Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA - December 3, 2014:
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company today announced that it has been positioned as a 'Leader' in the first ever published Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Testing 2014 authored by Susanne Matson and Patrick J. Sullivan, published on 25 November 2014.
Gartner defines "Application testing services" as a comprehensive term used to capture all types of verification and validation services for the purposes of supporting clients' applications quality control and quality assurance (QA). Verification assesses the technical behavior, and validation assesses the functional behavior of tested elements. The full report is available here.
The report evaluated 16 different software vendors on 15 criteria and placed Wipro Ltd. in the Leaders quadrant.
According to Gartner, "The application testing service market, with a copious number of providers, is fast-growing. Full IT services providers and dedicated, pure-play application testing providers coexist in this market in which Gartner is aware of about 300 companies."
Bhanumurthy BM, Chief Executive, Application Business Unit & Strategic Alliances, Wipro Ltd said, "We believe Wipro's position as a 'Leader' in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services fortifies our stance as a partner of choice for organizations seeking to protect their brand and deliver resilient and high performance systems for their customers. Our strategic investments in intelligent automation, tools & methodologies, focused approach to innovation, and industry specific solutions assure positive business outcomes for our customers."
Kumudha Sridharan, Vice President & Global Head, Testing Services, Wipro Ltd added, "We are extremely proud of our position as 'Leaders' in the Magic Quadrant. We believe this is a testimony of the strong relationship and trust that our customers have in our 'Wipro Way of Testing'. Our continuous investment in Agile processes, high-performance end-to-end test automation and industry focused solutions help customers reduce time to market, deliver a high customer experience and retain their competitive advantage."
A pioneer in Quality Assurance and Testing Services, Wipro Testing Services is an Independent Testing entity within Wipro, serving customers globally. With ready to deploy tools such as Model Based Testing and Test lifecycle Automation, Test Environment Manager and industry point solutions such as the Digital Assurance platform (Banking, Retail and Health) and End to End Message Validation Suites like SWIFT Examen & Fix Examen, Wipro Testing Services delivers high performance business results for our customers.
About Wipro Ltd.
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Business Process Services company that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of "Business through Technology" - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner's approach to delivering innovation, and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro has a workforce of over 140,000, serving clients in 175+ cities across 6 continents. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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