LONDON and SHENYANG, China, April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
1010% growth over five years driven by company's success in international markets
TestPlant, the maker of the eggPlant range of software quality tools, today announced it has won a Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category - the UK's most prestigious award recognizing outstanding achievement in overseas sales.
Headquartered in London, TestPlant is an international software company with operations across Europe, North America and Asia. The company has seen rapid international adoption of its software testing products in recent times, with the company achieving a compound growth rate of more than 1010% over the past five years, as recognized by Deloitte in the Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2014.
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses in the UK. The International Trade category recognizes companies that have demonstrated outstanding growth in overseas earnings and commercial success.
TestPlant's products are used by hundreds of enterprise customers across more than 30 countries. The company's products support customers in sectors ranging from financial services, retail and healthcare to automotive, travel and media.
Speaking today from Shenyang, China where he is attending a China Entrepreneur Club summit, CEO George Mackintosh said, "To have been recognized by Her Majesty The Queen and the Prime Minister for a second time is an honor and a huge thrill to everyone in TestPlant. It makes all the international travel and time away from loved ones at home worthwhile."
The eggPlant range of software quality tools allows TestPlant's customer to test and measure software's performance on devices, networks and servers. The range includes functional automation, network emulation and server virtualization solutions and is deployable in agile, mobile and DevOps environments, as well as in legacy mainframe and desktop systems. eggPlant tools help reduce time to market, lower cost and improve quality. Furthermore eggPlant Manager provides a process audit and reporting trail, important in large and regulated businesses.
TestPlant is an international software business headquartered in London. It has development centers in the USA and the UK with sales and support centers in the USA, the UK and Asia as well as an extensive network of business partners. TestPlant's products are used in over 30 countries by well over 300 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 a US patent 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 a EMEA 500 business. http://www.testplant.com