TestPlant a 'Strong Performer' in Mobile Front-end Test Automation Tools, Says Independent Research Firm

May 26, 2016, 04:00 ET from TestPlant

LONDON, May 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

"TestPlant's Focus on Image-based Recognition Sets it Apart From Other Vendors"

TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced that it has been cited as a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™ evaluation: Mobile Front-End Test Automation Tools*.

TestPlant was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its evaluation, which states that, "TestPlant thrives as a UI image testing-based tool and also has a respectable mobile device test target environment." The report also points out that one of TestPlant's strengths "is the ability to support cross-platform testing in one script through an awareness of the target platform."

The report also states that "TestPlant's focus on image-based recognition sets it apart from other vendors," and that "Its performance and network testing capabilities give development organizations a wider view into their app's quality and the reliability and scalability of the associated server infrastructure."

"Digital business today is increasingly focused on improving software quality as user experience becomes more important for customer success and retention," said Antony Edwards, TestPlant CTO. "We are delighted to be included in the Forrester Wave, and it is our belief that we were recognized for our unique, image-recognition based approach to testing mobile applications and devices. International leaders such as Wal-Mart, Bloomberg, and Citi use eggPlant to guarantee the quality of their applications and improve the productivity of their development divisions."

TestPlant's eggPlant product range provides a suite of easy-to-use software test automation tools that helps companies deliver high quality enterprise and mobile applications quickly and consistently in Agile and DevOps environments. eggPlant's patented, image-based approach to functional testing allows its customers to test their applications non-intrusively and from a true user perspective, and its powerful performance testing and network emulation products allow developers to easily test applications under a range of conditions.

*Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave™: Mobile Front-End Test Automation Tools, Q2 2016," April 28, 2016. 

About TestPlant
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, China and Japan as well as an extensive network of business partners. TestPlant's products are used in over 40 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 in the USA and in Europe. TestPlant is 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 three Queen's Awards for Enterprise. The Carlyle Group is a major investor in the company. http://www.testplant.com

SOURCE TestPlant