Provider of SaaS (News - Alert) Open Source Lifecycle Management solutions, White Source recently unveiled a new Jenkins integration that allows developers to automatically detect the addition of a new open source component, automate the decision process as per company OSS policies and keep their OSS inventory up to date.
The new integration provides companies of all sizes with the most convenient and cost-effective solution, which helps them address their open source license management needs. It detects and analyzes information about new open source components as soon as they are added by developers.
The comprehensive, simple, easy to use and affordable solution of White Source (News - Alert) helps companies to manage their open source assets and ensure license compliance and control. Developers, with the help of the company are able to avoid common pitfalls such as lawsuits, penalties and lost business.
White Source’s free cloud-based solution allows developers and managers to track, audit and report on open source components throughout the software development lifecycle.
Officials said that the new integration adds to the recently released Apache Maven Plugin, Red Hat (News - Alert) OpenShift Integration, JetBrains TeamCity Integration and the Open Source JNinka Scanner.
"Our goal is to simplify the open source management process as much as possible. Jenkins CI is a leading platform, used by top organizations. The new integration further reduces the OSS reporting burden from developers, by automatically and continuously monitoring newly added open source components," said White Source CEO Rami Sass, in a statement. "We will continue to simplify and improve the service and make White Source Software even easier to adopt, use and maintain."
Built with Java, Jenkins CI offers over 400 plugins that help support building and testing virtually any project.
In related TMC (News - Alert) news, White Source released the Apache Maven plugin that enables software developers to automatically update their Open Source inventory to the White Source service to increase productivity and mitigate legal and technical risk.
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