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Company Strapline: Bringing you a better way to build software..

Founded In: 2008
201-500 employees
Fulton, MD, United States

Core Competencies

Open Source, Open Source Governance, Management, Compliance, Repository Management, DevOps, DevSecOps, Software Supply Chain, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration, Open Source Security, Maven, Docker Private Registry, Nexus, Software Component Analysis, Open source software, Application security, artifact repository

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Company Description

The Sonatype journey started 10 years ago, just as the concept of “open source” software development was gaining steam. From their humble beginning as core contributors to Apache Maven, to supporting the world’s largest repository of open source components (Central), to distributing the world’s most popular repository manager (Nexus), they’ve played a meaningful role in assisting the world embrace the power of open innovation. Over time, they witnessed the staggering volume and variety of open source libraries that began flowing into every development environment in the globe. They understood that when open source components are properly managed, they provide tremendous energy for accelerating innovation. Conversely, when unmanaged, open-source “gone wild”​ can lead directly to security vulnerabilities, licensing risks, enormous rework, and waste. This Cybersecurity company’s vision today is simple. This cybersecurity company is laser-focused on assisting organizations continuously harness all of the good that open source has to offer, without any of the risks. In order to do this, they have invested in knowing more about the quality of open source than anyone else in the globe. This investment takes the form of machine learning, artificial intelligence, and human expertise, which in aggregate produces highly curated intelligence that is infused into every Nexus product. Organizations equipped with Nexus products make better decisions, innovate faster at scale, and rest comfortably knowing that their applications always consist of the highest quality open source components.

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