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OpenText Announces Latest Innovations to Secure Open Source Supply Chains

Micro Focus Enterprise Co., Ltd.
OpenText Announces Latest Innovations to Secure Open Source Supply Chains Solving the challenges of open source implementation
This release is an abridged version of the release announced by OpenText Corporation on April 29, 2024 (North American time). OpenText(TM) (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX, Japan: Micro Focus Enterprise Co., Ltd.) today announced the launch of OpenText Debricked Open Source Select, an innovative solution that solves the long-term challenges of open source adoption. ” was announced. Developers face the challenge of spending a huge amount of time searching for open source libraries that comply with their company’s deployment policies. OpenText Debricked Open Source Select is a unique “start left” solution to these challenges. This allows developers to choose the right open source components to meet their specific deployment requirements for security, compliance, and community health, even before writing code.
According to a 2024 study by Forrester Consulting (commissioned by Open Text), 66% of companies struggle to identify open source code that complies with their security policies. Open Source Select eliminates the guesswork by automating open source search and deployment management based on company-specific policies.
Software composition analysis tools examine risks and vulnerabilities in open source already in use. Open Source Select, on the other hand, uses a modern automated deployment policy system to prevent potential problems by starting early, before open source libraries are selected and integrated into development code branches. You can Open Source Select’s innovative policy overlay feature gives developers visibility into available resources and bypasses internal approval processes, saving sometimes weeks of time. .
Muhi Majzoub, Chief Product Officer and Executive Vice President of OpenText, said: “A major source of friction between developers, compliance teams, and security teams is developers’ choice of open source libraries. OpenText’s latest innovations make the search and adoption process easier for all users. Open Source Select bridges a critical gap in the DevOps lifecycle, increasing productivity for developers and policy assessment teams, and ensuring that your company’s security policies are adhered to and strengthened with automated deployment policies. ”
Open Source Select is easy to deploy, requiring only the installation of a simple browser extension. This browser extension is compatible with the free version and can also complement existing software composition analysis tools. If you are using the free version, you can access the Debricked Select Extension and download Open Source Select. If you would like a demo, please apply here. About OpenText
The OpenText Group’s brand slogan is The Information Company(TM), which enhances and protects information and brings information advantages to customers in a wide variety of industries. OpenText is a leader in information management, offering a comprehensive portfolio of content, business networks, digital experiences, security, operations management, and developer APIs. For more information about OpenText (NASDAQ: OTEX, TSX: OTEX), please visit Micro Focus Enterprise Co., Ltd. is one of the Japanese subsidiaries of the OpenText Group. For more information about Micro Focus Enterprise Co., Ltd., please visit
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