LONDON, BANGALORE, India and EAST BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, February 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Companies target demand for simplicity, scalability and speed as organizations struggle with the shift to digital
TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, announced a strategic partnership with Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. Together, the companies will jointly deliver next-generation digital assurance solutions for enterprises, providing tools that match the best-in-class requirements of large businesses.
Wipro's customers will now be able to benefit from the eggPlant range of software quality tools, which test and monitor the delivery of software applications on any device, as well as across data centers and networks. The partnership will provide an end-to-end Digital Assurance service by integrating eggPlant's patented, image-based approach to testing with Wipro's AssureNXT, a Next-Generation QA Delivery Framework, built on a foundation of Wipro tools, IPs and best practices that address the needs of new age digital transformation engagements.
TestPlant aligns with Wipro's QA approach of 'Easy, Smart and Rapid' to help organizations get software products to market faster, with higher quality, less effort, and clearer traceability. With unique technology, TestPlant's tools combine power and flexibility with a simplicity that means, any quality department can become more productive. From functional and performance testing to network virtualization and test environment management, eggPlant tools help organizations from media and defense to financial services and retail sectors improve their productivity and quality.
Addressing digital testing challenges
This partnership helps address the concerns highlighted by the recently released Digital Testing in Europe report by Pierre Audoin Consultants, which reported that 75% of European businesses agree that the expansion of their digital presence will be their number one IT priority over the next two years. However only 18% have implemented a digital testing strategy in 2015 and 35% of businesses in Europe are looking to implement a digital testing programme in the next 12 months.
"Wipro has an enviable position as a leader in technology services - we're flattered to be recognised as their partner," said TestPlant CEO George Mackintosh. "Our eggPlant range is now recognized as world-leading in the software quality tools market. Automating testing delivers better systems and better margins".
"Wipro's excellence in software testing, combined with TestPlant's product suite enables us to deliver Digital Assurance services with minimum turnaround time," said Kumudha Sridharan, Vice President and Head, Testing Services, Wipro Limited. "The superlative combination of TestPlant's automation tools and Wipro's hyper-automation framework will contribute to rich customer experience, faster time to market and business continuity."
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading information technology, consulting and business process services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology." By combining digital strategy, customer centric design, advanced analytics and product engineering approach, Wipro helps its clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro has a dedicated workforce of over 160,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit http://www.wipro.com
TestPlant is an international software business based in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK, Germany and China as well as an extensive network of business partners. TestPlant's products are used in over 30 countries by well over 350 enterprise customers in sectors which include Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail and Defense and Aerospace. The eggPlant range is a set of tools which supports the design, development, test and management of software applications for mainframe, desktop and mobile use in any technology platform environment. The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web and DevOps deployments. eggPlant use improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market and lowers costs by introducing process automation. The eggPlant tools have been granted patents with several applications pending. The company's achievements have been recognized within the software industry and by the venture capital community. TestPlant is also a Red Herring Global Top 100 company, a Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50 and EMEA 500 business, a member of the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 and is the recipient of two Queen's Awards for Enterprise. http://www.testplant.com