About ActiveState

ActiveState believes that enterprises gain a competitive advantage when they are able to quickly create, deploy, and efficiently manage software solutions that immediately create business value, but they face many challenges that prevent them from doing so. The Company is uniquely positioned to help address these challenges through our experience with enterprises, people and technology.

Founded in 1997, ActiveState is a global leader providing software application development and management solutions. The Company’s products include: ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl dynamic language distributions and developer tools such as the popular Komodo Edit and Komodo IDE. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, ActiveState is trusted by customers and partners worldwide, across many industries including telecommunications, aerospace, software, and financial services.

ActiveState is proven for the enterprise: More than two million developers and 97% of Fortune-1000 companies use ActiveState's solutions to develop, distribute, and manage their software applications. Global customers like Bank of America, CA, Cisco, HP, Lockheed Martin and Siemens rely on ActiveState for faster development, ensuring IT governance and compliance, and accelerating time to market.

Our Values

We have a mindset for growth and play an active role growing the use of Perl, Python, and Tcl in communities and within enterprises.

We value working with others and work cooperatively as a team, with our customers and partners, and with the open source community.

We are passionate about learning to grow, expand our horizons, and innovate.

We are driven to make a difference in the communities we serve.

Our Commitment to Open Source

We are firmly rooted and committed to the open source dynamic language as supporters and contributors.

Our technical leaders and engineers are core contributors to open source, including the Perl, Python, and Tcl language distributions. With this deep expertise, they provide technical support and services to our enterprise customers. We provide many of our solutions free to the community, including the Community Edition language distributions of ActivePerl, ActivePython and ActiveTcl, and Komodo Edit, a multi-language editor built on the Mozilla framework.

Our Customers

ActiveState customers include leading companies in high-tech, financial services, aerospace and defense such as CA, Cisco, Credit Suisse, Bank of America, Lockheed Martin, GE Aviation, and more. Read case studies from ActiveState customers.

Our Investors

ActiveState is owned by its employees and Pender Financial Group, a private merchant bank focused on technology in British Columbia.