Azul Helps Filipino Customers Run Java Applications Efficiently – Manila Bulletin

One of the reasons why some companies are still determined to adopt cloud technologies for their operations is the cost. Businesses are compelled to use the cloud for its agility, scalability, and resilience. However, those who fail to control cloud costs are under severe pressure on margins, which by some estimates weigh more than $1 trillion in market capitalization.

At a recent press conference in Pasay City, Azul, the only 100% Java-focused company, shared its insights on how it can help Filipino customers reduce their cloud costs by up to 50% with to their flagship Platform Prime, the best in the world. Java runtime for cloud workloads. Azul is currently headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

“The challenges that Azul solves are global; everyone is grappling with cloud costs and organizations are growing tired of paying high prices for Oracle Java. It’s an exciting time for Java and Azul. With so many innovations underway and a customer base that includes brands such as LG, Mastercard, Salesforce and BMW, this was an opportunity I simply couldn’t pass up and I’m thrilled to join the incredible team at Azul. says Dean Vaughan, vice president of APAC at Azul. Vaughan’s recent appointment signals the company’s expansion throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Vaughan joins Azul from Aruba Networks, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, following its acquisition of Silver Peak where he served as vice president, APAC. At Silver Peak, he spearheaded the company’s rapid growth throughout APAC; previously, he led Oracle’s high-growth global Oracle Linux and Virtualization business unit.

Help customers run Java efficiently

Azul has a 20 year history of Java leadership and is the largest independent Java vendor. The company supports more versions of Java than any other company, even more than Oracle. Azul Platform Core provides a supported, secure, compatible, and compliant Java runtime environment for up to 70% less cost than Oracle.

For businesses, Java remains the programming language of choice for processing big data and payments – some of the most complex tasks that require advanced applications. Azul Platform Prime transforms the economics of deploying these applications in the cloud to reduce costs and enable competitive advantage.

Millions of Java developers, hundreds of millions of devices, and the world’s most reputable enterprises trust Azul to power their applications with exceptional capabilities, performance, security, value, and success.

Vaughan also shared his interest in working with Philippines-based user and open source groups to raise awareness that companies and enterprises have a more cost-effective option to run and maintain their Java applications in the cloud with Azul.

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