Recognized for Automating Strategic Use of Open Source Software
WALTHAM, Mass., June 21, 2011 –Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, today announced that it has been named to the SD Times 100 for the fourth consecutive year. The list recognizes leaders, innovators and influencers in software development. Black Duck was honored in the Tools and Frameworks category, acknowledging the company’s software development tools, notably the Black Duck® Suite, which helps developers find, select, validate and manage open source components in a multi-source development process.
“Black Duck is honored to be recognized by SD Times as an innovator and influencer in the software development industry,” said Tim Yeaton, president and CEO, Black Duck Software. “As programming models change and developers turn to open source software to reduce time-to-solution and accelerate innovation, solutions like the Black Duck Suite become a critical component of the development process. We’re honored to be included on this prestigious list.”
The SD Times 100, published annually since 2003, recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for innovation and leadership that most broadly set the agenda and advance the state of the art for software development managers and the industry. The eighth annual awards are featured in the June 1, 2011 issue and are available online at http://www.sdtimes.com/link/35592.
The SD Times recognition is the latest in a string of prestigious awards for Black Duck Software. The company was recently awarded the 2011 SBANE Innovation Award, and has been ranked one of the 400 largest software companies in the world by Softwaremag.com.
About Black Duck Software
Black Duck Software is the leading provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. Black Duck enables companies to shorten time-to-solution and reduce development costs while mitigating the management, compliance and security challenges associated with open source software. Black Duck Software powers Koders.com, the industry’s leading code search engine for open source, and Ohloh.net, the largest free public directory of open source software and a vibrant web community of free and open source software developers and users. Black Duck is among the 400 largest software companies in the world, according to Softwaremag.com. The company is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Mateo, California, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Beijing.
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