SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY, SUPPLY CHAIN
Sonatype | February 03, 2023
A pioneer of software supply chain management, Sonatype recently announced its new cloud offerings. With the new offerings, the company has simplified, unified, and built innovative software securely. Additionally, with the latest offerings, Sonatype becomes the only Software Composition Analysis (SCA) and Application Security Testing (AST) tool available that offers Cloud, Disconnected deployment, and Self-Hosted options - giving maximum flexibility and control to its customers.
Sonatype's unique offering comprises of proprietary intelligence, industry-leading research, and AI behavioral analysis, enables businesses to manage their software supply chains at scale and deliver products with safer open source and faster delivery times. With these flexible deployment options, Sonatype solutions can run anywhere an organization needs them to, and they can help teams shift-left without running into any operational problems.
The deployment options include cloud with enterprise-grade security, self-hosting on the organization's servers, and availability of the Nexus Disconnected Environment (NDE), the only open source and dependency management solution for air-gapped environments
The industry pioneer and inventor of componentized software development, Sonatype constantly works on the possibility of software supply chain management and open-source security. The development is followed by surging market demand and another remarkable year of growth for the company.
President at Sonatype, Alex Berry, said, "With Sonatype, there is no tradeoff between risk management and productivity. Over 2,000 organizations and 15 million software developers already rely on Sonatype's industry-leading platform to deliver and maintain secure, exceptional software." He also said, "Expanding our deployment options not only gives customers convenience and flexibility, but complete control. We're thrilled to help even more organizations shift security left and automate their software supply chain management."
Sonatype was founded in 2008 as a software supply chain management company. The company empowers developers and security professionals with intelligent tools to enhance at a scale and more securely. Its platform addresses elements of the software development lifecycle of any organization, including third-party open source, containerized code, and first-party source code. First, it finds the most important security holes and code quality problems. Then, it sends the results directly to developers when they can be fixed most effectively, which helps organizations to consistently develop high-quality and secure software that meets the business requirements. As a result, 2000+ organizations, including 70% of Fortune 100, and 15 million software developers, rely on the tools and guidance of Sonatype.
SOFTWARE AND TECHNOLOGY, SUPPLY CHAIN
Overhaul | February 08, 2023
On February 07, 2023, a software-based supply chain visibility, compliance and risk and insurance solutions provider, Overhaul, completed its acquisition of SesiGaurd®, Sensitech®'s security service provider. Overhaul's acquisition solidifies its position as the industry standard for securing and optimizing global supply chains.
Further, this acquisition expands the global footprint for Overhaul by adding established offices in Mexico, Brazil, and the Czech Republic. As a result, the company now has the same infrastructure across Latin America, North America, and Europe, improving its ability to operate global supply chains. In addition, the deal extends Overhaul's business book, including well-known tech, pharma, and other logistics service providers.
Theft of cargo remains a persistent problem for global shippers; as thieves adjust their strategies and target high-value goods, the need for additional security to protect in-transit cargo is crucial. Along with SensiGuard®, Overhaul will provide a powerful visibility engine round the clock, which helps monitor capabilities and offers comprehensive and real-time solutions to shippers to mitigate risks like theft, damage, and chain of custody security threats worldwide.
The acquisition significantly increases Overhaul's headcount, adding over 350 employees who support SensiGuard® services and getting an extraordinary depth of experience and talent in assisting businesses in taking control of their supply chain risk management. The success of SensiGuard® is built on a foundation established by the same leadership that will join Overhaul and continues improving the company's technology and customer service.
Overhaul is the industry's first end-to-end solution provider of supply-chain visibility, integrity, and security for global enterprises. The company was established in 2016 and headquartered in Austin (Texas). Its approach is software-based and provides high configurability and efficient value time to the supply chain companies avoiding the heavy tech debts found with the providers of hardware base. In addition, the company's team of experts in logistics partners with clients to provide fully customized and comprehensive solutions. It has rapidly become a trusted provider for Fortune 100 companies moving freight around the world in industries like pharmaceuticals and healthcare, technology, logistics, and food and beverages. Microsoft, Bristol-Myers Squibb, CEVA, and many others are customers.
Flock Freight | February 01, 2023
On January 31st, 2023, Flock Freight, a company using proprietary technology to pool freight at scale, announced a partnership with BluJay Solutions, e2Open's subsidiary, to improve service for large shippers who use BluJay's popular TMS (transportation management system) platform.
BluJay users can now access FlockDirect rates in the TMS platform without delay due to this integration, which utilizes an API connection that enables real-time communication between the two software. This new feature will streamline and expedite booking on FlockDirect so shippers can enjoy the advantages of Shared Truckload. Flock Freight's more innovative alternative to traditional shipping, Shared Truckload searches and fills vacant truck spaces to move goods more economically and sustainably. This proprietary service ensures that shippers' freight is on the most efficient routes and that their wares arrive on time and in good condition.
Customers of BluJay will now receive more dynamic rates and improved pricing based on the quantity of freight they ship. Other features include easy access to FlockDirect rates with minimal setup time and shippers receiving instant quotes for non-contracted rates, eliminating the need to visit multiple spot boards or call to request prices.
Flock customers can still browse FlockDirect non-contracted rates via Flock's native web application or using EDI and API integrations with other prominent TMS, such as Banyan, Kuebix, Project 44, and more.
Flock Freight's Chief Operating Officer, Chris Pickett, shared, "Our partnership with BluJay Solutions helps us meet more shippers where they are and where they want to buy." He added, "Now, anyone who uses BluJay's TMS platform, whether they're a new or existing Flock Freight customer, can instantly view and book FlockDirect services. Our goal with this integration is to help shippers of all shapes and sizes discover how Shared Truckload simply outperforms traditional shipping modes in many cases, driving immediate value to their bottom line."
(Source – Business Wire)
About Flock Freight
Founded in 2015 and based in California, Flock Freight is reimagining supply chains with more intelligent and greener shipping solutions. By leveraging its patent-protected technology, Flock Freight matches schedules, locations, and compatible shipments, identifying the best options among billions of possible combinations to pool freight on a large scale. Among the first freight shipping companies to receive B Corporation certification, the firm’s solutions for filling trucks and optimizing routes result in up to a 40% reduction in carbon emissions compared to conventional methods. The company was recently named one of TIME's Most Influential Companies in the World and one of CNBC's Disruptor 50.