Open source innovation recognized by royalty as Payara wins prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise
Payara’s victory is a testament to the growing success of the open source software business model. Payara’s open source product offering, the Payara Platform, is based on the global initiatives of the Jakarta EE and MicroProfile standards. Community users can download the Payara Platform Community Edition for their development projects and containerized Jakarta EE and MicroProfile applications, while the fully supported, subscription-based Payara Enterprise Edition is designed for critical production systems and applications. containerized Jakarta EE and MicroProfile applications.
As one of 205 companies across the country to have received this personally endorsed honor by Her Majesty The Queen, often referred to as the “ corporate knighthood, ” Payara can use the esteemed Queen’s Award emblem as part of the of its marketing and promotion activity for the next five years. .
Steve millidge, Founder and CEO of Payara Services Ltd, commented: “We are delighted to win a Queen’s Award for International Business. Payara was born around the world and has team members in many countries. This award recognizes their commitment to the mission of delivering software to reliable and supported company to customers around the world. “
Payara Marketing Manager, Dominika Tasarz-Sochacka, added: “This prestigious award strengthens our global reputation and builds on the exceptional growth we have experienced abroad over the past three years.”
Since its inception in 2016, Payara has implemented a foreign trade strategy, with 95% of its services currently exported to a total of nine countries, including the United States, Japan, South Africa, and Germany.
Based in Worcestershire, with a secondary EU office in Funchal, Portugal, Payara Services is recognized for creating innovative infrastructure software, including providing 24/7 production, development and migration support to customers around the world, notably BMW Group, Hermes and Rakuten Card.
The company’s main team of tech experts – or “ Payarans ” – have worked incredibly hard to increase annual revenues by 107% over the past three years, with export sales more than doubling from from 33% to 75%. The Payara server has now grown into one of the fastest growing open source platforms in the world, with a community of over 320,000 users.
Payara continues to expand its global customer base to reach new markets and has several innovative projects in the works, including Payara Cloud. September 2021, Payara Cloud is the next generation of cloud native application server and all-in-one PaaS provides a more efficient way to run Jakarta EE applications in the cloud with no knowledge of Kubernetes required.