Coverity vs. WhiteSource

As of June 2019, Coverity is ranked 13th in Application Security with 3 reviews vs WhiteSource which is ranked 14th in Application Security with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Coverity writes "The product improves the quality of my work, but the usability could be improved". The top reviewer of WhiteSource writes "Using it, we can take some measures to improve things, replace a library, or update a library which was too old". Coverity is most compared with SonarQube, Veracode and Checkmarx. WhiteSource is most compared with Black Duck Hub, SonarQube and Veracode. See our Coverity vs. WhiteSource report.
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Find out what your peers are saying about Coverity vs. WhiteSource and other solutions. Updated: May 2019.
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Pros
The solution has helped to increase staff productivity and improved our work significantly by approximately 20 percent.It has the lowest false positives.

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The overall support that we receive is pretty good. ​We find licenses together with WhiteSource which are associated with a certain library, then we get a classification of the license. This is with respect to criticality and vulnerability, so we could take action and improve some things, or replace a third-party library which seems to be too risky for us to use on legal grounds.We can take some measures to improve things, replace a library, or update a library which was too old or showed severe bugs.Enables scanning/collecting third-party libraries and classifying license types. In this way we ensure our third-party software policy is followed.

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Cons
They could improve the usability. For example, how you set things up, even though it's straightforward, it could be still be easier.Reporting engine needs to be more robust.

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Make the product available in a very stable way for other web browsers.Needs better ACL and more role definitions. This product could be used by large organisations and it definitely needs a better role/action model.

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We are paying a lot of money to use WhiteSource. In our company, it is not easy to argue that it is worth the price. ​

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Ranking
13th
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10,567
Comparisons
8,568
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
214
Avg. Rating
7.7
14th
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5,150
Comparisons
3,516
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
632
Avg. Rating
8.0
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Synopsys Static Analysis
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Overview
Synopsys Static Analysis helps reduce risk and lower overall project cost by identifying critical quality defects and potential security vulnerabilities during development, with accurate and actionable remediation guidance, based on patented techniques and a decade of research and development and analysis of over 10 billion lines of proprietary and open source code.

WhiteSource offers an agile approach to open source management.
WhiteSource is a SaaS solution that integrates with your build process and audits your open source licenses, security and more every time you run your build.

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Autodesk, Temenos, Indeed.com, GE digital, KPMG, LivePerson, Jack Henry and Associates
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