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TEST Magazine Recognizes Amdocs Testing as a Leading Testing Provider for 2016

20 recognition testingWe are pleased to announce that TEST Magazine, the leading publication for software Testing and Quality professionals, has named Amdocs Testing as one of the 20 Leading Testing Providers. TEST Magazine, which is read by over 10,700 members across Europe, the US and South Asia, publishes an annual update to its Testing Providers’ Guide to help companies navigate the complex and rapidly changing landscape of quality products and services. The most recent update, profiling selected Testing and QA providers across multiple verticals and geographies, was published in the September 2016 issue. Amdocs Testing was specifically recognized for its leading position […]  More >>

Digital Revolution is Changing Everything

Digital IT is perhaps the biggest shift that’s happening right now, and it’s fundamentally changing every aspect of testing. From quality requirements, through rapid adoption of DevOps, the Digital Revolution in IT presents both new challenges and new opportunities for testing organizations. Increased quality expectations In today’s world, IT systems are no longer the domain of internal users. Mobile, web, cloud and other modern technologies have exposed enterprise IT systems to millions of end-users worldwide, heightening the importance of application performance and creating the culture of zero tolerance for failure. While this is undeniably a new trend, Telecom companies have […]  More >>

DevOps: from a buzzword to a cultural shift

An Interview with Shivakumar “Shiva” Ravi, Head – Global Sales and Pre-Sales at Amdocs Testing Services The DevOps movement is quickly gaining acceptance among Telecommunications companies, largely due to the need for faster application delivery in a highly competitive market. I often get asked how QA fits in with this new world of DevOps. Recently, I had an opportunity to discuss the DevOps and the Digital Testing trends in the Telecom industry with my friend and industry expert, Shiva Ravi, Global Head of Sales at Amdocs Testing. Here are some of the highlights of our conversation. Michael Cooper: Shiva, for […]  More >>

Four Take Aways from the Open Networking Summit

Open source has become a platform for the software industry ecosystem, and last month’s Open Networking Conference (ONS) in Santa Clara, CA brought together the global SDN/NFV community for three days of open discussion, preview of new technologies and exchange of ideas in the areas of open source networking. Since its inception, ONS has been a favorite gathering place for service providers, data center operators, vendors and developers, and this year, more than 2,000 people attended the event, leading to packed sessions, enthusiastic panels and lively hallway conversations on all-things SDN. It was great to see technology giants, such as Huawei, […]  More >>

Meet the Amdocs Testing Experts: A Conversation with Sachin Mulik about the Evolution of the Testing Center of Excellence, QA Paradigm Shift and Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

It truly is a small world. Earlier this year, I heard that my friend Sachin Mulik was taking on a VP and QA and Testing Practice Leader role with Amdocs, and we met for dinner in Atlanta. Sachin agreed that once he settled in at Amdocs he would sit down with me to discuss his new role, his views on the transformation of Testing and QA disciplines and the evolving role of the Testing Center of Excellence. Here are some of the highlights of our discussion. Michael Cooper: Sachin, nearly twenty years in the IT industry is an impressive career, […]  More >>

Reflections from HPE Discover 2015 London: Staying Ahead of the Curve

Earlier this month, I was given an opportunity to represent Amdocs Testing at HPE Discover London 2015.  The highlight of the conference for me was presenting at the Performance Testing Experts panel titled “Secrets of Successful Performance Testing.” Since Amdocs specializes in telecom testing, I focused on the best practices in performance and scalability testing in the telco space. We discussed unique challenges faced by communications service providers and how Amdocs addresses their needs with Amdocs BEATTM, Ginger Automation Framework and other specialized approaches and tools. Load, stress and performance testing are extremely important in telecom because many of the […]  More >>

Giving thanks to the software testers

This Thanksgiving season, I want to take a moment to recognize the people who work tirelessly every day to get us where we are today. At Amdocs, we realize that our team is our greatest asset. It is their experience and knowledge that allowed us to build our unique methodology and testing framework – the Amdocs BEAT™. It is their in-depth understanding of the industry technologies and business processes that gives us an advantage over the “generic” testing service providers. It is their hard work that brings industry-leading results to every customer engagement. As I stated in a recent blog […]  More >>

How To Get Better Results From Specialized Testing – Now That The Offshore Lemon Has Been Nearly Squeezed Dry

Mike Cooper interviews Yoav Ziv, head of testing at Amdocs, looking at trends in the industry and how testing has changed.  More >>