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June 15, 2009 10:23 ET

Black Duck Named to SD Times 100

Recognized in the Tools and IDE Categories for Products and Services That Support Multi-Source Development

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - June 15, 2009) - Black Duck Software, the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source software (OSS), today announced that it has been named to the 2009 SD Times 100. The list recognizes leaders, innovators and influencers in software development. Black Duck was honored in the Tools and IDE categories, acknowledging the company's commitment to helping developers find, select and use open source components to speed development, reduce costs and manage the risks associated with the use of open source.

"Black Duck reaches out to all corners of the open source world to find and catalog components that offer practical and compelling value to software developers," said Timothy Yeaton, president and CEO of Black Duck Software. "As multi-source development -- integrating open and closed source code -- becomes a best practice within enterprises and software companies, Black Duck products and services help developers find, select and verify code that meets their needs, increasing efficiency and eliminating the need to re-invent the wheel. We're honored to be included in this prestigious list."

The SD Times 100, published annually since 2003, recognizes the companies and individuals that most broadly "set the agenda" for software development managers and the industry through leadership and innovation during the past calendar year.

The SD Times 100 considers innovators and leaders in multiple industry categories. When reviewing the nominees, editors considered each company's offering and reputation and looked for companies that have determined a direction that developers followed. The seventh annual awards are featured in the June 15, 2009 issue and are available online at

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About Black Duck Software

Black Duck Software is the leading global provider of products and services for accelerating software development through the managed use of open source and third-party code. Black Duck™ enables companies to shorten time-to-market and reduce development and maintenance costs while mitigating the risks and challenges associated with open source reuse, including hidden license obligations, security vulnerabilities, unsupported open source and version proliferation. The company is headquartered near Boston and has offices in San Francisco, Amsterdam, Tokyo and Hong Kong, as well as distribution partners throughout the world. For more information, visit

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