QA Systems appoints UK Reseller


QA Systems appoints UK Reseller – Safety-critical specialist, Phaedrus Systems, to sell Cantata

QA Systems Ltd, the UK arm of Stuttgart-based QA Systems GmbH, has announced that it has appointed Phaedrus Systems Limited as its UK reseller.
Making the announcement, Andreas Sczepansky, CEO of QA Systems Ltd, said, “Phaedrus Systems’ concentration on high–reliability and safety-critical embedded systems markets makes it an ideal reseller of our Cantata unit testing tool for C/C++.”

Chris Hills, founder and CTO of Phaedrus Systems, commented, “Cantata is best of breed in unit test tools, and it joins our growing offering of tools and consultancy for all stages of the project life cycle.”

Notes to editors

  • Cantata is the most cost effective way to dynamically prove code with intelligent unit and integration testing. It provides a complete test development environment built on Eclipse and easily integrates with the developer desktop, compilers and embedded target platforms.
  • QA Systems Ltd was established when QA Systems GmbH bought Cantata in March 2012. The parent company was founded by Andreas Sczepansky in 1996 in Stuttgart, Germany, with the fundamental goals of accelerating and improving software development. QA Systems offers developers, software testers and quality managers both its own products, on a worldwide basis, and carefully selected products from strategic business partners: whether for static or dynamic testing, requirements engineering, architectural analysis or software metrics.In order to provide its customers with the highest levels of service, QA Systems provides consultancy advice to companies and offers long-term and individual support before, during and after the introduction of software. In addition, the transfer of knowledge is promoted in the QA Systems Academy, where experts such as Dr. Scott Meyers and Prof. Les Hatton pass on their know-how and expertise to others.QA Systems has roughly 350 customers, including BMW, Continental and EADS.QA Systems Limited is based in Bath. More information is on the website,
  • Phaedrus Systems is the UK’s leading specialist in the support of engineers at all stages of embedded safety-critical and high-integrity projects. The company is IAR’s distributer in the UK. Other tools available include requirements capture for IEC 61508, EN 50128 and nuclear applications; requirements tracking and competency tools; estimation software; SIL3 RTOS; hi-rel embedded database; compiler validation reports and reliability/failure software. Consultants have experience working on automotive, rail and aerospace applications, meeting standards such as IEC 61508 SIL4, and D0178B. Backing these is a wide range of other relevant embedded tools.Phaedrus Systems is based in Tamworth, Staffordshire. More information is available on the website

For More Information:
QA Systems
Matt Davis
Tel: +44 (0)1225 321888

Phaedrus Systems
Chris Hills
Tel: +44 1827 259546