Black Duck Software Named to SD Times 100 for Seventh Consecutive Year

Leading OSS Logistics provider recognized for delivering open source management to the enterprise

Burlington, MA – December 2, 2014 – Black Duck Software, the leading OSS Logistics solutions provider enabling the deployment and management of open source software (OSS), today announced it has been named to the SD Times 100 for the seventh consecutive year. This acknowledgement for Black Duck further cements its position as the leading enterprise software solution for managing open source code use throughout the software development lifecycle.

“The SD Times 100 celebrates companies that bring true innovation to software development, and to be recognized as a leader for the seventh year in a row is a great achievement for Black Duck,” said Lou Shipley. “We invest continuously in product development, which helps our customers maintain systematic control over the successful integration of open source into the development and deployment of software.”

Black Duck’s OSS Logistics solutions help customers automate open source governance and compliance, continually monitoring for security vulnerabilities and enabling organizations to fully realize the power of open source code. The solution automates key processes needed to manage the flow of open source throughout the enterprise, allowing companies to gain systematic control over how they acquire, approve, scan, monitor, secure, inventory, and deliver open source code.

"The software development industry is led by innovative companies like Black Duck Software," said David Rubinstein, Editor-in-Chief of BZ Media's SD Times. "When choosing the 2014 SD Times 100, we carefully considered each organization's products and services, reputation with software development managers, and the new ideas and thought leadership that it brings to the industry. Thanks to companies like Black Duck, a leader in Quality Assurance & Security, as well as open-source code management, the art and science of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace."

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.

About the Leading OSS Logistics Provider

Black Duck provides the world’s only end-to-end OSS Logistics solution, enabling enterprises of every size to solve the logistical challenges and optimize the opportunities that come with open source adoption and management. As part of the greater open source community, Black Duck connects developers to comprehensive OSS resources through The Black Duck Open Hub (formerly Ohloh) and to the latest commentary from industry experts through the Open Source Delivers blog. Black Duck is headquartered in Boston and has offices in San Mateo, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Seoul, and Beijing. For more information about how to leverage open source to deliver faster innovation, greater creativity, and improved efficiency, visit and follow the company at @black_duck_sw.

About the SD Times 100

SD Times ( is the newspaper of record for the software development industry, reaching more than 60,000 subscribers in 131 countries. The annual SD Times 100 list, selected by the editors of SD Times, “recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects, and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership.” For a complete list of the 2014 SD Times 100 winners, visit

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Black Duck Software