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Corporate Code Searching with Krugle

Feb 12, 2008, 20:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

"One thing's for sure: the announcement of the FOSSology and FOSSbazaar projects has certainly done a lot to stir up the niche market of open source search/governance firms that are out there. In the last couple of weeks, I have gotten a real education in who's doing what in this surprisingly competitive field.

"Let's recap: in the beginning, there was Black Duck, a company dedicated to providing information and services to assist company with license (open or otherwise) management. And it was good. About a year later, Palamida came along and touted the same services. And there was competition.

"But it's hasn't stayed with just two companies. This arena has grown, and HP and partners' FOSSology entry has only served to highlight who's who and who's doing what..."

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