Parasoft Named a Leader in Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools

Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q2 2015," 17 April

Forrester Research, Inc., “The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q2 2015,” 17 April

Parasoft Cited for “Solid features in UI automation and very comprehensive functional API testing automation features

Blue Turtle, the leading Parasoft partner in Southern Africa announces that Parasoft, a market leader in the automation of application testing has been named a leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q2 2015.”*

Forrester Research gave Parasoft the highest score among all vendors in the Current Offering category, and stated that “Agile project management (PM) and test management tools make [Parasoft’s] solution stand out.”

According to the report, “Parasoft’s API testing roots and comprehensive integrations pays off. Parasoft has a very strong product offering…[Its] strong vision on the use of analytics to drive greater testing performance, implemented in its current products and road map, make it a key player in the continuous delivery world allowing developers to promote low-risk, quality-release candidates in delivery pipelines.”

After examining past research, user-need assessments, and vendor and expert interviews, Forrester developed a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria. They evaluated vendors against 40 criteria, which they grouped into three high-level buckets: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.

“To us, Forrester’s evaluation confirms the value of the advanced automation, comprehensive capabilities, and easy extensibility that we believe earned us this position as a leader,” said Wayne Ariola, Parasoft Chief Strategy Officer. “We are impressed by Forrester’s efforts to help AD&D professionals select the right FTA tool, and we are extremely honored to be recognized in this important research.”

“We are excited to share the news with all our local clients, said Tommy Erlank, Business Manager for Application Optimization at Blue Turtle. This is great validation of Parasoft’s ability to understand and manage software application quality in the context of the “real world”. Parasoft’s ability to automate application testing of end-to-end business processes has always been very strong, and we see our clients reap the benefits of a comprehensive functional, regression, load and stress testing suite. More so, Parasoft’s SOA testing and Service Virtualization capabilities are key differentiators when it comes to Agile development and Continuous testing practices.”