MONROVIA, Calif.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Parasoft today announced it was named a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q4 2016.”*
“I believe that the report solidifies Parasoft’s commitment to advancing automated functional testing and the tremendous value it delivers to software organizations looking to accelerate the development of tomorrow’s applications without compromising quality and security.”
Forrester Research gave Parasoft the highest score among all vendors in the Current Offering category, as well as the API Test Design and Automation, and Automation Execution and Continuous Testing criteria. The report notes that "Parasoft’s focus on developers, API testing, and evolved analytics pays off."
According to the report, "Parasoft has the strongest continuous testing product offering. It offers a long list of mature features in UI automation and comprehensive functional API testing automation, a rich set of integrations with third-party continuous integration and delivery pipeline tools, version control options, integration with Agile project management (PM), and non-functional test automation such as integration and security testing. Together with its performance and service virtualization tools, the feature set makes the solution stand out. Parasoft’s solution also stood out in our assessment of maintenance, reuse, and reporting analytics."
After examining past research, user-need assessments, and vendor and expert interviews, Forrester developed a comprehensive set of evaluation criteria. They evaluated vendors against 33 criteria, which they grouped into three high-level buckets: Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
“Forrester’s FTA Wave provides an objective benchmark of all functional testing solutions, and we are extremely honored to be recognized as a leader,” said Marc Brown, Parasoft Chief Marketing Officer. “I believe that the report solidifies Parasoft’s commitment to advancing automated functional testing and the tremendous value it delivers to software organizations looking to accelerate the development of tomorrow’s applications without compromising quality and security.”
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.
*Forrester Research, Inc., "The Forrester Wave™: Modern Application Functional Test Automation Tools, Q4 2016," December 5, 2016.