Microsoft announced today that it has joined the Jakarta EE and MicroProfile Working Groups as an Enterprise and Corporate member at Eclipse Foundation. Over the past few years, Microsoft has made significant investments in offerings for Java, Jakarta EE, MicroProfile, and Spring technologies on Azure. By joining these working groups, Microsoft will help advance these technologies to deliver better outcomes for its Java customers.
“We’re thrilled to have an organization with the influence and reach of Microsoft joining the Jakarta EE Working Group. Microsoft has warmly embraced all things Java across its product and service portfolio, particularly Azure. Its enterprise customers can be confident that they will be actively participating in the further evolution of the Jakarta EE specifications which are defining enterprise Java for today’s cloud-native world.”—Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director, Eclipse Foundation.
“We welcome Microsoft to the Jakarta EE and MicroProfile Working Groups. We are pleased with our collaboration with Microsoft in delivering Oracle WebLogic Server solutions in Azure, which are helping customers to use Jakarta EE in the cloud. We look forward to more collaboration in the Jakarta EE and MicroProfile Working Groups.”—Tom Snyder, Vice President, Oracle Enterprise Cloud Native Java.
Through this new membership, Microsoft will expand its collaboration with partners like Red Hat and IBM to further enable Java on Azure through offerings like Azure App Service, Azure Kubernetes Service, and more.
You can learn more about this partnership here.