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QualiSystems TestShell Enterprise Software Framework Surpasses Five-Million Managed Devices

March 20, 2013

Growing at 50 percent per year, industry-leading test and lab automation provider’s solutions are installed in over 100 testing centers globally

SANTA CLARA, California, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

QualiSystems [http://www.qualisystems.com ] today announced that its TestShell
Framework now manages more than five-million devices worldwide in the testing labs of
network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), storage manufacturers, telecom operators, data
center providers, Fortune 500 enterprises and electronics device manufacturers, making
QualiSystems the undisputed leader in test and lab automation. QualiSystems meets the
scalability needs of large-scale test labs with hundreds of testers, millions of test
scenarios, and tens of millions of dollars of equipment, capable of 300 simultaneous
testing topology reservations.

TestShell enables test engineers to inventory, control, schedule and provision all
network, storage, and computing elements in complex test lab environments. By automating
the sharing of costly equipment resources, TestShell dramatically increases device
utilization and testing productivity, leading to significant CAPEX savings and enabling
faster time to application, product and service launch.

Key Facts about TestShell:

        - Installed in over 100 test labs worldwide, managing nearly $1 billion in
          lab equipment
        - Deployed at a who's who of industry leaders including:
             - Five of seven Fortune 500 telecom operators
             - Four of nine semiconductor Fortune 500 companies
             - Two of the top three global PC manufacturer market-share leaders
             - Three of the top five service provider router and switch market-share
        - Used as a critical business system in test lab organizations, environments
          and scenarios including::
             - Unit and integration test labs
             - Technical Assistance Center (TAC) labs
             - Proof of Concept (PoC) labs
             - Outsourced custom solution test labs
             - Consolidated and federated test labs
             - Collaborative testing between manufacturer and client labs
             - Lab as a Service (LaaS) with fee-based client access to cloud testing

“Through test automation, labs can cut opex and enable engineers to complete more
tests in less time thereby reducing time to market,” said Olga Yashkova-Shapiro, Program
Manager-North America Communications Test & Measurement Practice from Frost and Sullivan.
Fortunately, end users are increasingly realizing the benefits of automation which expands
market opportunities for QualiSystems.”

“Although critical to application, service and product rollout cycles to assure
quality, testing is often considered merely an expense or even a burden,” said Alex
Henthorn-Iwane, vice-president of Marketing at QualiSystems. “QualiSystems is pleased to
be changing this perception as lab and test automation adoption moves from early adopter
to mainstream as evident by our phenomenal growth. We are pleased to partner with leading
global companies to aid them in increasing the return on investment of their significant
lab investments. The final result is faster time to market, higher competitiveness, and
evolving the lab from expense to profitable business center.”

About QualiSystems

QualiSystems is a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for test and lab
automation [http://www.qualisystems.com/site/content/t11.asp?Sid=98&Pid=662 ], driving
innovation, efficiency and ROI. QualiSystems’ TestShell Framework has already proven as an
industry-critical solution in North America, APAC, Europe and the Middle East, where it is
used by market leaders from a wide spectrum of industries including network equipment
manufacturers, telecom operators, data center providers, enterprises and electronics
device manufacturers. http://www.qualisystems.com

        Press Contact:
        Lynda Starr
        Vantage Communications for QualiSystems

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