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Competitive Landscape: Social Computing and Mobility Hasten the Use of Cloud Testing Tools

Published: 20 March 2013

ID: G00229854

Analyst(s): Asheesh Raina, Thomas Murphy


The need for scalability, elasticity, flexibility and cost is pushing testing tools into the cloud. Because they also have advantages for small or midsize businesses, cloud testing tools could mean the end of on-premises testing tools and pave the way to success for agile, cloud-focused providers.

Table Of Contents


  • Competitive Situation and Trends
    • Software Testing the Largest AD Segment in Terms of Revenue
    • Importance of Cloud Software Testing
    • Definition of Cloud Software Testing
    • Challenges Addressed by Cloud Testing
  • Market Players
  • The Future of Competition
    • Entry of Niche and Smaller Vendors
    • Vendors Leveraging Agile Practices
    • Cloud-Based Applications
    • Mobile Testing
  • Competitive Profiles
    • BlazeMeter
    • HP
    • IBM
    • Micro Focus
    • Neotys
    • Perfecto Mobile
    • Skytap
    • Soasta
  • References and Methodology

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