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WhiteSource Offers New Integration with OpenShift by Red Hat

New OpenShift Integration continuously monitors addition of open source components, analyzes licenses risks and requirements, and automates the review and approval workflow.

WhiteSource, the leading provider of SaaS Open Source Lifecycle Management solutions, announced today the release of a new integration with OpenShift by Red Hat. The new integration enables software developers to automatically detect the addition of a new open source component, automate the decision process according to the customer’s open source software (OSS) policies, and keep their OSS inventory up to date. WhiteSource Open Source Lifecycle Management allows customers to increase productivity, while mitigating legal, business, and technical risks. The integration adds to the recently released Maven integration, and the open source JNinka scanner, providing companies of all sizes with the most convenient and cost-effective solution to address their open source license management needs.

WhiteSource provides a comprehensive, yet simple to use, and very affordable solution for companies that need to manage their open source assets and ensure license compliance in order to avoid pitfalls such as lawsuits, penalties and lost business. Developers and managers use WhiteSource’s free cloud-based solution to track, audit and report on open source components throughout the software development lifecycle.
OpenShift is Red Hat’s Cloud Computing Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering. OpenShift is an application platform in the cloud where application developers and teams can build, test, deploy, and run their applications. OpenShift takes care of all the infrastructure, middleware, and management and allows the developer to focus on designing and coding applications.

The OpenShift platform has made its mark on the PaaS industry over the past year, by offering comprehensive lifecycle support for Java in the cloud. The new Integration strengths this Java support and enables OpenShift users to also easily and automatically manage their open source components using WhiteSource service – without any overhead.

“RedHat’s OpenShift is an exemplary and obvious integration for WhiteSource. It is a leading platform, used by top organizations worldwide. The new integration enables OpenShift users to reduce the OSS reporting burden from developers, by automatically and continuously monitoring newly added open source components,” said WhiteSource CEO Rami Sass.

To start using WhiteSource with OpenShift, see details at:


WhiteSource is a cloud-based software-as-a-service solution for managing open source licenses. WhiteSource offers a lightweight free package that includes all basic functions. In addition, it offers a paid premium package which includes more advanced features, starting at $200 a month. To register for the service or for more information, visit https://www.mend.io/

OpenShift is a trademark of Red Hat, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries

About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source software solutions, taking a community-powered approach to reliable and high-performing cloud, Linux, middleware, storage and virtualization technologies. Red Hat also offers award-winning support, training, and consulting services. As the connective hub in a global network of enterprises, partners, and open source communities, Red Hat helps create relevant, innovative technologies that liberate resources for growth and prepare customers for the future of IT. Learn more at http://www.redhat.com.

About WhiteSource

WhiteSource is the leading provider of SaaS solution for Open Source Lifecycle Management that is comprehensive, yet easy to use, and very affordable. Our solution enable companies of all sizes to fully realize the advantages of open source software, while mitigating the legal, business and technical risks. The WhiteSource solution features a dynamic repository of information about Open Source modules and their licenses that keeps users informed about the latest legal and technical issues. Our patent pending process automation technology makes it easy to implement the best practices for open source usage and to make the right decisions for the organization. Founded in 2011 by experts in business process automation, compliance and security, WhiteSource is a privately held company with offices in New York and Tel Aviv. For more information, visit WhiteSource – Open Source License Management.

Meet The Author

Adam Murray

Adam Murray is a content writer at WhiteSource. He began his career in corporate communications and PR, in London and New York, before moving to Tel Aviv. He’s spent the last ten years working with tech companies like Amdocs, Gilat Satellite Systems, Allot Communications, and Sisense. He holds a Ph.D. in English Literature. When he’s not spending time with his wife and son, he’s preoccupied with his beloved football team, Tottenham Hotspur.

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