Perennial develops and licenses compiler validation test suites, and provides branding/conformance testing for C, and C++ compliers.

Over 200 computer system manufacturers, compiler developers, independent test laboratories, government agencies, and large-scale end users around the world have used Perennial Validation Suites and Conformance Testing Services as part of their conformance assessment strategy.

Accreditations . . .
In 1989, Perennial was awarded an exclusive contract with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to provide the US Government's only certification test suite for the C language, ACVS. Perennial is also accredited by NIST as an Accredited POSIX Test Laboratory, and by X/Open as a Conformance Test Centre.
Contribution to official standards . . .
Perennial's engineering staff has contributed thousands of hours in support of national, international, and government standards organizations. They have been technical contributors in the development of standards for C, C++ and conformance testing methodologies; and served in leadership roles in the standards community as committee officers. - International Standards Organization (ISO)
- American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
- National Committee for Information Technology Standards (NCITS)
- Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE)
- National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST)

Products developed and licensed by Perennial since 1986 . . .

ACVS - ANSI/ISO/FIPS C Validation Suite
ASV - Application Source Verifier
CVSA - C Validation Suite
C++VS - C++ Validation Suite
EC++VS - Embedded C++ Validation Suite
JETS - Perennial Validation Suite for Java Environments
PDM - Perennial Driver Monitor
PVS-2 - POSIX 1003.2 Shell and Utilities Validation Suite
UVS-S - SunOS Validation Suite
UVS-E - UNIX Berkeley Systems Development Validation Suite
UVS-3 - UNIX System V.3 Validation Suite
UVS-4 - UNIX System V.4 Validation Suite


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