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Coverity Announces New Partnership with Japan-based Distributor OGIS-RI

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company (Nasdaq:SNPS), today announced a new partnership with OGIS-RI, a Japan-based distributor of IT solutions. This partnership combines Coverity's award-winning software testing platform, which enables organizations to build quality and security testing early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), with OGIS-RI's open source license and vulnerability management tool, to further drive the adoption of software testing in Japan.

"Time-to-market pressure has dramatically increased for companies across the globe, and as a result, finding and fixing software quality and security issues at the earliest point in the development cycle is a key business driver," said Steve McDonald, vice president of Worldwide Product Sales for Synopsys. "We are excited about partnering with OGIS-RI to extend our reach in the Japanese market to help every software-enabled organization create better software and deliver more value to their customers."

OGIS-RI is a pioneer of object-oriented technology in Japan. The company has provided software engineering professional services with cutting-edge technologies and expertise to various industries, including manufacturing, finance and utilities, for more than three decades. OGIS-RI's current technology focuses are on service-oriented architecture, open source software and enterprise and cloud integration. In addition, OGIS-RI is a 100-percent subsidiary of Osaka Gas. Co., Ltd., the second-largest gas utility company in Japan, and provides full life cycle support for the IT systems of its parent company.

"OGIS-RI has come to the conclusion that Coverity is the best static code analysis tool for its solutions," said Junzo Suzuki, executive officer, member of the board, head of Services Business Division for OGIS-RI. "Integrating our open source license and vulnerability management tool, Palamida, into Coverity will allow us to offer customers a comprehensive solution that enables shorter time-to-market and enhanced reliability in software development. We believe that this will bring to customers' development projects greater security and speed than ever before. With its expertise in business, OGIS-RI continues to strive to deliver the value of this solution to customers operating in the embedded/engineering systems area, where Coverity is thriving, as well as to those in new areas such as finance and telecommunications."

About Coverity
Coverity, Inc., a Synopsys company (Nasdaq:SNPS), is a leading provider of software quality and security testing solutions. Coverity's award-winning software testing platform helps developers create and deliver better software, faster, by automatically testing source code for software defects that could lead to product crashes, unexpected behavior, security breaches or catastrophic system failure. The world's largest brands rely on Coverity to help ensure the quality, safety and security of their products and services. For more information, visit www.coverity.com, follow us on Twitter or check out our blog.

SOURCE Coverity, Inc.

For further information: Julie Seymour, Coverity, +1.415.321.5230, jseymour@coverity.com, Michelle Kincaid, LEWIS PR for Coverity, +1.415.432.2467, coverity@lewispr.com


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