Burlington, Mass., June 15, 2012 – Black Duck, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, announced that it has been named to the SD Times 100 for the fifth consecutive year. The list recognizes leaders, innovators and influencers in software development. Black Duck was honored in the QA & Security category.
"Black Duck is honored to be recognized by SD Times for the fifth year in a row as an innovator and influencer in the software development industry," said Tim Yeaton, President and CEO, Black Duck Software. "We've previously been included in the Tools & Frameworks category; recognition in new categories shows the Black Duck Suite is a critical component across all phases of the development life cycle."
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 annual awards are featured in the June 1, 2012 issue and are available online at http://www.sdtimes.com/link/36641.
"The software development industry has always been competitive, and this year's difficult horse-race showed that there's more than one way to thrive in challenging economic climate," said Alan Zeichick, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of BZ Media's SD Times. "When calling the winners of the 2012 SD Times 100, the editors carefully considered each organization's products and services, industry thought leadership, and reputation with enterprise development managers. Thanks to companies like Black Duck, software developers always know the winning ticket."
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 500 largest software companies in the world, according to Softwaremag.com.
About BZ Media
BZ Media LLC® is a high-tech media company combining the best of print and Web-based publishing, offering industry-leading magazines, newspapers, Web sites and conferences.
About SD Times
BZ Media's SD Times® is the leading magazine for the software development industry. Published since 2000, SD Times reaches more than 65,000 subscribers in 131 countries, plus many more on sdtimes.com.