Press for Black Duck Software

After two recent acquisitions, Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating application development through the managed use of open source software, today announced it continues to bolster its offerings by entering into a partnership with credativ, the largest independent provider of open source software consulting and services. Both companies have broad global presence and complementary offerings. Black Duck will help credativ reach new markets and customers, while credativ adds expert open source support to the services available to Black Duck customers.

Black Duck Software has completed two recent acquisitions with the intent of making available more information about open-source software and promoting its use.

Black Duck Software said it has acquired the assets of SpikeSource, once a high-flyer in the VC-financed open source boom of the last decade.

Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating application development through the managed use of open source software, today announced it has acquired the assets of privately-held SpikeSource, a provider of software tools and services to automate application component identification and assess security vulnerability. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.