Virtual Extension Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification for Quality Management
March 22, 2013 — Virtual Extension, Ltd., a leading wireless mesh networks company, today announced that it has received the International Organization for Standardization ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. ISO 9001:2008 is accepted worldwide as the standard that defines quality, and such certification indicates that the respective organization conforms to a quality management system which can consistently provide a product or service that meets customer and applicable regulatory requirements. Virtual Extension ISO 9001 scope of registration includes all its products’ range – standard VEmesh modules, custom modules, VE209 IC mesh controllers, for general purpose and DALI wireless extension networks.
Virtual Extension’s quality management system was assessed by the Standards Institution of Israel (SII), which is the national standardization body of Israel and a founding member of ISO. But Virtual Extension extensive product quality assurance system goes beyond SII already comprehensive requirements – with additional layers of quality testing, comprising of 100% electrical and RF, as well as BITE testing of all its products. These tests measure the mixed parameters of the various functionalities to identify issues with any of them, and validate that the Virtual Extension’s VEmesh products meet their design specifications and production criteria of quality, to ensure that every product meets and exceeds the customers’ expectations. Furthermore, during the development phase, Virtual Extension tests exhaustively any new product and feature before releasing it to the market, as well as for the reference designs, Gerber files, bill of materials (BOM) and documentation, so customers could take them right into production.
“Achieving the ISO 9001:2008 certification shows our continuous commitment to achieve superior product quality and reliability, assures our customers that our processes are well-documented and products are well-tested, and illustrates the level of internationally accepted quality management standard excellence upon which they can depend” said Leor Hardy, CTO of Virtual Extension. “ISO 9001 certification complements our technology leadership position. I am confident that this quality and reliability of Virtual Extension had a key contribution in the of 83% increase of units shipped from 2011 to 2012”.