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Cigniti Technologies Forecasts the Software Testing Trends 2015

Pradeep Govindasamy, CTO, Cigniti Technologies, the world's third largest independent software testing services company, summarized his experiences from 2014 and has predicted the trends that would considerably impact the software testing services industry in 2015 and later.

A veteran in the industry, Pradeep held several QA leadership roles in the past. With 15+ years of software testing experience to his credit, he possesses exceptional expertise around quality engineering and has set up a number of Testing Centers of Excellence around test management, automation, digital commerce, mobility, SOA and functional testing.

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Cigniti partners with Experitest to offer mobile testing services using SeeTest products and solutions

Today, Cigniti, the world’s third-largest independent software-testing services company, and Experitest, the leading provider of tools for mobile test automation, manual testing and monitoring, announced a partnership that allows Cigniti to offer enterprises end-to-end mobile application testing solutions based on Experitest’s SeeTest product line.

Cigniti partners with Experitest

Cigniti chose Experitest’s SeeTest after considering a number of other solutions. As a partner of Experitest, Cigniti will offer mobile testing services, implement and resell licenses that will ensure optimal integration and the quick ramp up of mobile testing operations within each organization’s existing ALM environment.

"We looked for a tool that would fit the needs of any enterprise, ensuring security, maintainability and portability of tests" said Srikanth Chakkilam Executive Vice-President Marketing at Cigniti."SeeTest of Experitest that is already deployed in 7 out of the 10 largest banks worldwide met our expectations more than any other solutions out there. Its integration into the HP eco-system, as well as into many other ALM environments, along with its powerful cloud-based solution, coupled with their support for any device and every aspect of testing, will enable our customers to cost-effectively extend their ALM environments to mobile testing."

"We see a huge opportunity in this new partnership with Cigniti, as it creates an unprecedented value for enterprises going mobile, said Amir Servi, VP of Marketing at Experitest, Combining Cigniti’s abilities and experience as a testing services provider with our mobile testing solutions, enterprises are now, more than ever, able to receive a complete, comprehensive solution that is time-effective and allows for clear ROI."

About Cigniti

Cigniti Technologies is the World’s 3rd largest Independent Software Testing Services Company, headquartered in Dallas, TX. Cigniti’s test offerings include TCoE, Enterprise Mobility Testing, Testing on Cloud, Big Data Testing, Functional, Automation, Security and Performance Testing services. Over the last 15 years, Cigniti has helped Enterprises and ISVs across verticals build quality software while improving time to market and reducing cost of quality. Cigniti has translated its R&D into Cigniti SMART Tools that accelerate testing and help improve the quality of services delivered to clients. Recognized as a pure play testing services provider with multi domain skills by Gartner and as a leader in IP led testing services by industry analysts like Nelson Hall, Cigniti is also the world’s first Independent Software Testing Services Company rated at CMMI SVC1.3 maturity level 3 and is an ISO 27001:2005 certified organization. With a team of over 800 people, Cigniti has strategic alliances with the leading product, tool and technology vendors.

About Experitest
Experitest is the provider of SeeTest tools for mobile test automation, manual testing and monitoring, supporting all mobile OS: iOS, Android, WindowsPhone8 and Blackberry. Its test tools plug-in to all test environments including UFT/QTP/QC, Visual Studio/MSTest/TFS, Rational (RFT), TestComplete, Junit, Perl and Python. Experitest is a HP Gold Partner (and its tools are HP Certified applications) and Microsoft VSIP partner (and its tools are Microsoft certified). Experitest’s customer base includes 7 of the 10 largest banks worldwide as well as many other Fortune 500 companies such as Barclays, Verizon, BSkyB, Orange, China Mobile, DoCoMo, McAfee, TexasInstruments, Qualcomm, Cisco, Intel, Marvell, Motorola and many more. For further information

Cigniti technologies appoints Mahendra Alladi as CTO – Expands management team

Cigniti Technologies, world’s 3rd Largest Independent Software Testing Services Company has expanded its management team by appointing Mahendra Alladi as its Chief Technology (CTO) Officer.

Mahendra is a visionary technologist in the Software QA and ALM space. He has more than 15 years of rich experience spanning testing, software product development and test solution engineering. Prior to Gallop, Mahendra worked with world class companies like Travelocity and i2 Technologies. Mahendra is a gold medalist in Engineering and an alumnus of the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore from where he graduated with an MS in Computer Science.

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Cigniti Technologies acquires Gallop Solutions

Cigniti Technologies Limited, India’s largest independent software testing services company announced today, the acquisition of Gallop Solutions Inc, a US based specialized software testing services company. The combined entity is poised to become the world’s second largest independent software testing services company (by headcount) with revenues of $40 Million and more than 2200 people worldwide. Cigniti Technologies is one of the fast growing IT services companies in this space and aims to become the world leader in software testing in the next few years through a combination of organic and inorganic growth.

Gallop specializes in building and implementing niche solutions in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) space with a special focus on Quality, Test Automation and Test Asset Modernization. Founded in 2009 by Manohar Reddy and Mahendra Alladi, Gallop Solutions is based in Irving, Texas in the US with an offshore technology center at Hyderabad, India. Gallop employs more than 200 people worldwide with 2012 revenues over $9.5 Million.

Speaking on this occasion Sriram Rajaram, President Strategy and Corporate Development said, “Gallop Solutions is a great cultural fit for us and they have a fantastic team. This merger will add value to everyone concerned including shareholders, clients and employees. The combined revenues will take Cigniti past the $40 Million run rate and make us the world’s second largest independent testing services company (by headcount).This will help our mission of becoming the world’s largest independent testing services company in the next few years. IP led testing is going to be key driver of growth in the future and Gallop’s experience in delivering testing solutions around proprietary IP led products such as WinQuick and RoboQuick will add a lot of value to our clients and complement Cigniti’s SMART Tools."

Manohar Reddy, CEO of Gallop Solutions commented, “We are excited to be part of Cigniti which is recognized as a premier independent testing services company. Joining forces with a like-minded company in this domain should help us achieve our vision of becoming the world leader in software testing. Customers can expect the same level of drive and focus from the combined entity with further optimization in service delivery.”

Mahendra Alladi, Vice President of Technology and Professional Services at Gallop commented, “Gallop’s IP led testing capabilities can reach a wider client base with the help of Cigniti’s investments in sales and marketing. Our testing tools expertise and solution driven approach perfectly complements Cigniti in maintaining the differentiation in testing services space.”

About Cigniti: Cigniti Technologies Limited (BSE: 534758) is one of the world’s premier Independent Software Testing Services company. Over the last 15 years, Cigniti has improved quality of software for global Enterprises and Technology companies using proprietary SMART Tools and Cloud enabled Test Labs. Cigniti offers Test Consulting, Test Advisory services, Functional, Regression, Automation, Security, Performance, Enterprise Mobility, Cloud, Big Data and ERP testing services. Cigniti has strategic alliances with all the leading product, tool and technology vendors. Cigniti is the world’s first independent software testing services company rated at CMMI SVC1.3 maturity level and is an ISO27001:2005 certified organization.

About Gallop: Gallop specializes in building and implementing niche solutions in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) space. Working seamlessly with major ALM tool vendors, Gallop strives to provide differentiating solutions to help customers achieve desired ROI out of their investments in these tools. Our Result Driven approach has earned a reputation for finding innovative solutions to meet our clients' most challenging technological situations. We pride in customer success and that remains our number one motivation.

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Big Data Challenges for SMBs

Big Data analytics also enables SMBs to improve their overall customer experience by performing “social listening” . Cigniti COO speaks to VAR India on Big Data Challenges for SMBs

Cigniti Technologies is Now a “Certified Mobile Testing Services” Partner for Keynote DeviceAnywhere

Cigniti Technologies, a premier Independent Software Testing services company is now certified to provide mobile testing services for Keynote DeviceAnywhere end users/clients. With this strategic partnership in place, Cigniti offers testing services to clients who choose to use the Mobile Testing Platform (Platform as a Service) of Keynote DeviceAnywhere.

Speaking on the partnership, Raj Neravati, COO of Cigniti Technologies Limited said, "Keynote DeviceAnywhere's cloud based platform allows enterprise clients remote, 24x7 access to mobile devices and integrates into Cigniti's proprietary Mobile Automation Framework.

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Cigniti adds an ISV based out of USA to its Clientele

Cigniti Technologies signed a contract with an ISV based out of USA that offers a secure, cloud-based software platform that delivers a powerful set of tools to turn video into a fully interactive experience.

This powerful software platform delivers interactive video content online and on mobile. The client has chosen Cigniti as an offshore extended arm to help them with Performance Testing & on-going Functional Testing.

Cigniti signs partnership with Neotys for its load testing tool NeoLoad

Cigniti Technologies limited, India's largest independent testing services company, has signed a partnership with Neotys for its load testing tool NeoLoad. This tool can be used to test all web and mobile based applications.

NeoLoad ensures optimum efficiency for faster testing and pertinent analyses, with full support for load testing all new technologies. Cigniti will work to build some capabilities around Neotys in order to be able to offer better service to its customers.

Cigniti enters into a long term engagement with a Performance Management and Business Intelligence Solution Provider in the Hospitality Industry

Cigniti Technologies gets into a long term engagement with a Performance Management and Business Intelligence Solution Provider in the Hospitality Industry.

The clients solution stores & analyzes the sales and labor data of the world's greatest operators that includes world's fine dining restaurant groups, casinos, hotels, casual dining chains etc. The solution is a cloud-level solution along with professional services around the product and Cigniti Technologies will assist the client with scenario based regression testing from its offshore location in India.

Cigniti Technologies enters into a multi-year contract with one of the largest robotics & toy manufacturer in the world

Cigniti Technologies has entered into a multi-year contract with one of the largest robotics & toy manufacturer in the world.

Cigniti will execute end to end testing and will also focus on integration of the software, hardware and firmware to ensure a good product experience. Additionally, Cigniti will also conduct localization testing for verifying the software. This is a long term engagement wherein Cigniti will also participate in activities like verifying the features of independent components in the application and parts of Robots, conducting the User Interface and functional verification of the Web based application, verification of the interface between the application and the Robots, firmware verification, installation verification, compatibility verification on multiple operating systems etc.

Cigniti Technologies will execute the project from its sophisticated Test Labs based out of Hyderabad and has established a lab exclusively for the client.

Cigniti enters into a long term engagement with a US based Technology Company

Cigniti Technologies enters into a long term engagement with a US based Technology Company for various testing services.

The Clients proprietary technology could reward 2.1 billion consumers with free mobile airtime in exchange for purchasing their products or completing surveys.

The Client is currently serving billions of customers over 50 Countries, working with some of the world’s largest organizations, brands and advertising agencies. Cigniti will be a one stop testing partner for all testing services including functional testing, ongoing regression testing, compatibility testing and test automation.

Cigniti Technologies strengthens its US ISV’s Clientele

Cigniti Technologies confirms signing a long term testing services agreement with a US based ISV for Functional & Test Automation Services.

The client – a highly reputed software product development firm provides a framework of unique software solutions empowering the user with total control of the display of their content, no matter the source: web, news, video, documents, database or IPTV. The software tools save time, enable customization of the online experience and improve the relevancy of information for specific interests.

Cigniti aims at using Open Source Tool set for Test Automation and will take care of clients end to end testing needs. The client is happy about this partnership as they could focus more on the development and the testing being done by Cigniti, (A Third Party Testing Specialist Firm) will definitely add a lot of value to their QA initiatives.

Cigniti Technologies Limited develops a new framework for field testing of mobiles

Cigniti Technologies limited, India's largest independent testing services company, has developed a new frame work that will help in the field testing of mobile devices.

With the help of this new frame work, Clients can access multiple mobile devices at any location with having to physically be present there. This frame work is currently available for iPhone, Android and Blackberry mobile devices. The next version of the framework that is being developed now would work across all platforms.