Azul is First server Vendor to Provide Carbon Offsets for the Life of Each Product
May 20, 2008
Mountain View, Calif. – May 20, 2008 – Azul Systems, a leading provider of enterprise class application performance and data center consolidation solutions for Java applications, today announced its Green in Mind™ Commitment today, an initiative dedicated to consistently acting in an environmentally conscious way in all aspects of business. The Green in Mind Commitment furthers the company’s dedication to operate in an environmentally-friendly way.
With its Green in Mind Commitment, the company is now expanding its efforts to preserve the environment beyond simply offering a solution to customers that has green benefits. As part of its Green in Mind Commitment, Azul announced an industry first – that it will offset all carbon emissions attributed to each of its products sold and under annual support contract for the life of each product’s deployment . Azul is the first IT vendor to take this step.
Additional aspects of the Green in Mind Commitment include carbon offsets for employees’ commutes and business travel and urging employees to live a more environmentally conscious life outside of the office.
“ With the number of enterprises adopting green IT practices jumping from 25% to 38% in 2007, we expect IT managers will take a hard look at technologies that can help them reach their goals of more efficient and sustainable IT operations in 2008 and beyond.” wrote Forrester analyst Chris Mines, Senior Vice President, Forrester Research in “Green IT Nudges Tech Adoption” (March 2008).
“Since its inception, Azul has been focused on generating technology that allows customers to reduce power consumption, and now the Green in Mind Commitment is our official stand on operating in an environmentally conscious fashion in all aspects of the business,” stated Scott Sellers, President, CEO, and Co-Founder of Azul Systems. “It’s important for each company and individual to do their part in preserving our environment and Azul is dedicated to doing that as well as helping our customers in their green efforts.”
Azul Systems’ technology provides its customers with a solution that improves and increases the performance of Java applications while also consolidating their data center. The Vega 3 offloads processing power from existing servers in the data centers, allowing customers to remove servers, increase utilization, and reduce power consumption and the associated costs.
Today Azul Systems also announced the availability of the Vega 3, continuing to build upon its established excellence in business-critical Java applications.
About Azul Systems
Azul Systems (www.azulsystems.com) is a global provider of enterprise server appliances that deliver virtualized compute and memory resources as a shared network service for transaction-intensive and QoS-sensitive applications built on the Java™ platform. Azul Compute Appliances enable Java-based applications to transparently achieve 5X to 50X improved performance by scaling and simplifying application integration. Our green friendly compute infrastructure supports the business priorities of today’s most demanding enterprise environments and delivers increased capabilities, capacity, and utilization at a fraction of the operating cost of traditional computing models.
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