LDRA Opens Direct R&D, Sales and Support in India

LDRA has opened a front-line office in India to provide R&D, sales and support for India's growing software technology market. The India office will provide local support for LDRA's current customers in aerospace, defense, nuclear, rail, consulting, and education/research as well as developing new opportunities and markets.

Wirral, UK. 16 July 2010. LDRA, the leading provider of automated software verification, source code analysis, and test tools, today announced the opening of an office in Bangalore, India. As the eleventh largest world economy, India has become a cornerstone in LDRA’s growth strategy. LDRA will provide research and development, front-line sales and technical support to customers in key markets such as aerospace, defense, nuclear, rail, consulting, and education/research as well as extending LDRA’s technology into developing markets.

“With its enormous technology growth, India has become a key player in today’s economy and delivers a significant portion of today’s software,” noted Ian Hennell, LDRA Operations Director. “More and more studies indicating the correlation of software quality and solid corporate profitability. Because of this, India’s developers are seeking the automated software test and requirements traceability that LDRA has become known for.”

Thanks to LDRA’s extensive standards and certification coverage, developers in India can meet whatever coding standards and certification processes are required for specific industry using the LDRA tool suite. As well, LDRA’s strong distributed capabilities ensure that code developed in India is automatically part of the overall requirements traceability, analysis and verification needed for the overall system, regardless of whether the OEM is based in the United States, Europe or India.

From this point on, all LDRA business in India will transition to LDRA Technology Private Limited. Operations and Sales Director Shinto Joseph, a seasoned veteran in critical software development is commissioned with developing the market in India as well as managing local research and development, sales and support staff. The India office will be integrated into LDRA’s global team, ensuring they have direct access to the worldwide business and technical benefits that LDRA’s team have developed over the past thirty-five years. The India office will also focus on safety-, mission-, security- and business- critical markets.

LDRA will celebrate the opening of its new India office at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) India from July 21-23 in Booth B9. A requirements specialist from the new office will present the paper, “Mind the Gap: Can You Trace Your Requirements?” The presentation shows how developers can achieve requirements traceability through all stages of the software development lifecycle from requirements through design, coding, analysis, verification and certification. Editors and software developers are invited to attend the presentation scheduled for July 23 at 3:30 p.m. Registration for the presentation is managed through ESC India’s registration process (www.esc-india.com).

LDRA provides a fully automated end-to-end solution for software verification support, which enables companies to trace, verify, and test their code through all stages of software development from requirements through static and dynamic analysis and testing. By tailoring standardised best-programming practices for cross-industry adoption, LDRA extends the cost- and resource-savings advantages to the embedded industry as a whole. LDRA’s worldwide quality management systems ISO 9001:2008 and certified processes show LDRA’s continual commitment to serving customers.

For any enquiries please contact LDRA Technology Private Limited on:

LDRA Technology Pvt. Ltd

# 2989/ I B, 3rd Floor,

12th Main, HAL II Stage,

Bangalore- 560 008

India

E-mail: india@ldra.com

Tel: +91 80 4080 8707

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About LDRA

For more than thirty years, LDRA has developed and driven the market for software that automates code analysis and software testing for safety-, mission-, security- and business- critical markets. Working with clients to achieve early error identification and full compliance with industry standards, LDRA traces requirements through static and dynamic analysis to unit testing and verification for a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. Boasting a worldwide presence, LDRA is headquartered in the UK with subsidiaries in the United States, India and an extensive distributor network. For more information on the LDRA tool suite, please visit: www.ldra.com.

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