Proven Solutions That Mitigate Business Risk

In today’s 24/7/365 global business environment, organizations rely more and more on software applications to automate their most critical business processes. These applications are used by financial institutions, global manufacturers, healthcare organizations, and in the public sector. However, software defects in these applications could potentially shut down entire areas of operation.

Companies need to ensure that these embedded systems are operating without disruption. Any downtime, system crashes, or data loss can result in a loss of revenue, customers, brand value, or even financial disaster. From stock exchanges and banks, low/zero latency systems and emergency services, these business-critical applications need to be thoroughly tested before they are implemented. Ensuring predictable operation for these embedded systems requires knowing you tested 100% of the software.

Vector Software’s VectorCAST is the leading automated software test tool for safety critical embedded systems, targeting mil/aero, medical and transportation. We are pleased to see this continued support for our INTEGRITY RTOS and Green Hills Software’s ability to offer Vector Software to our customers as a key component for deploying highly reliable software in embedded systems.

Dan Mender, Vice President Business Development, Green Hills Software

How VectorCAST Supports Continuous Business Software Development

High availability or 99.999% (5-nines) uptime is not only critical for military and safety-critical applications but for many commercial applications as well. Reliable functioning of these systems is of paramount concern to the millions of users that depend on these systems every day and even the smallest malfunction can potentially have severe consequences. Unfortunately, executing system tests alone on these applications will not result in 100% coverage. Many of the functions often contain error handling code that is difficult or impossible to stimulate using the fully integrated application. The optimal solution requires that you also perform unit and integration testing.

The VectorCAST unit and integration test tool for C/C++ parses your source code and invokes code generators to automatically create mock objects or stubs required to construct a complete, executable test harness. The VectorCAST code coverage tool analyzes coverage data throughout system testing activities and lets you determine adequacy of the system tests. Coverage information is then shared with VectorCAST/C++, so you can easily create reports demonstrating combined coverage from all tests.

Gain a Competitive Advantage with Thoroughly Tested Software

The most important goal of improving business systems is to enhance the customer experience. Any downtime, either from updating code or having a server crash because of faulty software, will have a negative effect. Some development organizations consider software testing a “luxury”. However, defects in business-critical applications can bring down a system with potentially disastrous results – for both the company and the end user. With thoroughly tested software, a company gains a competitive edge, as well as the peace of mind that operations will run smoothly.

Our test tool evaluation team considered a number of other applications for software testing. We ultimately chose VectorCAST for its...Read More »

Larry Rogers, Avionics Software Manager, Aurora Flight Sciences

Our confidence that VectorCAST will provide for our unit test needs is quite high and went beyond expectations.Read More »

Ronald L. Martinez, Information Technology, Raytheon Company

The support we have received from Vector Software has been outstanding. Vector Software’s trainers and support staff consist of highly...Read More »

Stanislav Fligl, Core Team Leader, ŠKODA ELECTRIC

The open interfaces of VectorCAST give us the necessary flexibility to adapt VectorCAST to all needs in all our development...Read More »

Sven Natus, Manager of Software Development, Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

We are excited to partner with Vector Software in offering developers a powerful, fully integrated solution for embedded systems development....Read More »

William E. Lamie, President, Express Logic, Inc.

Vector Software's VectorCAST embedded software testing platform was identified as the ideal solution for developing critical software in compliance with...Read More »

Dr. Stefan Kaneff, Managing Director, EUROS Embedded Systems

Vector Software engineers were extremely helpful in supporting our goal to achieve DO-178B certification in short amount of time....Read More »

Pauline Ng, GM Engineering and Technologies, Flight Focus

Trinity is committed to bringing the most innovative and advanced technologies in safety critical software development. We are convinced that...Read More »

Jeff Chen, Vice President, Trinity Technologies

We carefully evaluated a number of tools and we were very impressed with the level of automation provided by the...Read More »

Steven Lincoln, C-130 Software Development Manager, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

Key to our selection of VectorCAST was that it offers a single software engineering platform that can manage process complexity...Read More »

Stefan Sauerer, MBtech

VectorCAST matches our development paradigm exactly. Therefore the tool was simple to set up and integrate into our development process....Read More »

Sven Natus, Manager of Software Development, Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

We were impressed with Vector Software from the outset. VectorCAST provided excellent ease of use and functionality.Read More »

Chris Brown, Vice President of Engineering, Athena Technologies

With its broad support for target compilers and integrated testing capabilities the VectorCAST applications fit well in our current and...Read More »

Sven Natus, Manager of Software Development , Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

Automation in testing is typically considered in the context of meeting safety or regulatory requirements. VectorCAST supports our goal of...Read More »

Arun Devaraj, Senior Software Manager, Visteon Electronics

We are very pleased to work with Vector Software. The VectorCAST integration with FreeRTOS provides a engineers with a professional-grade...Read More »

Richard Barry, Director, Real time Engineers, Ltd.

We are delighted that Vector Software has integrated its industry-leading VectorCAST suite with AdaCore’s GNAT Pro Safety Critical product for...Read More »

Jamie Ayre, Marketing Director, AdaCore

I would like to personally thank David Pierson for his hard work and dedication in helping us here at Northrop...Read More »

Fernando Anguiano, Senior Staff Software Engineer, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems

We evaluated VectorCAST based on very specific criteria that included the vendors’ experience in safety-critical embedded software testing and the...Read More »

Michael Dalpiaz, Development Manager, Imaging Systems, Sirona Dental

Overall, we reduced our testing effort 83% by using VectorCAST.Read More »

Taeyoung Noh, Quality Assurance Manager NEOS Project, MDS Technology

We are enthusiastic about the integration and partnership with such a high caliber test automation company such as Vector Software....Read More »

Regg Struyk, Product Manager, Polarion Software

We evaluated many embedded software testing tools during this process. We chose VectorCAST for its robust features and ease of...Read More »

Pauline Ng, GM Engineering and Technologies, Flight Focus

VectorCAST is unique in that it provides us with the ability to increase the reliability and quality of our flight...Read More »

Wayne Young, Software Principal Engineer, Honeywell ASCa Inc.

We evaluated a number of test tools and were impressed with the VectorCAST automated solution. Using VectorCAST/C++, we have significantly...Read More »

Julieta Catania, Quality Manager, Tecme S.A.

I have been using VectorCAST C/C++ on embedded realtime projects for over 3 years. Creating unit tests has been greatly...Read More »

Alan Yorinks, Software Engineer, ITT Geospatial Systems

Our leading solutions for Requirements Management, Quality Assurance, and ALM, optimally complement Vector Software’s advanced tools for automated software testing...Read More »

Michael Carey, President, Polarion Software

Vector Software’s VectorCAST is the leading automated software test tool for safety critical embedded systems, targeting mil/aero, medical and transportation....Read More »

Dan Mender, Vice President Business Development, Green Hills Software

Vector Software’s integration with VxWorks Cert Platform further extends VectorCAST’s support for the comprehensive capabilities of the Wind River Workbench...Read More »

Joe Wlad, Senior Director of Product Management, Wind River

VectorCAST made our job a lot easier.Read More »

Taeyoung Noh, Quality Assurance Manager NEOS Project, MDS Technology

Although no hard cost saving metrics were generated comparing the use of VectorCAST/Ada vs. testing with other tools or testing...Read More »

Mark Hall, Test Consultant, Lockheed Martin

System test alone is ineffective in enabling organizations to achieve customer demanded quality and meet market opportunity windows. To achieve...Read More »

Axel Kehlenbeck, Sr. Analyst, Sentry Technology Group

The decision to use Vector Software's automated solution is driven by our need to achieve the highest levels of software...Read More »

Fábio Assis, Director, XMobots Robotic Systems

Vector Software’s VectorCAST product suite is now more integrated with TI’s Code Composer Studio IDE than ever before, offering users...Read More »

John Stevenson, Product and Applications Manager, Texas Instruments

Vector Software has a proven record of developing the most advanced dynamic software testing solutions that address the real needs...Read More »

Neil Langmead, Chief Operating Officer, Emenda Software

The right solution to provide our customers products with a superior level of quality.

Giuseppe Todaro, FW/SW Global Technical Leader, Electrolux

The VectorCAST testing environment is an ideal complement to the static analysis capabilities available in GNAT Pro, together providing a...Read More »

Cyrille Comar, Managing Director, AdaCore

With the time savings introduced by VectorCAST, final software development phases could be reached early, reducing the total project costs....Read More »

Mauricio Ribeiro Barbieri, Software Engineer Manager, AEL Sistemas, A.S.

VectorCAST is the premier dynamic software analysis tool for embedded applications. We are very pleased that our partner, Vector Software,...Read More »

Mats Ullström, Product Director, IAR Systems

As part of our selection process we evaluated several freeware and commercially available off the shelf applications. We chose VectorCAST...Read More »

Helen Muth, Senior Director of Engineering, MEI Group

Big Thanks for this extra-ordinary service!!!Read More »

Ronald L. Martinez, Information Technology, Raytheon Company

Our project requires compliance with DO-178B Level B, which will require stringent testing activities. We needed the best suite of...Read More »

Vladimir Baburov, Director, VNIIRA-Navigator

The combined offering delivers an unparalleled solution for ensuring quality, reliability, and compliance in the development of critical software systems....Read More »

Michael Carey, President, Polarion Software

We decided to adhere to all the rules within MISRA and the QA.C tool made this extremely easy to achieve....Read More »

Lee Jaques, Senior Software Engineer, Marshall Aerospace

With VectorCAST we are able to quickly apply state of the art unit testing...Read More »

Yves Schenker, Embedded Software Engineer, Helbling Technik

The VectorCAST tools have greatly reduced the time it takes to fully test our code. VectorCAST/Manage allows us to...Read More »

Stanislav Fligl, Core Team Leader, ŠKODA ELECTRIC

The capabilities of VectorCAST for unit/integration test and code coverage perfectly complement our existing static analysis solutions. Coupled with our...Read More »

Neil Langmead, Chief Operating Officer, Emenda Software

VectorCAST is a very important component in our embedded software development process allowing us to detect defects early and assure...Read More »

Sven Natus, Manager of Software Development, Fujitsu Semiconductor Europe

Vector Software provides one of a kind capabilities to address the challenges of testing embedded software applications. Representing Vector Software...Read More »

Uri Farkash, Director of EDA Operations, Advanced Semiconductor Technologies

See the Benefits of VectorCAST for Your Business-Critical Application

If you would like to see how VectorCAST tools for business critical software development can improve productivity in your exact testing environment, register today for a fully-functional trial. You may also contact Vector Software to arrange a demo for your project.