Sonatype Introduces Nexus Repository Integration with CloudBees Jenkins

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The new plug-in further automates continuous delivery processes.

Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation, today announced the availability of a new plug-in for the CloudBees Jenkins 2 platform that further automates release management processes with Nexus Repository.

To better support continuous operations, the Nexus Jenkins Plug-in provides developers with a unique step that can be invoked dynamically during any stage of the Jenkins pipeline. Whether containerizing applications somewhere in the pipeline, or running open source governance tools such as Nexus Lifecycle, developers now have the flexibility to publish artifacts to Nexus Repository whenever they want.

“Java is one of the world’s most popular programming languages, and the majority of companies rely on Jenkins for their Java builds,” said Wayne Jackson, CEO, Sonatype. “The Nexus Jenkins Plug-In provides the product integration and enhanced flexibility that our customers need during their continuous delivery processes.”

The free Nexus Jenkins Plug-In uses the new Pipeline DSL/API available with Jenkins 2. The plug-in was built in support of the DevOps Express industry initiative -- announced at Jenkins World on September 14th. The DevOps Express initiative provides access to a set of integrated, battle-tested DevOps solutions that aims to accelerate any organization’s time-to-value. DevOps Express is a collaborative industry effort supported by Sonatype, CloudBees, Puppet, Chef, SonarSource, Sauce Labs, and other leading technology vendors.

Additional Resources

  • Read our blog about the Nexus Jenkins Plug-in
  • Learn more about DevOps Express
  • Come see us at Jenkins World and JavaOne Conference
  • Follow Sonatype on Twitter: @sonatype

About Sonatype
Last year developers requested 31 billion components from the Central Repository to manufacture the software applications that run the world. Additionally, with more than 100,000 installations, companies around the globe use Sonatype’s Nexus solutions to manage reusable components and improve the quality, speed and security of their software supply chains. Sonatype is privately held with investments from New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Accel Partners, Hummer Winblad Venture Partners, Morgenthaler Ventures, Bay Partners and Goldman Sachs. For more information, visit:

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