The Silicon Review
“We aim to disrupt and transform the way software testing and test automation is being done.”
Smart Software Testing Solutions, Inc (SSTS) was outset in 2015 by three tech-lovers with an aim to build Smarter Testing solutions for a connected world. The company very well leverages Robotics and AI in the field of software testing to improve efficiency and reduce ‘Go To Market’ time for enterprise applications.
Today, SSTS products help more than 150 customers across 20 countries to build better apps and augment their user experience by testing and validating their mobile apps before release. In just 2 years of its inception, the company has carved a niche for itself by being acknowledged by various industry analysts including Gartner that featured them in their 2016 Report on Market Guide for Mobile Test Automation Tools.
Ensuring high customer retention, the company perceives more traction in industries such as Pharma, Healthcare, Fintech, BFSI & E-Commerce. Additionally, keeping a strategic focus on the days ahead in business, the company will be leveraging AI and crowd testing to help customer optimize their cost and reduce ‘TimeToTest’ by more than 60%.
Shedding light on what makes them different in today’s highly competitive industry, Pankaj Goel, CEO, elucidates “We are one of the very few solution platforms that cover end to end testing needs for any mobile app. This makes us very unique in terms of breadth of services offered. If you look at our customers, they range from a typical garage startup based in bay area to many fortune 2000 customers. And this wide range of customers is possible only because we cover all needs of mobile testing.”
The company builds its products focusing on 3 Key areas
SSTS products range is classified as:
OpKey – www.opkey.com
OpKey is world’s first cloud based test automation platform that allows agile teams to collaboratively automate testing of web, mobile, Salesforce, Oracle EBS, and many more applications from single cloud platform. With OpKey, agile teams have a test automation platform to create reliable automation tests significantly faster and maintain them painlessly. OpKey allows Test teams to automate their mobile apps, web apps, web services and integrate seamlessly with their Devops without requiring a coding background.
pCloudy – www.pCloudy.com
pCloudy is an AI powered Mobile App Validation platform that allows Developers and testers to validate the behavior and performance of their apps on real smartphones and tablets before releasing to Market. With more than 500 mobile devices across its 3 data centers (in India, US and Philippines).
With offerings like Certifaya – The Smart Bot for automated app testing and Crowd powered user experience testing, pCloudy offers end to end solutions to test mobile apps.
Challenging, but doable!!
Shedding light on the challenges came their way, Lalit Jain, COO, says “As the mobile industry is evolving very fast and one of the biggest challenge for us is to innovate and stay ahead of the curve so that when somebody will think about adopting a new technology, we already have a support for that in our platform. So far we have done a bang up job and we hope to continue in same vein.”
Meet the Amazing Trio behind SSTS Success
Pankaj Goel, CEO- A dynamic personality, Pankaj has been instrumental in the growth of the company. A thought leader and a true entrepreneur at heart, Pankaj is an avid techno brat. A B.Tech from IIT Varanasi, he has worked with industry biggies such as Adobe & Oracle prior to starting his own company SSTS. He has also cofounded CresTech along with Lalit and Avinash. CresTech is a leading Test Consulting organization with 350 passionate Test engineers across 3 geographies. He has filed 3 patents (provisional) in AI based Test automation algorithms.
Lalit Jain, COO- A visionary, he has applied all his understanding of behavioral science in building a global network of partners and customers for OpKey and pCloudy. Holding Masters in computer application from IPU, Lalit has worked in companies like Wipro and Adobe prior to starting his stint at SSTS. Also, he has cofounded CresTech along with Lalit and Pankaj.
Avinash Tiwari, CTO- A test automation guru, Avinash is the brain behind pCloudy - Mobile platform. Prior to his stint at SSTS, he had worked in HCL Tech and Oracle. A B.Tech from IIT Varanasi, he has cofounded CresTech along with Lalit and Pankaj.
SSTS prides itself for winning the trust of industry giants such as Reliance Jio, Accenture, Northwell Health, Honeywell, SBS, David Jones, Bausch, NCR Corp, Sparta Systems, BookMyShow and Wipro.
Solutions rendered by SSTS are largely industry agnostic and are well-accepted and admired by regulated industries like Pharma and Banking mostly because of the security instruments they deploy to protect customers data.
In the Words of the Customers!!
Testimonials for pCloudy
“I was experiencing a bug on some devices I don’t have access to. I had already tried some online testing services to no avail, but with pCloudy I created a new account and within minutes I was able to run a test and download a log file with valuable debug information for the device I needed!” - Daniel Daza, Chegg.
“pCloudy is one of the easiest Android testing services I’ve used, the session video feature allows us to quickly verify or share issues with our team and testing on actual devices provides peace of mind.” - Mark Cracknell, Director, Binary Studio.
Testimonials for OpKey
“OpKey has helped Sparta Systems transform our test and regulatory based validation strategy enabling us to bring products to market faster and with higher quality” - Bruce Kratz, VP R&D - Sparta Systems.
“It was important for us to form an inclusive test automation program that would allow our functional testers to participate equally in test automation. With OpKey we found the right platform to achieve it.” - Gazo Namoglu, VP Delivery - Systech International.
SSTS has won the hearts of customers from all major cities of the world with its outstanding SaaS offering. For future, the company is focusing to spread its wings of operation in 2 geographies namely Americas and APAC.