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OpenLogic Announces Record Growth in 2010

Launch of scanning solutions drives skyrocketing sales growth from new customers

BROOMFIELD, Colo. February 1, 2011 - OpenLogic, Inc., the leading provider of enterprise open source software support, scanning, and governance solutions today announced that the company saw record sales growth in 2010. The economic recovery is accelerating enterprise investment in high-quality, low-cost open source software, driving higher demand for OpenLogic products and services.

OpenLogic's 2010 Highlights

Sales to new customers climbed sharply by 133% with the strongest growth in the technology sector due to uptake of OpenLogic's new source code scanning solution.

Existing customers expanded their use of OpenLogic products and services, resulting in 68% growth in sales of add-on products.

OpenLogic hit the ground running with its new source code scanning tools, racking up competitive wins against Black Duck. Customers chose OpenLogic's SaaS (software-as-a-service) solution over competitors for more accurate results, faster reconciliation and lower costs.

OpenLogic now has over 200 customers worldwide, the majority of which are large enterprises. In 2010 OpenLogic also saw strong growth among smaller enterprises, where sales grew 125% over 2009 figures. OpenLogic's top industries continue to be financial services and technology, with the strongest growth in 2010 coming from the technology sector due to the launch of OpenLogic's popular, new source-code scanning solutions.

"2010 was OpenLogic's 'Year of Scanning.' The successful launch of our Source Code Scanning and License Compliance solutions in early 2010 drove a record year for sales growth," said Steve Grandchamp, CEO of OpenLogic. "Customers are hungry for next-generation scanning solutions which focus on faster, more accurate results with less 'false-positive' matches. Large enterprises, from software providers to mobile handset manufacturers to large banks to healthcare companies, are now relying on OpenLogic to scan their software and ensure compliance with open source licenses."

Additional Highlights

Year of Scanning
2010 was the "Year of Scanning" for OpenLogic. The company launched several new scanning products and services to help companies identify open source code and comply with licenses. These included:

OpenLogic's M&A Open Source Audit service provides technical due diligence on software in order to identify any included open source and ensure that mergers and acquisitions move forward smoothly.

The OSS Deep Discovery scanning tool quickly and easily scans source code and binaries in order to identify open source code, even in cases where the code has been copied or modified.

The OLEX License Compliance Module simplifies the compliance process by helping enterprises to identify and report on open source code and includes a consolidated list of license obligations based on the code analyzed.

The OLEX App Store Edition helps application developers and app store proprietors to easily identify and comply with open source licenses.

During 2010, OpenLogic's tools were used to scan millions of files. OpenLogic's fingerprint library currently covers over 339,000 projects and 8 billion lines of code.

Partnerships
During 2010 OpenLogic added several new partners while expanding its global footprint, increasing its involvement with open source communities and enabling open source software vendors to increase their revenue streams:

European momentum was fueled through partnerships Smile and credativ. Smile is a leading open source systems integrator in Europe and is distributing OpenLogic's offerings in France, Switzerland, Spain and Benelux. credativ, Europe's largest independent open source service and support company and operates several service and support centers in the U.K., Germany and North America.

OpenLogic joined the Linux Foundation, continuing its active participation in The Linux Foundation's Open Compliance Program (which includes FOSSBazaar) and is helping to develop the SPDX data exchange standard which will be used to share software bills of materials.

OpenLogic signed partnerships with a number of open source software vendors including GroundWork, and Talend – acting as distribution channel to provide support on their community editions.

Open Source Usage Expands and Evolves

Enterprise Support
As a leading provider of enterprise open-source software support, OpenLogic is able to observe trends in the popularity of the use of open-source projects in the enterprise. This information goes beyond simple download statistics to include information about adoption and support. In 2010, OpenLogic customers most frequently purchased support for the following projects:

JBoss Application Server

Tomcat

Apache HTTP Server

Hibernate Core

Spring Framework

Struts

MySQL Community Server

Subversion

Ant

Log4j

OpenLogic provides consolidated support across 500+ certified open source packages. For more information, please visit http://www.openlogic.com/solutions

About OpenLogic

OpenLogic is a leading provider of open source solutions that enable enterprises to safely acquire; support, and control open source software. OpenLogic provides enterprises with a certified library of open source software that encompasses hundreds of the most popular open source packages via OpenLogic Exchange (OLEX), a free web site where companies can find, research, and download certified, enterprise-ready open source packages on demand. With the broadest open source coverage in the industry, OpenLogic offers indemnification; updates; and enterprise-grade technical support backed by the OpenLogic Expert Community. OpenLogic also provides solutions for open source governance and to automate the integration and deployment of open source components -- reducing the risk and maximizing the cost savings associated with using open source software. For more on OpenLogic, go to www.openlogic.com.