Parasoft Extends C/C++ Embedded Testing for IAR Embedded Workbench

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Parasoft's industry-leading Embedded Testing platform reduces the time, effort, and cost of delivering reliable embedded and real-time applications

Parasoft Corporation, leader in Development Testing, announced today that Parasoft C/C++test, the industry's most comprehensive Embedded Testing platform for C and C++ development, now supports additional IAR Embedded Workbench environments.

The latest release extends Parasoft C/C++test's integrated testing capabilities to embedded software engineers working with IAR Systems’ compiler and debugger tools. IAR Embedded Workbench users gain easy access to Parasoft's broad spectrum of embedded testing capabilities, including:

  •     Static analysis
  •     Peer code review
  •     Unit and component testing (host, target, simulator)
  •     Coverage analysis
  •     Runtime error detection
  •     Requirements traceability

"IAR Systems is the leading provider of software for programming embedded systems, and Parasoft is the leader in Embedded Testing. Together, we are joining forces to help organizations reduce the risks associated with developing embedded software. Direct integration with IAR Embedded Workbench, the leading C/C++ compiler and debugger tool suite, is especially critical for organizations trying to demonstrate compliance to safety-critical regulations such as FDA and IEC 62304, DO-178B/C, IEC 61508, and ISO 26262” said Wayne Ariola, VP of Strategy for Parasoft Corporation.

"Parasoft's industry-leadership in Embedded Testing is a perfect fit for our client base," said Fredrik Medin, Marketing Director, IAR Systems."IAR Embedded Workbench is a proven solution for helping organizations develop competitive products faster and easier. Enabling Parasoft's broad set of capabilities for this tool set gives organizations the process support and control needed to ensure that the software is being developed in line with stakeholders’ expectations."

About Parasoft

For 25 years, Parasoft has researched and developed software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating end-to-end testing, dev/test environment management, and software development management, we reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software. Parasoft's enterprise and embedded development solutions are the industry's most comprehensive—including static analysis, unit testing, peer code review, code coverage analysis, traceability, and more. The majority of Fortune 500 companies rely on Parasoft in order to produce top-quality software consistently and efficiently. For more information, visit the Parasoft web site.

About IAR Systems

IAR Systems is the world’s leading supplier of software tools for developing embedded systems applications. The software enables over 14 000 large and small companies to develop premium products based on 8-, 16-, and 32-bit microcontrollers, mainly in the areas of industrial automation, medical devices, consumer electronics, telecommunication, and automotive products. IAR Systems has an extensive network of partners and cooperates with the world’s leading semiconductor vendors. IAR Systems Group AB is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. For more information, please visit

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