Vector Software Announces Enhanced Functionality in 5.3 Release of VectorCAST

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Newest version of VectorCAST includes open support for multiple requirements management tools

Vector Software, Inc., the leading provider of dynamic software test tools for safety-critical embedded applications, announced today the release of VectorCAST version 5.3. This latest release of VectorCAST features a significant redesign to VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway. Previous releases of VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway supported only IBM® Rational® DOORS®. The re-design allows the Requirements Gateway tool the ability to capture and manage requirements from any management tool.

In addition, VectorCAST 5.3 includes several new features and an expanded set of enhancements to existing functionality.

VectorCAST 5.3 new capabilities and enhancements:

  •     New Graphical Control Flow Editor
  •     New Test Case Tree and Test Case Tree Editor functionality
  •     New tools for easier editing of the Link Options
  •     Coverage Data Storage and Reporting re-architected using SQL
  •     Aggregate Coverage Data and Viewer added to VectorCAST/Manage
  •     Updated Rhapsody Integration using the Rhapsody Java API
  •     Flexible DSP Bios Support for TI Code Composer

VectorCAST 5.3 is immediately available to customers worldwide. For additional details about the 5.3 release of VectorCAST or to register for the What’s New in VectorCAST 5.3 webinar, please visit:

About Vector Software, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Vector Software is the leading provider of dynamic 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
IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 Certification Kits
DO-178B and FDA Qualification Packages
More information about the products offered by Vector Software can be found at:


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Michael Rielly
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