Mobile Labs, LLC, a leading provider and innovator of cross-platform mobile application testing solutions, announced today it has been included in the list of “Cool Vendors” in the Cool Vendors in Application Development report by industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc.
Two Mobile Labs solutions were mentioned in the Cool Vendors in Application Development report, deviceConnect™ and Trust™. The deviceConnect solution is a private, internal device cloud that delivers comprehensive management capabilities for mobile devices, users, and apps in corporate test labs. deviceConnect supports organizations no matter what their test strategy is – whether testing is 100% manual, highly automated or somewhere in between.
Mobile Labs’ test automation solution, Trust, is an add-in for the industry’s leading automated testing platform. Trust uses deviceConnect to perform cross-platform automated testing on real, pristine smartphones and tablets. Trust is a second-generation mobile app testing tool that uses object-level detection and interaction rather than visual-based (optical character recognition or image-within-image) techniques. The result is more effective and efficient mobile application testing. Together these solutions address two major challenges in the mobile application testing landscape: deviceConnect securely manages and provides access to mobile devices while Trust gives Quality Assurance and testing professionals the right tool to address the complexities of testing mobile apps.
deviceConnect also transforms manual testing efficiency and management by helping testers locate the right device and the right app and to make an instantaneous connection to begin testing from any desktop in the enterprise. deviceConnect manages authorized users, available devices, and application versions available for test.
“Mobile app development and testing are quickly emerging as top priorities for IT. Mobile application testing amidst the chaos of new devices and constantly changing mobile operating systems presents an order of difficulty never before seen by IT. Our mission is to bring order to that chaotic, but all too important, function,” says Don Addington, CEO, Mobile Labs. “This industry analyst recognition confirms for us the inherent value Mobile Labs offers enterprises looking to simplify mobile application testing.”
In the Cool Vendor report, Gartner Research Director Thomas Murphy notes, “Mobile application testing is becoming a mainstream IT issue. Early mobile applications were often outsourced for development and testing, or testing services were used. While these are still important, as a mobile-first strategy moves to center stage and is coupled with a move toward agile development practices, it will be incumbent upon internal IT software testing teams to be able to test mobile applications efficiently and effectively. This will necessitate new tools that can support multiple device and operating system combinations, and that enable the effective management of those devices.”
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About Mobile Labs
Mobile Labs is a leading provider of end-to-end mobile application testing solutions for the enterprise. Its private, internal device cloud, deviceConnect™, delivers comprehensive management capabilities for mobile devices in corporate test labs. The patent-pending technology is internal to a company’s worldwide infrastructure, providing highly secure access to and management of the entire inventory of test devices across major mobile platforms. deviceConnect supports both manual and automated testing on real devices without jailbreaking or rooting. Test automation is provided via Mobile Labs Trust™, a solution architected to tightly integrate with the industry’s leading automated testing platform. Trust is an automated, cross-platform solution that helps ensure application quality across multiple mobile platforms. Trust enables enterprises to deploy fully tested, high quality mobile applications faster. For more information, please visit mobilelabsinc.com.