SmartBear and Cigniti Technologies Sign Strategic Partnership to Assure Software Quality in the Connected World

SmartBear Plans for Joint Software Testing Lab with Cigniti at Headquarters in India
SOMERVILLE, Mass. and HYDERABAD, India — February 02, 2016 —

SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, announced a strategic partnership with Cigniti Technologies Limited, global leaders in independent software testing services. Headquartered in Hyderabad, India with a worldwide team of over 1,800 people, Cigniti is spread across the U.S., U.K., India, Australia and Canada. Cigniti is focusing on the delivery of SmartBear’s testing and quality assurance solutions including API Readiness platform, Ready API as well automated testing tool, TestComplete.

“Cigniti’s vision is to help companies improve the quality of software being delivered worldwide and our focus to offer end-to-end software testing services solutions gets further strengthened through this partnership,” said Pradeep Govindasamy, CTO & President NA Sales at Cigniti. “SmartBear brings best-in-class testing tools, while Cigniti delivers market leading expertise that has been honed by hundreds of successful engagements. We expect this combination to deliver unprecedented quality in the connected world and productivity to software engineering teams as well as cost effectiveness to wide ranging projects.”

SmartBear’s Ready API is a unified set of testing tools that includes SoapUI NG for functional testing, LoadUI NG Pro for load testing, ServiceV Pro for API service virtualization and Secure Pro for dynamic API security testing. SmartBear’s TestComplete empowers any tester, both novice and advanced, to create, manage and run automated tests for any desktop, Web and mobile application.

“The SmartBear Cigniti alliance will leverage the respective strengths of both companies – SmartBear providing the technical underpinning for test automation and Cigniti delivering the high-level expertise enterprise customers require,” said Ole Lensmar, CTO at SmartBear.

For more information on Ready API, visit: For updates, follow @ready_api on Twitter. For more information on TestComplete, visit: For the latest updates, follow @TestComplete on Twitter.

Over the last 15 years, Cigniti has helped enterprises and ISVs across verticals build quality software while improving time-to-market and reducing cost of quality. Cigniti is the world’s first Independent Software Testing Services Company to be appraised at CMMI-SVC v1.3, Maturity Level 5, and is also ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 27001:2013 certified. Cigniti has India’s first of its kind Robotics Test Lab, a Mobile Cloud Test Lab with Experitest, a world class Cloud enabled Performance Test Lab and an IoT & Smart Meter Lab.

For more information, visit: and follow @Cigniti.

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