PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/18/14 -- HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced new offerings to accelerate mobile and cloud-based testing and improve user experience while increasing cost savings and quality for the delivery of business-critical applications and services.
To help organizations drive quality, performance and velocity into their mobile, cloud, hybrid and traditional applications, HP is unveiling new versions of the products within its HP Application Lifecycle Management portfolio. The new software offerings help enterprises improve planning and development, shrink testing costs and speed the delivery of applications while continuously reducing potential business disruptions.
Ease of use, quality and performance are at the forefront of today's global enterprise applications since poor user experience can quickly and directly impact brand perception and the financial bottom line. HP's enhanced offerings are the foundation for delivering quality digital content, innovative applications and reliable services to the "anywhere, anytime" world.
Performance testing from the cloud
To help improve continuous performance testing for capacity, scalability and reliability, HP is introducing HP LoadRunner 12 and HP Performance Center 12 with new cloud testing capabilities designed to help organizations:
"At British Sky Broadcasting, customer experience is fundamental to delivering the expansive entertainment and technology services we offer, making quality and performance imperative for speeding innovation and business growth," said Colin Griffiths, Platform Performance Engineer Team, British Sky Broadcasting. "With HP Performance Center, using new enhancements including REST API support, we can now continuously integrate performance testing across development and Agile teams to deliver superior content and services that continue to excite our customers and scale based on demand."
Expand mobile application testing
HP's new functional and performance testing products are designed to help enterprises embrace mobile testing by enabling faster delivery of engaging applications without jeopardizing quality. The enhanced offerings let organizations:
Enrich the user experience to deliver quality applications
To help organizations successfully deliver the experiences their employees, customers and partners expect, HP offers HP Application Lifecycle Management 12 and HP Quality Center Enterprise 12, which now deliver:
HP Unified Functional Testing 12 helps IT organizations adopt and apply functional test automation more efficiently to meet the quality needs of distributed and Agile teams by:
"Ciber drives real-world results for our clients' strategic IT initiatives by helping them get the most out of their investments," said Brian Haskett, vice president, Ciber. "With HP ALM 12, we serve more clients, more efficiently with new features that enable traceability for complete application life cycle management and improved business requirements integration for better visibility into quality assurance and development activities."
"Mobility and cloud challenge organizations to balance time-to-market demands while delivering engaging user experiences that separate them from the competition," said Bernd Schlotter, senior vice president, application delivery management, Software, HP. "By integrating performance and functional testing capabilities earlier into the application life cycle, HP empowers organizations to deliver the innovative mobile, cloud and hybrid software applications that are the engines of business growth with unprecedented velocity and uncompromised quality."
HP's software solutions help protect IT investments in quality and testing while empowering development and testing teams to deliver applications that are intuitive and provide the experience expected by today's modern user. To accelerate adoption of the new solutions, HP offers a full set of professional services, on-premises or Software as a Service (SaaS)-based delivery models, an extensible community with HP LiveNetwork and educational services via the HP Adoption Readiness Tool.
Additional information about HP Application Lifecycle Management offerings is available at www.hp.com/go/ALM.
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