SQS and TestPlant to help enterprises improve speed of delivery and user experience of mobile and cloud applications

London, UK  – March 29th, 2017 - SQS and TestPlant announced today that they have signed a partner agreement under which SQS will deliver testing solutions to its customers using the eggPlant range of tools for the company’s mobile cloud and related testing capabilities. With the agreement SQS will have full access to the eggPlant range and TestPlant will provide comprehensive support to the SQS expert solution teams.

Ralph Gillessen, SQS COO said “Enterprises are constantly challenged to rapidly respond to customer needs. Defects, poor performance and issues impacting the overall user experience are not tolerated. The mobile app user is increasingly dictating the product direction of organizations and  automation of the value delivery lifecycle is critical to respond to those needs. We believe our partnership with TestPlant delivers an ideal solution to address these challenges. SQS is a leader in the implementation of test automation services across global enterprises and TestPlant’s eggPlant range is recognised as the industry leader in automated functional and performance testing from a true user experience perspective. The eggPlant range is ideally suited to the specific requirements of mobile and omni-channel testing which allows us to deliver a powerful solution for our customers”.

John Bates, TestPlant CEO  said “We are excited to partner with SQS and look forward to supporting them with the platform needed to solve one of the most challenging problems enterprises face today: rapidly delivering a high quality user experience. This partnership is designed to help delivery teams shorten the time to market of critical applications,  while increasing quality, responsiveness and performance. SQS and TestPlant understand the pressure enterprises are under in modern devops environments and together, we can deliver products and services to ensure on time delivery of apps that delight their end users.”

About SQS Software Quality Systems

SQS is the world’s leading specialist in software quality.  We provide end-to-end quality services. SQS consultants identify and mitigate business risk in technology led transformations utilising standardised methodology, industrialised automation solutions, global delivery and deep domain knowledge across multiple industries. Through our specialisation we provide the objectivity which delivers certainty.

Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, the company now employs approximately 4,600 staff. SQS has offices in Germany, the UK, Australia, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa, the UAE and the US. In addition, SQS maintains a minority stake in a company in Portugal. In 2016, SQS generated revenues of €327.1milion.

About TestPlant

TestPlant is a leader in testing automation. TestPlant’s eggPlant range of tools help technology driven organizations deliver customer value faster and at higher quality by automating the testing process, including functional testing, performance testing, load testing, and even network emulation. TestPlant’s tools are relevant in agile, mobile, web, and DevOps deployments, and are currently used by more than 300 enterprise customers in over 30 countries in sectors including Financial Services, Automotive, Healthcare and Life Sciences, Media and Entertainment, Retail and Defense and Aerospace. TestPlant’s technology agnostic solutions can be used to improve and report on the quality and responsiveness of software systems across different interfaces, platforms, browsers, and devices, including mobile, desktop, and mainframe.


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Jo Bance
SQS Group
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Email:      jo.bance@sqs.com

Milli d’Hangest d’Yvoy
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Email:    press@testplant.com

Jay Branscomb