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ALSO CALLED: Scenario Testing, Tests
DEFINITION: In general, testing is finding out how well something works. In terms of human beings, testing tells what level of knowledge or skill has been acquired. In computer hardware and software development, testing is used at key checkpoints in the overall process to determine whether objectives are being met. For example, in software development, product objectives are sometimes tested by product user  … 
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ATC Test Labs - Multi-Vendor Showcase Designed to Simplify the Complex
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This multi-vendor showcase is designed to offload expensive and time-consuming internal test processes and assist in solution development. Read on to find out more about flash storage use cases and benefits.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 20 Oct 2014

NetApp

Manage Data Retention, Access, and Destruction on a Single Scalable Platform
sponsored by Avnet
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces Avnet Services' Archive Manager for HP Application Lifecycle Management, designed to store and access HP Quality Center and ALM requirements, tests, runs, and defects on a common platform.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Avnet

Dell Compellent Storage Center 6.5 SC4020 4,500 Mailbox Exchange 2013 Resiliency Storage Solution
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The ESRP – Storage program was developed by Microsoft Corporation to provide a common storage testing framework for vendors to provide information on its storage solutions for Microsoft Exchange Server software.This white paper looks at the results of testing perform on a storage center solution.
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

5 Hybrid Cloud Starting Points Infographic
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this infographic to learn more about these five hybrid cloud starting points.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

VMware

5 Hybrid Cloud Starting Points
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn the best way to get started with a secure, dedicated hybrid cloud owned and operated by VMware. Learn how you can write, deploy, and manage applications in the cloud the same way you do today, without making any changes or additional investments.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

VMware

Which Processes You Should Include In Software Testing
sponsored by Cloud Technology Partners
EBOOK: Finding and fixing bugs early in the software testing process is the most efficient and cost-effective way to alleviate defects in products. This expert guide dives into the world of tracking defects, and considers the argument for how it can improve the software development process.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 29 Sep 2014

Cloud Technology Partners

Real Devices vs. Emulators: The Pros and Cons of Different Mobile Testing Environments
sponsored by Orasi
WHITE PAPER: Various operating systems, versions, application versions, and hardware make mobile testing its own beast. This whitepaper considers the differences between using emulators or real devices for mobile testing.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Orasi

Using Dashboards to Revolutionize Your Performance Management System, Part 2: Implementation
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this Harvard Business report, learn about 3 considerations you should be aware of when implementing a dashboard application.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Adaptive Insights

How requirements management can improve testing results for application environments
sponsored by Orasi
WHITE PAPER: As requirements for software projects change, the management process becomes essential to minimize errors, defects, and other software deficiencies. This informative resource considers several approaches to software requirements management.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

Orasi

Bloomberg Research – Test & Secure Mobile Apps
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: According to this Bloomberg research report, only 51% of businesses test their apps for security before deployment. Access this report to learn about a technology that will help you avoid exposing your corporate data, losing brand equity and suffering financial loss through breaches of your mobile applications.
Posted: 05 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need Test Data Management
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the pros and cons of adopting Agile methods and the ins-and-outs of test data management.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2014

Informatica

5 Key Considerations in Delivering Enterprise Class Cloud Services
sponsored by Egenera
WEBCAST: Watch this informative webcast to find out five key considerations for organizations considering cloud service providers.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Feb 27, 2013

Egenera

Improve quality, increase business agility with automated testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how test automation tools can help address the complex testing needs of financial services organizations, while cutting costs and keeping quality high.
Posted: 06 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

IBM

Containers Tech Brief
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper shows you how packaging applications with Linux containers addresses these problems related to application testing and provides an easier and faster application deployment model.
Posted: 02 Jul 2014 | Published: 02 Jul 2014

Red Hat

Best Practices for Cloud Recovery Testing and Building a Disaster Recovery Site
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will help you take the right approach as you formulate your disaster recovery plan for the cloud.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Testing Tool Provides a Firm Foundation for Danske Bank's eBanking Automated Testing Activities
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
CASE STUDY: In this case study, explore the test automation tools that Danske Bank leverages to improve test quality, speed, and stability. Learn how they are able to complete Agile projects with the help of frequent, automated testing.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Borland, Micro Focus

Leading Security Software Company Improves Time-to-Market with Automated Continuous Testing
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
CASE STUDY: As leading security software company AVG Technologies experienced rapid growth, their development and QA sources were buckling under the pressure. In this case study, discover how AVG leveraged a continuous automated testing technology to test throughout the development cycle, enabling them to detect issues early on and fix them right away.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Borland, Micro Focus

Automate Test Scripts for Multiple Applications and Networks
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
EGUIDE: Today's complex software calls for frequent changes, and without effective testing for those changes, you're looking at bugs and errors. In this guide, discover how to overcome the challenges of traditional expensive, labor-intensive test creation with a test automation tool.
Posted: 23 Apr 2014 | Published: 23 Apr 2014

Borland, Micro Focus

Capabilities Of Comprehensive Test Management
sponsored by Borland, Micro Focus
PODCAST: In this podcast, dive into the capabilities of one comprehensive test management tool, including complete visibility into test execution, visualizations and dashboards, and real-time quality monitoring.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Premiered: Aug 31, 2013

Borland, Micro Focus

Hyper-V Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to uncover a complete list of tips and tricks for virtual lab testing in a Hyper-V environment, so you can eliminate as many risks as possible.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Veeam Software

Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Ten Answers Regarding Mobile App Testing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this collaborative white paper, experts explore the complexities of mobile test environments, the value of the mobile device cloud, the unique role crowd sourcing can play, and how teams can leverage automation to help deliver quality apps.
Posted: 10 Mar 2014 | Published: 10 Mar 2014

IBM

Continuous Testing applications deployed on IBM WebSphere software
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This on-demand webcast reveals how the right test automation and service virtualization strategy can help teams test applications earlier and accelerate software delivery.
Posted: 06 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Dec 31, 2013

IBM

CW Special Report on CA Technologies
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This 9 page special independent report from Computer Weekly, updated for 2014, gives you the facts on CA, its strategy, products and services and financial performance.
Posted: 10 Feb 2014 | Published: 10 Feb 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Graduate from Load Testing to Performance Engineering
sponsored by Compuware
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the role of load testing in the past and the current state of load test practices. Also, discover how a new technology brings full automation to load testing, and can help you fill the gaps in current test automation procedures.
Posted: 29 Jan 2014 | Published: 25 Oct 2013

Compuware
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TESTING DEFINITION (continued): …  representatives. When the design is complete, coding follows and the finished code is then tested at the unit or module level by each programmer; at the component level by the group of programmers involved; and at the system level when all components are combined together. At early or late stages, a product or service may also be tested for usability.At the system level, the manufacturer or independent reviewer may subject a product or service to one or more performance tests, possibly using one or more benchmarks. Whether viewed as a product or a service or both, a Web site can also be tested … 
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