MONROVIA, Calif., July 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Parasoft, the global leader in automated software testing, today announced its position as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Omnichannel Functional Test Automation Tools, Q3 2018, where it received the highest scores possible in the API Testing and Automation and Product Roadmap criteria. The report notes Parasoft's "impressive and concrete roadmap to increase test automation from design to execution, pushing autonomous testing."
According to the report, conducted by Forrester's Diego Lo Giudice, "Parasoft shined in our evaluation specifically around effective test maintenance, strong CI/CD and application lifecycle management (ALM) platform integration, as well as reporting through its analytics system PIE. Clients like the recent changes, and all reference customers reported achieving test automation of more than 50% in the past 12 months."
After examining past research, user need assessments, and vendor and expert interviews, Forrester evaluated 15 omnichannel functional test automation tool vendors across a comprehensive 26-criteria to help organizations working on enterprise, mobile, and web applications select the right tool. According to the report, "continuous and smarter test automation and technology breadth are key differentiators" in this space.
"After seeing the industry struggle to effectively adopt test automation, we became laser-focused on developing new technologies that would help our customers achieve efficient testing strategies, especially within omni-channel test automation," said Elizabeth Kolawa, Parasoft CEO. "To make software testing automation efforts easier and to help our customers achieve higher levels of automation, we've introduced machine learning and AI – and this is just the beginning. We are honored by this recognition from Forrester."
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Parasoft provides innovative tools that automate time-consuming testing tasks and provide management with intelligent analytics necessary to focus on what matters. Parasoft technologies reduce time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software, by integrating static and runtime analysis; unit, functional and API testing; and service virtualization. Parasoft supports software organizations as they develop and deploy applications in the embedded, enterprise and IoT markets. With developer testing tools, manager reporting/analytics and executive dashboarding, Parasoft enables organizations to succeed in today's most strategic development initiatives – agile, continuous testing, DevOps, and security.