OpenLogic Enhances Enterprise Open Source Offerings with New Partners

8/9/2005 - OpenLogic, Inc., the leading provider of software and services that enable development and IT organizations to easily create and manage their own integrated, commercial-grade open source environments, announced partnerships with leading open source service companies that enable each company to enhance offerings for enterprises who are expanding their adoption of open source software.

"As enterprises expand their use of open source software for cost, flexibility and quality reasons, they are looking for help in the areas of management, integration, implementation, compliance, and support, said Roy Kligfield, CEO of OpenLogic. "Our partnerships with Advent Consulting, Black Duck and Virtuas facilitate broader solutions for customers."

ADVENT CONSULTING -- Advent Consulting is an independent open source strategy consulting firm that offers best of breed open source solutions and services. Advent helps customers acquire, implement and maintain open source technologies. Advent and OpenLogic are partnering to offer complimentary open source products and services to customers and Advent will add BlueGlue to its mix of solution offerings. "As a leading open source technology consulting firm offering mission-critical, open source solutions for enterprises, Advent Consulting is very excited about this partnership," said Ed Chin, VP Business Development. "OpenLogic's integrated platform offers efficient development and management of commercial-grade open source infrastructures, allowing organizations to rapidly respond to the changing IT infrastructure requirements."

BLACK DUCK -- Black Duck offers software compliance management solutions that that let businesses identify and manage licensing obligations for their software assets, enabling productive open source and component software reuse without compromising valuable intellectual property. Black Duck and OpenLogic will promote their complimentary products and services to enterprise customers. "OpenLogic shares our goal to make open source even more reliable, less expensive, and safer to deploy within the enterprise," said James A. Hogan, Vice President of Black Duck Software. "By marrying our protexIP software compliance management solutions with OpenLogic's BlueGlue and Open Source projects, customers can realize the full potential of open source software while meeting their software compliance obligations and managing their valuable intellectual property."

VIRTUAS -- Virtuas is an open source software consultancy providing mentoring, training and implementation services for the Global 2000. Working together with an unparalleled group of Practice Leaders in the key areas of open source software, including databases, application servers, development environments and web frameworks, Virtuas provides business and IT leadership the confidence and support necessary for open source success. Virtuas and OpenLogic will work together to help companies adopt, use and manage enterprise-ready open source infrastructures. "We have known and worked with the OpenLogic team for some time and have been impressed with their quality offerings," said Matt Filios, Virtuas' Co-Founder and SVP of Strategy. "This partnership has made sense for a long time, and we expect to bring our combined expertise into numerous organizations."

OpenLogic -- Open Source Made Easy.
OpenLogic is the leading provider of software and services that enable development and IT organizations to easily create and manage their own integrated, commercial-grade open source environments. Its BlueGlue Open Source Infrastructure Management Suite is the first software that automates the reliable installation, configuration, integration, test and maintenance of certified and supported stacks built from customer-specified combinations of over 125 leading open source projects. BlueGlue includes a robust knowledge base, professional documentation and over 15 sample applications to accelerate development and learning. As a result, customers benefit from the quality, choice and cost benefits of open source software without having to compromise on interoperability, dependability or management costs. For more on OpenLogic and BlueGlue, go to

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