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Utopia Solutions Partners with Surgient to Deliver Virtual Labs
Surgient, a leading provider of Virtual Lab Management Applications for accelerating software delivery, and Utopia Solutions, a global quality and testing firm focused on delivering QA solutions to Fortune 500 and Middle Market companies, today announced they have entered into a strategic partnership to provide customers with virtual test lab solutions. Utopia Solutions will resell and implement Surgient's award-winning virtual test lab management software to accelerate software testing cycles and deployment times for customers across the globe.

Utopia Solutions has developed deep expertise in providing scalable software quality management solutions for 200 of the Fortune 500 as well as numerous Middle Market companies, and is an HP Gold Elite Partner. According to the agreement, Utopia Solutions consultants will be trained in the implementation of Surgient Virtual QA/Test Lab Management System (VQMS). The companies will also participate in joint go-to-market activities.

“Virtualization is changing the overall environment around software development and delivery, particularly in the area of software quality” said Melinda Ballou, program director for Application Lifecycle Management at IDC. “Virtual test lab management applications have the potential to increase IT productivity and to reduce application development costs and release times by providing a flexible, managed environment to provision test lab infrastructure and support enterprise quality processes.”

“We are extremely excited to be partnering with Surgient to offer these new capabilities,” said Scott Clark, Utopia Solutions president. “Surgient's ability to automate the process of the configuration and tear-down of complex software environments is beyond compare. We look to this partnership to be extremely positive for Surgient, Utopia and most importantly our clients.”

“Surgient is thrilled to work with Utopia Solutions to jointly bring the value of virtual lab management applications to our customers,” said Tim Lucas, Surgient president and CEO. “Creating industry-leading quality management solutions and best-practices around Surgient virtual labs accelerates results for our customers. We expect to do a lot of business with Utopia Solutions.”

Published Wednesday, October 17, 2007 5:57 AM by David Marshall
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