SAN FRANCISCO, March 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sauce Labs, Inc., provider of the world’s largest continuous testing cloud for web and mobile applications, today announced that it was named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Testing and Digital Quality 20172018 Vendor Assessment - Enabling Digital Transformation via Quality Solution (doc # US40344615, FEBRUARY 2018).

More than half of the world’s web traffic now comes from mobile devices, and the consequences of delivering poor app quality are significant. User frustration, lost revenue, app abandonment, and bad reviews can all damage brand reputation, and while there are increasing pressures to release updates quickly, it is equally as critical to deliver high quality digital experiences. Automated testing can improve code quality and significantly speed the time to release.

“Being recognized as a Leader in this IDC MarketScape reaffirms our belief that Sauce Labs offers the most comprehensive continuous testing cloud for mobile apps,” said Charles Ramsey, CEO of Sauce Labs. “Today, the customer experience is more important than ever, and organizations need a holistic approach that involves both manual and automated testing across real devices as well as emulators and simulators. As more organizations ‘shift left’ to find bugs earlier in the development cycle, it is also critical to support the leading open source frameworks used by developers such as Appium, Espresso and XCUITest. Only Sauce Labs satisfies all these requirements for mobile app testing.”

The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Mobile Testing and Digital Quality 2017-2018 Vendor Assessment - Enabling Digital Transformation via Quality Solutions can be found on IDC.com.

For more details on the Sauce Labs Continuous Testing Cloud, view its recent white paper here. Additional information on mobile app testing can be found here.

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About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors. 

About Sauce Labs: Sauce Labs ensures the world’s leading apps and websites work flawlessly on every browser, OS and device. Its award winning Continuous Testing Cloud provides development and quality teams with instant access to the test coverage, scalability, and analytics they need to deliver a flawless digital experience. Sauce Labs is a privately held company funded by Toba Capital, Salesforce Ventures, Centerview Capital Technology, IVP and Adams Street Partners. For more information, please visit saucelabs.com.