Azul Zulu proved to be the only 100% open source Java Platform that met all of USTRANSCOM’s technical, service level, and cost requirements
Azul Systems (Azul), provider of the world’s most trusted open source Java platform, today announced that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has decided to replace Oracle Java SE with Azul Zulu builds of OpenJDK. The agency chose Azul over other OpenJDK commercial offerings based on Azul’s lower Java support costs, superior security offerings, and better service SLAs and support response times. USTRANSCOM has purchased unlimited Zulu licenses from Azul, for both on-premises and cloud use, through its DOD Enterprise Software Initiative Contract, NASA SEWP, which went into effect in June. As Oracle Java SE and Azul Zulu builds of OpenJDK are based on the same OpenJDK source code, they provide identical Java features and performance, making for a simple transition.
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