Vector Software Selects AST as Exclusive VectorCAST Distributor and Technical Representative in Israel

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High demand for automated software testing solutions drives move into Israeli market

Vector Software, the leading provider of software testing applications for embedded systems, announced today it has selected Advanced Semiconductor Technology Ltd. (AST) to be its exclusive distributor and technical representative in Israel. The increase in demand in Israel was the driver for the establishment of this relationship.

Advanced Semiconductor Technologies (AST) Ltd., located in Raanana, Israel, was selected because of its extensive technical knowledge and thriving track record in the electronic design automation (EDA) market.

“With 25 years of experience, AST has an outstanding reputation and well-established relationships with many Israeli companies,” said William McCaffrey, Chief Operating Officer at Vector Software. “With AST having become our Distributor and Technical Representative in Israel, they will provide Vector Software an instant, reliable platform in Israel.”

“Vector Software provides one of a kind capabilities to address the challenges of testing embedded software applications,” remarks Uri Farkash, Director of EDA Operations at AST. “Representing Vector Software will enable AST to increase the VectorCAST product exposure for automating embedded software testing across the development lifecycle. A special target is for aerospace and military projects where VectorCAST addresses the automation of the software verification process as defined by DO-178B.”

About Vector Software, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Vector Software, Inc. is the leading independent provider of automated software testing tools for developers of safety critical embedded applications. Vector Software’s VectorCAST line of products, automate and manage the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing. The VectorCAST tools support the C, C++, and Ada programming languages.

Vector Software’s Product Family
VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway
Modified Condition / Decision Coverage (MC/DC) module
DO-178B and FDA Qualification Packages
More information about the products offered by Vector Software can be found at

About Advanced Semiconductor Technologies, Ltd.
Advanced Semiconductor Technologies (AST) was established in 1986 as the first independent Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASIC) Design Center in Israel. It represents today a group of world-class companies in the areas of ASIC, Electronic Design Automation (EDA) and Application Specific Standard Product (ASSP). Its team of highly skilled sales and application engineers combine more than 200 years of experience. AST provides turn-key services as well as onsite support and consulting, in the areas of ASIC and FPGA Design and Verification, EDA, Avionics Certification (DO-178B and DO-254) and other Design and Development. For more information, visit:


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