2016 50 Best Companies to Watch

Leaders in Providing Independent Software Testing Services: Gallop Solutions

“World’s largest and leading organizations have relied on Gallop’s specialist independent software testing services for more than a decade and have achieved significant market acceleration and returns on investments in their software quality initiatives.”

Software Testing is business critical and has profound impact on the quality of the business outcomes. To stay ahead, enterprises demand expertise in commercial and open source tools with home grown IP that strengthen the ability to augment and accelerate Software Testing services. Gallop Solutions is the #1 Independent Software Testing Services company in North America operating since 2003 with offices in Philadelphia & California.

Gallop’s specialist software testing services are backed by Proprietary Testing IP (Enterprise Test Acceleration Suite – ETAS) for enhanced productivity and in-house R&D teams. The company has provided independent software testing services for more than a decade and has helped clients achieve significant market acceleration & increased returns on investment in their software quality initiatives. Gallop is a 100% subsidiary of Cigniti Technologies, Global Leaders of independent software testing services. Gartner has positioned Cigniti as a Challenger in its Magic Quadrant for Application Testing Services Worldwide, 2015.

Clients leverage the optimized scalability that Gallop brings in to accelerate their software testing lifecycle. This scalability is achieved from a combination of proprietary R&D and Intellectual Property around software testing and access to a huge talent pool of specialized career testers. Gallop Solutions has been growing consistently with addition of a large number of clients Quarter on Quarter – a testimonial of faith on Gallop’s differentiated specialized software testing services. With its IP Led Test Accelerators, the company has helped numerous clients realize benefits from their testing efforts both in monetary terms and effort. Its innovations & tools like WinQuick & RoboQuick have earlier helped numerous Fortune 500 companies migrate to the latest tools like HP QTP/UFT in no time resulting in significant savings in terms of effort and cost. Gallop’s recently launched tool – QuickLean, is the World’s 1st Automated Migration tool to migrate test assets from UFT to HP LeanFT.

Total Focus on Testing
Gallop is a services company focused entirely on providing software testing services for Digital Transformation, Mobility with focus on DevOps, Agile and Transformation. Gallop’s leadership and executive team consists of seasoned professionals in the software testing services industry with decades of software testing experience. They have an impeccable track record of understanding requirements of the clients, application architecture and delivery, ensuring consistent client delight. With relentless focus on superior delivery, the Gallop management team guides the global test teams to provide top software testing services for all its clients.

Gallop’s Test Offerings
Gallop Solutions provides a wide array of Managed Testing services to clients in North America. Gallop’s test offerings include Quality Engineering, Advisory & Transformation, Next Generation Testing, and Core Testing including Test Automation, Performance testing, Security testing, Agile testing, Digital testing, DevOps testing & Migration testing Services. Over the last decade, Gallop has helped Enterprises and ISVs build quality software while improving time-to-market and reducing cost of quality.

With reducing attention spans of users and declining patience levels, businesses are ultra-sensitive to ensure their applications, both mobile and web, offer a pleasant user-experience, secure and easy to use. Gallop brings in an unbiased perspective to testing and helps uncover greater defects than any other company which do both development as well as QA. The dedicated pool of career testers at Gallop are experienced in various domains, diverse testing frameworks and leverage this knowledge to provide Advisory & Transformation services to clients. The company also has partnerships with world’s leading providers of test tools including commercial and open-source which ensures clients not only get benefits from the special license pricing but also gain from direct access to tool knowledge, training and support.

Gallop’s Enterprise Test
Acceleration Suite (ETAS) helps clients jumpstart their QA initiatives and derive greater returns on their investment. ETAS ensured an average of over 40% reduction in post-production defects and over 30% cost savings through early defect detection using Shift Left approach for numerous clients in North American region.

Gallop has successfully served clients across domains including Healthcare, Banking and Financial Services, Logistics, Insurance, Retail, Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, and many others. Gallop has served over 12+ Fortune 500 enterprises, 40+ in Fortune 2000 as well as numerous ISVs & SMBs. Currently Gallop serves about 200+ active clients.

Clients Speak
“Very impressed with Gallop Solutions ability to provide and deploy quality resources in a short period of time and diligently track deliverables, effective communication throughout the project, monitoring performance of their delivery team. Gallop helped us to absorb additional release cycle, product was released on schedules with high quality. Thank you for the successful partnership!”– Marina Caramori, Director of Test Engineering at Vocera, USA

“Gallop provided us the knowledge and expertise to quickly and effectively create our testing architecture. They were dependable, quick to respond and able to understand.”
– Chris Mears, VP of Implementation Services, Delphi Technology

Gallop is headquartered in Philadelphia and has offices in California and India.
Gallop’s target market is North America.

Looking at the Future
As an Independent software testing company, Gallop aims to be the largest & most respected independent software testing services company in North America.

Knowing the President 

Kalyana Rao Konda
Kalyan is the President & Global Head of Gallop Solutions Inc. With 17+ years of experience in IT Services, specifically software testing, Kalyan has led large QA teams of 2000+ people at AppLabs as VP-Delivery and had been in QA leadership roles with Virtusa & BaaN earlier. He has a rare mix of high technical understanding with a pragmatic approach to testing services delivery. A strong proponent of Testing-as-a-Service (TaaS) delivery model, Kalyan is a thought leader with hands on expertise in building large scale test automation suites, executing and maintaining them. He has a patent pending with USPTO for ‘iGenerate test Scenario’ and ‘Web Services Validator’ filed last year. Kalyan is a speaker at various testing conferences including DevOps East, Keynote speaker at StarEast & Agile Testing Conference in Boston. He was recently awarded the prestigious “40 Under 40 Award 2016” from the Philadelphia Business Journal.

“We constantly innovate and invest in R&D around software testing and contribute immensely to the software testing community by thought leadership blogs, articles and whitepapers.”