Overview

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 the world’s only end-to-end platform for OSS Logistics, Black Duck enables enterprises of every size to optimize the opportunities and solve the logistical challenges that come with open source adoption and management. 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, The Black Duck Open Hub, 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.

Products

Black Duck® Suite: Whether your organization is proactively using open source, looking for more control and visibility of open source in your code base, or wants to audit code from suppliers, the Black Duck® Suite helps maximize the benefits of open source while managing the associated legal, operational, and security risks.

Black Duck® Knowledgebase: The Black Duck® KnowledgeBase™ is the industry’s most comprehensive database of open source project information.

Black Duck® Code Site: Black Duck® Code Sight™ is a highly scalable, syntax-specific enterprise source code search engine that enables you to find, understand and reuse internal code by creating an index from hundreds of repositories across your enterprise. 

Contracts

GSA Schedule Contracts

GSA Schedule 70

GSA Schedule 70 GSA Schedule No. GS-35F-0119Y Term: December 20, 2011- June 17, 2017


SEWP Contracts

SEWP V

Contract Number: Group A Small: NNG15SC03B Group D Other Than Small: NNG15SC27B Term: May 1, 2015 - April 30, 2020


State & Local Contracts

City of Seattle Contract

Contract #0000003265 Term: June 17, 2017

CMAS

Contract # CMAS 3-12-70-2247E Term: through September 30, 2017

eVA- Virginia's Total e-Procurement Solution

Vendor ID #: E51768

Fairfax County IT Hardware, Software, & Services

Virginia- Fairfax County CONTRACT EXPIRATION: October 4, 2020 (with 5 option years)

Florida - Palm Beach County

Through April 30, 2019

Ohio State Contract- 534354

Contract # 534354 Term: June 17, 2017

Orange County National IPA Co-Op

Through May 31, 2020 (with 2 option years)

VASCUPP

Contract Number: UVA1482501 Contract Term: May 2, 2014– June 17, 2017

VITA Contract

Term: through March 31, 2018


Resources

The Black Duck® Suite helps companies reap the full benefits of open source software (OSS) while actively managing its logistical challenges and potential licensing, operational, and security risks. With the Suite, companies realize the power of a comprehensive OSS Logistics solution – automat...

Open source software (OSS) is helping companies develop innovative products faster, cheaper, and more securely – but using OSS is only a piece of the logistical puzzle. Black Duck’s OSS Logistics solution helps companies deliver on the promise of open source by managing its flow throughout th...

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Today’s security professionals understand that their organizations’ use of open source software (OSS) has the ongoing potential to introduce security vulnerabilities into their applications. Some sources of OSS are more reliable than others, and determining exactly where code originated ca...

While most software managers are aware of the legal risks (e.g., license compliance with commercial strategies and additional code used, monitoring the use of code, etc.) and the operational risks (e.g., compatibility requirements, maintenance and support, integration concerns, among others) o...

Over the past decade, a powerful new approach to development – open source software (OSS) – has risen to prominence, dramatically increasing the opportunity to reuse existing software. As with commercial components, the ownership of externally developed open source components and fragments...

The explosion of software, especially open source software (OSS), into consumer and commercial products means it’s time for engineering and the general counsel to have a serious talk about OSS. Unfortunately, it’s a talk many in-house lawyers are ill-prepared to have in two significant way...