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October 6, 2015

Azul Zing Goes Live on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services

News Highlights:

  • Azul collaborates with Red Hat to deliver certified Java runtime solutions on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services
  • Azul joins the Red Hat ISV ecosystem, which combines the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform with many leading-edge business applications

LAS VEGAS, AWS re:Invent and SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 6, 2015Azul Systems (Azul), the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, today announced that Zing®, Azul’s Java Virtual Machine (JVM) used by enterprises worldwide which require low latency and high performance for their Java applications, is now available as Amazon Machine Images (AMIs) running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Azul’s collaboration with Red Hat through the Red Hat ISV ecosystem delivers enterprise-ready commercial software applications backed by the reliability and support of the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform.

Mike Werner, senior director, Global Technology Partner Ecosystems at Red Hat, said: “We are pleased to extend the reach of Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a secure and reliable platform for cloud-based Java workloads with the addition of Azul Systems’ AMIs on the AWS Marketplace. As a member of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux ISV ecosystem, Azul Systems’ products have been tested and are commercially supportable with Red Hat Enterprise Linux and are backed by Red Hat’s enterprise-class support.”

Scott Sellers, CEO and President of Azul Systems, said: “We continue to see more and more enterprises deploy their business-critical Java applications in the Cloud, and this partnership with Red Hat accelerates Java adoption on AWS by providing fully supported Java AMIs based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux platform and powered by Azul Zing.”

Azul Zing with Red Hat Enterprise Linux is available immediately on Amazon Web Services — search “Azul Zing on RHEL” on the Amazon Marketplace.

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About Azul Systems

Azul Systems, the industry’s only company exclusively focused on Java and the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), builds fully supported, certified standards-compliant Java runtime solutions that help enable the real time business. Zing is a JVM designed for enterprise Java applications and workloads that require any combination of low latency, high transaction rates, large working memory, and/or consistent response times. Zulu is Azul’s certified, freely available open source build of OpenJDK with a variety of flexible support options, available in configurations for the enterprise as well as custom and embedded systems. For additional information, visit:

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