Checkmarx, an Israeli provider of static application security testing solutions, this morning announced that it has raised an undisclosed amount of financing in a round led by earlier backer Ofer Hi-Tech, with participation from cloud computing company Salesforce.com.
The additional capital will be used to promote Checkmarx’s cloud-based source code scanning service CxCloud and ramp up sales and marketing efforts.
Checkmarx’ solutions basically enable software developers to track, throughout the applications’ lifecycle, whether their code is following internal or external compliance requirements or is in accordance with the developing and hosting platform guidelines.
Today, Checkmarx supports programming languages and frameworks such as C#, Java, C/C++, VB6 and PHP, as well as platform languages and frameworks such as Salesforce.com’s Apex and VisualForce.
Salesforce is an enterprise cloud computing company that provides business software on a subscription basis. The company is best known for its on-demand Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solutions. Salesforce was founded in 1999 by former Oracle executive Marc Benioff, and went public in June 2004. Salesforce has been a pioneer in developing enterprise platforms through its innovative AppExchange directory of on-demand applications, and its Force.com “Platform as a Service” (PaaS) API for extending Salesforce.
Ofer Hi-Tech was established in 1997 as a subsidiary of the Ofer Brothers Group, one of Israel’s leading industrial and commercial conglomerates, with strong international presence. The team was assembled to support private equity investments in the pioneering and rapidly expanding IT and life science industries in Israel. We are committed to advancing technological entrepreneurship in Israel by supporting pre-seed and seed technological research and development companies in both life sciences and IT sectors. A culture of innovation and...