Press for Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software says its software assessments for mergers doubled during the first quarter of 2010, from a year ago, and that figures for the second quarter look nearly as good.

VistA, the health record system created by the Veterans Administration long before the term “open source” was even in use, is still the most-important element in open source health IT.
But it’s far from the only one, according to a new analysis from Black Duck Software

Continuing on its trajectory of rapid growth, Black Duck Software today announced that Q1 bookings surged by 80 percent compared to the same period in 2009. Strong performance across all sectors and growth in new customer licenses and professional services drove results, with new clients including Siemens Enterprise Communications GmbH, Iron Mountain, and Cloudera signing on.

Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software, today announced new training and certification programs for reseller and legal partners in addition to new strategic alliances extending Black Duck's reach into multiple markets, industries and regions across the globe. New partner services and alliances demonstrate the growth of the Black Duck Partner Program ( and support its mission to help businesses and organizations capitalize on the benefits of using open source software in multi-source development.