- July 24, 2017
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- Category: News
BANGALORE, India, July 20, 2017 — We are pleased to announce that Lyra Infosystems is now an OpenChain compliant firm. Lyra provides a wide variety of IT services through its offices in Bangalore, Gurugram, 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 and Founder of 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 large presence clearly suggests that organizations in this area not only recognize both benefits of open source and the risks 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. Organizations of all sizes are invited to review the OpenChain Project, to complete the free Online Self-Certification Questionnaire, and to join their OpenChain community of trust.
Additional Resources at
List of OpenChain Conformant organizations
Lyra was established in 2007 and has been helping organizations since its inception to identify open source software related license risks, governance of the same by helping build policy controls and re-mediate any non compliance issues that reside in an enterprise’s intellectual property. Being the lone pioneer in this space of boutique consulting of open source software it boasts of a prominent local presence in South Asia and ASEAN, apart from having a dedicated legal team and proficiency in matters related to open source compliance, many of its senior management folks have been prominent speakers at open source events in the region and beyond.
More information can be found at OpenChain.