GMC Software Technology attains CMMI and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 Certification
Friday, April 22, 2011
Press release from the issuing company
Boston, Massachusetts and Appenzell, Switzerland – GMC Software Technology, the standard in customer communications, today announced that the company has attained CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 certifications. Together, the recent audits conducted by the Kugler-Maag CIE (SEI certified company) and Det Norske Veritas significantly differentiate the company among its competitors. GMC's commitment to CMMI sets the highest standard in their processes for product development. For customers this results in solutions that are high in reliability, stability and performance while ISO 27001:2005 brings protection and security of end customer property.
Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) is a process improvement approach that helps organizations improve their performance. CMMI can be used to guide process improvement across a project, a division or an entire organization. GMC uses CMMI cross their entire organization and has achieved Capability level 3 in 12 key process areas and Organizational Maturity level 2. The results imply that customers can expect timely delivery of GMC solutions and the lowest defect density across many industries as well as high performance, ease of usability and more.
ISO/IEC 27001, part of the growing ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards, is an Information Security Management System (ISMS) standard, published in October 2005 by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). ISO/IEC 27001 formally specifies a management system intended to bring information security under explicit management control. Being a formal specification means that it mandates specific requirements. GMC selected this standard in order to protect customer property as well as its own property.
"Our recent audits and certification affirm GMC's commitment to the highest recognized standards for software development," said Zbynek Hodic, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at GMC Software Technology. "As a result, our customers can be assured that they receive highly reliable software solutions that are developed and tested against the most rigorous standards in the industry."
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