Azul Systems can make e-commerce websites and Web portals really Zing. The company's Zing platform is a Java-based runtime tool designed to improve speed and availability in high-volume applications, including virtualized and cloud-computing environments. The product improves the performance and scalability of Java applications on Linux, Windows, or Mac OS platforms. It serves customers worldwide in the financial services, telecommunications, and retail industries, among others. Azul Systems is funded by a group of venture capital firms and investment banks.
Azul is headquartered in the US, but has offices in India, Russia, and the UK.
Sales and Marketing
The company partners with system integrators, infrastructure providers, independent software vendors, and resellers to market its products across the globe. Partners include Agilysys, FusionStorm, Epidata Consulting, Jet Info Systems, and Technoserv. End-user customers include Credit Suisse, Belk, Saks, and BT Group.
Azul has increased sales by moving into new markets, such as government, manufacturing, media, and online services. It is also working with partners such as CumuLogic to serve needs in such areas as big data, in-memory computing, and cloud computing.
In addition, the company has grown internationally, adding global partners in countries that include Russia, Turkey, South Africa, China, and Mexico. In 2013 it partnered with South American IT consultancy Epidata to expand its presence in that region and partnered with financial technologies provider Simplex Consulting in Japan.
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Azul's investors include Accel Partners, Austin Ventures, Fuse Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Worldview Technology Partners, among others.