Protecode Integrates Open Source License Management With Perforce SCM Solution

Tue Mar 8, 2011 9:00am EST

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Protecode Inc., an innovative provider of open source license management
solutions, today announced its participation in Perforce Software's
integration partner program. Seamless integration with Protecode's
Library Auditor(TM) will enable Perforce users to manage and comply with
open source and 3rd party licenses in their software libraries, which
will reduce costs and legal risks. The robust and flexible Library
Auditor fits any team's traditional or agile workflow, increases
productivity and improves software quality.

    "Through Protecode's Partner Program we are developing strong
relationships with companies who are leaders in their respective markets
and who share our commitment to strong customer satisfaction," said Kamal
Hassin, Protecode's Vice President of Product Management. "By
participating in an integration partnership with Perforce Software, we
can profitably address the market demand for open source and license
compliance through third party software integration in software-based

    Perforce and Library Auditor work together seamlessly and without
disruption to existing development practices. Anytime any content is
checked into specific branches of the Perforce library, analysis is
performed. If code is in violation of the established licensing policy, a
notification is sent to an administrator.

    "The addition of code scanning and open source license management to
Perforce SCM functions allows the development community to take
controlled advantage of open source software in their projects," said
Randy DeFauw, Technical Marketing Manager at Perforce Software. "Perforce
is pleased to welcome Protecode into its integration partner program, as
part of its goal to integrate with best-of-breed solutions in every

    Library Auditor is part of Protecode's System 4(TM) open source license
management product line, ensuring legal compliance with open source
licensing obligations at different stages of a quality product
development process. Library Auditor ensures that all files committed to
a code repository are compliant with an organization's open source
licensing policy. It is lightweight, easy to deploy, and works with all
other reporting and management capabilities of Protecode System 4

    For more information about Protecode's Library Auditor, visit:

    About Protecode
 Protecode provides a comprehensive solution for managing
open source software licenses. Protecode System 4(TM) uses lightening
fast code scanning that works behind the scenes in real-time with code
libraries, build processes and desktops to detect and report open source
licenses relative to company-defined policies. Built for ease-of-use and
minimal intrusion into existing development processes, Protecode
cost-effectively manages the lifecycle of open source licensing
obligations. Protecode is a Gartner 2010 Cool Vendor headquartered in
Ottawa, Canada with partners worldwide. For more information, visit


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