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FOSSA vs. Whitesource

Side by side comparison of the FOSSA and Whitesource open source management and software composition analysis tools

When evaluating open source management and software composition analysis software it is important to evaluate completeness of open source inventory, integration with your developer ecosystem, integration into your workflows, and supported end-to-end experience.

Open Source Management: FOSSA vs. Whitesource compares:

  • Shifting Open Source Management left
  • Depth of visibility into your Open Source code
  • Acceptance criteria for improved code quality and decreased risk
  • Improvements in time to release through issue resolution
  • Comparison of languages and package managers supported by FOSSA vs. Whitesource

Side-by-side view into value-adds and feature sets of both the FOSSA Open Source Management platform and Whitesource. Software composition analysis for Open Source Software.

About FOSSA:
FOSSA is the world’s first Modern Open Source Management platform. Designed for development and legal teams alike, FOSSA provides component intelligence, continuous compliance, and cross-team collaboration solutions that enable engineering excellence and accelerate market capture while mitigating business risk.



"The whole process for identifying and documenting open source licenses was awful for everyone involved. FOSSA saves us so much time and pain." 

Rob Mason, SVP Engineering @ Applause


"FOSSA handles a tremendous amount of compliance work that would normally take us months to do." 

Faryar Ghazanfari, IP Counsel @ Solarcity