OpenLogic Teams with Advent Consulting, Black Duck and Virtuas to Enhance Enterprise Open Source Offerings

Aug 08, 2005, 01:00 ET from OpenLogic, Inc.

 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, today 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
     "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
     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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