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Sonatype Nexus Named Best Open Source DevOps Tool


Fulton, MD – March 22, 2018   Sonatype, the leader in open source governance and DevSecOps automation is proud to announce that Nexus Repository has been named Best Open Source DevOps Tool by Computing at the DevOps Excellence Awards 2018.

The distinction was announced on March 21 in London at the DevOps Excellence Awards gala where Computing recognized outstanding achievements from organizations, personalities and solutions operating within the DevOps space.

“Nexus Repository has become a defacto standard within DevOps toolchains worldwide and is simply the best way to continuously control binaries and build artifacts as they flow through the modern SDLC.” said Wayne Jackson, CEO of Sonatype. “We’re honored that Computing and the DevOps Excellence Award judges saw the value, and importance, in what we’ve built with Nexus Repository. This award further validates the choice that 10 million developers have made to use Nexus as their system of record for open source components, build artifacts, and release candidates.”

Supporting information:

Nexus Repository helps organizations build better, safer software - even faster - for free. It’s the only repository manager with free support for all popular formats, including Java, Docker, JavaScript, Ruby, Python, .NET, GitLFS and more.

Nexus Repository is characterized by a growing user base, powerful features and community support:

  • 10 million active users across 150,000 software development organizations
  • 115,000 repositories scanned daily for open source security vulnerabilities
  • Out-of-the-box integrations with leading DevOps tools including Jenkins, eclipse, IntelliJ, Docker, Puppet, Chef, OpenShift, Mesosphere, JIRA, Bamboo, Sonarqube, etc.
  • 44 free community-built integrations
  • 100+ free online videos providing user training and guidance
  • 50 DevOps reference architectures including Nexus

About Sonatype

Sonatype is the world’s leading provider of vast data intelligence and DevOps-native developer tools to help organizations harness all the goodness in open source software, without any of the risk.  As the creators of Apache Maven, the Central Repository, and Nexus Repository, Sonatype helped to pioneer open source software development.  Today, more than 10 million developers around the world depend on Sonatype’s Nexus platform to automatically govern the volume, variety, and security of open source components being used to build modern software applications. Sonatype is privately held with investments from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Accel Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, and Goldman Sachs.