About Black Duck

Helping Developers Build Better Software Faster with the Power of Open Source

At Black Duck, we believe the future of software development relies on the effective and informed use of open source technologies and methods. We are dedicated to helping our customers increase their strategic use of open source, while simultaneously strengthening and collaborating with the greater community. 

For our Customers
Offering award-winning software and consulting, Black Duck is the partner of choice for open source software adoption, governance and management to enterprises of every size. We help our customers harness the power of open source technologies and methods for faster innovation, greater creativity and improved efficiency. 

For the Open Source Community
As part of the greater open source community, Black Duck connects developers to comprehensive OSS resources through Ohloh.net, and to the latest commentary from industry experts through the Open Source Delivers blog. Black Duck also hosts the Open Source Think Tank, an international event where thought leaders collaborate on the future of open source. 

Founded in 2002, Black Duck is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Mateo, St. Louis, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing.

Awards and Recognition

Black Duck is proud to be recognized for our innovation and success in promoting the strategic use of open source software. This recognition includes:

  • Named a Top Place to Work in Massachusetts by The Boston Globe
  • Received the SBANE Innovation Award
  • Ranked in SD Times 100 for six consecutive years
  • Ranked in Software Magazine's Software 500 largest global software companies for four consecutive years
  • Named a Gartner Cool Vendor for Application Development
  • Named to Piper Jaffray's Nifty 150 private cloud computing companies

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