TestPlant wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise
LONDON, April 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
Software firm recognised for stellar international growth since 2008
TestPlant [http://www.testplant.com ], the automated software testing company, today
announced it has won a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category -
the UK’s most prestigious award that recognises outstanding achievement in overseas sales.
Headquartered in London, TestPlant is an international software company with
operations in Europe, North America and Asia. The largest European company focussed
exclusively on software testing solutions, TestPlant is best known for developing the
industry-leading test automation tool, eggPlant.
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious accolades for businesses in
the UK. The International Trade category recognises companies that have demonstrated
outstanding growth in overseas earnings and commercial success.
Over the past four years, TestPlant has achieved a compound annual growth rate of 70%,
driven by rapid uptake of eggPlant in over 30 countries worldwide, covering Asia,
Australasia, Europe, and North and South America.
Predominantly used by large enterprises, eggPlant is today being used by some of the
largest makers and users of software around the world, including partnerships with
companies including IBM, Cognizant and Tata Consultancy Services.
The testing of software during development and then constantly when in operation is
vital in business critical applications such as on-line mobile banking. eggPlant can be
used in mainframe, desktop and mobile environments, and also in cloud deployments. The
eggPlant range handles functional, load and performance testing.
“We are thrilled and honoured to have won a Queen’s Award,” said TestPlant CEO, George
Mackintosh. “It recognises the hard work of every single person in this company in
building relationships with our technology users all around the world. Our success is
based also on the ingenuity, simplicity and the business effectiveness of eggPlant.”
TestPlant is an international software business and leader in the test automation
solutions market. The company is headquartered in London with operations in North America
and Asia. eggPlant has a user base in leading telecommunications, pharmaceutical,
automotive, defence and security and financial services businesses. The technology is
patented and eggPlant can be integrated into all major application lifecycle management
systems, most notably with IBM Rational. TestPlant’s high growth and innovation has been
recognised by the venture capital community, the UK government and by Red Herring when
listed as a Global Top 100 company in 2012. TestPlant was founded by CEO George Mackintosh
and Chairman Jon Richards in 2008. http://www.testplant.com
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