Open Source Licensing Detection Gets More Competitive
Dec 14, 2009, 14:04 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There are a few companies in the market today with
solutions to help serve the need for open source license
identification, including Black Duck, Palamida and now OpenLogic.
The business itself is also evolving from just being about
detecting licenses to becoming part of an entire open source
software adoption lifecycle process.
""Open source has made its way into enterprises of all sorts,
and because open source software is so pervasive now, it's critical
for companies to look at how they comply with open source
licenses," Kim Weins, senior vice president of products and
marketing at OpenLogic, told InternetNews.com."Before they can
comply with open source licenses, they need to know which open
source licenses they are using. As much as you might think that's
easy to track, it's not."
"OpenLogic is an open source stack and services support vendor.
While it provides commercial support for open source
software—most recently including the Red Hat Enterprise Linux
clone, CentOS—OpenLogic's flagship service is OpenLogic
Exchange (OLEX), which enables enterprises to manage their open
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