As part of this partnership, Azul Systems will provide Open Source Java on Eurotech’s embedded boards and edge computing devices
Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions, has announced a new initiative with Eurotech, a globally-recognized leader in providing end-to-end, simple, ready-to-use embedded solutions.
By working together, Azul and Eurotech aim to deliver tested, certified, 100 per cent open source builds of OpenJDK for Java developers building solutions on Eurotech’s hardware devices.
Azul Systems has been shipping Zulu Embedded builds of OpenJDK since 2014, with millions of instances deployed worldwide in a wide variety of embedded, OEM and IoT use cases. Zulu Embedded is available in multiple form factors and distribution types supporting x86, Arm, MIPS, PowerPC, and SPARCV9 processors. With Zulu Embedded, developers can build and run Java applications on all major Linux distributions as well as Windows, QNX, and macOS.
Eurotech designs and delivers IoT building blocks and solutions including embedded computers, IoT gateways, IoT device middleware, IoT cloud platform software for device & embedded application management and professional services to meet the requirements of partners and customers worldwide.
Azul’s new initiative with Eurotech
“Adding Azul in our rich ecosystem of partners brings to our customers another technology block that help to meet their needs for smart embedded solutions,” said Giuseppe Surace, Chief Products and Marketing Officer of Eurotech.
“By working closely with companies like Azul, our customers can select the right partners to deliver all the building blocks, wrapped up into a full solution, required to create embedded IoT services and applications,” Surace added.
Scott Sellers, Azul Systems president and CEO, elaborated that by integrating Zulu Embedded, Eurotech and its customers get the advantages of tested, certified, multiplatform builds of OpenJDK.
He added, “Zulu Embedded users have access to timely Java security updates and bug fixes, and their IP is protected by Azul’s guarantees against the risk of open source patent infringement and license contamination.”