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SmartBear Software Selected as 2010 Automated Testing Institute Automation Honors Awards Finalists

2nd Annual Award Dedicated to Software Test Automation
Beverly, MA — October 19, 2010 —

SmartBear Software today announced that its automated testing tool, TestComplete, and performance profiling tool, AQtime, are once again finalists in the 2nd Annual 2010 Automated Testing Institute (ATI) Honors.

According to the Automated Testing Institute, the ATI Automation Honors are the industry’s original set of awards dedicated to software test automation. It crowns the leading tools, resources and practitioners with automation’s top honor. The ATI Automation Honors awards rely on industry practitioners to identify which tools, resources and people are the best, which have the most significant upgrades and/or which are setting the trends that will help to take software test automation to the next level in the coming year.

TestComplete will be judged in the following two categories:

  • Commercial Functional Automated Test Tool Finalists – Java
  • Commercial Functional Automated Test Tool Finalists - Best Overall

TestComplete is an automated testing tool that lets you create, manage and run tests for any Windows, Web or Rich Client software. TestComplete 8.0, introduced over 120 new features and enhancements to improve the user experience for power users and beginners alike.

AQtime Pro will be judged in the following two categories:

  • Commercial Performance Automated Test Tool Finalists - Web/HTTP(S)
  • Commercial Performance Automated Test Tool Finalists - Best Overall

AQtime Pro is a performance profiling, memory and resource debugging toolset for 32- and 64-bit Windows, .NET and Java applications as well as VBScript and JScript code. AQtime 7.0 Pro added support for several additional development platforms and environments, including Microsoft .NET Framework 4.

Dion Johnson, Automated Testing Institute Advisor, said, “Congratulations to SmartBear Software for providing a suite of tools that the community has clearly deemed worthy of recognition for its contributions to the automated testing discipline. The Automated Testing Institute looks forward to seeing what TestComplete, AQtime and other SmartBear offerings provide in the future and looks forward to continued feedback from the automators that help the automation discipline grow.”

Winners will be announced on October 25 via an online video presentation that will be posted on the ATI web site. Each winner and finalist will also be highlighted in a special issue of Automated Software Testing Magazine on November 1, 2010.

About the ATI Automation Honors

The ATI Automation Honors are awards that celebrate excellence in the discipline of software test automation. These awards accept nominations from you, the automation community, and then rely on your votes to determine who the best of the best really are. Awards are presented in several categories from the corporate level down to the practitioner level, resulting in a celebration of the best tools, best print and online resources, and the best in practitioner achievement.

Media and Community Contact:

Alex Forbes
SmartBear Software

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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