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Fujitsu Network Communications Selects Coverity for Software Integrity
Jun 30, 2010 (01:06 PM EDT)


Market-leading Provider of Optical Networking Products Adopts Coverity(R) Static Analysis to Address Software Quality Early in Development

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., the software integrity leader, today announced that Fujitsu Network Communications, a leading supplier of communications solutions to the North American marketplace, has selected Coverity® Static Analysis to drive software integrity in its market-leading optical networking products.

Fujitsu Network Communications is an innovator in connection-oriented Ethernet and optical transport technologies, and is a market-leading provider of SONET, WDM and packet optical networking solutions. They maintain a longstanding and highly-regarded position as a market leader by providing best-in-class data networking solutions optimized for Ethernet aggregation, transport and service delivery.

"Coverity Static Analysis gives us insight into the quality of our code base that functional testing simply cannot provide," said Bill Erickson, Senior Vice President of Planning and Development at Fujitsu Network Communications. "The ability to proactively manage quality early in the development process with Coverity is saving us significant effort in the downstream testing process, and it directly contributes toward a higher quality end product."

Invested in ensuring only the highest quality products are delivered to their customers, Fujitsu turned to Coverity to gain insight into the integrity of their software. Coverity Static Analysis enables their software development team to effectively manage code decay in legacy code and help ensure that all new code being developed is free of programming defects.

"Fujitsu demands a high level of software integrity in order to meet the strict availability and reliability needs of today's networks and its customers," commented Seth Hallem, Chief Executive Officer at Coverity. "By selecting Coverity's static analysis solution, Fujitsu is able to release products under fast time-to-market requirements with confidence that its software is free of critical defects. Fujitsu's commitment to software integrity is demonstrated through its brand reputation for innovation and customer satisfaction."

Coverity Static Analysis is the industry leading static analysis solution. It leverages the most sophisticated analysis techniques for finding and eliminating hard-to-spot, crash-causing defects in software code at the earliest phase of the development lifecycle.

About Coverity

Coverity (www.coverity.com), the software integrity leader, is the trusted standard for companies that have a zero-tolerance policy for software failures. Coverity's award-winning portfolio of software integrity products discovers software defects in development before they can impact the business. More than 900 customers rely on Coverity to help them deliver high-integrity software. Coverity is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco. Follow us on Twitter.

About Fujitsu Network Communications

Fujitsu Network Communications (us.fujitsu.com/telecom) is a market-leading provider of fiber-optic networking products and professional services. With the support of Fujitsu Limited (TSE:6702), a $50B company with approximately 170,000 professionals in 70 countries, Fujitsu enables its customers to migrate to fully converged packet optical networks that improve performance and profitability. Fujitsu networking solutions are optimized for Ethernet aggregation, transport and service delivery, and their network elements have been deployed by all major service providers across North America.

SOURCE Coverity, Inc.