SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- LINUXWORLD -- Coverity, Inc., the leader in improving software quality and security, today announced that it has won the Product Excellence Award for Best Application Development Tool at the 2007 LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ — LINUXWORLD — Coverity, Inc., the leader in improving software quality and security, today announced that it has won the Product Excellence Award for Best Application Development Tool at the 2007 LinuxWorld Expo in San Francisco.
Created in partnership with the United States Department of Homeland Security to improve the security of open source code, the Coverity Scan website provides advanced static code analysis from Coverity's industry-leading Prevent SQS solution for C/C++ and Java based open source projects.
Coverity received the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo Award for Best Application Development tool due to the expanded functionality of the company's Scan site. These features include support for Java-based open source code projects, and new automated analysis capabilities that increase the number of open source projects the site can analyze for quality and security defects.
"Coverity is passionate about improving the way software is built, so we are proud to have the Scan site and the underlying technology, Prevent SQS, recognized as the best application development tool by the judges at the 2007 LinuxWorld Expo," said Seth Hallem, CEO of Coverity. "Based on the growth of our Scan site, we are confident it will continue to expand and provide value by improving the quality and security of open source projects around the world. Because open source applications are used by more and more commercial enterprises, Scan and Prevent SQS are playing a vital role in improving all software."
In the year following its launch in March 2006, Coverity's Scan site has successfully detected more than 6,000 open source software defects.
For more information on Scan, please visit: http://scan.coverity.com/.
About LinuxWorld Conference & Expo
LinuxWorld Conference & Expo is the premier event exclusively focused on Linux and open source solutions. The event is a comprehensive marketplace for open source products and services designed to provide business decision-makers with information and resources to help them implement Linux and open source solutions into their business infrastructure and enterprise networks.
Coverity, the leader in improving software quality and security, is a privately held company headquartered in San Francisco. Coverity's groundbreaking technology removes the barriers to writing and delivering complex software by automatically finding and helping to fix critical software defects and security vulnerabilities as the software is written. More than 250 leading companies choose Coverity because it scales to tens of millions of lines of code, has the lowest false positive rate and provides 100 percent path coverage. Companies such as Juniper Networks, Symantec/VERITAS, McAfee,
Synopsys, NASA, Palm and Wind River work with Coverity's tools to find and fix security and quality defects in their mission-critical code.
Coverity is a registered trademark, and Coverity Extend and Coverity Prevent are trademarks of Coverity, Inc. All other company and product names are the property of their respective owners.
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