Testplant AI-Powered Predictive Suite Transforms Testing to Speed Delivery of Bug-Free Apps

Unveils Eggplant AI 2.0, delivering intelligent test automation with enhanced bug-hunting capabilities, improving the user experience

Boulder, CO & London, UK — February 13th, 2018 — Testplant, the global leader in digital automation intelligence, today announced the availability of the latest version of its pioneering Eggplant AI product. Eggplant AI 2.0 uses AI, machine learning, and analytics to intelligently navigate applications, predict where quality issues are most likely to occur, and correlate data to help product teams quickly identify and resolve issues.

Comprehensively testing an app is an impossibly large task. There are an infinite number of ways a user can navigate through any application, which is why test teams cover less than one percent of the possible user journeys in their testing, and why all apps have defects. Until now, test teams had to estimate where issues were most likely to be and then manually create automated test scripts to test those user journeys.

Eggplant AI 2.0 solves this problem with enhanced bug-hunting capabilities: machine learning algorithms that identify the patterns of where defects are most likely to occur in the application or software, and then auto-generate the tests for these user journeys. This significantly increases the effectiveness and efficiency of testing, delivering real improvements to the app that users notice.

Test teams also have specific ‘smoke test’ user journeys that they always need to test, regardless of how likely they are to find defects. Eggplant AI 2.0 enables testers to quickly and easily define these ‘directed’ tests that must be executed, as well as combine both manually defined regression tests and advanced, intelligent, AI-based tests.

Eggplant AI 2.0 is part of the Digital Automation Intelligence Suite that includes Eggplant Manager to orchestrate test execution, Eggplant Automation Cloud to manage hosted test devices, and Eggplant Integrations to integrate with the rest of your CI/DevOps infrastructure.

“In a digital world, rapid time to market and delighting customers are the keys to success. Only companies that embrace intelligent test automation for software and apps will be able to keep pace with customer demands. Eggplant AI 2.0 is a huge leap forward in the evolution of test automation. It uses AI and neural networks in a meaningful way to auto-generate tests and focus test execution on the user journeys most likely to find defects and help improve the user experience. This is the future of testing and is the only way software and app vendors are going to keep up with the demands of users and the pace of DevOps.”  Antony Edwards, CTO, Testplant

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About Testplant

Testplant provides user-centric, digital automation intelligence solutions that enhance the quality and performance of the digital experience. Only Testplant enables organizations to test, monitor, analyze and report on the quality and responsiveness of software applications across different interfaces, platforms, browsers, and devices, including mobile, IoT, desktop, and mainframe. Learn more at  www.testplant.com.

 

SOURCE: Testplant 

Parasoft Supercharges Static Analysis in New SWAMP-in-a-Box Configuration

With Parasoft support, SWAMP-in-a-Box now provides expanded access to preconfigured static analysis rulesets including CWE Top 25, CERT, MISRA, and UL-2900

February 7, 2018

Monrovia, CA – Parasoft, the leader in automated software testing, has partnered with the Software Assurance Marketplace (SWAMP) to support a new SWAMP-in-a-Box (SiB) configuration. The customizable SWAMP-in-a-Box software gives SWAMP users secure, local access to Parasoft’s mature static analysis security solution inside their own network. Previously, SWAMP users had to share their code within the SWAMP open facility for analysis, incompatible for many organizations’ security policies. With this new configuration, the power of SWAMP can be unleashed into secure and private networks. To request a license or learn more about this partnership, please email Parasoft’s dedicated support line: swamp@parasoft.com.

“This is an important next step in our partnership with Parasoft to advance the adoption of Continuous Assurance,” says Miron Livny, SWAMP Director and Chief Technology Officer for the Morgridge Institute for Research. “Organizations that deploy their customized instances of SWAMP-in-a-Box will benefit from easy and managed access to the evolving capabilities offered by Parasoft’s software testing solutions.”

Parasoft’s software testing solutions, including those specifically focused on security, help developers quickly scan, test, and analyze their code for potential vulnerabilities, identifying and correcting defects before they are propagated through the development cycle or worse, released to the market. Parasoft’s mature static analysis solution, preconfigured to test for the CWE Top 25, as well as key industry standards such as CERT, CWE/SANS, FDA, MISRA, OWASP, PCI DSS, and UL-2900, pinpoints important security weaknesses. With support for SWAMP-in-a-Box, users have an easy introduction to static code analysis for security as well as a great entry point to Parasoft’s broader automated software testing tool suite, which includes desktop integrations, CI support, and advanced reporting and analytics.

Parasoft capabilities now available in SiB include:
  • Static analysis with CWE Top 25
  • Power to upgrade to over 2200 coding standard rules
  • A scalable solution to full enterprise deployment with dashboards
  • Special Upgrade Incentives for automated unit testing and code coverage

“We’re very excited to be supporting SWAMP-in-a-Box. Parasoft was the first commercial static analysis tool available in the SWAMP, and it’s great to see the SiB feature give greater access to SWAMP capabilities by allowing users to keep analysis and code on premises,” said Arthur Hicken, Evangelist at Parasoft. “With our static analysis engine available in SiB, users get an edge over using the free tools, and it’s a great, simple way to get started on a full enterprise security solution.”

In conjunction with the SiB release, Parasoft is offering a special pricing incentive to SWAMP users. To learn more about Parasoft and SiB, join the upcoming webinar on March 8, 2018 at 1pm ET and/or email Parasoft at swamp@parasoft.com.

About SWAMP

The Software Assurance Marketplace is a joint effort of four research institutions – The Morgridge Institute for Research, Indiana University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison – to advance the capabilities and to increase the adoption of software assurance technologies through open continuous assurance technologies and a shared facility. The SWAMP project is funded by the Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate. Services include access to high throughput computing capacity, 30 software assurance tools, and a library of more than 280 open-source code samples with known vulnerabilities to help developers improve the quality of their static and dynamic testing tools. For more information, visit https://continuousassurance.org.

About Parasoft

Parasoft provides innovative tools that automate time-consuming testing tasks and provide management with intelligent analytics necessary to focus on what matters. Parasoft’s technologies reduce the 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.

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Cerna Solutions Launches 2.2.0 Version of CapIO™ – Automated Testing Platform for ServiceNow®

CARLSBAD, Calif.Feb. 1, 2018 — Information technology solutions and consulting services provider Cerna Solutions,  today announced the release of version 2.2.0 of CapIO™, a leading automated testing platform for ServiceNow®. CapIO provides a suite of tools, to standardize test automation for ServiceNow by providing a future-proof API with over 300 commands for building tests. 

The recent 2.2.0 release includes several added enhancements to the already robust functionality of CapIO, making testing even more efficient for the end-user and their teams.  In the new 2.2.0 release, CapIO now has the ability to drive configurable notifiers to send emails and automatically create records within the ServiceNow platform. This also allows the user to send results to an external system.  Additionally, a ServiceNow Performance Plugin has been added, enabling the user to execute load and performance testing against ServiceNow. With the new System Compare Plugin, the user can find potential issues by comparing two ServiceNow instances. This comparison includes records changed, added or removed between systems.

“The continuous functionality improvements and additions to CapIO will not only provide additional benefits to our existing customers, but also to new customers looking to drive down the cost of software development and testing,” said Matthew Kite, founder and president of Cerna Solutions. “A number of Fortune 100 customers are already using the CapIO platform, and these enhancements will provide them even greater cost savings.”

CapIO uses a standard API which is built and maintained by Cerna, to protect scripts from future failures caused by changes to the ServiceNow application. Recently, Cerna also introduced CapIO 360 Degree Testing™, which allows the user to run tests at various levels, such as unit, functional and performance testing using a single application. This integrates all quality assurance needs into one process within an existing ServiceNow practice, uniting the testing practice across an organization into a single solution.

“In line with 360 Degree Testing, CapIO introduces notifiers, which allow the user to automate the handling of the results, and close the loop on the entire testing process,” said Sal Costa, principal architect with Cerna Solutions. “This is one less step that a developer needs to manually execute, which results in saving additional time and resources.”

About Cerna Solutions
Cerna Solutions specializes in developing cutting edge solutions and providing unmatched consulting services aimed at improving the way customers use ServiceNow. Cerna’s unique product is geared towards automated testing, along with other productivity solutions designed for the ServiceNow platform. Cerna’s team of highly skilled consultants have the training and certifications needed to meet a variety of specialized project requirements and the industry experience needed to make projects successful. Cerna will also be participating as a silver sponsor at the Knowledge18 conference.

To learn more about Cerna or to schedule a demo of CapIO, visit us at https://www.cernasolutions.com/.

Media Inquiries Contact:
Debbie Hanig
Marketing Manager, Cerna Solutions
Debbie.hanig@cernasolutions.com
(760) 282-3166

 

SOURCE: Cerna Solutions

Award-Winning Qualitia Widens Its Technology Net

The New Release Significantly Increases Its Technology Coverage Thereby Helping Functional QA Automate Many More Desktop Applications 

Pune, January 30, 2018, January 30, 2018 – Qualitia, who has been recognized as a Cool Vendor by Gartner, continues on its mission to make automation development extremely easy. The pioneers in script-less test automation have unveiled the new Qualitia Automation Studio for Desktop v4.2. With this new release, Qualitia Automation Studio now has support for desktop applications across 30 different technologies.Qualitia Automation Studio supports functional test automation for every major software application. Its support spans all major ERP and CRM applications including SAP, Oracle and PeopleSoft, all major development technologies like Java and .NET, and various legacy systems.

“We adopted scriptless way of automation development to give the power of Test Automation in the hands of functional QA engineers. We committed ourselves to making the automation development process extremely easy, while at the same time making the product rich in capabilities.” said Amaresh Shirsat, Chief Operating Officer at Qualitia Software. “With this release, we will be armouring the QA engineers with over 9000 keywords across 30 different technologies”.

With Qualitia, enterprises can leverage the expertise of manual testers in test automation and also reduce the number of test cases required to achieve the same level of coverage. It helps them in saving costs, mitigating risk, consolidating all the testing efforts under one scriptless test automation platform, and thereby helps improve the overall functional testing coverage.

About Qualitia
Qualitia is a pioneer in scriptless functional test automation. Qualitia brings the power of simplicity and speed to adopt test automation in the most effective way. Qualitia has enabled businesses to transform the way software functional testing is done, by significantly optimizing cost and effort to make “ship/no-ship” decisions with high confidence. With Qualitia, large enterprises are successfully driving “Shift Left” agenda in Agile & DevOps environment.

Besides Gartner, Qualitia is appreciated by IDC, Forrester, Ovum and many leading analysts for its innovative approach to software test automation.

More at – Qualitia Software
Contact: monica.paul@qualitiasoft.com
Name: Monica Paul

Dotcom-Monitor has released a suite of free performance testing tools

Dotcom-Tools, a spin off of the paid solution called Dotcom-Monitor, has performance testing tools that allow you to complete a variety of tests from locations all around the world, and do it for free.

Perform Free Website Tests

Some of the Tests you can perform include:

Testing Tools to Diagnose Website Issues

In addition to the free website tests, there are tools that are helpful with troubleshooting website issues such as connectivity, page load speed and other performance related issues. Some include:

Reporting and Test Results

Each of the free website testing tools gives several reports including:

  • A waterfall chart displaying load metrics for individual elements on a page
  • Load speeds from each of the monitoring locations around the world
  • A Screenshot of how the actual site renders in the selected browser
  • A list of average load times and number of errors encounters as well as error codes

Gather benchmarks on your website performance or troubleshoot website performance issues with ease. Try all the tools by going to www.dotcom-tools.com. sign up for a free trial of their pro solution (no credit card required) for more detailed results and advanced solutions, including:

  • Monitoring of multiple sites over time
  • Advanced alerts when issues are found
  • Historical performance data and charts

Contact:

Jaymi Tripp
Marketing Specialist | 1-952-513-4392 x221
Dotcom-Monitor | Monitor > Repair > Optimize

Neotys Announces NeoLoad 6.3 Availability

Leverage the Power of the NeoLoad Performance Testing Platform

BOSTON, MA – January 25, 2018 – Neotys today announced a new release (6.3) for its NeoLoad Performance Testing platform, which integrates with popular Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) toolchain elements across the entire application lifecycle.

In today’s DevOps world, leading companies want to achieve speed and quality – without making tradeoffs. That’s where NeoLoad 6.3 comes in, helping you meet increasing user demands, deliver faster and more frequently, and release flawlessly, every time.

What’s New in This Release?
NeoLoad 6.3 is now available. This latest release continues Neotys’ focus on enabling Agile and DevOps teams to execute superior performance testing while shortening the build/test cycle, enable collaboration across teams, and establish Performance Testing as a trusted partner within the software delivery chain. Enhancements in this release center on the areas of NeoLoad platform openness and core load testing features.

Enhanced Dynatrace Integration – NeoLoad 6.3 includes enhancements to both Neoload’s native integration with Dynatrace, as well as a new bundle of Advanced Actions available from Neotys Labs that leverage the analysis of load testing using Dynatrace’s OneAgent. The expanded capability means tighter integration with a key element of the testing ecosystem, leads to faster test cycles, and enables pre-production (“Shift Right”) as well as Component/API-level testing (“Shift Left”) testing.
These new features make it easier and more effective to interact with Dynatrace APM deployed in the testing environment while load testing an application with NeoLoad. With that setup, testers can precisely analyze how the whole application and its ecosystem are behaving.

API Enhancements – Users of NeoLoad Web are now able to modify the success status of a test through the API, enabling a tester to completely define and customize success or failure criteria for tests. Testers can programmatically (using the REST API) define what success/failure means, based on data from test results which they can access using the same REST API. The NeoLoad RUNTIME API has also been enhanced to allow testers to automatically and programmatically launch several tests using the same Cloud session.

Password Encryption in Test Scenarios – NeoLoad 6.3 includes enhanced security for test credentials to protect against improper use of system credentials.

Microsoft Monitoring Enhancements – Monitoring a Windows machine or a Microsoft Server (SQL Server, IIS, .Net) is now easier with NeoLoad 6.3’s new authentication capabilities for Microsoft environments. 

About Neotys:
Neotys is a leading innovator in load testing & performance testing for Web and Mobile applications. It has 12 years of development investment into NeoLoad – the performance testing platform designed to accelerate Agile and DevOps processes. Built by engineers who recognized that in order to achieve their own Agile adoption objective, they needed to create a product that could facilitate superior load and performance testing continuously. The end result – up to 10x faster test creation and maintenance with NeoLoad. For more information about Neotys or NeoLoad, visit: neotys.com or contact sales.us@neotys.com.

 

Contact Information:

Gregory Paul
Neotys 
781­-899-­7200
gregory.paul@neotys.com

 

SOURCE: Neotys 

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