Automation Consultants Launches First Cloud-based Full-service Test Management Tool

Automation Consultants Ltd., the IT services and software company, today announces the launch of TestWave, a full-service, cloud-based test management tool. Priced at £75 per user per month, and instantly accessible through a web browser, TestWave fills a gap in the market for a full service test tool that is affordable and easy to use.

The software has been developed in-house by Automation Consultants’ team of engineers who have consulted on testing projects and IT transformations for clients that include BSkyB and Vodafone. It easily manages the testing of an IT system by enabling teams to store test scripts, analyse results, and record and track defects. Test Managers can see the progress of testing in real time through intuitive dashboards, and map the testing to releases and requirements.

Francis Miers, TestWave Director at Automation Consultants, comments: “Having worked in this sector for a decade, we knew there was a need for a test management tool that could reduce waste in IT projects without breaking the bank. TestWave enables the test manager to keep track of the progress of the many tests involved in any significant IT project, regardless of the scale of the project or whether it is spread over multiple locations.”

Compared to tracking testing by spreadsheets and e-mail, TestWave reduces duplication and omission, and makes management easier by showing the current state of testing in a series of intuitive real-time dashboards. It is therefore ideal for software development or major changes to existing systems such as upgrades.

TestWave is built on Automation Consultants’ own platform, Xappworks, which allows users to code in the cloud.

“We naturally turned to the cloud to support TestWave as we knew the demand was there for a simple-to-use tool that can be instantly accessed via a browser and incurs no installation or management costs”, concludes Miers.

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