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Case Study

Case Study

OpenSpan streamlines systems and simplifies activities for over 300,000 contact center, back office, and retail storefront desktops around the world. Improving performance and increasing efficiency for its own software development teams required a similar approach to process improvement and software quality. Read this case study to learn how the company deployed Klocwork to reduce defects by 30%, acheive CWE Top 25 compliance, and deliver better code faster.

TAGS: CODING STANDARDS, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS, VISUAL STUDIO

Case Study

Case Study

Heartland.Data builds platform-independent debugging tools that deliver fast, real-time data on the execution and performance of software systems. Ensuring software quality and reducing time to market was critical for customer happiness so the company decided to bring static code analysis into their testing strategy. Read this case study to understand their philosophy behind customer satisfaction and how it led to Klocwork being chosen as the best tool for their developers.

TAGS: DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING, SOFTWARE VERIFICATION, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

Case Study

Case Study

ABB has operations spread across five divisions around the world, leading the industry in power generation and automation technologies. Ensuring each group had a consistent approach to software security and reliability was challenging and, in 2008, ABB undertook a global review of all software tools used within the company. Read this case study to learn how the company's Software Development Improvement Program ultimately standardized on Klocwork Insight as the best fit for their diverse requirements.

TAGS: DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING, SOFTWARE SECURITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

As a manufacturer of medical electronics, meeting the FDA's rigorous safety and quality standards is crucial to Stockert. With the safety of their devices depending significantly on the quality of software they develop, Stockert invested in Klocwork's source code analysis tools. Learn how their static analysis deployment has helped Stockert achieve FDA certifications, gain more trust in their code quality, and increase development efficiency.

TAGS: CODING STANDARDS, DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, MEDICAL DEVICES, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

Case Study

Case Study

In Motorola's continuous process improvement paradigm, the iDEN Mobile Devices software team implemented several processes and tools in 2005 - the combination of which has led to significant cost reductions and quality improvements. The Klocwork tool suite was a major contributor to achieving the quality and productivity results identified in this case study.

TAGS: DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, LANGUAGE: C, LANGUAGE: JAVA, NETWORK AND TELECOM EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE QUALITY, MOBILE

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Case Study

Tasked with building the embedded software component for a next-generation human prosthetic, the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory software team turned to Klocwork's source code analysis tools to help ensure the software's reliability and boost developer productivity.

TAGS: DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING, LANGUAGE: C, MEDICAL DEVICES, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS

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Case Study

Sencore needed a static analysis tool to help catch software defects to ensure high-reliability video transmissions to its customers. Sencore used Klocwork Insight to analyze its software builds for memory leaks and critical issues that might compromise the quality of the video stream its solutions deliver.

TAGS: CONTINUOUS ANALYSIS, INSIGHT, LANGUAGE: C, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, SOFTWARE VERIFICATION, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

For Canfield Scientific, which specializes in medical image capture systems and software for the medical and skin care industry, performing static analysis on its software helps the company catch potential software defects before they reach the customer. This case study looks at how Canfield uses Klocwork's on-the-fly analysis in Visual Studio to achieve measurable productivity and quality gains.

TAGS: DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS, VISUAL STUDIO

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Case Study

Feeling that powerful analysis techniques are often overshadowed by testing and review when it comes to creating high quality software, representatives at Lawrence Livermore National Labs wrote this article which makes a compelling business case for the use of static analysis tools. The article contains results from two case studies where automated source code analysis tools were run on C++ code.

TAGS: BUG IDENTIFICATION, DEFECT DETECTION, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

Case Study

Case Study

Panda Security conducted a rigorous evaluation to determine the best source code analysis tool to integrate into its software test and quality process. After trying a number of tools, Panda Security selected Klocwork, which is now an important time saving component of the company’s comprehensive software regression test suite.

TAGS: SOFTWARE SECURITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS

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Case Study

In order for Polycom’s telepresence, video and voice products to deliver a reliable and seamless "face to face" customer experience every time, they use Klocwork Insight to deliver more stable and reliable code. Read this case study to see how source code analysis helped Polycom improve developer productivity and customer satisfaction.

TAGS: DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

As a leading developer and manufacturer of Carrier Ethernet edge and aggregation equipment, Overture has a zero-tolerance policy for in-field failures. This case study looks at Overture's approach to evaluating competing source code analysis tools and discusses how they implemented Klocwork Insight to ensure potentially outage-causing defects don't make it into the field.

TAGS: DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING, NETWORK AND TELECOM EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

To augment manual code testing, Spirent Communications introduced Klocwork Insight into its software development process, enabling the company to develop higher-quality software, reduce errors in the field and maintain its reputation as a leader in the network and communications technology industry.

TAGS: NETWORK AND TELECOM EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, SOURCE CODE ANALYSIS, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

Offering network solutions to integrate sensors and communications for government and defense customers, Raytheon Network Centric Systems had two challenges: frequent use of legacy code and the unavailability of the original developers meant new developers had to come up to speed quickly; and the need to run 'what if' scenarios.

TAGS: LARGE CODEBASE, SOFTWARE REUSE

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Case Study

As a market-leading provider of healthcare technology, Schiller has deployed Klocwork tools, including the Connected Desktop, to help the company meet its MISRA standards, speed up testing, and achieve higher quality.

TAGS: CODING STANDARDS, EMBEDDED PROGRAMMING, LANGUAGE: C, MEDICAL DEVICES, MISRA, SOFTWARE QUALITY, STATIC ANALYSIS

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Case Study

The driving objective of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics (LASP) at the University of Colorado is research in atmospheric science, space physics, solar influences, and planetary science, supported by the technological contributions of its engineering and mission operations divisions. To better ensure the reliability of key data processing software, LASP introduced Klocwork Insight into several projects.

TAGS: AVIONICS, BUG IDENTIFICATION, DEFECT DETECTION, LANGUAGE: C

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Case Study

As the market-leading manufacturer of DSL devices in Germany, the software development cycle of AVM is focused on meeting the demand for a high-quality, reliable and secure online experience. Faced with the challenge of writing software that can be adapted to support the various functions of their product line, AVM needed an advanced static analysis tool capable of thorough and diverse code testing. Learn how AVM deployed Klocwork's tools to improve code quality and cut development time.

TAGS: CODE COMPLEXITY, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, NETWORK AND TELECOM EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE METRICS

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Case Study

Iskratel's 400+ developers write complex software to drive advanced communications technologies. These applications are between 1-1.5 million lines of code, written in C, SDL, Java and C++. To identify the best testing solution to eliminate bugs early in the development lifecycle, Iskratel conducted a head-to-head competitive evaluation of three products, and selected Klocwork's source code analysis tools. Learn how Iskratel uses automated source code analysis to effectively optimize software quality.

TAGS: DEFECT DETECTION, DEVELOPER PRODUCTIVITY, NETWORK AND TELECOM EQUIPMENT, STATIC ANALYSIS

Case Study

Case Study

BMC Software, a leading global provider of enterprise management solutions, turned to Klocwork to help them address quality and security concerns within their Action Request product line. With robust Quality Assurance practices already in place, BMC was looking for a solution that would enable its developers to find issues in their product early in the development process. BMC performed a rigorous evaluation of the two leading vendors in this space which ultimately lead to the selection of Klocwork.

TAGS: CODE COMPLEXITY, SOFTWARE QUALITY, STATIC ANALYSIS

Case Study

Case Study

As a provider of payment software for banks and merchants worldwide, ACI Worldwide puts a great deal of emphasis on code quality and security. Given the nature of their business and need for PCI compliance, ensuring their source code is intruder resistant and free from defects is paramount. Gain insight from their first-hand experience qualifying, selecting and deploying a source code analysis solution and learn why they selected Klocwork.

TAGS: CODING STANDARDS, SOFTWARE QUALITY, SOFTWARE SECURITY, STATIC ANALYSIS