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Leading soft modem technology provider Icera selects Klocwork Insight to analyze its technology and improve software reliability and overall quality

BURLINGTON, Mass.– Oct 20, 2008 Klocwork Inc., the proven leader in automated source code analysis solutions for improving software security and quality, today announced that Icera, Inc. has selected Klocwork Insight to analyze its soft modem technology to further improve software reliability and overall quality.

As the world’s first provider of high performance soft modem technology for mobile broadband phone and data devices, Icera has high reliability requirements for the software systems that make-up its embedded telephony applications.  Icera conducted a thorough evaluation of various static source code analysis tools before selecting Klocwork Insight based on its ease of use, efficient analysis time as well as integration with Icera’s existing environment and development processes.  Icera also saw benefit in deploying Klocwork Insight to its algorithm experts, software tool chain developers and chip engineers.

“With our embedded telephony applications being composed of nearly a million lines of code, we rely on strong static analysis to improve the quality and security of our product for customers,” said Steve Allpress, Chief Technology Officer, Icera, Inc.  “Klocwork Insight will help us ensure we have a dependable product, minimizing memory leaks and pointer misuse, and will provide support to our developers and engineers as our code base grows and diversifies.”

“Software security and quality are central to the success of the network and telecommunications market,” said Mike Laginski, Klocwork’s chief executive officer.  “Klocwork is excited to engage with a company like Icera to run fast source code analysis right at the developer desktop.”

Klocwork Insight is a leading static source code analysis tool for C, C++ and Java, and the only solution with a Connected Desktop Analysis capability that enables developers to run the analysis with full system context right at their desktop, before they check-in their code.  Solutions are available in two versions: Klocwork Insight for C/C++ and Java and Klocwork Insight for Java.

About Icera

Icera is a fabless semiconductor company pioneering high performance, low power, software defined wireless modem chipsets for the fast growing mobile broadband device market.  Icera technology delivers the highest performance modem solutions for USB dongles, datacards, laptops, mobile internet devices and mobile phones. Founded in 2002, Icera is headquartered in the UK, with design locations in Bristol and Cambridge, UK and Sophia Antipolis, France, with sales offices in Europe, Japan, Taiwan and USA. For more information, visit the Icera web site at www.icerasemi.com.

About Klocwork

Klocwork helps developers create more secure and reliable software. Our tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews, and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Thousands of software developers, architects, and development managers rely on our tools everyday to improve their productivity while creating better software.

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