OpenChain Welcomes Lyra Infosystems
SAN FRANCISCO, United States, July 20, 2017 — The OpenChain Project is proud to welcome Lyra Infosystems to the community of OpenChain Conformant organizations. Lyra provides a wide variety of IT services through offices in Bangalore, Gurgaon, Mumbai and Singapore, and has offered specialized solutions related to open source since its foundation.
“Lyra Infosystems’ conformance represents an important milestone for OpenChain,” says Shane Coughlan, OpenChain Program Manager. “They are our first Indian community member and an organization with strategic reach into the broader ASEAN region.”
“It’s been a real pleasure for us to be An OpenChain Compliant Organization” said Rohit Sharma, Vice President, Lyra Infosystems. “Both our customers and prospects alike rely on Lyra’s expertise when it comes to complying with open source licenses. As a pioneer in the space of Compliance, Management and Governance of open source software, customers include the likes of small/medium /large companies cutting across various domains. OpenChain’s industry standard for open source compliance in the supply chain coupled with Lyra’s Open Source Management and Support Services ensure that our clients now have access to solutions paramount for successful open source consumption, delivery and contribution.”
“It’s a significant partnership for Lyra in the region,” said Jalpa Joshi, Senior Project Manager of Lyra. “Our experience and long presence clearly suggests that organizations in this area not only recognize both benefits of open source and the risks of with misinformed deployment. We are excited to work in close quarters with a market visionary like OpenChain in building standard approaches to open source management and compliance across the eco-system”
The OpenChain Project identifies key recommended processes for effective open source management. The project builds trust in open source by making open source license compliance simpler and more consistent.
The OpenChain Specification defines a core set of requirements every quality compliance program must satisfy. The OpenChain Curriculum provides the educational foundation for open source processes and solutions, whilst meeting a key requirement of the OpenChain Specification. OpenChain Conformance allows organizations to display their adherence to these requirements.
The result is that open source license compliance becomes more predictable, understandable and efficient for participants of the software supply chain.
- The OpenChain Conformance page
- The list of OpenChain Conformant organizations
- The Lyra Infosystems website
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