Parasoft Continuous Testing within Microsoft VSTS and Azure Helps Organizations Accelerate Agile and DevOps

November 16, 2016

Parasoft Service Virtualization Now Available in Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) Marketplace and Azure Marketplace—Enabling Rapid, Scalable Cloud-Based Deployment for Agile Testing

Parasoft announced today that its industry-leading service virtualization technology, Parasoft Virtualize, is now available on the Microsoft Azure Marketplace and Microsoft VSTS Marketplace.

Service virtualization (an extension of "API Virtualization") helps organizations accelerate time to market without compromising quality. Especially in Agile environments, dependent components (e.g., APIs, 3rd-party services, databases, mainframes, etc.) connected to the application under test are not readily accessible for development and testing because they are still evolving, beyond a team's control, or too costly/complex to configure in a test lab. With service virtualization, testing and development can proceed without waiting for access to the actual dependent components.

Parasoft's service virtualization solution, which was recently named the leading innovator by voke Research, is recognized for its unique environment-based approach. The combination of Microsoft Azure, Microsoft VSTS, and Parasoft Service Virtualization—operating natively within the Microsoft environment—is designed to provide teams the rapid, scalable, and flexible test environment access required for Agile, DevOps, and "Continuous Everything."

“We're excited to collaborate with Parasoft to give VSTS users direct access to service virtualization within their preferred development environment,” said Clemri Steyn, Visual Studio ALM & DevOps Product Marketing team lead. “VSTS users are rapidly delivering some of the most innovative technologies on the market. This addition to their toolset will help them increase their velocity even further by removing integration and test constraints tied to unavailable or expensive testing environments."

Mark Lambert, Parasoft VP of Products, added, "We are thrilled to extend Parasoft’s service virtualization technology directly into the industry-leading Microsoft ecosystem. Azure deployment lets users access lightweight, scalable simulated test environments that are perfect for Continuous Testing and performance testing. Moreover, the ability to automate our 'deploy and destroy' strategy as VSTS build tasks will help organizations expose critical defects early and stop high-risk release candidates from progressing along the delivery pipeline." About the Parasoft-Microsoft Service Virtualization Solution

Parasoft Service Virtualization is available now on the Microsoft Azure and Microsoft VSTS Marketplaces. Parasoft Service Virtualization provides two license models: hourly-billing consumption or bring your own license. Additional details about Parasoft Service Virtualization for Microsoft VSTS and Azure—including videos, case studies, and getting started guides—are available on the Parasoft Microsoft Service Virtualization web site.

About Parasoft

Parasoft researches and develops software solutions that help organizations deliver defect-free software efficiently. By integrating development testingAPI testing, and service virtualization, we reduce the time, effort, and cost of delivering secure, reliable, and compliant software. Parasoft's enterprise and embedded development solutions are the industry's most comprehensive—including static analysis, unit testing, requirements traceability, coverage analysis, functional and load testing, dev/test environment management, and more. The majority of Fortune 500 companies rely on Parasoft in order to produce top-quality software consistently and efficiently as they pursue agile, lean, DevOps, compliance, and safety-critical development initiatives.

Erika Barron

erika@parasoft.com
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