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Sonatype is leading the component revolution. The company’s innovative component lifecycle management products enable organizations to realize the promise of agile, component-based software development while avoiding security, quality and licensing risks.

Sonatype operates the Central Repository, the industry’s primary source for open-source components, housing more than 400,000 components and serving more than five billion requests per year from more than 60,000 organizations.

The company has been a pioneer in component-based software development since its founding by Jason van Zyl, the creator of the Apache Maven build management system and the Central Repository. Since that time, Sonatype has been a leader in core open-source software development ecosystem projects used by more than nine million developers including Nexus, m2eclipse and Hudson.

Sonatype is privately held with investments from New Enterprise Associates, Accel Partners, Bay Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners and Morgenthaler Ventures. Visit: or follow Sonatype on Twitter @SonatypeCM

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    Sonatype — Sonatype Expands Leadership Team with Chief Security Officer and Chief Operating Officer Appointments (1/10/13)
    Posted 1/15/13 at 1:45pm via
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    Sonatype added Ryan Berg as CSO. (1/10/13)
    Posted 1/15/13 at 1:47pm
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    Sonatype added Deborah Rosen as COO. (1/10/13)
    Posted 1/15/13 at 1:47pm
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    Sonatype — Sonatype Named to the Inc. 500 List of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies, Debuts at #451 (8/21/12)
    Posted 8/27/12 at 11:24am via
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    Sonatype — Sonatype Launches Insight Application Health Check (7/25/12)
    Posted 8/3/12 at 5:12am via
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    Sonatype received $25M in Series C funding. (7/10/12)
    Posted 7/10/12 at 6:16pm via
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    Sonatype — Sonatype Adds .NET Support to Industry Leading Repository Manager (2/21/12)
    Posted 3/19/12 at 12:18pm via
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    Sonatype — Sonatype Launches Nexus Pro 2.0 (2/15/12)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 11:00am via
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    Sonatype — Sonatype Named Finalist for Most Innovative Company at RSA Conference 2012 (1/10/12)
    Posted 3/19/12 at 12:20pm via
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    Sonatype added Mike Hansen as SVP, Engineering. (10/1/11)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 3:32am
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    Sonatype received $11.6M in Series B funding. (9/13/10)
    Posted 9/14/10 at 5:30pm via
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    Sonatype added Charles Gold as CMO. (9/1/10)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 10:49am
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    Sonatype added Charles Gold as Chief Marketing Officer. (9/1/10)
    Posted 3/14/12 at 3:30am
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    Sonatype received $4.3M in Series A funding. (6/30/08)
    Posted 9/30/11 at 5:23am via
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    Sonatype added Mark Visser as Chief Executive Officer. (1/1/08)
    Posted 5/3/13 at 7:34pm
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    Sonatype added Tim O'Brien as Developer Advocate. (8/1/07)
    Posted 10/20/13 at 1:36pm



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  4. Sonatype Nexus Professional 2.0 Brings Component Intelligence to Repository Management ( [edit]
    Sonatype Repository Now Supports the .NET Framework ( [edit]
    Sonatype Named Finalist for “Most Innovative Company” at RSA Conference 2012 ( [edit]
    NeInsight Application Health Check Offers the Fastest, Easiest Way to Find Application Security, Licensing and Quality Issues – Delivering Results in Minutes ( [edit]
    Inc. 500 2012 ( [edit] [edit]
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