SUNNYVALE, Calif., February 22, 2012 — Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime scalability, today announced the general availability of Zing 5 with support for an additional Linux distribution. Effective immediately, the Zing Java Virtual Machine (JVM) is now fully qualified on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11.
“Enterprises continue to deploy more and more of their business-critical Java applications on Linux,” said Scott Sellers, President and CEO, Azul Systems. “Zing 5 is the industry’s only JVM specifically architected and optimized for x86 Linux. Now organizations that use SLES 11 can gain the benefits of pauseless operation and predictable low-latency performance as they deploy Java-based applications using the Zing JVM.”
Pricing and Availability
Zing support for SLES 11 is generally available for x86-based servers. Specific models are listed on the Azul Systems Web site at https://www.azulsystems.com/products/zing/specs. Pricing is based on an annual subscription per server. Prospective customers can initiate a no-cost evaluation process with Azul’s field consultants at www.azulsystems.com/zing/trial.
About Azul Systems
Azul Systems delivers high-performance and elastic Java Virtual Machines (JVMs) with unsurpassed scalability, manageability and production-time visibility. Designed and optimized for x86 servers and enterprise-class workloads, Azul’s Zing JVM is the only Java runtime that supports highly consistent and pauseless execution for throughput-intensive and QoS-sensitive Java applications. Azul’s products enable organizations to dramatically simplify Java deployments with fewer instances, greater response time consistency, and dramatically better operating costs.