LONDON, December 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Software quality partnership brings eggPlant products to Sogeti Studio, Sogeti UK's mobile and web testing lab
TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced a strategic partnership with software testing services firm Sogeti UK (Sogeti) to deliver software quality solutions for digital enterprises. The partnership allows Sogeti customers to benefit from the eggPlant range of test automation tools which work on mobile, desktop and Internet of Things devices and in agile, DevOps and traditional development environments.
The partnership also means that eggPlant products are now included in Sogeti UK's comprehensive web and mobile testing lab, Sogeti Studio, allowing customers to experience full end-to-end automation of mobile and web applications using eggPlant. Sogeti Studio offers businesses around the UK the ability to test across a wide range of regularly refreshed devices, browsers and application configurations, giving on-demand access to leading tools.
The TestPlant tools to be offered in Sogeti Studio include eggPlant Functional, eggPlant Manager, eggBox and eggCloud. The partnership aims to streamline digital testing offerings for enterprises by deploying easy-to-use tools from TestPlant alongside Sogeti's digital testing consultancy capabilities.
Addressing European digital testing challenges
The 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.
TestPlant has been a working with Sogeti for several years, mainly focusing on digital transformation programs and helping support major European accounts like Banco Sabadell.
"We are delighted that Sogeti clients will be able to experience the power of the eggPlant products to transform their testing initiatives, and we look forward to supporting them with the tools they need to deliver effective web and mobile testing programs," said George Mackintosh, TestPlant CEO. "The eggPlant products - recognized across the world for their ability to boost productivity, improve efficiency, save time, enhance testing effectiveness and increase customer satisfaction - are ideally suited to helping companies make the shift to digital."
Sogeti UK's COO, Darren Coupland adds, "We are delighted to formalise our long standing working relationship with TestPlant and create this new partnership. We see a huge amount of synergy between the capabilities of the eggPlant products and what our clients are currently looking to achieve. Digital transformation is a hot topic right now and our latest World Quality Report confirms this with some 82% of UK IT executives seeing customer experience as their number one priority. Adding the eggPlant products to our Studio offering means that we can now interact with any device in the same way a user does, and deliver far broader enhancements to your web and mobile experience."
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
About Sogeti UK
Sogeti is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Capgemini Group. In the UK, Sogeti offers a wide range of solutions for application development, software testing, mobile, cloud, infrastructure optimisation & migration, business intelligence & analytics and high tech engineering, combining world class methodologies and a global delivery model, Rightshore®. The company is an independent specialist with proven experience in helping clients to deliver high quality applications and services, and has helped to transform the IT testing and quality assurance performance of both private and public sector organisations for more than 20 years. For more information, visit: http://www.uk.sogeti.com/.
Sogeti Studio is a web and mobile lab, owned by Sogeti UK Ltd.