September 27, 2016 7:29 PM ET

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Company Overview of Azul Systems, Inc.

Company Overview

Azul Systems, Inc. designs and develops Java virtual machines (JVM) for various real time business applications. It offers Zing, a JVM for enterprise applications for various Java workloads. The company also provides Zulu and Zulu enterprise multi-platforms builds of OpenJDK for Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, the Cloud, and embedded applications. In addition, it offers Zulu Embedded, a Java SE runtimes and development solution for developers and manufacturers in the embedded, M2M, and Internet of Things markets. Further, the company provides jHiccup, an open source tool that provides picture of applications as they run in production. It serves Global 1000 enterprises in capital, insurance, eComme...

385 Moffett Park Drive

Suite 115

Sunnyvale, CA 94089

United States

Founded in 2002

Phone:

650-230-6500

Fax:

650-230-6600

Key Executives for Azul Systems, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Age: 47
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Executive Vice President of Global Field Operations
Vice President of Administration and Legal Affairs
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Azul Systems, Inc. Key Developments

Azul Systems, Inc. Announces General Availability of Release 16.07 of Zing Runtime for Java

Azul Systems announced the immediate general availability of release 16.07 of the company’s Zing runtime for Java. Zing is a drop-in replacement for legacy Java Virtual Machines (JVMs) and is ideal for businesses looking to improve the performance and consistency of their Java applications, drive new revenue, and deliver the best possible customer experience. Azul’s Zing eliminates JVM-specific issues like runtime stalls associated with garbage collection and various other revenue-robbing performance artifacts that are difficult to identify and resolve. Zing’s consistent performance and scalability, even under unpredictable load, allows Java developers and DevOps personnel to focus on developing innovative new features and capabilities in their applications and eliminates an entire class of engineering work associated with tuning and optimizing the JVM. Key features and benefits of the new Zing release 16.07 include the following: New Zing Feature: Support for Intel’s Transactional Synchronization Extensions (TSX) found in Intel’s “Broadwell” Xeon servers. 8% to 10% improved performance for Apache Cassandra, Datastax Enterprise, and Apache Spark deployments. 75% reduction in compiler pauses during application warm-up when using Zing’s ReadyNow! technology. General performance improvements - 5% average improvement across a wide range of applications compared to earlier releases of Zing. New, simplified pricing plans targeting startups and companies with annual revenues under $25 million per year. Free evaluation and immediate downloads from the Azul website. Pricing and Availability: Zing 16.07 is available immediately from the Azul website and the Amazon Web Services Marketplace. The single license annual subscription price for Zing is $3,500 per server, with significantly lower prices for higher volumes and longer-term subscriptions. Special pricing is available for startups and companies with $25 million or less in annual revenue, and for ISVs and manufacturers looking to embed or integrate Zing with their products.

Azul Systems Announces Zulu® Embedded with Expanded Support for 32 and 64-bit Microprocessors

Azul Systems announced Zulu Embedded with expanded support for multiple 32 and 64-bit embedded processors. Zulu Embedded, Azul's 100% open source Java Virtual Machine (JVM) based on OpenJDK, now includes support for ARM, Intel, PowerPC and MIPS processors. Azul is highlighting its full embedded Java SE roadmap, which spans a variety of processor architectures and operating systems, offers exceptional performance via optimized JIT compilation, supports various form factors and compact profiles, and provides a pure open source, standards-compliant solution for embedded Java. Fully-supported Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK for 32-bit ARM are now available immediately, with builds supporting 32-bit PowerPC processors to be delivered in third quarter of 2016, plus 64-bit ARM v8 support in first quarter of 2017. Azul is also working with Cavium on Zulu Embedded support for 64-bit versions of the MIPS processor architecture. Zulu Embedded has supported both 32 and 64-bit x86 processors since its initial launch in early 2015.

Azul Systems and BrixBits Partner to Bring Enhanced Security to Essential Java Applications

Azul Systems (Azul) announced an agreement with BrixBits to provide support for the company’s Security Analyzer across Azul Zing and Azul Zulu. With this partnership, clients of both companies can implement a high level of application-layer threat monitoring, detection and prevention without sacrificing Java runtime performance. The BrixBits Security Analyzer is a comprehensive application security monitoring solution for Java runtimes that delivers critical information to identify and stop threats in real time. The solution protects against threats common in the Java environment, including cross-site scripting, SQL injection attacks and serialization vulnerabilities. With BrixBits, Azul Zing can provide the secure Java platform for critical web stack and e-commerce applications, while Azul Zulu can benefit from BrixBits’ protection for security-sensitive, general purpose workloads.

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