Bangalore, Pune India - 28 Jan 2013:IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that KPIT Cummins (BSE: 532400, NSE: KPIT), a leading product engineering and IT consulting partner to automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities companies, has selected IBM development software to enhance efficiency, reduce costs and minimize defects.
KPIT selected IBM Rational Test RealTime for its component testing and runtime analysis requirements based on the software’s ability to resolve problems during the development phase and debug & correct errors before they go into production code. The solution helps KPIT’s software development teams identify and fix hard-to-find defects in embedded software in the actual target environments via a set of test automation and runtime analysis capabilities.
In addition to IBM Rational Test RealTime, KPIT has also selected IBM Rational Rhapsody Developer to enable seamless integration of design and development functions into one cohesive environment, thereby improving productivity throughout the embedded software development lifecycle—from requirements capture and analysis to implementation, test and deployment.
Commenting on the announcement Prashant K.S., Director – Customer Management, Quality & Productivity, KPIT Cummins said, “We are committed to deliver efficient and innovative solutions & services to our customers to help them build smart, safe and sustainable products. In order to achieve highest levels of quality and to reduce development cycle time, at KPIT we select only the best-in-class testing and analysis software. We evaluated IBM software in our production environment and were greatly impressed with the robustness, features and flexibility offered by the tools.
“The IBM solution helps improve quality, increasing productivity by reducing the time required to move from conception to production, enabling teams to collaborate and ensure all requirements have been implemented and tested, ” said Sunil Shah, Country Manager, Rational, SWG, IBM ISA.
About KPIT Cummins
KPIT Cummins (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global IT Consulting and product engineering partner, is focused on co-innovating domain intensive technology solutions for corporations specializing in automotive & transportation, manufacturing and energy & utilities. A leader in technology solutions and services, KPIT currently partners with 165+ global corporations. KPIT is a Gold Channel & Services partner of SAP® and SuccessFactors® partner in India, while Sparta Consulting, a KPIT company, is an SAP Gold Level Services and SuccessFactors Consulting Partner for North America. KPIT delivers consulting & system integration services that enable pervasive business transformation for growth-oriented organizations across the focus industries.
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Charuta Patwardhan | KPIT Cummins | +91 20 6652 5201 |
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