SmartBear recognized as leader by IDC MarketScapes

SmartBear, the provider of software quality tools for teams, was recognized as a Leader and Major Player in multiple IDC MarketScape reports, the company said.

IDC, a world-renown market intelligence firm, recognized SmartBear in four recent reports, highlighting the company´s ability to empower software teams at every stage of the development lifecycle.

SmartBear continues to innovate its test automation tools to support teams looking to build high quality software, faster. The Leader and Major Player status that SmartBear achieved in the latest IDC MarketScape reports shows that SmartBear is distancing itself from other providers listed as Contenders and Participants in the reports.

SmartBear allows organizations to have the flexibility to avoid pricey tools and implementations that come with large toolsets with features they may or may not use. Customers can choose what they need today from SmartBear´s comprehensive product suite and expand as their software quality needs grow with the complexity of their business.

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor´s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the provider of software quality tools for teams. The company´s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com.