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HeadOfDe306b
Real User
Head of Department for Software Engineering and Integration
Mar 07 2018

What is most valuable?

Several dashboards. The licenses dashboard, which gives me an overview of all the licenses used in our software. For... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We find licenses together with WhiteSource which are associated with a certain library, then we get a classification of... more»

What needs improvement?

Every product has room for improvement, including WhiteSource. The stability of the product is web-based. We are... more»

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

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.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We did not use anything before WhiteSource.

What other advice do I have??

I recommend using WhiteSource to other companies if they are in a similar situation that we are. If they are having... more»
Bruno Lavit
Real User
Release Engineer at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Oct 30 2017

What is most valuable?

* Open Source dependencies scan * Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) detection * Useful license and copyright... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With WhiteSource, we have been able to automate the scan of our Open Source dependencies. Before, it was a 50%... more»

What needs improvement?

Notifications could be improved. Everything else is OK. If one of our products is using a dependency with a... more»

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

The setup cost is cheap. For our company, we received a good price to manage unlimited products and versions.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were using an in-house solution based on some Maven plugins. The process was not fully-automated. We were looking... more»

What other advice do I have??

We are a happy customer.

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Josep Barranco
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Director at a media company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 21 2017

What is most valuable?

Scanning/collecting third-party libraries and classifying license types. In this way we ensure our third-party software... more»

How has it helped my organization?

To prevent shipping commercial or GPL libraries, we scan our repositories.

What needs improvement?

Better ACL and more role definitions. This product could be used by large organisations but it definitely needs a... more»

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

Pricing / licensing model changed during last year so I don’t have an opinion here yet.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We were using editors or Wiki to keep that information, but obviously it was not updated.

What other advice do I have??

It’s important to define guidelines and best practices regarding how to use the product internally; who defines what?... more»

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What is WhiteSource?

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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