AccuRev, Inc., the leader in optimizing, automating and accelerating the software development process, today announced a strategic partnership with Black Duck Software. Black Duck is the leading global provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software. The combination of AccuRev’s software configuration management (SCM) and application lifecycle management (ALM) applications with Black Duck’s open source software management solutions will help globally distributed software development teams optimize and accelerate the software development process. The combined solution provides the flexibility today’s development organizations need, supporting Agile, hybrid or waterfall development processes as well as the mixed use of proprietary and open source software.
“Geographically distributed development, growing Agile adoption, and market demand for swifter output of high quality software are just a few of the tough challenges facing enterprise development teams today,” said Cliff Utstein, Vice President of Marketing at AccuRev. “Both AccuRev and Black Duck provide software optimization solutions designed from the ground up to help developers manage these complexities while accelerating the development process. Aligning our solutions with this partnership is a win-win for our customers who need development tools with the flexibility to work with them, regardless of their chosen development process, methodology, use of open source or proprietary software.”
Hundreds of global enterprises worldwide use software development optimization solutions from AccuRev and Black Duck. Existing customers and prospects of both companies can benefit from the partnership. As a Technology Partner, Black Duck is the most recent addition to AccuRev’s rapidly expanding Partner Program, joining an impressive roster of more than thirty Platform, Technology, Channel and Consulting Partner leaders from across the globe. More information about AccuRev’s Partner Program can be found at accurev.com/.
“Developers today have more choices than ever in terms of processes, methodologies and the code sources –proprietary, open source, or more typically, a multi-source development approach,” said Phil Odence, Vice President of Business Development, Black Duck Software. “Enterprise development teams are using more open source software to improve development efficiency and quality. Developers are empowered by these choices, but with choice comes greater complexity. The combination of Black Duck and AccuRev helps developers get the most out of their chosen approach while accelerating the delivery of top quality software.”
About Black Duck Software
Black Duck Software (blackducksoftware.com) is the leading provider of strategy, products and services for automating the management, governance and secure use of open source software, at enterprise scale, in a multi-source development process. Black Duck enables companies to shorten time-to-solution and reduce development costs while mitigating the management, compliance and security challenges associated with open source software. Black Duck Software powers Koders.com, the industry’s leading code search engine for open source, and Ohloh.net, the largest free public directory of open source software and a vibrant web community of free and open source software developers and users. Black Duck is among the 400 largest software companies in the world, according to Softwaremag.com/.
About AccuRev, Inc.
AccuRev (accurev.com) offers solutions that optimize, automate, and accelerate the software development process for organizations using Agile, waterfall, or hybrid development process models. Our award-winning products, AgileCycle, a comprehensive Application Lifecycle Management suite (ALM), and AccuRev SCM, a Software Configuration Management solution, allow development teams to increase throughput and release higher quality software. Our customers benefit from integrated professional services for consulting, deployment and training. AccuRev is used by over 600 enterprises worldwide including American Airlines, Ford Motor Company, Lockheed Martin, Orbitz, Texas Instruments, Thomson Financial, and Verizon Wireless.
AccuRev, Inc. is headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts and is privately held. To learn more about AccuRev, visit the website or call 1-781-861-8700 (US and Canada), and 1-800-383-8170 (Outside North America).