Product Certification

About MSTB’s Quality Software Product Certification Scheme

MSTB ‘Quality Software Product Certification Scheme (QS) provides an independent, third-party certification of software products based against international standards.


The scheme is ISO-driven and MSTB as the Scheme Owner and Certification Body is accredited with the following standards:

  • The MSTB quality model conforms to ISO/IEC 9126-1: 2001 which defines 6 external quality characteristics of software broken down into 27 sub-characteristics which requiring testing of more than 130 metrics


  • MSTB software quality testing follows ISO/IEC TR 9126-2: 2003. This is an ISO technical report that provides metrics to assess the 6 external quality characteristics defined in ISO/IEC 9126-1: 2001


  • MSTB documentation evaluation of software product conforms to ISO/IEC 25051: 2006 – a standard used to evaluate documentation for Commercial Off-the-Shelf Software (COTS)


For more information, visit MSTB Quality Software Products Certification