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CA Technologies

To compete in today’s application economy, you need a development lifecycle that delivers quality functionality faster. Speed wins! What can you do to hit the ground running and get your apps to market faster? Start by making IT more agile. Then apply solutions that enable Agile Development and speed application delivery across your entire organization.

Continuous Delivery tools from CA Technologies provide a zero-touch workflow with the integrations, analytics and feedback loops required to streamline application delivery. With Continuous Delivery from CA, you can develop swiftly, test agilely, release reliably–and achieve a true competitive advantage. What, exactly do we mean?

  • Develop Swiftly: Virtualizing services lets your dev and test teams work at the same time toward the same goals, so you deliver great apps at top speed. Please visit us for more information about Service Virtualation.
  • Test Agilely: Cut testing time by implementing environment simulation, test data generation and testing automation. Please visit us for more information about Test Data Management.
  • Release Reliably: Match your release velocity to development velocity through controlled and scalable deployments. Please visit us for more information about Release Automation. 

With CA’s Continuous Delivery solutions you can work faster to create awesome apps that attract new customers and keep existing ones loyal. We make it easier with flexible DevOps solutions from CA Technologies that reduce manual effort and errors. You’ll give your teams the tools they need to efficiently and continuously deliver apps that make for happy customers and healthy businesses.

Platinum Sponsors

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Apica is a leading provider of load testing and performance monitoring solutions for companies that test and monitor cloud and mobile applications. Apica's load testing solutions are uniquely designed for testing cloud infrastructures and have performed some of the largest published load tests ever conducted. Apica’s synthetic monitoring platform utilizes an industry-leading global network of 200+ locations in 85+ countries, providing up-to-the-second, real browser monitoring from almost anywhere in the world. All Apica products integrate with leading APM solutions, providing unmatched visibility into application performance from the end user’s perspective all the way down to code level diagnostics.

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Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise, and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 100 development and delivery centers worldwide and approximately 221,700 employees as of December 31, 2015, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000, and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world. Visit us online at or follow us on Twitter: Cognizant.

Infosys is a global leader in technology services and consulting. We enable clients in more than 50 countries to create and execute strategies for their digital transformation. From engineering to application development, knowledge management and business process management, we help our clients find the right problems to solve, and to solve these effectively. Our team of 190,000+ innovators, across the globe, is differentiated by the imagination, knowledge and experience, across industries and technologies, that we bring to every project we undertake. Visit to see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY) can help your enterprise thrive in the digital age.

Keynote Mobile Testing | SIGOS

Keynote is the leader in helping some of the world’s best known brands and mobile mavericks make every mobile interaction count. Keynote provides powerful cloud-based solutions for mobile app quality and performance, enabling companies to reduce complexity, speed time to market, integrate with agile development, and deliver flawless mobile experiences that delight and amaze customers.



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Parasoft researches and develops software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating development testing, API testing, and service virtualization, we reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software. Parasoft's enterprise and embedded development solutions are the industry's most comprehensive—including static analysis, unit testing, requirements traceability, coverage analysis, functional and load testing, dev/test environment management, and more. The majority of Fortune 500 companies rely on Parasoft in order to produce top-quality software consistently and efficiently as they pursue agile, lean, DevOps, compliance, and safety-critical development initiatives.

Prolifics creates a competitive advantage for organizations around the world by implementing customized, end-to-end IT solutions that achieve business success, leveraging IBM, Microsoft and Open Source technologies in a global delivery model. For more than 35 years, the company’s technology expertise, industry-specific insights and certified technology accelerators have transformed organizations around the world by solving complex IT challenges.

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT servicesconsulting and business solutions organization which offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of ITBPS, infrastructureengineering and assurance services. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 353,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 45 countries. With one of the most comprehensive portfolios of independent test capabilities on offer, TCS addresses both business and quality challenges for its global clients. TCS has the unique distinction of being the only global IT services organization to have been recognized consistently as a ‘Leader’ in the Quality Assurance and testing space by all leading analyst firms – Everest, Gartner, HfS, IDC,NelsonHall and Ovum -  over the last few years.

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Built by TestPlant, the eggPlant range of software quality tools supports the design, development, test, and management of software applications for mainframe, desktop, and mobile use in any technology platform environment, ensuring service assurance for digital business. The tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web, and DevOps deployments. Using eggPlant improves and reports on the quality and responsiveness of software systems, reduces time to market, and lowers costs by introducing process automation. TestPlant’s products are used in over 30 countries by over 300 enterprise customers in sectors including Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail, and Defense and Aerospace. Visit for more information.

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ThinkSys is a e-commerce boutique software and services company providing products and services to help grow our client's e-commerce businesses across Web and mobile channels. With a depth of experience in software design, development and business intelligence, combined with our expertise in quality assurance and test, Performance Testing mobile QA and QA automation, ThinkSys delivers high-quality and cost-competitive solutions that allow our clients to sustain a true competitive advantage in a fast-changing market.

Gold Sponsors

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Delphix delivers data on demand, enabling companies to release business-critical applications twice as fast while using half the infrastructure. Traditional approaches to data management are slow, manual, and inefficient––creating a critical impediment to releasing high-quality applications at the pace of the business. Delphix addresses this challenge with its unique data virtualization and masking technology, enabling IT organizations to take a streamlined, automated approach to securely managing data in applications and databases. Over 30% of the Fortune 100 use Delphix to solve complex data management challenges across the lifecycle of their applications. Delphix is headquartered in Menlo Park, CA with offices globally.

Deque Systems, founded in 1999, is a leading provider of web and mobile accessibility software and services. Our product family includes the uniquely robust suite of WorldSpace accessibility testing tools, Amaze, and aXe: our open source accessibility rules library. Deque's expert team consists of mission-driven thought leaders and innovators in accessibility and software development who work alongside our clients to help make meaningful progress towards digital equality. Deque was awarded the Computerworld 21st Century Achievement Award for Innovation for the Amaze technology, and the company is frequently recognized in the Inc. 5000 List of America’s Fastest Growing Companies.

Hexaware is a leading global provider of IT, BPS and consulting services. The Company focuses on key domains such as Banking, Financial Services, Capital Markets, Healthcare, Insurance, Travel, Transportation, Logistics, Hospitality, Manufacturing and Consumer. Our business philosophy, “Your Success is Our Focus”, is demonstrated through the success we ensure for our clients. Hexaware focuses on delivering business results and leveraging technology solutions by specializing in Application Transformation & Management, Enterprise Solutions, Human Capital Management, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Digital Assurance, Infrastructure Management Services, Digital Business and Business Process Services. Hexaware has a well-established global delivery model armed with proven proprietary tools and methodologies, skilled human capital and SEI CMMI-Level 5 certification.

Informatica is a leading independent software provider focused on delivering transformative innovation for the future of all things data. Organizations around the world rely on Informatica to realize their information potential and drive top business imperatives. Enterprises depend on Informatica to fully leverage their information assets. A leader in Test Data Automation solutions, Informatica enables its customers deploy efficient and reliable DevOps test data provisioning and management. For more information, please visit or follow us @Informatica.


Infostretch provides solutions and services that help enterprises rapidly launch new mobility and IoT initiatives faster, with less risk and greater success. The company provides the tools and expertise necessary for developing, testing and integrating future-ready, omni-channel technologies and connecting them with the enterprise systems that make them work. Infostretch is an expert in Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) methodologies and tools and transforming businesses from Quality Assurance (QA) to Quality Engineering (QE).

Micro Focus is a global software company with 40 years of experience in delivering and supporting enterprise software solutions that help customers innovate faster with lower risk. Competing in a global marketplace demands innovative applications that meet customer expectations anytime, anywhere. Greater agility is required as software teams rapidly adapt to the volume and velocity of evolving business requirements. Micro Focus Application Delivery and Testing solutions improve communication and collaboration between business, test, and development teams for continuous delivery of a superior user journey. Our portfolio enables our 20,000 customers to build, operate, and secure the applications and IT systems that meet the challenges of change.

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Azure DevTest Labs is a service that helps developers and testers quickly create environments in Azure while minimizing waste and controlling cost. Test the latest version of your application by quickly provisioning Windows and Linux environments using reusable templates and artifacts. Use premade plug-ins or our API to provision dev/test environments directly from your preferred continuous integration (CI) tool, integrated development environment (IDE), or automated release pipeline. Now in public preview, Azure DevTest Labs is available as a free service. Learn more at:

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Mobile Labs provides enterprise-grade mobile device clouds that improve efficiency and raise quality for agile, cross-platform mobile app and mobile web deployments. The company’s patented device cloud, deviceConnect™ is available in both public and on-premises configurations. deviceConnect provides affordable, secure access to a large inventory of mobile devices across major mobile platforms to developers, test engineers, and customer support representatives, among others. At the heart of enterprise mobile app deployment, deviceConnect enables automated continuous quality integration, DevOps processes, as well as automated and manual app/web/device testing on real managed devices. For more information please visit

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Perfecto enables exceptional digital experiences. We help you transform your business and strengthen every digital interaction with a quality-first approach to creating web and native apps, through a cloud-based test environment called the Continuous Quality Lab™. The CQ Lab is comprised of real devices and real end-user conditions, giving you the truest test environment available. More than 1,500 customers, including 50% of the Fortune 500 across the banking, insurance, retail, telecommunications and media industries rely on Perfecto to deliver optimal mobile app functionality and end user experiences, ensuring their brand’s reputation, establishing loyal customers, and continually attracting new users. For more information about Perfecto, visit, join our community, or follow us on Twitter at @PerfectoMobile.

Progress is a global leader in application development, empowering the digital transformation organizations need to create and sustain engaging user experiences in today’s evolving marketplace. With offerings spanning web, mobile and data for on-premises and cloud environments, Progress powers startups and industry titans worldwide, helping each to solve their business challenges and seize opportunities. Progress enables customers to create superior digital experiences, mindful of driving business impact by first balancing the needs, risks and IT dynamics needed to quickly achieve value across the organization. And by fueling these sound digital journeys, Progress promotes success one customer at a time.

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Sauce Labs provides the world’s largest cloud-based platform for the automated testing of web and mobile applications. Its award-winning service eliminates the time and expense of maintaining an in-house testing infrastructure, freeing development teams of any size to innovate and release better software, faster. To learn more, and sign up for a free trial, visit

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As the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, SmartBear supports more than four million software professionals and over 25,000 organizations in 194 countries that use its products to build and deliver the world’s greatest applications. With today’s applications deploying on mobile, Web, desktop, Internet of Things (IoT) or even embedded computing platforms, the connected nature of these applications through public and private APIs presents a unique set of challenges for developers, testers and operations teams. SmartBear's software quality tools assist with code review, functional and load testing, API readiness as well as performance monitoring of these modern applications. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: FacebookTwitterLinkedIn or Google+.

In today’s hypercompetitive market, providing a high-performance end-user experience is the only way to win. It is a world where milliseconds can add up to millions – and one where digital performance is everything. But optimizing customer experience goes way beyond measuring speed and engagement. SOASTA gives you a crystal-clear view of the relationship between IT performance, user behavior and your business results. We provide you with the contextual intelligence that you need to perform at your best in real time and at scale. With SOASTA, you spend less time searching for performance intelligence – and more time putting it to work.

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At tap|QA - We Test Software. tap|QA is a consulting services firm 100% focused on Quality.  Our consultants’ wide range of experience includes Business Analysis, Quality Assurance & Testing within a vast array of industries.  Our Quality focused solutions enable IT Organizations to meet the growing demands of their business partners.

Our solutions include:

  • Strategic Quality - Strategic Consulting to Optimize  IT Capabilities, Technology & Organizational structure.
  • tap|Nearshore - cost-competitive with offshore, but embedded locally with your team, or at our site in Minneapolis.
  • tap|Automation – Continuous Integration, Automation Accelerators and Performance
  • QA/QC/BA Project Augmentation – From well-seasoned QA experts to bright, talented to well-trained associate consultants
Tricentis, the Continuous Testing Company, specializes in market leading agile software testing tools for enterprises. We help Global 2000 companies adopt DevOps and gain success by achieving automation rates of over 90%. Top analysts recognize Tricentis as a leader in Software Test Automation, with Model-based Test Automation and Test Case Design as standout features. Our 400+ customers include global names from the Top 500 brands such as A&E, Allianz, Deutsche Bank, HBO, JetBlue, Orange, Swiss Re, Telstra, Toyota, UBS, Vantiv, Virgin Airlines, and Zurich Insurance. Tricentis has offices in Austria, United States, Germany, Switzerland, UK, Netherlands, Poland, and Australia.
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When Almac slashed testing time from 3 months to 3 days for mission-critical ERP deployments, they knew TurnKey’s cFactory had just paid for itself. Almac is one of the many global companies relying on TurnKey’s end-to-end business process validation with industry-leading Scriptless Automated Testing platform and application frameworks for HPE ALM. TurnKey’s cFactory™increases the value of Quality Center and QTP/UFT with auto-creation and auto-maintenance of functional tests. Get there fast with accelerators for Oracle EBS, PeopleSoft, SAP, Salesforce, and Guidewire. Our agile solutions give companies like Visa, Office Depot, Comcast, Merck, Caterpillar, Carnival Cruise, and Cardinal Health full confidence when deploying mission critical apps. Cut costs, increase coverage, and shift left.


ZAPTEST is a New Generation software test automation solution for testing applications Cross-Platform. ZAPTEST allows testing of any GUI based software on any modern OS, mobile or conventional including iOS; Android; WinMo; Blackberry; Windows; Mac; and Linux, and supports testing of Agile and CI (DevOps) development. ZAP’s main technologies are ZAPTEST; ZAP-fiX; ZAP MULTIRUN; ZAPDOC and ZAPFARM. ZAPTEST is optimizing enterprise testing processes that results in increased testing ROI by allowing organizations to reduce time and effort of developing and maintaining testing frameworks. ZAPTEST the ultimate solution for DevOps supporting Agile and Continuous Development processes, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Silver Sponsors

AgreeYa Solutions

AgreeYa is a global provider of Software, Solutions and Services focused on delivering competitive advantage to businesses. AgreeYa’s BeatBlip, a unified software test automation solution, enable organizations across globe deliver quality software faster and accelerate time to market. AgreeYa, through its offerings, provides solutions and services across the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). AgreeYa has been providing transformational business and technology solutions to Fortune1000 and other public & private organization. Headquartered in Folsom CA, AgreeYa has 1400+ passionate people and presence in 8 countries around the globe.

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Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you control with your voice. Echo connects to the Alexa Voice Service, to play music, provide information, news, sports scores, weather, and more—instantly. All you have to do is ask. Echo has seven microphones and beam forming technology so it can hear you from across the room—even while music is playing. Echo is also an expertly tuned speaker that can fill any room with 360° immersive sound. When you want to use Echo, just say the wake word "Alexa" and Echo responds instantly.

Appdiff builds bots that test mobile apps. These software bots live in the cloud, and are trained to tap, type, and swipe through every screen in an app—like a real user would but 100x faster with no setup required. Learn more by visiting or following Appdiff on Twitter @appdiff.




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Applitools Eyes is the leading cloud-based Automated Visual Testing solution for web, mobile and desktop apps, helping companies instantly verify that GUI & functionality are properly displayed to the end user, across all devices and browsers. Taking great pride in developing the most advanced image-matching engine in the world, Applitools Eyes substantially increases coverage while dramatically reducing maintenance efforts, due to its unique ability to automatically propagate changes across execution environments. Applitools Eyes seamlessly integrates with all major test automation frameworks, such as Selenium/Appium and HP QTP/UFT, and is compatible with any cloud platform provider. Applitools customers include: Dropbox, Cisco, IBM, Sony, NIH, Siemens, SAP, Wix, HP, Johnson & Johnson, and CA, just to name a few.

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ASTQB promotes professionalism in software testing in the United States, and is the U.S. arm of the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB), the world's most popular software tester certification. ISTQB certification provides a career path that helps testers and their companies to reduce defects, speed development, and reduce costs. ISTQB offers Foundation, Agile, Advanced (including Test Analyst, Test Manager and Technical Test Analyst), and Expert certifications. ASTQB also offers its mobile certification for software testers, as well as IQBBA certification for business analysts. The body of knowledge syllabi and glossaries for all of these certifications are downloadable at no cost from our website,, where full information about the certifications is easily accessed.

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 Checkpoint Technologies, Inc., is a solutions provider specializing in all areas of IT Performance, Quality Assurance and software testing with a focus in functional, application security, mobile, and performance testing. We provide leading-edge HPE Software solutions and expert services that optimize organizations' business technology and improve their software testing process. Our product and solutions capabilities include, but are not limited to, the following: ALM/Quality Center, UFT/Quick Test Professional, BPT, Performance Center, LoadRunner, HPE Fortify Software Security Center / Infrastructure - Business Class Products (Server, Storage, etc.) - Enterprise Class Mission Critical Products (Server, Storage, and Networking).

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Experitest is the world’s leading provider of quality assurance tools for mobile DevOps, including test automation, manual testing, performance testing, load testing and monitoring for mobile applications. Experitest tools support all mobile OS and integrate into all ALM environments. Experitest's customer base of over 1000 enterprises customers includes 7 of the 10 largest banks worldwide, 3 of 5 top global healthcare companies and 8 of 10 top telecommunication companies worldwide. Examples include Barclays, Westpac, Verizon, FMR, HSBC, Vodafone, Santander Bank, Cortal Consors, Home Depot, GreenDot Corp, ANZ, Orange, Microsoft, Intel, DBS, Air Canada and TD Bank. Experitest is an HP Gold Partner and a Microsoft VSIP partner.

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The International Software Quality Institute (iSQI),  with offices in Boston, Potsdam (DE), London (UK) and Amstelveen (NL) is a leading provider of certification examinations all over the world. iSQI plays a large role in certifying the know-how of IT professionals in over 90 countries on 6 continents in 10 languages. With over 20,000 certifications per year, iSQI paves the way for successful career development. The iSQI ‘Certified’ Program includes certification examinations that set the global standards in Software Testing, Requirements Engineering, Agile, Mobile App Testing as well as Usability and User Experience etc. To find out more about iSQI visit:

iTrinegy is a world leader in Network Virtualization and Profiling and is trusted by governments, military organizations and enterprises across the globe. Our unrivalled pedigree in safeguarding networked application performance ensures applications are ready for all types of networks. Whether you are a lone tester looking to validate networked application performance at your desktop or part of a large DevOps group where multiple teams need to simultaneously conduct application testing in order to achieve continuous delivery, our products help you to mitigate deployment failures, reduce expensive retrospective re-engineering costs and protect your reputation for delivering quality applications.

Jamo Solutions, a world leader in mobile test automation, shows during StarWest the tool ‘Jamo Automator’. With Jamo Automator, anyone who can interact with the screen can easily create, edit, store and run automated test cases. Jamo Automator captures user actions as screenshots, not script, and securely stores the automated test case in the cloud, making mobile testing accessible to everyone: manual testers, focus group participants, end-users, project managers, app owners – anyone who has a stake in mobile app quality. The underlying engine allows the script to replay without modification against new versions of the app, dynamic data and new localizations and across platforms.

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LogiGear is a boutique software testing and software development company, and developer of the TestArchitect keyword-driven test automation framework. With a no-coding approach, TestArchitect helps improve automated testing in Agile development by enabling early test development, reducing the time to create and maintain reliable test automation. With more than two decades of serving software businesses and software testing community, LogiGear also offers outsourced software testing and software development services, as well as QA transformation consulting and on-site training to help achieve the most ambitious business goals. To learn more visit

Microexcel, Inc. logo

With its 15 years of experience, Microexcel helped 100s of customers in establishing robust QA processes. Theyprovide end-to-end QA services in ERP, Product and Web Application testing segments across various  domain, technologies and database leveraging their proven experience and expertise in functional and non-functional testing. Their perennial focus  is in delivering “Test Consulting” services that  include ” Testing Evaluation Services”, “Customized Test Lifecycle Process”,  “Test Automation roadmap”, “Designing & Maintaining Regression test suite”, “Managed Testing Services”, “Test Automation Solutions” and measuring  “Performance Parameters”.

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Neotys is the leading innovator in Continuous Performance Validation for Web and Mobile applications. Neotys load testing (NeoLoad) and performance monitoring (NeoSense) enable teams to produce faster applications, deliver new features and enhancements in less time and simplify interactions across Dev, QA, Ops and business stakeholders. Neotys has helped over 1600 customers test, monitor and improve performance at every stage of the application development lifecycle, from development to production, leveraging its automated and collaborative tooling. For more information about Neotys, NeoLoad and NeoSense visit: or contact [email protected].

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OpKey, a smart test automation platform for agile enterprises is built from the foundation for agile and DevOps. OpKey allows functional testers and BAs to automate mobile, web, and IoT based applications and web services without requiring users to have coding experience. With many disruptive features like intelligent web, mobile recorder, auto ajax and smart exception handling, Jira/Jenkins plugins, and tool agnostic test automation approach, OpKey accelerates scripting 300% faster compared to traditional test automation platforms. Users execute their tests over 50 browsers and 100 real mobile devices using OpKeyCloud scaling test automation for CI/CD. Our mantra? Keeping testing simple.

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QASource is an independent quality assurance and testing company that meets the objectives and schedules of its clients by optimizing their QA efforts. We deliver effective, customized testing solutions at significant cost savings with our expertise in performing functional testing of applications, performance, load and stress testing of enterprise applications, and automation of regression tests. The dynamic partnership of offshore technical talent and U.S. management provides cost-effective testing solutions while avoiding the risks that often accompany a remote testing team. In addition, QASource is well positioned to serve your onsite testing needs with over 20% of its engineers located in US.

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QASymphony is the only testing software company aggressively developing innovative tools to support agile testing.  At QASymphony, we believe there is a different and more effective way to test and we are delivering it through our qTest testing platform.  qTest is a complete test management solution and qTest eXplorer is an innovative exploratory testing solution. Together these integrated tools comprise a testing platform that offers full management of your scripted and unscripted testing to make your testing more effective and to help you keep pace with the speed of agile development today.

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Ranorex is a software development company that provides innovative test automation software to thousands of companies in over 60 countries. Its success is based on the premise that every team member in every company can use Ranorex technology – due to simple recording functionalities, the use of RanoreXPath and an API for C# and VB.Net. One cost-effective Ranorex license includes a comprehensive test automation solution for web, mobile and desktop testing. The test automation software can seamlessly be integrated into existing testing environments and adapted with standard programming languages. Making testing effortless – with Ranorex’s award winning object recognition.

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Remote TestKit is a mobile device cloud service offering access to hundreds of real devices to maximize your efficiency and to minimize your expenses. Now developers and testers can access all the latest and oldest popular devices at their fingertips. Remote TestKit offers seamless connection to your existing manual and automated testing tools. We offer flexible plan with Public SaaS, Enterprise On-Premise, and Hosted solutions to fit your requirements. Remote TestKit is developed and supported by NTT Resonant, a subsidiary of NTT - the world leader in telecommunication and mobile technologies. To learn more about Remote TestKit, please visit

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Seapine Software, Inc. is a privately held technology company whose application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions help companies manage the process of developing high-quality complex products—often in regulated industries. Our award-winning ALM solutions drive the creation of recognized brands, life-saving medical devices, even games of the year. From a home-based startup founded in 1995, Seapine has grown into a multinational corporation with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and offices in Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa with over 8,500 customers worldwide.

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SQE Training is one of the world's largest providers of software improvement training. We provide the industry’s best resources to help organizations meet their software testing, development, management, and requirements training needs. SQE Training provides a wide selection of specialized courses, developed and dispensed by industry experts, that deliver field-proven techniques for producing high-quality software.

TechExcel — Silver (2012)

TechExcel, Inc. is the leader in unified Application Lifecycle Management as well as Support and Service solutions that bridge the divide between product development and service/support. This unification enables enterprises to focus on the strategic goals of product design, project planning, development and testing, while enabling transparent visibility with all customer-facing initiatives. TechExcel has over 1,500 customers in more than 42 countries.


From our founding as Software Quality Engineering (SQE) to now as TechWell Corporation, the company’s focus has remained the same—helping software developers, testers, and managers improve development and delivery practices. TechWell Corp.'s hands-on experience and training expertise helps companies, large and small, to improve their processes, gain measurable control over software projects, and deliver better software. With an experienced team of associates, field-proven methodologies, an array of international conferences, training courses, consulting services, and specialized publication and research, TechWell Corp. is a trusted resource of many of the Fortune 1000.

TestRigor is an automated regression testing tool that allows VPs of Engineering and Directors of QA improve test coverage to 100%, speed up testing schedules by at least four weeks, and increase team productivity by up to 210% - all for less than their entire outsourced QA department.

Torana Inc.

iCEDQ (Torana, Inc.), is the leading Database DevOps software for (Dev) ETL Testing, Data Migration Testing, (Ops) Data Monitoring, Production ETL Process Monitoring, Compliance and Data Governance. Our customers increase productivity, reduce development and operational risk in their Data Warehouse, Big Data, Data Migration and Application Conversion projects. iCEDQ software integrates with tools like Jenkins for continuous integration. iCEDQ also provides Data Testing as a Service (DTaaS) for Data Integration and Database DevOps projects.

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Headquartered just outside Fort Lauderdale, FL, Ultimate Software is a leading cloud provider of people management solutions for businesses across all industries. The vision is simple: to deliver the most flexible, comprehensive solution to manage HR, payroll, benefits, time, and talent management. Ultimate Software is #15 on FORTUNE’s 2016 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and #1 Best Place to work in Technology. At Ultimate, your voice matters – we want to hear and implement your ideas, use cutting edge technologies, and continuously improve our cloud-based application.

Partner Sponsors

ACM Queue logo

Acmqueue provides a critical perspective on current and emerging information technologies, highlighting the technical challenges and problems that software engineers are likely to encounter when using them. In doing so, Queue helps readers sharpen their own thinking and pursue innovative solutions in their own work.

AgileConnection logo

AgileConnection has today’s best agile ideas and how-to advice on the latest agile development and methodology practices. AgileConnection provides weekly articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations.

Better Software magazine—Co-Marketing Partner (2015)

Better Software magazine is the quarterly, online magazine for software professionals who care about quality. Each issue brings you relevant, timely information to help you build better software. Better Software magazine delivers in-depth articles on testing, project management, development, configuration management, DevOps, agile, mobile, and cloud technologies. In each issue you'll find solutions to common problems, coverage on emerging technologies, and more. It’s a steady stream of ideas for software professionals focused on quality.

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The Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) is an IT industry leadership group comprised of IT executives from the Global 2000, system integrators, outsourced service providers, and software technology vendors committed to introducing a computable metrics standard for measuring software quality & size. CISQ is a neutral, open forum in which customers and suppliers of IT application software can develop an industry-wide agenda of actions for improving IT application quality to reduce cost and risk. Become a CISQ member, learn more:

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CMCrossroads is where configuration management and development professionals go for answers on SCM, ALM, change management, DevOps, tools, and more. CMCrossroads delivers weekly articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations

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The International Function Point Users Group (IFPUG) is the recognized leader in promoting and encouraging effective management of application software development and maintenance activities through the use of Function Point Analysis and other software measurement techniques. It is the steward of the international standard of software size measurement – ISO/IEC 20926:2009 Software Engineering.


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IT Central Station is the leading product review site for software testing and quality assurance tools, and other enterprise technology, revolutionizing the enterprise tech buying process through the power of crowdsourced knowledge, online product reviews and social networking. The company has been called an "innovative platform at the forefront of the new social buying process" by IDC and the "Yelp for Enterprise Tech" by the Wall Street Journal. IT Central Station reaches over 22 million tech buyers who access and share unbiased product information and tap into a community of other real users in order to make the best buying decision. For more information, visit

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IT Today informs readers of best practices, as well as of research into current and upcoming issues in information and communication technology (ICT). Articles take a how-to approach to their topics. They help readers solve problems and are applicable to on-the-job situations faced everyday by IT management, staff and consultants in all areas.



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Methods and Tools is a free e-magazine providing practical expert knowledge for software development professionals. Methods & Tools gives software development ideas more than one page to express themselves and covers all aspects of software engineering: software project planning and tracking, Agile and Lean frameworks and techniques like Scrum or Kanban, software testing and quality assurance, business analysis and requirements management, software architecture, software process improvement, user interface and UX, continuous integration and delivery, software developer psychology and management, metrics, software design, software tools presentations, etc.

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Software Development Times® is the leading magazine covering the software development industry. SD Times is available in print and digitally. It may also be read at SD Times (circulation: 70,000) carries more advertising pages than any other development publication and regularly covers software QA and test, agile and ALM development, software security, mobile and cloud-based development and much more. Subscribe free at logo

Software Testing Magazine is a web site dedicated to present articles, blog posts, book reviews, tools, videos and other resources about unit testing, integration testing, functional or acceptance testing, load or performance testing in software development projects. We will also present content linked to software quality assurance and new approaches like Behavior Driven Development (BDD) or Test Driven Development (TDD).

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StickyMinds, is the most comprehensive online resource for helping you produce better software. StickyMinds offers an unrivaled scope of original articles from industry experts, as well as interviews with thought leaders, searchable tools and books guides, Q&A, the complete Better Software magazine archive, and access to past conference presentations.