Press for Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced record third quarter results, including sales growth of more than 35 percent worldwide in both quarterly and year-to-date sales as compared to 2010.  Black Duck saw the greatest growth in North America and Asia, reinforcing the importance of open source governance, compliance and license management solutions globally.

Black Duck Software today announced its inclusion in Software Magazine's Software 500 ranking of the world's largest software and service providers. The list is now in its 29th year. The company, a leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, has been included in this prestigious list for three consecutive years. Black Duck attained the rank of 406 on the 2011 list.

Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software (OSS), today announced the launch of the Black Duck University Training & Certification program, online courses that help users of the Black Duck® Suite learn to manage OSS, encourage innovation, increase development speed and ensure compliance.

The first half of 2011 continued exceptional growth in all business areas for Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software. First-half results included sales growth of 37 percent worldwide, while the company's Asia-Pacific business more than doubled compared to the same period in 2010, reflecting growing global awareness of the need for open source governance solutions in the region.