AppLabs and KnowledgeCore Partner to Create Unique SOA Offering

From: AppLabs Technologies
Published: Thu Oct 11 2007


AppLabs today announced it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with KnowledgeCore, an enterprise software solution company to support organizations in their implementation of Service-Orientated Architecture (SOA).

AppLabs and KnowledgeCore have developed a unique solution for the banking, financial services and insurance industries to help plan, prepare and implement high quality SOA developments and applications.

SOA is a significant development in uniting Business and IT. According to leading analysts, this approach will be used in more than half of new mission-critical operational applications and business processes designed in the next 12 months.

“The adoption of SOA is increasing at a phenomenal rate. Our partnership with KnowledgeCore will allow us to deliver a comprehensive quality management and testing solution with a real time dashboard. With SOA, organizations must get it right first time and therefore all stakeholders (Business and IT) need access to decision-making information instantly,” said Gary Davies, Vice President of Strategic Alliances, AppLabs.

David Sudworth, Marketing Director, KnowledgeCore, commented: “The nature of SOA implementation is extremely complex and traditional approaches to testing are insufficient. By partnering with AppLabs, we are able to provide a service that guarantees quality and testing is given the attention it deserves to ensure our clients effectively meet their business objectives.”

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About AppLabs:

AppLabs is a global IT services company specializing in quality management, testing, and certification solutions. With over a decade of experience, AppLabs has become a trusted partner to more than 600 companies, providing both quality assurance and third-party validation. Customers include American Stock Exchange, Royal Bank of Scotland, VISA, Zurich, Experian and GE Money. AppLabs goes beyond technical expertise when it comes to IT services and offers customers rigorous risk mitigation processes, a singular focus on quality, expert project management, communication and global delivery capabilities. It is the first software testing company to get appraised at SEI CMMI Level 5, the highest quality standard attainable in software engineering. Headquartered in Philadelphia, the company maintains advanced testing facilities in the US, India and Europe.

For more information, visit www.applabs.com.

About KnowledgeCore:

KnowledgeCore is the tool that provides the link to realising effective control of IT based programmes and projects. A unique user-selected range of easily implemented and cost effective modules provides true real time, dashboard based reporting of status of stand alone or interlinked projects. One view of the structure and organisation of all projects is delivered showing the status of business objectives, current compliance status, budget and timescale adherence, resource allocation, testing status and Enterprise and Operational risk status. The dashboard shows all defined risks at a glance and has customisable triggers to highlight any change of system data, action or non-occurring event or breach of a set Quality Gate or milestone. Data is automatically collected from test management tools, project management tools, Microsoft tools, time and resource management tools and financial systems so their customers can view their actual position without changing their business processes or current tool deployment. KnowledgeCore is based in Basingstoke, UK. For more information visit www.knowledgecore.com.

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