Press for Black Duck Software

Results of a recent survey of the European automotive industry will reveal insights regarding the pervasiveness of open source use, its benefits and challenges.

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced that Thomas F. Bogan has joined the company's Board of Directors as Chairman.  He brings deep expertise and experience in scaling early-stage enterprise software companies into large, profitable businesses, and will help Black Duck further its mission to enable development organizations to build innovative software more quickly through the managed use of open source software (OSS).

Two open source cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) projects, two projects tailored to the needs of game developers, and a toolkit to aid social media application developers in the creation of web apps are stand-outs in the Black Duck Software 2011 Open Source Rookie of the Year list, announced today. The fourth annual Open Source Rookies of the Year program recognizes the top new open source projects initiated in 2011.

Black Duck Software, the leader in open source software knowledge, adoption and governance, today announced record 2011 results, extending its rapid growth and market leadership. The company, which has achieved growth in excess of 30 percent since 2008, achieved 34 percent year-over-year growth in 2011, fueled by increased demand for solutions which provide management and governance for customers deploying open source software. Exceptionally strong growth occurred in the Asia-Pacific region, the result of early investment by the company in sales, partnerships and development of a strong support infrastructure.