Wipro Launches “Testing as a Service” Portal

Wipro Technologies announces the launch of its Testing as a Service (TaaS) Portal to act as a virtual marketplace for potential customers to browse, request for quotes and purchase services online. The portal empowers the customer to select and buy services at the click of the mouse, thereby dramatically changing the market landscape for software Testing Service providers.

Wipro will continue to innovate with this portal and plans to add 20 more services and more sophisticated functionalities to the portal it in the near future. Wipro Technologies’ current portfolio of online Testing Services include Certification, Qualification, Readiness Assurance, Test Environment and Lab Services, enabling clients or prospects to fast forward their decision making with immediate output.

[advt]“Testing as a discipline has undergone a sea change over the past decade. From being a mere phase in the development cycle, it is now being increasingly accepted as a Productized Service Offering. We believe testing today needs to be business purpose driven and therefore, the highlight of Wipro’s TaaS portal is the simplicity of use that it offers from a clear service definition and a catalogue of productized services, so that customers can browse these services, choose from an array of service parameters, request for a proposal and in near future even buy and consume services online”, said Gangadharaiah C.P., Senior Vice President and Global Head of Testing Services, Wipro Technologies.

He added, “Wipro Technologies has been one of the pioneers of independent testing services for global clients and continues to make significant investments in innovative offerings in this space. Based on initial feedback from the industry, the portal is being seen as a disruptive offering that has the potential to change the way business is done in the Testing Services Industry.” [pr]

Globally, Testing Services are a USD 56 billion market, where 10% gets outsourced to India through the traditional off shoring methods, as per third party estimates. Wipro Technologies, has been cited by independent research body, IDC Research, as a leader among Tier-1 Testing Services Providers in a report titled “IDC MarketScape : Global Testing Services, 2010 Vendor Analysis.

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