SmartBear and BCT Announce Strategic Partnership to Accelerate Efficient Delivery of High-Quality Enterprise Software Solutions

The strategic alliance will help BCT deliver superior quality, defect-free transformation services and reduce time-to-market for enterprises across the Middle East
GALWAY, Ireland and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — May 24, 2022 —

SmartBear, a leading provider of software development and quality tools, announced a strategic partnership with Bahwan CyberTek (BCT), a globally recognized provider of digital transformation solutions and services. Founded in 1999, BCT has a strong presence throughout the Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific, and North America. More than 4,000 BCT employees deliver innovative solutions and technical expertise to more than 1,000 customers worldwide. 

“Whether you’re looking at banking and financial services, oil and gas, transportation, or the public sector, every enterprise around the globe today is looking for competitive differentiators to give them the edge over their competition,” said Ed Greenwood, EMEA Channel and Alliances Manager at SmartBear. “BCT has delivered powerful, forward-thinking approaches to solving massive technological challenges in each of these industries, and many others. By partnering together, SmartBear and BCT will enable the world’s leading organizations to accelerate innovation and the delivery of powerful digital services.” 

Through this partnership, BCT and SmartBear will deliver flawless and resilient applications swiftly while ensuring quality at every stage of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Today, businesses demand high-performance, high-quality software with a sharp focus on faster time-to-market. BCT will leverage SmartBear intelligent automation testing tools and frameworks to deliver just this. 

“With innovation and thought leadership as our core values, BCT continues to deliver sustainable transformation, and our commitment toward enabling customers to be connected, collaborative, and adaptable in pursuit of being ready for the changes and challenges of the future is why BCT aligns with market leaders such as SmartBear,” said BCT’s Executive Vice President, Vish Srinivasan. “SmartBear has a leading role in the multi-trillion-dollar market for API-driven products and services, empowering enterprise software teams worldwide to deliver the highest quality software required for success in today’s accelerated digital world. By combining BCT’s domain expertise and industry solution capabilities, BCT and SmartBear now provide compelling advantages to organizations across the MENA region in various stages of their digital and quality maturity with incredible technical innovation, adoption, and reception in API and microservices and a proactive ASQ management strategy with an end-to-end quality approach to API lifecycle.”  

“The Middle East region is emerging as a leading and fast-growing technology hub,” said Darin Welfare, Senior Vice President of International Sales and Channel at SmartBear. “With continued investment in the future of digital transformation, we’re seeing tremendous demand for the market-leading technologies within the SmartBear portfolio, as well as the innovative solutions offered by BCT. This partnership promises to offer enterprises in that region the best of both worlds.” 

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About Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) 
Bahwan CyberTek (BCT) is a global provider of digital transformation solutions in the areas of Predictive Analytics, Digital Experience and Digital Supply Chain Management, and has delivered solutions in 20 countries across North America, the Middle East, Far East, Africa and Asia. Driving innovation through outcome-based business models, proven and powerful IP solutions, BCT is a trusted partner for over 1000+ customers, including Fortune 500 companies. With strong capabilities in Digital Technologies, BCT has over 3400 associates with technical and domain expertise, delivering solutions to the Oil & Gas, Telecom, Power, Government, Banking, Retail and SCM / Logistics verticals. With a focus on joint innovation, BCT has partnered with leading global technology organizations such as Oracle, IBM and TIBCO to deliver differentiated value to customers. BCT is recognized at CMMi level 5 and is an ISO certified organization. 

About SmartBear

SmartBear is pioneering innovation in software development, embracing AI’s transformative potential. The company’s AI-powered intuitive solution hubs, featuring HaloAI, give software development teams around the world visibility into end-to-end quality. SmartBear is trusted by over 16 million developers, testers, and software engineers at 32,000+ organizations – including innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. With an active peer-to-peer community, SmartBear meets customers where they are to help make our technology-driven world a better place. The company is committed to ethical corporate practices, including responsible AI that integrates accountability and transparency across its technology stack, and to social responsibility, promoting good in all the communities it serves. Learn more at, or follow on LinkedIn, X, or Facebook.