Combined solution drives developer productivity, simplifies discovery and sharing of code and development artifacts across code repositories, clouds and locations
BRISBANE, Calif., June 25, 2012 — CollabNet® (www.collab.net), a global leader for Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services, today announced it has embedded the Black Duck® Code Sight™ source code search engine into TeamForge®. Available in the new version of TeamForge that integrates Git and Subversion™ source code management (SCM) tools into a single platform, development teams now can discover and reuse code across repository boundaries. This dramatically boosts productivity for individual developers and global enterprise development organizations.
“Driving efficiency by giving developers a choice in the tools they use, and being able to reduce wasted time and re-work at the code level is vital to becoming a high-performing, agile software organization,” said Jim Ensell, chief marketing and strategy officer for CollabNet. “Embedding the Black Duck Code Sight code search engine, together with our combined offering of Git and Subversion, is a major benefit for organizations looking for a single SCM management and integration platform.”
Development organizations are under continued pressure to improve productivity and accelerate time-to-market, all while ensuring compliance. Code-reuse alone can make a significant improvement in achieving these goals. It is commonly accepted that projects created primarily from reused software take about one-fourth of the time and resources of those that are built from scratch. However, distributed code repositories and a lack of visibility into all available code assets hinder productivity improvements, particularly with Distributed Version Control Systems (DVCS) and the use of multiple, hybrid SCM tools.
Black Duck Code Sight is a scalable source code search engine that indexes code across an enterprise and version control systems to provide developers with fast, easy access and visibility into code resources. Deeply embedded within TeamForge through CollabNet Connect, the combined solution enables code review across multiple SCM systems, expands permission management and significantly increases code quality and efficiency. For developers, it speeds and simplifies code discovery and search, while advanced filtering improves productivity for both developers and the enterprise.
“More and more software organizations find themselves using a completely heterogeneous set of tools to manage the entire software development and deployment lifecycle,” said Dave Gruber, director of developer marketing for Black Duck Software. “For managing source code, Git and Subversion are commonly used in tandem, making the availability of Code Sight within the new release of TeamForge very powerful, as teams have both the choice of which system to use and the ability to search and re-use code within either repository.”
For more information about the latest version of TeamForge that includes Black Duck Code Sight, please visit (www.collab.net/teamforge6.2). To learn more about the benefits of the integrated TeamForge/Code Sight solution, and the latest best practices for driving value from SCM, please join CollabNet and Black Duck executives during a free webinar on July 17. To register please visit (www.collab.net/teamforge6.2).
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Black Duck 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 500 largest software companies in the world, according to Softwaremag.com. For more information visit www.blackducksoftware.com or @black_duck_sw.
CollabNet is a leading provider of Enterprise Cloud Development and Agile ALM products and services for software-driven organizations. With more than 10,000 global customers, the company provides a suite of platforms and services to address three major trends disrupting the software industry: Agile, DevOps and hybrid cloud development. Its CloudForge™ development-Platform-as-a-Service (dPaaS) enables cloud development through a flexible platform that is team friendly, enterprise ready and integrated to support leading third party tools. The CollabNet TeamForge® ALM, ScrumWorks® Pro project management and Subversion Edge source code management platforms can be deployed separately or together, in the cloud or on-premise. CollabNet complements its technical offerings with industry leading consulting and training services for Agile and cloud development transformations. Many CollabNet customers improve productivity by as much as 70 percent, while reducing costs by 80 percent. For more information, please visit (www.collab.net).