Sonatype Partners With SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH to Help Enterprises Mitigate Risk and Build Software More Securely


Wiesbaden, Germany – January 19, 2021 - Sonatype, a leader in open source security and license compliance management, announced today a partnership with SVA, one of Germany’s leading system integrators, to help enterprise customers easily detect open source vulnerabilities that already exist or are actively being ingested into their repositories.

Open source software components are so prominent that 90% of the code in most modern applications is assembled from them. Understanding what’s in your application is critical to to keeping it secure, which is why Sonatype created the Nexus Platform. It automatically enforces open-source governance and controls risk across every phase of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Fueled by Nexus Intelligence, which includes in-depth security, license, and quality information on components across dozens of ecosystems, the Sonatype Nexus Platform precisely identifies open-source risk and provides expert remediation guidance, empowering developers to innovate faster. Only Sonatype secures the perimeter and every phase of your SDLC, including production, by continuously monitoring for new risk based on your open-source policies.

“With 23 offices operating in Germany, SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH achieves optimal solutions for our customers by only combining high-quality IT products and over 20 years of IT best practice and experience,” says Stefan Gärtner, Head of Competence Center CI/CD at SVA. "The goal of being able to deliver quickly in the future leads our customers to continuously increasing automation. Both security and application lifecycle management must meet this demand. Sonatype's products paired with SVA's know-how support our customers in accelerating and streamlining the delivery of high-quality software products. Key features of Sonatype include a comprehensive database for vulnerability analysis, open source licence commitments and provides continuous updates on licence changes or additions to meet governance guidelines."

"Sonatype has information on more than 100M open-source components, enabling us to protect global enterprises and identify and mitigate vulnerabilities, better than anyone else," said Wai Man Yau, General Manager, International, Sonatype. "Through our partnership with SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH, we'll be able to bring this intelligence to even more organizations and further enhance DevSecOps and open-source governance to the German market, providing customers with the continued automated security features they need to build secure software."

Sonatype and SVA Virtual Kickoff Event

IT professionals and enterprise customers are cordially invited to attend the joint Sonatype and SVA virtual kick-off event on 22nd February 2021. Interested parties can register directly for the Virtual MeetUp Summit - Security Aspects in Agile Software Development via this link.

Additional Resources

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About SVA:

SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH is one of the leading German system integrators. The company – founded in 1997 and based in Wiesbaden/Germany – by now has more than 1.600 employees at 23 branch offices all over Germany.

The corporate objective of SVA is the combination of high-quality IT products of different vendors with the project know-how and flexibility of SVA to achieve optimum solutions for customers. SVA core subjects are not only Data Center Infrastructure – such as storage, server and networking solutions as well as virtualization technologies – but also Business Continuity, IT Service Management and SAP. In addition, SVA Operational Service is offering infrastructure operation support with system engineers starting at first level and service „made in Germany".>

SVA experts combine twenty years of IT infrastructure experience with know-how about modern demands such as data center security 2.0, big data & analytics, workspace of the future, cloud and agile IT & software development.

About Sonatype:

Sonatype is the leader in software supply chain automation technology with more than 400 employees, over 1,200 enterprise customers, and is trusted by more than 10 million software developers. Sonatype’s Nexus platform enables DevOps teams and developers to automatically integrate security at every stage of the modern development pipeline by combining in-depth component intelligence with real-time remediation guidance. For more information, please visit, or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn