SOURCE: Codenomicon

March 18, 2008 08:15 ET

Codenomicon DEFENSICS Software Test Suite Wins Prestigious Jolt Productivity Award

SAN JOSE, CA and OULU, FINLAND--(Marketwire - March 18, 2008) - Dr. Dobb's announced the winners of the 18th annual Jolt Product Excellence and Productivity Awards during last week's ceremony at the Software Development West 2008 Conference and Expo, held at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

The Codenomicon DEFENSICS negative test suite was honored with a Jolt Productivity Award in the highly competitive Security Tools category.

The prestigious Jolt Awards recognize those products that have "jolted the industry with their significance and made the task of creating software faster, easier and more efficient." Winners are selected from among hundreds of qualified nominations by an esteemed panel of judges consisting of industry insiders, columnists and technology leaders.

"This year was an exceptionally exciting year for the Jolts because there were so many strong candidates in each category," said Amber Ankerholz, conference manager for Dr. Dobb's Events. "Codenomicon's selection in the Security Tools category puts it among an elite group of software development innovators."

The Jolt Awards are presented by Dr. Dobb's and are sponsored by JOLT Energy drinks. A complete list of the 18th annual Jolt Awards winners is available at

About Codenomicon Ltd.

Codenomicon develops preemptive security and robustness testing solutions that let customers mitigate unknown and published threats in products and services prior to release or deployment -- before systems are exposed, outages occur or zero-day attacks strike. The Codenomicon DEFENSICS platform is unmatched in its ability to find quality and security flaws within the broadest array of applications. Thousands of developers and security analysts across telecommunications, networking, manufacturing, financial services and defense industries already rely on Codenomicon to reduce costly reputation, quality, compliance and liability risks. Headquartered in Oulu, Finland, with offices in Silicon Valley and Hong Kong, the company sells its testing software and services directly and through international partners. For more information, visit

About Dr. Dobb's

Dr. Dobb's is recognized worldwide as the leading resource for the professional software development community. With an award-winning monthly publication (Dr. Dobb's Journal), world-wide technical events and conferences (Dr. Dobb's Events) and one of the web's most comprehensive sites (Dr. Dobb's Portal), Dr. Dobb's attracts the industry's most authoritative audience of professional developers, architects and managers and provides marketing partners highly actionable integrated marketing solutions to reach the software development buying team.

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