SmartBear Named Global Leader in IDC MarketScape for Automated Software Quality and Continuous Testing | News

SOMERVILLE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 13, 2022–

SmartBear, a leading provider of software development tools and quality tools, has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Automated Software Quality and Continuous Testing for Digital Execution Worldwide. 1 This IDC MarketScape evaluated 24 vendors for inclusion in the study, based on the strength of their product ASQ capabilities and strategy, revenue share, and differentiated position in the rapidly emerging market. The report examines ASQ adoption patterns and trends and their impact on business success.

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SmartBear Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Global Enterprise Automated Software Quality and Continuous Testing for Digital Execution (Graphic: Business Wire)

“Overall, SmartBear is well positioned to help support emerging environments as part of digital transformation initiatives and cloud testing and as an alternative to enterprise ASQ offerings with synergistic analytics to complement vendors that focus on security and quality,” said Melinda-Carol Ballou, Research Director, Agile ALM, Quality & Portfolio Strategies at IDC. “SmartBear exemplifies what IDC is increasingly seeing – a demand for intuitive products combined at lower prices with the leverage of open source and integration with leading application lifecycle management systems ( ALM).”

the IDC MarketScape: Automated Software Quality and Continuous Testing for Digital Execution Worldwide report states, “For the end-to-end DevOps lifecycle, SmartBear’s ability to reuse assets across ASQ tools spanning the SDLC can help create time and scale savings by leveraging proven, tested assets and related, saving time and money. ”

This report also notes that “SmartBear is focused on developer-led quality engagements with the belief that critical testing will begin early in the development cycle and on a frequent basis. The company has a set of products that meet the needs of organizations at different stages of their quality maturity with a strong footprint in both developer-led and QA/tester-led quality.

“As organizations connect and deploy applications in cross-functional environments, creating an end-to-end quality approach that includes the API lifecycle and a proactive ASQ management strategy is critical,” said Calvin Fudge. , Senior Director, Industry Analyst Relations at SmartBear. . “We are pleased that this IDC MarketScape cited the various strengths of SmartBear, including the intuitive capabilities of the products, the breadth of the product set, and the simplicity of our combo offering compared to high-end, more expensive solutions. “

SmartBear products considered for this vendor assessment include SwaggerHub, ReadyAPI, TestComplete, Zephyr (Squad, Scale, and Enterprise), Bugsnag, BitBar, CrossBrowserTesting, LoadNinja, AlertSite, Collaborator, and CucumberStudio, as well as support from Swagger, Cucumber BDD and SoapUI open source projects.

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About IDC MarketScape

The IDC MarketScape Vendor Assessment Model is designed to provide insight into the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) vendors in a given market. The research methodology uses a rigorous scoring methodology based on qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a unique graphical illustration of each vendor’s position in a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework within which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and potential vendors.

About Smart Bear

At SmartBear, we focus on your one priority that never changes: quality. We know how hard it is to consistently deliver quality software. Our tools are therefore designed to streamline your DevOps processes while working seamlessly with the products you use and will use. Whether it’s TestComplete, Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, Bugsnag or any of our other tools, we cover test automation, API lifecycle, collaboration, performance testing , test management, application stability and error monitoring, and more. Whatever your needs, they’re easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. We’re used by 16 million developers, testers, and operations engineers in more than 32,000 organizations, including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. Wherever you’re going, we’ll help you get there. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitteror facebook.

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1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Enterprise Automated Software Quality and Continuous Testing for Digital Execution 2022, #US47097621, March 2022.

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