With more than 100 software developers in three development centers around the world, this major global bank wanted to capitalize on the attractive economics of open source - without getting tripped up by compliance issues. The Black Duck® Suite enabled developers to search an internal catalog of open source to find approved code, allowing them to achieve savings of more than $2.1 million in one year.
Intel validates that open source, third party and internal software usage strictly adheres to their software licensing policies, resulting in a reduction of software rework caused by the late detection of inappropriate content.
Samsung developed a lifecycle for open source management that leverages a two-pronged approach: promoting open source among developers while also providing support for risk management, allowing them to maximize efficiencies through automated license compliance.
Adaptec’s products are used by OEM’s, VAR’s, IT professionals and consumers worldwide. Black Duck® Protex™ supports Adaptec’s software development efforts while protecting the firm from legal risk to ensure its standing as a good citizen of the open source community.
Attivio's Active Intelligence Engine™ (AIE) takes the best of enterprise search and combines it with the latest in business intelligence, analytics and data management. Attivio’s proactive approach to open source compliance with the Black Duck® Suite has proven especially valuable for accelerating the closing of strategic partnerships.
InterComponentWare (ICW), an international eHealth specialist, develops components for the secure and reliable networking of physicians, pharmacists, hospitals, health insurance companies and patients around the world. Black Duck® Protex™ allows ICW to identify software that could potentially create internal licensing policy issues and, therefore, reduce the risk of legal issues.
SAP recognized the potential benefits of automating open source approval processes and began a search for an enterprise-class platform. They chose the Black Duck® Suite to manage their open source integration process in a multi-source development environment.
SITA is the leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. Ensuring compliance with licenses and distribution requirements increased the use of open source across the enterprise to improve software development efficiency and quality.
Voxeo Corporation, a leading provider of interactive voice response (IVR) and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) platforms and services, uses Black Duck® Protex™ as part of their technical due diligence process. By using Protex, Voxeo is able to confidently proceed with acquisitions as potential license conflicts and discrepancies between intellectual property (IP) usage are clearly identified and resolved.