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September 12, 2017

Nexoforge Boosts Industrial IoT Deployments with Azul Systems

SUNNYVALE, Calif., – September 12, 2017Azul 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 Embedded open source Java platform to further enhance the performance of Nexoforge’s Industrial IoT gateway. Nexoforge’s flexible, out-of-the-box automated, edge-of-network devices that are already known for superior speed, intelligence, and dynamic flexibility with no need for manual maintenance will stay ahead of increased demands and decrease costs, all while running on Java, which is considered one of the integral aspects of IIoT.

Azul Systems & Nexoforge

“As organizations make their journey to IIoT, they need a robust platform for their business-critical applications. The integration with Azul Systems was an obvious choice for us, and allows customers to confidently deploy into production environments using Azul’s Zulu Embedded open source Java platform. We are excited to deploy Zulu Embedded and are looking forward to the benefits that our customers will realize by way of performance and savings.” said Terry Dingwall, CEO of Nexoforge.

“IoT is advancing by leaps and bounds, but when it comes to the Industrial IoT we are seeing an unprecedented growth rate,” said Scott Sellers, Azul Systems president and CEO. “This has been extremely thrilling for us because Zulu Embedded has exceeded expectations with every deployment, and Nexoforge will soon experience this level of success as well.”

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Catch the Azul and Nexoforge teams at the Ignition Community Conference Sept 18-20 2017.