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Java Developers Now Enjoy Improved Performance, Robustness of Their Applications Reduced to Native Windows/Linux Binaries with Release of Excelsior JET 8

New version of Excelsior's product also provides support for generation of 64-bit Windows binaries

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia -- Excelsior LLC, a well-established vendor of compliant Java technology implementations, has announced today the general availability of Excelsior JET 8, a major new release of its flagship product that helps developers of Java applications protect their intellectual property and improve the end user experience.

Excelsior JET is a complete implementation of the Java technology, enhanced with an ahead-of-time (AOT) compiler and deployment toolkit. Version 8 introduces native support for 64-bit Windows platforms and improves throughput and robustness of the memory management subsystem compared to the previous releases.

To Excelsior, however, version 8 is more than yet another major release.

"It is a culmination of two and a half years of our engineers' hard work on the second generation of Excelsior JET core technologies," said Vitaly Mikheev, CTO of Excelsior. "We have thoroughly reviewed and re-written our Java runtime, designed and implemented the key components of the new optimizing compiler from the ground up, and covered everything with specifications and tests like never before."

Excelsior JET 8 Highlights:

- Support for generation of 64-bit Windows executables and DLLs enables the compiled applications to allocate over 4GB heaps and integrate with 64-bit native libraries.

- Compared to the previous version, memory-intensive Java applications exhibit 15-20% better performance and up to 50% shorter garbage collection pauses when optimized down to 32-bit x86 code.

To learn more about Excelsior JET 8 and try it free for 90 days, please visit www.excelsiorjet.com.

For pricing and licensing information, please visit http://www.excelsior-usa.com/jetpricing.html

About Excelsior LLC

Excelsior LLC provides advanced Java-compatible solutions and software development services with particular focus on optimizing compilers, high performance runtime environments, and the Java technology. Excelsior is a Java Authorized Licensee. The company's flagship product, Excelsior JET, is a complete solution for acceleration, protection, and deployment of Java applications. Founded in 1999, Excelsior is headquartered in the Novosibirsk Scientific Center, Russia, and is on the web at www.excelsior-usa.com.