Klocwork signs reseller agreement with Asian consulting organization ArchitectGroup and expands global market
BURLINGTON, Mass. — Jun 6, 2006 — Klocwork, Inc., the proven leader in delivering automated software solutions that improve software security and quality, today announced it has extended its sales channel to Asia by signing a reseller agreement in South Korea with ArchitectGroup. ArchitectGroup is a full service consulting organization focused on application quality management and testing. Through this partnership, ArchitectGroup is broadening its capabilities by incorporating Klocwork’s K7 suite into its existing services offering. ArchitectGroup can now deliver a proven solution that allows companies to cost-effectively identify and remediate any software defects and security vulnerabilities within their code base.
“Klocwork’s award-winning software quality and security tool suite will enable our customers to better ensure the integrity and security of their software code. We believe this strategic partnership will help reinforce our expertise in quality assurance and testing in South Korea,” said Seungwoo Yu, CTO of ArchitectGroup. “The combination of Klocwork K7 and ArchitectGroup’s existing services will result in significant savings for our customers by providing them with a complete toolset to identify and correct software defects and security vulnerabilities prior to deployment.”
“ArchitectGroup is renowned in South Korea for working with companies to address software quality,” said Danny Baldwin, Klocwork’s VP, Business Development. “By combining the powerful static analysis capabilities in Klocwork K7 with ArchitectGroup’s Application Lifecycle EcoSystem solutions, our joint customers will be better able to identify and fix security vulnerabilities and coding defects. Clearly, software quality is a global issue and we’re thrilled to be expanding our reach into Asia through our relationship with ArchitectGroup.”
Klocwork K7 addresses critical customer pain points and provides cross-functional teams with the tools needed to quickly identify software defects and vulnerabilities. In addition to an extensive list of checkers that focus on the most likely causes of security flaws and vulnerabilities, K7 uniquely includes architectural controls, extensive metrics analysis, reporting and control, and extensibility to allow for custom analysis.
ArchitectGroup, Inc. is one of the leading consulting providers of IT services and business solutions in South Korea. Enterprise professionals service clients across diverse industries, including telecommunication, banking, insurance and semiconductor for major companies such as Samsung, GM, KT, Daewoo and LG. Our vision is to achieve global IT services leadership in providing value-added high quality IT solutions to our clients in select horizontal and vertical segments by combining technology skills, domain expertise, process focus and a commitment to long-term client relationships.
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.