Inflectra partners with nFocus Ltd. to provide on-site consulting and training for its customers

5-Mar-2009 by Inflectra Press Release

(Inflectra Corporation, Silver Spring, MD) today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with nFocus Ltd. to provide an integrated set of testing products and services to customers in the UK.

nFocus will be offering Inflectra products to all its existing customers for test management purposes. The company will also offer Inflectra’s products to other organisations that are currently undertaking software development and testing. Through the agreement nFocus will sell and support Inflectra’s products including SpiraTest, a highly cost effective Quality Assurance and Test Management system with integrated release scheduling and defect tracking.

By partnering with Inflectra, nFocus is adding to its existing portfolio of software testing services, from test consultancy, test automation, regression testing to the use of best-of-breed technologies and innovative test management processes to improve the reliability and performance of software systems.

Danny Crone, Technical Director of nFocus commented on the partnership: “Our search for a tool set to manage test cases effectively, while offering traceability and coverage of test execution, led us to Inflectra’s SpiraTest. SpiraTest also integrates well with test automation tools and is a highly cost effective alternative to other test case management tools. We are looking forward to a long-term business partnership with Inflectra and are delighted to be representing them in the .”

He continued: “spiraTest in particular will be a perfect addition to our new regression testing Virtual Test Service which aims to reduce the cost of regression testing. The regression test service assures that the changes made to our clients’ applications do not adversely affect existing functionality. Manually checking is a costly and time consuming process and we believe that that our approach can reduce our client’s current regression costs by up to 50%.”

Adam Sandman, from Inflectra added: “Inflectra welcomes the chance to develop a closer working partnership with nFocus. This is a perfect match for us as we are now able to introduce our services to more organizations, while gaining a competitive advantage through a working partnership with nFocus’s test consultants and their in-depth knowledge of software testing.”

SpiraTest® is a powerful Quality Assurance and Project Management solution that manages a software project’s requirements, scope, use-cases, tests, releases and bugs and issues in one environment, with complete requirements traceability throughout. Customers can track every bug or issue back to the test case and test step that being executed, and from there back to the underlying requirement needing fulfillment.

nFocus Virtual Test Service

The latest addition to nFocus’s managed service portfolio, Virtual Test Service; meets the needs of their clients by assuring that the changes made to their applications do not adversely affect existing functionality. Manually checking this is a costly and time consuming process and nFocus have developed an approach that they believe will reduce their client’s current regression costs by up to 50%.

About Inflectra®

Inflectra® is a privately held software company dedicated to helping its customers - large corporations, small businesses, professional services firms, government agencies and individual developers – with the means to effectively and affordably manage their software development lifecycles, so as to decrease the time to market and increase return on investment.

Inflectra® is currently headquartered in the growing technology community of Silver Spring, Maryland located just outside Washington, D.C.

About nFocus

nFocus is a based IT software and systems testing company set up in 2000. The company is based in Telford and works with leading systems integrators including Cap Gemini and Microsoft, providing test consultancy and services to medium to large scale projects. In addition, nFocus's client base extends to smaller companies that may require software testing services.

Inflectra® and SpiraTest® are registered trademarks of Inflectra Corporation.