Cigniti is a Challenger in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services-2015. What does this mean to our clients, prospects, employees, & stakeholders?

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Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has positioned Cigniti Technologies, a Pure-Play Testing Services Provider, as a Challenger in its Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services Worldwide 2015. According to Gartner, Challengers have strong ability to execute. Large vendors in mature markets may often be positioned as Challengers because they choose to minimize risk or avoid disrupting their customers or their own activities.

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Gartner defines application testing services as a comprehensive term used to capture all types of verification and validation services for the purposes of supporting quality control and quality assurance (QA) of client’s applications. Verification assesses the technical behavior, and validation assess the functional behavior of the tested elements. Gartner’s MQ analyzes the providers offering testing services ranging from consulting services, implementation, integration, and managed services. The application testing service market landscape is vast and diverse, and it includes providers with different specialization.

If you are our esteemed client or a prospect, it matters to you because:

  • Your sourcing managers can use this MQ to develop a shortlist of service providers appropriate for the desired scope of work. They can be much more confident in looking at proposing and confidently choosing an IP driven quality engineering specialist testing services provider who is more viable, equally better, agile, responsive, innovative, and backed by world class testing engineering leadership that have day in and day out lead teams to help your QA transformations exceed the desired business outcomes as against the available existing tier-1 services vendors.
  • You can leverage Software Quality as a strategic business enablerto achieve accelerated market readiness of business applications and software products, experience superior business outcomes, ride on the wave of digital transformation, offer best in class end customer experience, and be a leader in your chosen market space.
  • You can have an independent eyefor ensuring your software quality initiatives in this Digital Age and avoid inherent conflict of interest between development & testing activities. Working with a pure-play and specialist testing Services Company like Cigniti offers you this advantage.
  • To champion your software quality initiatives, you need to work with a Quality Engineering thought leader. Cigniti hosts LiQE, a seminal quality engineering thought leadership focused event that brings best in class software test engineering thought leaders, leading industry analysts, business driving quality management executives and senior professionals from global enterprises and Independent software vendor organizations. Read more here.

If you are an existing or a prospective Cignitian, it matters to you because:

You are in the right place at the right time with an opportunity to make a difference to the world by building a better future. Yes, in an app economy world that is digitally driven where software can run or ruin the lives, you have an opportunity to be at the cusp of innovation by ensuring impeccable software quality that will help business transform their business outcomes and eventually produce better software all across.

This positioning further strengthens and re-affirms Cigniti as one of the best in the business when it comes to Software testing and if you are a career tester, this should be the place to challenge yourself and see how far you can accelerate.

If you are our stake holder, it matters to you because:

The recognition from Gartner was also an outcome of our significant growth on all counts. In a world where growth is life, Your company, Cigniti is growing at significantly faster rates than the overall industry, than our peers, and is poised for much more growth in the years to come where independent software testing services industry is expected to be a 50 Billion$ market by 2020.

Here is why we believe Cigniti is positioned as a “Challenger” in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide.

  1. A proven specialist which assures significant value proposition that is built on the experience of having served more than 300 clients worldwide (enterprises and independent software vendors alike across the verticals, worldwide, 45+ of them being global 2000 companies) and delivering more than 50 world class, large QA transformation initiatives, setting up distributed and large testing centers of excellences.
  2. Our clients have rated us 4/4 for delivering immediate value and our proven expertise in delivering large & complex QA programs. Listen to a few client testimonials here.
  3. As Global Leaders in Independent Software Testing, QA & Software Testing is our SOLE FOCUS
  4. We have continued investment in World class testing infrastructure and developing IP led tools (SMART Tools, World Class Labs, QuickLean) that accelerate the testing lifecycle
  5. We provide diversified service offerings with increased focus on value add services to address Quality Engineering, Next generation, & core testing services and Advisory & Transformation initiatives
  6. Strong & proven technical capabilities as established by numerous awards & analyst mentions
  7. Powered by Demonstrated testing thought leadership in global conferences and our own ‘Leadership in Quality Engineering’ (LiQE) Events

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For more detailed information about Cigniti in the Magic Quadrant, Download the Full Gartner Report -2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services, Worldwide By Susanne Matson and Patrick J Sullivan[/notification]

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Sairam Vedam | Asst.Vice President – Marketing | Cigniti Technologies


  • Sairam Vedam

    Sairam Vedam, Chief Marketing Officer at Cigniti Technologies. An Award Winning Global Marketing Leader, Speaker, Blogger, Start-up Mentor, Technologist, and a CSR Leader.

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