SOURCE: TotalView Technologies

October 01, 2007 08:30 ET

Bizerba Chooses TotalView® Debugger to Streamline Its Retail Software Development

TotalView® Enables Bizerba to Significantly Reduce Development Time and Improve Product Reliability

NATICK, MA--(Marketwire - October 1, 2007) - TotalView Technologies, the world's leading provider of scalable debugging and analysis software solutions for the multi-core era, today announced that Bizerba, a leader in weighing and other retail technology, has chosen its TotalView® Debugger to develop and debug the company's retail scale software applications.

Bizerba, headquartered in Balingen, Germany, operates worldwide as a market-leading technology company offering professional system solutions for weighing, information and food service technology in the retail, food and logistics industry. Branch-specific hardware and software products, as well as high-performance, network capable management systems and a wide range of labels, consumables and business services ensure transparent control of integrated business processes and the high availability of Bizerba-specific performance features. To meet the needs of its customers, Bizerba's software must be robust enough to work on a variety of platforms and operating systems, and reliable enough so that end-user customers do not have to worry about software problems.

"Since we began using the TotalView Debugger, Bizerba has realized several important productivity and quality advantages that have had a positive impact on business," said A. Reinhold Wangler, team manager of retail scale software at Bizerba. "With shorter development times, more stable code and more motivated programmers, TotalView has helped to improve our product quality immensely."

The TotalView Debugger is the industry's most comprehensive source code and optional memory debugging solution, with support for multiple platforms, compilers and programming languages. Built to handle the complexities of the world's most demanding applications, TotalView is capable of scaling from one to thousands of processes or threads with applications distributed over multiple machines or processors. By simplifying the process of debugging data-intensive, multi-process, multi-threaded, or network-distributed applications, TotalView dramatically enhances developer productivity.

"Bizerba is poised to become the leading worldwide supplier of IT-supported system solutions for the retail industry," said Jim Chafel, vice president of business development at TotalView Technologies. "We are pleased that the company continues to put its trust in our TotalView Debugger to help expand its current industrial offerings and achieve this goal."

For additional information about how Bizerba reduced product development time and improved productivity using TotalView, see the case study (http://www.totalviewtech.com/Partners/pdfs/TV_Bizerba.9.13.07.pdf) on the TotalView Technologies web site.

About TotalView Technologies

TotalView Technologies is the world's leading provider of debugging and analysis software solutions for the multi-core era. TotalView Technologies products enable software developers to quickly, easily and effectively debug UNIX, Linux, and Mac OS X applications running on development machines with single, dual-core, multi-core, or multiple processors.

For more than 20 years, TotalView Technologies products have been at work in research institutions, government laboratories, and technical computing centers, as well as commercial enterprises in the financial services, telecommunications, biotech, aerospace, weather prediction, film special effects and animation, oil and gas exploration, and computer-aided engineering markets. Recognized worldwide as the gold standard for debugging in high-performance, distributed or cluster computing environments, TotalView Technologies' award-winning technology is used to solve the world's toughest computing problems on many of the world's largest supercomputers. For more information, visit www.totalviewtech.com.

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