Branham 300 list awards Canadian IT companies based on creativity, innovation and promise
Protecode Inc., provider of leading products and services for software governance and Intellectual Property (IP) management, today announced that it is featured as one of the Top 25 Up and Comers in the latest Branham 300 ranking of top Canadian IT companies. The “25 Top Up and Comers” list recognizes the achievements to date and the future potential of the best new organizations in the software industry.
“Protecode’s suite of products helps companies in an area where more time and attention needs to be allocated,” said Wayne Gudbranson, President and CEO of Branham Group Inc., “as the importance of IP Management grows, Branham believes that there is a significant opportunity for companies operating in this space. We’re excited about Protecode’s potential and look forward to tracking their success over the next few years.”
“The Branham300 has become known as the most comprehensive and trusted source of the health of the Canadian Information technology industry, and as such, being listed is a tremendous achievement,” said Mahshad Koohgoli, CEO, Protecode. “Companies are now realizing the importance of managing safe use of open source and third party software. It is important that we work to create advanced practices to be applied to the software development process in order to help achieve proper software governance and enable organizations to achieve more effective management of their source code assets and streamline the ensuing process of commercialization.”
Protecode offers a comprehensive suite of products and services to help ease developers from interpreting the complexities of software licenses and provide full scalability — from a single developer to hundreds of developers globally distributed. The Protecode product portfolio addresses all aspects of IP management — the establishment and administration of code pedigree policies, enterprise code mapping and assessment, pedigree audits of each software load build, and a preventive approach to clean software.
Protecode Inc. delivers leading products and services for software governance and Intellectual Property (IP) management. Protecode IP Audit Service is an accurate, fast and efficient process to determine open source and other third party licensing obligations in a code portfolio. Protecode products include Developer IP Assistant, the software industry’s first real-time IP management solution, Enterprise IP Analyzer, for bulk analysis and reporting of existing code portfolio, and Build IP Analyzer, for analysis and ensuring end products meet IP obligations. Protecode products enable enterprises worldwide to achieve mandated IP governance and effective rationalization of their source code assets, increasing corporate value and reducing costs. For more information, visit www.protecode.com.
About the Branham300
Entering its 16th year, the Branham300 highlights the top Canadian and multinational ICT companies operating in Canada and is widely considered to be a leading source of intelligence on Canada’s ICT industry. The Branham300 list consists of the following major categories, ranked by revenue:
- Top 250 Canadian ICT Companies
- Top 25 ICT Multinational Companies operating in Canada
- Top 25 Up and Comer ICT Companies (category ranked on innovation/not revenue)
- The Next 50 (New in 2008!)
The Branham300 is published annually in the April/May issue of Backbone Magazine, as well as on the Branham300 website, www.branham300.com.
About Branham Group Inc.
Branham Group is a leading industry analyst and strategic consulting firm servicing the global information technology marketplace. Branham Group assists information technology companies and related institutions in achieving market success through its custom consulting services (Planning, Marketing and Partnering), and through its multi-client research subscription programs (eHealth, Outsourcing, Green IT and Wireless).