracle has shifted from providing free Java...

May 20, 2020

Azul Systems Closes Strategic Growth Equity Investment With Vitruvian Partners

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtimes, today announced that it has closed a strategic growth equity investment led by London-based Vitruvian Partners and New York-based Lead Edge Capital. The investment agreement was previously announced by the parties on March 4, 2020.  Azul is the largest independent Java...

April 1, 2020

Azul Systems Announces Strategic Growth Equity Investment by Vitruvian Partners

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtimes, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement with London-based Vitruvian Partners and New York-based Lead Edge Capital to make a majority investment in the company. Vitruvian is a leading growth equity firm with global presence. Azul will continue to operate...

March 4, 2020

Azul Systems Launches High-Speed Checkpoint/Restore For Embedded Java Applications

EMBEDDED WORLD, Nuremberg and SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced the general availability of Checkpoint/Restore “C/R” functionality for Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK. Observed start time improvement with C/R ranges from up to 30% on the low end to over 10X faster at the high end,...

February 25, 2020

Azul Systems February 2020 Events Span Italy, Sweden, Germany, and the United States

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtime solutions, will be a sponsor and/or speaker at multiple events of interest to the Java, Open Source, and Developer communities throughout the month of February.   January 31: Azul Systems Deputy CTO and Java Champion Simon Ritter (@speakjava) gets an early start with a...

January 30, 2020

Azul Systems Bridges Java Feature-Support Availability Gap

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Azul Systems (Azul), the leader in Java runtime solutions, has announced the general availability (GA) of its Zulu builds of OpenJDK that are compliant with the Java SE 13 standard. With this release and its commitment to ongoing support, Azul is bridging the feature-support availability gap in the Java roadmap, as newly...

September 19, 2019

Azul Systems Announces General Availability of Zing 19.07

Zing’s ZST kernel module is now optional, eliminating the need for root/administrator privileges during installation and greatly simplifying container and Cloud deployments Zing 19.07 delivers Apache Solr performance that is 25%-75% faster than Oracle Java SE 8, and on average 24% faster performance for Apache Spark SQL queries Zing now bundles...

July 31, 2019

Azul Systems Brings Updated Transport Layer Security to Java SE 8

OSCON 2019 and SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Azul Systems(Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it has created OpenJSSE, an open source implementation of TLS 1.3 for Java SE 8, and has included it in the latest releases of its Zulu Community and Zulu Enterprise products.  Source code, example use cases and...

July 17, 2019

Azul Systems Announces General Availability Zulu Mission Control v7.0

Monitor Java applications live in production without impacting performance Perform detailed analysis and troubleshooting using Flight Recorder logs from prior runs Commercial support included with all Zing and Zulu Enterprise subscriptions at no additional cost Free downloads available immediately from the Azul website QCON NYC and SUNNYVALE,...

June 24, 2019

Azul Systems Announces Zing 18.12, Slashing Java Application Startup Times

Applications start up 5X faster than other Java runtimes while reducing CPU usage by up to 60% “Compile Stashing” technology saves optimized code fragments, reducing the need to compile upon application restart New optimizations for improved application behavior in DevOps workflows Certified compliance with Java SE 11 standards, in addition to...

January 8, 2019

Azul Systems Joins IoT Evolution Expo 2019 as a Gold Sponsor

TMC and Crossfire Media today announced Azul Systems has signed on as a gold sponsor for IoT Evolution Conference and Expo which is held January 29 – February 1, 2019 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward Country Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. IoT Evolution is the leading event for education on the technologies, solutions and...

January 7, 2019

Azul Systems Re-Elected to the Java Community Process Executive Committee

Sunnyvale, Calif., Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it has been re-elected to serve on the Java Community Process (JCP) Executive Committee (EC) for an additional two-year term. Gil Tene, Azul Systems co-founder and CTO, will continue to serve as Azul’s primary representative. The complete...

November 28, 2018

V2COM Adopts Azul Systems Zulu Embedded for Next-Generation IoT Gateways

V2COM is building products based upon Azul Systems Zulu Embedded builds of Java 11 First Java 11-based V2COM products built using Zulu Embedded planned for Q1 2019 SUNNYVALE, Calif., – Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that V2COM, a São Paulo-based leading provider of Smart Systems and IoT...

October 23, 2018

Azul Systems Joins OSGi Alliance

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it has joined the OSGi™ Alliance as a Contributing Associate member, effective immediately. Azul partners, prospects, and customers who develop Java applications using the OSGi dynamic module system for Java can take full advantage of...

October 16, 2018

Kyocera Document Solutions Chooses Azul Systems Zulu Embedded for their Office Equipment

Sunnyvale, Calif., — Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.(Kyocera) has implemented Azul Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK on multiple information equipment families. The Azul software supports Kyocera multifunctional products and printers built using both...

July 11, 2018

Azul Systems Releases Zulu Builds of OpenJDK with Full Support for Java SE 10

SUNNYVALE, Calif.,  – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Zulu builds of OpenJDK supporting the Java SE 10 specification. All Zulu production builds are tested using the OpenJDK Community Technology Compatibility Kit (TCK), are certified by Azul, and are free to...

March 23, 2018

Azul Systems Takes Java on the Road to London, Nuremberg, and Siberia

Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it would be supporting a series of industry events and technical presentations throughout Europe, with a side trip to JBreak, a conference for experienced Java developers held in Novosibirsk, Siberia. The four upcoming events are summarized below: The...

February 26, 2018

Key Azul Systems Technologists to Speak at JFokus

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that four Azul technologists would be delivering a combination of technical talks and tutorials to developers and engineers attending the JFokus Conference. Azul CTO Gil Tene (@giltene) will present “Java at Speed” on Tuesday, Feb 6 at...

January 31, 2018

Azul Systems Announces Enhanced Java SE Support Plans

News Highlights: Zulu Enterprise commercial support offerings for OpenJDK address new production challenges introduced by the recently announced OpenJDK and Java SE release cadence and update plan Zulu Enterprise eliminates the “support cliffs” created once public Java SE releases are no longer updated and maintained, providing support period...

January 17, 2018

Payara Services to Embed Secure, Stable Open Source Java Runtime from Azul Systems

LONDON, UK and SUNNYVALE, Calif.,  – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Payara Services Ltd (Payara) has begun shipping Azul’s Zulu Enterprise builds of OpenJDK with its Payara Server as a part of its support services offering. Payara Server is a fully-supported open source application...

January 16, 2018

Azul Systems Affirms Commitment to Open Source Embedded Java

SUNNYVALE, Calif., November 14, 2017 – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced a long-term commitment to the future of Java for the embedded and IoT markets.  Azul will continue to provide Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK for major releases beyond Java SE 8 including support for x86, Arm and...

November 14, 2017

Nexoforge Boosts Industrial IoT Deployments with Azul Systems

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – September 12, 2017 – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Nexoforge™, a team of industry innovators behind an Industrial IoT embedded platform targeting Inductive Automation’s Ignition as an appliance for integrators and end users, will be leveraging Azul’s Zulu...

September 12, 2017

Azul Systems Named Among “Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces 2017”

SUNNYVALE, CA – June 28, 2017 – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that it was named as a 2017 Top Workplace by the San Jose Mercury News / Bay Area News Group. Azul was among 95 companies that have been recognized as “Top Workplaces” based purely on surveys about the workplaces...

June 28, 2017

V2COM Enhances Next-Gen IoT Products with Open Source Embedded Java via Azul Systems

SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwired – March 14, 2017) – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that V2COM, the leading provider of Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and smart systems, will be leveraging Azul’s Zulu Embedded open source Java platform for their next-generation...

March 14, 2017

MEDIA ALERT: Azul Systems Live Webinar — The Future of Garbage Collection in Java

SUNNYVALE, CA–(Marketwired – March 13, 2017) – Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Simon Ritter, Deputy CTO of Azul Systems and officially recognized Java Champion will be conducting a webinar, taking place on March 15, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. pacific/2:00 p.m. eastern, as well...

March 13, 2017