Continuous Inspection

Sonar becomes the SonarQube platform

Geneva, Switzerland, 20 June, 2013 - SonarSource announces that Sonar is now the SonarQube™ platform.

SonarSource SA is happy to announce that it has renamed the Sonar code quality platform to SonarQube, and will offer standard terms and conditions for the use of the SonarQube brand to developers, software companies, and content providers whose related products meet certain safety, quality, and ethical standards. The change in brand and the new standards will mean that the ever-growing consumer base of Sonar (now SonarQube) users can continue to have confidence in the products, services and content associated with the SonarQube brand, knowing that they meet criteria set by SonarSource SA.

About SonarQube™

The SonarQube open source platform was originally launched in 2007 under the name Sonar, and has since become a world leader in code quality management systems. It has been downloaded more than 250,000 times and is used by over 25,000 corporations worldwide. It received the Jolt Productivity Award in 2009 and 2010, and the Open World Forum (OWF)’s Innovation Award in 2009.


About SonarSource SA

SonarSource SA is the developer and owner of the SonarQube platform. The company provides applications and services for continuous inspection of code quality under the brand SonarSource™. These open source and commercial products help customers perform development and long-term maintenance of software at a lower cost and with reduced risk. SonarSource solutions support development in many programming languages, including Java, C#, Javascript, PHP, ABAP, Cobol, PL/SQL and others. SonarSource SA has more than 300 customers worldwide, including Cisco Systems, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America, Michelin, Telefonica, BNP Paribas, and many others. The Company is located in Geneva, Switzerland. For more information, please visit