Press release

SmartBear Further Strengthens Leadership Position by Bringing New Test Automation Capabilities to the Atlassian Ecosystem

Sponsored by Businesswire

the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test,
and monitor great software, announced four new product integrations
between its test management solution, Zephyr,
and its leading test automation tools, SoapUI
, TestComplete,
and LoadNinja.
The recent acquisition
of Zephyr, the world’s most widely used test management solution,
represents the company’s initiative to unify test automation and test
management with a native Jira
Solution. Recently, SmartBear was named a Leader
in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation

SmartBear is continuing the Zephyr team’s commitment to the Atlassian
ecosystem with a focus on integrating the entire SmartBear portfolio
with the Atlassian tool stack, including commonly used tools like Jira, Bitbucket,
and Confluence.
As software teams increasingly adopt Jira, Confluence, and other
Atlassian products into their everyday workflow, SmartBear is leading
the charge in extending the functionality of Atlassian tools into the
test automation space.

SmartBear recognizes that for many teams, Jira has become the central
place for work. By leveraging Zephyr and creating new integrations,
SmartBear provides Atlassian users with a native Jira experience for all
their development activities from defining a user story, implementing
the user story, writing tests for that user story, identifying a bug,
managing defects, resolving an issue, and continuing with development
and testing activities through operations and production. These new
integrations complement those workflows by enabling integration of
functional and performance test automation efforts across UI, API, and
data layers, as well as across a range of mobile devices and browsers.

“We are excited to be following our acquisition of Zephyr so quickly to
help Jira users extend their workflows,” said Justin
, CEO of SmartBear. “With these new integrations, SmartBear
continues to lead the way in software development and testing by being
the first to provide a completely integrated test automation
solution—extending the native Jira experience in Zephyr. This continues
to highlight our belief in the Atlassian ecosystem and commitment to
those 130,000 customers.”

SmartBear has also expanded its Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
capabilities with the introduction of a new Living
Jira plug-in, enabling all team members to
collaborate through discussion, comments, and review of feature files by
publishing test results and documentation from an existing source
control and CI environment directly into Jira.

SmartBear is attending the Atlassian
as a Diamond sponsor on Monday, April 8 – Thursday, April 11,
2019 in Las Vegas—demonstrating these new product features and more.
SmartBear has their top executives present to meet with customers and
gather direct feedback. For more information about the new product
integrations by SmartBear, check out:

1 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Software Test Automation, by
Joachim Herschmann, Thomas E. Murphy, Jim Scheibmeir, November 27, 2018.

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