September 08, 2016

TCS recognised as a leader for the second year running in NelsonHall's NEAT vendor evaluation for software testing 2016 report

Rated a leader in all market segments, including efficiency and digital focus

London | Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organisation, has been recognised as a 'leader' in all categories of the software testing services NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment (NEAT) Report 2016, authored by Dominique Raviart, research director at NelsonHall.

The NEAT report analysed and indicated the overall performance of leading global vendors offering software testing services. NelsonHall evaluated 24 companies for NEAT based on various parameters. TCS was recognised as a leader in all the categories, namely overall, efficiency, consulting, transformation and digital focus.

In the NEAT profile, TCS was acknowledged for its strong progress in go-to-market strategy, comprehensive testing service portfolio and a solid positioning in digital and mobile testing. TCS’ leadership in platform-based services was also emphasised, with its in-house tools — NETRA and 360 Degree Assurance — being highlighted. NelsonHall credited TCS' 360 Degree Assurance tool that leverages AI, machine learning, and cognitive software, as providing an edge over competitors in Agile and DevOps.

Jayashree Natarajan, global head, Assurance Services, TCS said “TCS is proud to be recognised as a leader in the NelsonHall NEAT vendor evaluation for the second year running. It is a testament to our expertise in software testing, next generation assurance methodologies and the digital services and solutions we offer that enable our customers to succeed.”

The assurance services unit at TCS also has over 65 mature Technology Centers of Excellence (TCoE) and over 31,000 assurance professionals - of which almost 28,000 are certified in assurance tools. The assurance services team has also filed over 32 patents in the software assurance space.

Dominique Raviart, research director at NelsonHall and author of Software Testing Services NEAT 2016 report, said, “TCS’ assurance services team is one of the leaders in this space, notably for its delivery network and its investment in developing automation platforms in DevOps and increasingly in AI.”