Danlaw enhances its automotive embedded solutions by acquiring Rapita

By CIOReview | Thursday, April 21, 2016

Automotive and AerospaceNOVI, MI: Danlaw, Inc. reinforced its embedded software solutions by acquiring real-time verification solutions provider Rapita Systems Ltd. Rapita is well known for designing and providing solutions for automotive and aerospace industry. Danlaw, by using tools of Rapita, foresee to leverage its automotive electronics and embedded engineering solutions.

"The Rapita family of testing products complements our unique Mx-Suite automated environment for MIL/SIL/HIL testing. With the integration of Rapita products, Danlaw has strengthened its portfolio by including on-target testing of Rapita. This extended tool suite further addresses the needs of automotive and aerospace functional safety requirements.” said Dan McClung, Danlaw's VP of Engineering Solutions.

Rapita’s portfolio includes analytical tool such as ‘RapiTime’ which outputs worst-case execution time, and guides your optimization efforts through execution time measurement statistics. ‘RapiCover’ serves as a measurement tool that involves testing processes such as system testing and integration testing. Enterprises can limit themselves within time frame with another solution by Rapita, ‘RapiTestFramework’, with less time consuming Unit testing and module based testing. Whereas ‘RapiTask’ helps to understand the loopholes that may occur holistically while carrying out tasks with embedded systems having complex scheduling characteristics. 

While Danlaw’s Chairman, Raju Dandu, welcomed Rapita team by further adding that the firm stood suitable to acquire as it perfectly fulfills its requirement to expand globally. Danlaw aimed to improve its engineering solutions division and work aggressively towards set goals with the acquisition. Also with the inclusion of software engineering tools, Danlaw will be able to provide industry based quality solutions to its customers.

"This acquisition opens great opportunities for Rapita to consolidate and to grow its customer base, in particular to expand the operations in the USA. Our customers will benefit from our combined toolset and expertise along with a worldwide engineering service infrastructure.” says Dr. Guillem Bernat, CEO of Rapita Systems.