SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the leader in development testing, today announced it has been named a finalist for The Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) "Best Software Development Solution" 2012 CODiE Award. The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize excellence in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries. Over the past 27 years, SIIA has recognized more than 1,000 companies for achieving greatness in industries that expect innovative thinking and demand market validation.
This year, SIIA is recognizing Coverity® Static Analysis 5.5, Coverity's flagship technology and a critical piece of the Coverity development testing platform, for its proven ability to help development organizations find and fix hard to spot yet potentially crash causing quality and security defects early in the development cycle. Coverity 5.5 makes development testing a seamless part of the development process, so developers can focus on innovation and deliver high quality products on schedule and on budget.
"Coverity has become an integral part of the development process at over 1,100 Coverity customers, so we understand how developers work and have built this knowledge into our technology," said Jennifer Johnson, VP of Marketing at Coverity. "Making development testing a seamless part of the development process helps increase the quality and security of the software that operates the products we rely on every day. We are honored to be recognized by SIIA for our continued innovation and leadership."
The CODiE "Best Software Development Solution" category recognizes the best tool or resource for designing, creating or testing software. Entries included programming languages, toolkits, diagnostic programs, IDEs, applets and plug-in development tools, database development programs and more. A complete list of CODiE 2012 award finalists is available at http://www.siia.net/codies/2012/finalist_list.asp.
For more information on Development Testing, visit www.coverity.com/development-testing.
For more information on Coverity 5.5, visit http://www.coverity.com/html/press/coverity-unveils-industrys-first-development-testing-platform.html.
Coverity, Inc., (www.coverity.com), the development testing leader, is the trusted standard for companies that need to protect their brands and bottom lines from software failures. More than 1,100 Coverity customers use Coverity's development testing suite of products to automatically test source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches, or catastrophic failure. Coverity is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco. Coverity is funded by Foundation Capital and Benchmark Capital. Follow us on Twitter or check out our blog.
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