Working together, the world’s Java ecosystem leaders, including Fujitsu, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, Red Hat, SAP, and Tomitribe, are advancing Java EE and Jakarta EE to support moving mission-critical applications and workloads to the cloud.
Joining the Jakarta EE Working Group demonstrates your commitment not only to the evolution and sustainability of Jakarta EE, but also to ensuring the growth and development of a well-governed, vendor-neutral open source ecosystem which benefits all.
"Tomitribe was founded with the sole purpose to champion and support Open Source Java EE. Jakarta EE represents the perfect union of these two concepts making the phrase “Open Source Java EE” redundant. We are incredibly excited to double down on our mission statement and work alongside the community in this once-in-a-lifetime transformation of a 20 year-old industry backbone. We believe the next 20 years have the potential to be a technical and community renaissance in cloud-native Java, uniting forces from all across the industry into one powerful ecosystem of unparalleled investment."
– David Blevins, Founder & CEO of Tomitribe
"Jakarta EE is a so-long awaited next step in the evolution of Enterprise Java standards. The move of these open standards to the Eclipse Foundation is a welcoming moment for Microsoft to engage with this community more broadly and deeply. For Microsoft, joining the working group is an opportunity to learn from and contribute to the Java open source community and ecosystem."
– Bruno Borges, Principal Cloud Developer Advocate
"SAP is demonstrating our commitment to open source by joining the Jakarta EE Working Group. Since 2001, SAP employees have participated in the Java Community Process (JCP) and contributed to over 50 Java EE Java Specification Requests (JSRs) SAP’s support of this new Java initiative validates SAP’s leadership role in making it even easier for customers to adopt and create new microservice-oriented cloud applications."
– Björn Goerke, President SAP Cloud Platform and Chief Technology Officer, SAP SE
"Through the years, Fujitsu Limited has been not only a user of the Java language, but has also been actively involved in the development of Java, and as a Charter Member of the Java Community Process Executive Committee, it has helped create the development process for the Java language. As the future of Java EE development moves to Eclipse and becomes an Open Source Developed Specification, Fujitsu has joined Eclipse as a Strategic Member in order to continue its participation in the evolution of Java EE as Jakarta EE, providing it in the cloud-native world."
– Hideki Nozaki, VP, Deputy Head of Fujitsu Middleware Unit
"IBM helped create Java EE and guide it through it its teenage years and I’m delighted to have helped it now move to its new home at the Eclipse Foundation and new future as Jakarta EE. I look forward to Jakarta EE quickly adopting cloud native technologies from EE-centric communities like Eclipse MicroProfile and becoming the fast-moving platform we all need for Java in the cloud."
– Ian Robinson, IBM Distinguished Engineer and WebSphere Chief Architect
"Red Hat reaffirms its support for the development of Jakarta EE. We look forward to working with the Eclipse Foundation and the broader Java community to align efforts to drive Enterprise Java forward. The breadth of participation in combination with community governance will help accelerate the evolution of Jakarta EE. We believe that Jakarta EE represents one of the most significant events to have happened to the open source enterprise Java ecosystem since OpenJDK was released."
– Mark Little, VP of Red Hat Software Engineering
"The Payara Team is dedicated to the growth and success of Jakarta EE. Our customer support contracts help fund our ongoing development efforts and we continue to lend our expertise and resources to the development of Jakarta EE. We’re committed to helping shape the future of open source cloud-native Java."
– Stephen Millidge, Founder and Director of Payara® Services, LTD and the Payara Foundation
"Oracle remains committed to the success of Jakarta EE. We are continuing to contribute Oracle Java EE 8 technologies to the Eclipse Foundation, and are pleased by the strong community and vendor support. We look forward to active participation in the Working Group to help Jakarta EE drive the future of cloud-native Java."
– Tom Snyder, VP of Oracle Software Development
Members of the Jakarta EE Working Group take advantage of the following opportunities:
Protect your strategic investment in Java EE, including ensuring the relevancy of your technology and your developer’s skills for the next generation of technology.
Play a role in defining Jakarta EE strategic themes and priorities to evolve the platform in alignment with your requirements and use cases — and those of your customers
Gain insights to and influence over the technology roadmap
Shape the definition, evolution, and execution of the specifications process
Participate in open collaboration through professionally managed development initiatives
Ensure your development teams benefit from sharing best practices and cutting edge information for building the next generation of enterprise Java applications