Black Duck Review

Stable, with good vulnerability scanning, and it's priced well


What is our primary use case?

We are using this solution for software analysis and vulnerability scanning.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the vulnerability scanning, and that it's easy to use.

What needs improvement?

The initial setup could be simplified. It was somewhat complex.

In the next release, I would like to see packet analysis and binary analysis included as features.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Black Duck for approximately four years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We have not had any issues with stability.

It's a stable solution.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The number of users on the project depends on the license and the project.

How are customer service and technical support?

I am from the DevOps team and have not had any contact with technical support. It's not an area that I am a part of.

If I have any issues, I escalate them to our team and they reach out to technical support.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Previously, we did not use any other solution.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is complex.

We had some issues finding the report.

The length of deployment is different, it varies on the requirements.

What about the implementation team?

The implementation was done by someone in our company.

The maintenance is done through the vendor.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price is low. It's not an expensive solution.

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I would recommend to others.

I would rate Black Duck an eight out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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