“Software development organizations today are leveraging open source (http://protecode.com/
Any technology transaction involving software requires representations and warrantees around the ownership of the Intellectual Property (IP) and compliance with third party license obligations. Since records of external code usage are not generally kept, uncertainties around IP ownership can arise, affecting time to market and negatively impacting technology transactions such as product launches and M&A.
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“Abilis brings extensive knowledge of software development practices in diverse areas such as government, healthcare, finance, and energy, making them an ideal partner for Protecode. Their expertise and existing North American presence will help us meet the increased demand for software code assessment services,” said Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO, Protecode.
Additionally, open source software license audit services will be provided as part of Abilis’ software IT services, as well as in combination with Protecode’s winning System 4TM (http://protecode.com/
Founded in 1996 by Eric Le Goff and Alain Elbaz, Abilis employs nearly 170 people. The company specializes in the design, development and implementation of business solutions in information technology. Our mission is to work with our clients to imagine, design, develop and implement innovative solutions. We strive in distinguishing ourselves from the competition by providing a fixed price approach and meeting deadlines, budgets and expectations. While 75% of its business is generated outside Quebec, (60% in the United States), 75% of its revenue is generated from its Innovation Center located in downtown Montreal. For more information, visit: www.abilis.ca
Protecode provides comprehensive solutions for managing open source software licenses. Protecode offers both on-demand and on-premises solutions that enable lightning fast code scanning that works behind the scenes in real-time 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 headquartered in Ottawa, Canada with partners worldwide. For more information, visit www.protecode.com, www.facebook.com/
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