Checkmarx closes new funding supported by salesforce.com

Checkmarx, the provider of static application security
testing (SAST) solutions, announced it has completed a new round of funding led
by original investor Ofer Hi-Tech and joined by salesforce.com, the enterprise cloud computing company.

The funds will be used to bolster product development as
well as sales and marketing efforts to promote the Checkmarx cloud-based source
code scanning service.

“Checkmarx has a compelling offering with a unique
technology to address the real-time transformations we are witnessing in the
cloud,” said Assif Stoffman, executive vice president at Ofer Hi-Tech.
“The team has demonstrated from day one a clear vision and a strong
success record in turning SMBs and large corporations into recurring
customers,” Stoffman added.

Checkmarx solution enables customers to track throughout
their Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) whether their application code is
following internal or external compliance requirements or is in accordance with
the developing and hosting platform guidelines.

“Secure coding and application quality have become
essential disciplines in today’s threat-filled and performance-hungry
environment,” said Emmanuel Benzaquen, CEO, Checkmarx .
“We are strongly committed to our platform partners’ proactive strategy to
provide secure coding and quality practices to the entire cloud. This is fully
in line with our goal of bringing our customers to the promised land of
unbreachable applications,” added Benzaquen.

By Telecomlead.com Team

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