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Klocwork’s Enterprise Development Suite provides software quality and software security assurance to Rational developers

BURLINGTON, Mass. — Dec 5, 2006 — Klocwork Inc., a proven leader in automated software solutions that improve software security and quality, today announced the K7.5 Enterprise Development Suite has received Ready for IBM Rational Software validation. The validation enables IBM Rational developers and customers to feel assured in using Klocwork’s static analysis solutions within their platform to detect potential code defects and security vulnerabilities. A long time supporter of IBM products and solutions, Klocwork collaborated with IBM in achieving this extensive and rigorous validation process.

As an IBM Business Partner participating in the Ready for IBM Rational software validation program, Klocwork’s Enterprise Development Suite is now validated for integration to the Rational Software Delivery Platform V7, desktop products. The Ready for IBM Rational software offering validates that integrations between IBM Business Partner products and Rational products meet IBM’s requirements for interoperability and user experience. As a validated product, Klocwork’s Enterprise Development Suite will now bear the Ready for IBM Rational logo as an assurance to customers of their compliance.

“As a long time supporter of IBM Rational, we were extremely pleased when Klocwork achieved Ready for IBM Rational software validation,” said Ian Gordon, VP of Product Management of Klocwork. “The validation process was thorough and the validation solidifies that Klocwork is a partner of choice for quality and security analysis amongst customers and partners of IBM. This validation further illustrates why industry leaders continue to turn to Klocwork for their security and quality assurance needs.”

Klocwork recently announced the launch of K7.5 which furthers the company’s leadership position as the only enterprise-grade static analysis product suite to support both Java and C/C++ based software development environments. K7.5 expands Java source code analysis capabilities with the addition of a total of 66 new Java Checkers (17 security and 49 quality defect checkers). In addition, K7.5 includes JSP conversion capability which detects errors in the Java Server Pages used by many organizations.

Klocwork has realized strong business momentum in 2006 by increasing its customer base to 125 and successfully doubling its client roster for two consecutive years. Klocwork clients include: Avaya, Barclays Bank, Bose, Cisco Systems, Iskratel, Motorola, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, and the United States Army. In addition, Klocwork is a primary contributor to G2Zero, an online community launched in July 2006 that is dedicated to furthering the discussion on how organizations can improve software quality. With its name derived from the holy grail of software development — “getting to zero” defects and security vulnerabilities — G2Zero offers original commentary and analysis as well as links to relevant news, discussions, and other software-quality-related content on the Web.

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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