SmartBear was named a Leader in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation. Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, has recognized SmartBear for the fourth consecutive year, with this being the first as a Leader.
Amidst emerging trends in DevOps and Agile Development, SmartBear has solidified its commitment to accelerate delivery by enabling continuous testing, making it a key player in this space.
SmartBear has encouraged teams to adopt intelligent automation practices across the entire software delivery lifecycle, providing a portfolio of tools to easily design, test, and monitor at both the API and UI layer such as TestComplete, TestLeft, Hiptest, ReadyAPI, and CrossBrowserTesting.
CrossBrowserTesting is proud to be part of SmartBear since being acquired in 2016. The CrossBrowserTesting provides the ability to run Selenium- and Appium-based tests across over 1500 real desktop and mobile devices in the cloud. Additionally, capabilities for record and replay, remote interactive testing and debugging, and visual testing in CrossBrowserTesting make it an asset to teams are practicing both manual and automated testing.
The strong support for open source communities like Selenium in CrossBrowserTesting as well as the OpenAPI Initiative, Swagger, and SoapUI has further propelled the success of SmartBear. By contributing to these initiatives, SmartBear has a crucial hand in the open source tools that are used by thousands of software teams every day.
Additionally, new offerings over the last year have broadened the portfolio and enabled SmartBear to lead the test automation market. With the acquisitions of Zephyr for test management and Hiptest for continuous testing with native BDD support, as well as the development of LoadNinja, SmartBear is innovating at an unparalleled speed.
“We’re proud to be recognized by Gartner as a Leader in the Magic Quadrant,” said Christian Wright, Chief Product Officer and Executive GM at SmartBear. “We believe our Leader position reaffirms our vision of enabling quality throughout the software development lifecycle through a comprehensive test automation portfolio. We see Gartner’s recognition reflects the excellent feedback we receive from our vast customer base and our teams’ ability to deliver open, collaborative, and easy-to-use tools to our users.”
To access a complimentary copy of the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, visit https://smartbear.com/resources/white-papers/gartner-magic-quadrant-2018/.
Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, Joachim Herschmann, Thomas Murphy, Jim Scheibmeir, 27 November 2018
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