The Secure Supply Chain for Python, Perl and tcl

Protect your software supply chain with the ActiveState Platform. The only turn-key software supply chain that automates and secures importing, building & consuming open source. Available now for Python, Perl & Tcl.

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Are your dev environments secure from the new wave of attacks? See how you compare to your peers and take the right steps now towards software supply chain security (3SC).

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Modern, secure package management

Our secure supply chain starts with modern package management that’s 100% compatible with the packages you use, highly-automated, and includes key enterprise features:

  • Automated builds from source code, including linked C libraries
  • Automated dependency resolution and solutions to dependency conflicts
  • Per-package and per-version vulnerability flagging ensures you can  automatically build/rebuild secure environments
  • A complete Bill of Materials (BOM) including provenance, licensing & all dependencies, including transient, OS & shared dependencies
  • Built-in virtual environments simplify development, debugging, testing and multi-project work
  • Web UI, API & CLI for Windows/Linux, with full macOS support soon

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Secure, Modern Tools for Python, Perl and Tcl Developers

Spend less time wrestling with packages, dependencies, and vulnerabilities and more time focused on doing what you do best – coding!

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Secure, modern Python with advanced dependency management.

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Secure, modern Perl with native support for virtual environments.

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Leading Tcl distribution trusted for mission-critical applications.

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Universal package management solution for Perl, Python & Tcl.

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A CLI tool that puts the power of the ActiveState Platform right in your terminal.
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Python, Perl & Tcl Solutions for Enterprises

Languages, operating systems, packages, and dependencies are continually evolving. Our 20+ years of expertise can help you stay up-to-date without sacrificing security.

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Commercial Support

Fast, reliable support and maintenance with guaranteed response times and Service-Level Agreements.

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Extended Support

Security updates and technical support for EOL languages like Python 2 and older Perl and Tcl distributions.

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Custom Solutions

Whether you need custom language builds, OEM licenses or indemnification to mitigate IP risk, ActiveState can help.

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Moving Beyond ActivePython&Perl On Demand Webinar Updated

Webinar: Is it time to say goodbye to one-size-fits-all Python distributions?

Downloading a pre-built Python distribution with hundreds of packages raises a number of security issues and integrity issues. Watch our on-demand webinar ‘Moving Beyond ActivePython & ActivePerl’ to learn how the ActiveState Platform provides a modern alternative.

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