Washington, DC (February 1, 2010) – TestPlant Inc, the maker of the world-leading user interface automated test tool “eggPlant”, has announced the appointment of Spectrum Systems, Inc. as the exclusive GSA authorized distributor of their unique technology. The relationship between TestPlant and Spectrum provides all US federal, state and local organizations with “most favored” pricing and terms and complete access to pre and post sale support from TestPlant’s personnel in the US.
eggPlant is already deployed in the US Army and in other Department of Defense and Department of Justice operations. eggPlant is the only commercially available tool which can test the actual graphical user interface (the “GUI”) by “seeing” the PC or mobile device screen. This method of testing software before release or during live operation is more effective than traditional manual testing. By automating this extremely tedious and repetitive task eggPlant improves quality, reduces build times and lowers costs.
Spectrum Systems specializes in enterprise-level Application Lifecycle Management and Information Assurance solutions which help public and private organizations build applications, manage systems, leverage information and secure IT Assets. Spectrum has been a GSA Schedule holder for over two decades and has extensive experience working with procurement officers and end-users at federal, state and local government levels. Spectrum is also a Member of The Coalition for Government Procurement.
The appointment of Spectrum Systems by TestPlant followed an extensive review of government resellers undertaken by Focus Investment Bankers. Managing Directors Gerald Turner and Eric Oganesoff, led a team which identified Spectrum as best positioned in experience and quality of service to partner with TestPlant.
George Mackintosh, president of TestPlant Inc said “The time is right to embark on this new partnership in the US. We’ve established eggPlant’s credentials as a unique tool by proving its effectiveness to the leading IT companies and then in 2009 delivering it to some of the most significant – and demanding! – government customers. And the concept of using a tool to test a hitherto untested aspect of software applications is fast catching on. eggPlant sees the screen just as the human eye does, and by automating that process, mission and time crucial systems and systems known as C4I, ATC, GIS and “intel” are made more reliable and safer!”
Ron Segal, president of Spectrum Systems, Inc. stated that he was delighted to be TestPlant’s chosen partner. “We have many years experience of government procurement practices and as many in the supply of development and test tools to the public sector. We work with the biggest players in this market and manage relationships with all the leading US agencies. My team quickly understood the many unique features of eggPlant and are leveraging our contact base to support TestPlant’s North American business and introduce an innovative, effective and cost saving tool to our customers”.