Azul Announces Rapid Expansion in China, Doubling the Number of Customers, Partners and Employees

  • Clients include three of the top 10 securities firms as well as food delivery platform and AI-powered advertising solution iPinYou

  • Azul has hired a local Chinese-speaking service and support team of Java experts to help customers smoothly and successfully deploy Azul’s products.

  • Partners include Digital China Group, a leading provider of cloud services and digital transformation solutions in China

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Azul today announced that it has rapidly expanded throughout China, doubling the number of its customers, partners and employees in the country. Chinese companies are increasingly choosing Azul to improve the performance of their banking, securities trading, mobile and e-commerce applications, as well as to reduce infrastructure and cloud costs and improve profitability. Azul’s significant momentum is fueled by increased demand for its Java runtime products Azul Prime Platform and Azul Platform Core.

“China is a strategic market for Azul, and our continued investments in the country are driving rapid growth and substantial customer value,” said Stanley Zhang, Managing Director of Greater China, Azul. “Java is at the center of mission-critical business applications both inside the data center and in the cloud, and Azul provides high-performance, cost-effective Java runtimes to dozens of customers in China.”

Azul Platform Prime – Ideal for businesses with high performance applications

Azul is seeing strong demand in China for Azul Platform Prime, a high-throughput, low-latency Java runtime environment. Azul has doubled its customer base in China since the start of 2021 and now has three of the top 10 securities companies and one of the top five futures companies as Azul customers. Azul Platform Prime is ideal for virtually any use case requiring fast performance – ensuring a smooth customer experience for buyers, cost-effective execution of corporate actions, big data platforms, enterprise research or mobile apps that prioritize fast and seamless performance.

“As the leading AI business solution platform in China, we serve 18 billion ad transactions daily using our Java-based ad servers. We are excited to use Azul Platform Prime, after seeing an exceptional improvement in our ability to meet strict SLAs on our ad serving infrastructure,” said Xuehua Shen, CTO and co-founder of iPinYou.

Double the base of partners and employees

Azul is focused on expanding its reach in China through an extensive partner ecosystem that includes Digital China Group, a leading provider of cloud services and digital transformation solutions in China. Azul has also expanded its number of employees in the country with the addition of Chinese speakers with deep Java experience to help customers get the most out of their technology investment. This localized team is backed by a highly trained, globally distributed Azul support team that provides 24/7/365 technical support services. Azul also offers product training and migration services.

“Azul delivers tremendous value by helping customers in China achieve cost savings, performance improvements and profitable growth,” said Wang Wei, general manager of Software Solutions Department, Digital China. “We see market demand for high-performance Java runtime environments and are available to help address key verticals such as banking, e-commerce, mobile applications and securities trading.


About Azul

Azul, provider of the Java platform for the modern cloud enterprise, is the only 100% Java-centric company. 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. Azul’s clients include 27% of the Fortune 100, 50% of Forbes’ Top 10 World’s Most Valuable Brands, the world’s 10 largest financial trading companies and leading brands like Avaya, Bazaarvoice, BMW, Credit Suisse , Deutsche Telekom, LG, Mastercard. , Mizuho, ​​Priceline, Salesforce, Software AG and Workday. Learn more at and follow us @azulsystems.


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