OpenLogic, a provider of enterprise open source software support, ranks the top 10 open source projects of 2010 based on demand for support.
provider of enterprise open
-source software support
, scanning and governance solutions
, has released its list of the
Top 10 open-source projects of 2010.
of enterprise open-source software support also announced that the company saw
record sales growth in 2010. The economic recovery is accelerating
enterprise investment in high-quality, low-cost open-source software, driving
higher demand for OpenLogic products and services, company officials said.
OpenLogic's support requests, the Top 10 open-source projects for 2010 were:
JBoss Application Server
Apache HTTP Server
MySQL Community Server
officials said the company is able to observe trends in the popularity of the
use of open-source projects in the enterprise. And this information goes
beyond simple download statistics to include information about adoption and
support. In 2010, OpenLogic customers most frequently purchased support
for the projects above.
sales to new customers climbed 133 percent, with the strongest growth in the
technology sector due to the uptake of OpenLogic's new source-code scanning
solution, the company said. And existing customers expanded their use of
OpenLogic products and services, resulting in a 68 percent rise in sales of
has more than 200 customers worldwide, the majority of which are large
enterprises. In 2010, OpenLogic also saw strong growth among smaller
enterprises, where sales increased 125 percent over 2009
figures. OpenLogic's top industries continue to be financial services and
technology, with the biggest gains in 2010 coming from the technology sector
due to the launch of OpenLogic's new source-code scanning solutions.
OpenLogic's -Year of Scanning,'" said Steve Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic.
"The successful launch of our Source-Code Scanning and License-Compliance
solutions in early 2010 drove a record year for sales growth. Customers are
hungry for scanning solutions that get accurate results quickly without having
to manually comb through thousands of -false-positive' results. Large
enterprises, from software providers to mobile handset manufacturers to large
banks to health care companies, are now relying on OpenLogic to scan their
software and ensure compliance with open-source licenses."
"Year of Scanning,"
OpenLogic launched several new scanning products and services to help companies
identify open-source code and comply with licenses. These included:
OpenLogic's M&A Open-Source Audit
technical due diligence on software in order to identify any included open
source and ensure that mergers and acquisitions move forward smoothly.
The OSS Deep Discovery scanning tool
and easily scans source code and binaries in order to identify open-source
code, even when the code has been copied or modified.
The OLEX License-Compliance Module
the compliance process by helping enterprises identify and report on open-source
code and includes a consolidated list of license obligations based on the code
The OLEX App Store Edition
developers and application store proprietors easily identify and comply with
2010, OpenLogic's tools were used to scan millions of files. OpenLogic's
fingerprint library currently covers over 339,000 projects and 8 billion lines
during 2010, OpenLogic added several new partners to expand its support
offering, including Smile
, the Linux Foundation
, credativ, GroundWork
. OpenLogic also added support
for the SPDX (Software Package Data Exchange) specification
OpenLogic provides consolidated support across more than 500 certified open-source
packages. For more information, please visit http://www.openlogic.com/solutions/index.php