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Nous Infosystems and SmartBear Software Enter Strategic Partnership

SmartBear Software, the leading provider of software quality and performance management tools, and Nous Infosystems, a global IT organization offering quality software solutions and services across a broad spectrum of industries and domains, have entered into a strategic partnership to establish the Nous-SmartBear Center of Excellence (CoE) in Bangalore. The CoE will enable customers to quickly adopt SmartBear tools and ensure the quality and performance of applications through Testree, the independent verification and validation division of Nous Infosystems.

“SmartBear is an industry leader and the company’s TestComplete is one of the most recognized automated testing tools in the world,” said Vimal Nair, Global Head – Testree Solutions, Nous Infosystems. “The collaboration with SmartBear will help us build further on our expertise in test automation services delivering unique value to our customers. We have built some great utilities that help customers migrate seamlessly from other testing tools to SmartBear tools. We are excited about this strategic relationship with SmartBear.”

Testree partners with organizations to gain competitive advantage in providing best-of-breed testing solutions. Testree specializes in technical testing services in Test Automation, Performance Testing, Mobility, SOA, Cloud and Social Media integration. Testree offers Functional Testing, Non-Functional Testing and High End Test Consulting and Advisory Services across Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare & Retail industry sectors.

“SmartBear customers measure the quality of their mobile, Web and desktop applications against standards of both functionality and performance,” said Richard Caplow, SVP of Product Commercialization at SmartBear. “Testree brings considerable expertise with testing services to ensure that organizations deploy applications with confidence. Bringing that expertise together with SmartBear’s solutions through joint investment, along with the new Nous SmartBear Center of Excellence, is an obvious combination and we're excited about the customer value we will create together.”

SmartBear technical and engineering teams will train Nous engineers on the latest tool sets and support project delivery requirements. Nous and SmartBear plan to jointly invest in solution development addressing key customer challenges in selected industry segments.

“We are delighted to partner with SmartBear,” said Ajith Pillai, CEO of Nous Infosystems. “Partner acquisitions are the key to our global growth strategy. Working with SmartBear will further increase our capabilities in QA services and increase our competitiveness in this focus area.”

One of the world’s most recognized automated testing tools, TestComplete by SmartBear empowers any tester, both novice and advanced, to create, manage and run automated tests for any desktop, Web and mobile application. For more information on TestComplete, including a free trial, visit:

http://smartbear.com/products/qa-tools/automated-testing-tools/.

About Nous Infosystems

Nous Infosystems is a CMMI Level 5 SVC + SSD v1.3 appraised, ISO 9001:2008, ISO 27001:2005 global Information technology firm providing software solutions across a broad spectrum of industries and domains. Nous offers a comprehensive range of software and IT solutions, including applications for Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Healthcare and Retail customers. Major offerings include Application Development and Maintenance, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure Management Services, Enterprise Application Integration, Product Re-Engineering and Independent Testing.

About SmartBear Software

More than one million developers, testers and operations professionals use SmartBear software tools to ensure the quality and performance of their APIs, mobile, cloud-based and Web applications. With five million downloads and counting, SmartBear products are affordable, easy-to-use and ready for deployment. Free tools and plug-ins for automation and performance testing, code review and website monitoring are available for download on the website. Learn more about SmartBear, the company's award-winning tools or join the active user community at http://www.smartbear.com, on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @smartbear or Google+.

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