From a base of 10 employees in 1999, RWEST now employs 1,500 people and is regarded as a center of excellence in energy trading. It hosts the biggest energy trading floor in
RWEST decided to take proactive measures to safeguard itself from IT failures caused by increasing systems complexity, which could potentially increase risk and inhibit future change. It opted for CAST's Application Intelligence Platform (AIP) to perform structural software risk analysis on key systems. This will complement the traditional quality testing activities it already performs on the functional properties of systems. CAST AIP helps RWEST more effectively manage the high level of complexity present in RWEST's systems, meaning teams can now go way beyond what traditional testing solutions offer and look at structural quality across technologies, systems and layers.
RWEST is now able to identify significant structural issues and software risk, such as robustness or performance, before it goes into a production environment, meaning far less time and money is wasted on poor quality systems. On top of this, CAST has enabled RWEST to better maintain and improve its systems, which will make future change simpler and less costly.
Founded in 1990,
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