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SD Times Names SmartBear to 2013 SD Times 100 ‘Best in Show’

SD Times 100 Recognizes SmartBear as Top Leader and Innovator in Software Quality Assurance
Beverly, Mass. — June 04, 2013 — The leading news source for the software development industry, SD Times, named SmartBear Software, provider of software quality tools used by more than one million developers and testers worldwide, to The SD Times 100: ‘Best in Show’. Honored in the quality assurance and security category, the award recognizes SmartBear as a top innovator and leader in the software development industry. Since 2003, the editors of SD Times have examined the newsmakers of the previous year, looked back at their achievements and decided on the ‘best of the best.’
"The software development industry is led by innovative companies like SmartBear,” said Alan Zeichick, Editorial Director of BZ Media's SD Times. "When choosing the 2013 SD Times 100, we carefully considered each organization's products and services, reputation with software development managers and the new ideas and thought leadership that it brings to the industry. Thanks to companies like SmartBear, a leader in software quality tools, the art and science of software development continues to advance at a rapid pace."
Each year, the SD Times 100 recognizes companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. The editors spend months considering each nomination in a process that involves extensive debating and researching. Categories include ALM & Development Tools, APIs, Libraries & Frameworks, The Cloud, Big Data & Business Intelligence, Databases & Data Management, DevOps & SCM, Mobile, Quality Assurance & Security, User Experience and Influencers.
“SmartBear continues to lead the industry in software quality development, offering tools to the SoapUI community and beyond, so developers will have the necessities to create the highest quality software more efficiently and cost-effectively,” said Joe Krivickas, CEO at SmartBear. “We are delighted that SD Times has recognized SmartBear as a leader and innovator in software quality assurance.”
SmartBear provides free and low-cost tools to the SoapUI community as well as other developers who want to improve team collaboration and performance to produce the highest quality software possible. For more information, visit:
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About SmartBear Software

SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the world’s most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear. For more information, visit:, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

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