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Thales selects Rogue Wave Software Klocwork as static code analysis tool

Rogue Wave Software, the largest independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components, announces that Thales in the UK has selected Klocwork as its static code analysis tool.

“Because of Klocwork we have increased confidence in our code, the desktop analysis features will reduce costs associated with fixing errors further down the line. Therefore, we are able to get products to the market faster, and can adhere to internal and external compliance,” says Jack Cunningham, director of software engineering for Thales in the UK.

With the help of Klocwork, Thales continues to make people, property, transport and information safer and more secure. Protecting vital data and proving standards compliance is important for any system. The focus on the convergence of military and civil technologies for both domestic and export markets makes the requirements for Thales nothing short of mission-critical.

“Unlike any other static code analysis tool, Klocwork supports standards compliance for MISRA, OWASP, CWE, DISA STIG, CERT, SAMATE, and FDA and is ISO 26262 certified,” says Ian McLeod, chief product officer at Rogue Wave Software. “We pride ourselves on providing mission and safety-critical companies with the tools they need to confidently release software.”

Klocwork is used extensively to support the globally-recognized MISRA coding standards, a mandatory requirement in automotive systems. MISRA is now being adopted for safety critical systems by companies in all industry and Thales UK will employ Klocwork to ensure that its code satisfies both MISRA C++:2008 and MISRA C:2012 along with its internal code standards.

Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets. With 62,000 employees in 56 countries, Thales reported sales of €14 billion in 2015. With over 22,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design and deploy equipment, systems and services to meet the most complex security requirements. Its exceptional international footprint allows it to work closely with its customers all over the world.

Rogue Wave provides software development tools for mission-critical applications. Our trusted solutions address the growing complexity of building great software, and accelerates the value gained from code across the enterprise. The Rogue Wave portfolio of complementary, cross-platform tools helps developers quickly build applications for strategic software initiatives. With Rogue Wave, customers improve software quality and ensure code integrity, while shortening development cycle times.