Press Release | 15 Dec 2022

Micro Focus’ Continuous Automation Testing Platform Recognized as a Leader by Independent Research Firm


Micro Focus was cited for ‘offering one of the most comprehensive CAT platforms’


SANTA CLARA, Calif., – Dec. 15, 2022Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO; NYSE: MFGP) today announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022 report. The Micro Focus Continuous Automation Testing (CAT) Platform was cited for its broad set of capabilities and its enterprise, team and persona level quality perspectives in value streams.

The Micro Focus CAT Platform includes ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) Octane, UFT (Unified Functional Testing) Family, LoadRunner Family, and ValueEdge. The Forrester report gave Micro Focus’ CAT Platform the highest scores possible in the omnichannel testing, mobile device testing and API (Application Programming Interface) test design and automation criteria. The CAT platform also received on par or the highest score possible in nearly every other criteria including, but not limited to, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business enterprise applications, combined automation, test scripting and coding, and test management.

The report states, "The ‘shift everywhere’ vision of the past several years has made the converged Micro Focus and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) software testing offering one of the most comprehensive CAT platforms in the market.”

“We are pleased to be named a leader by Forrester in today’s Continuous Automation Testing market,” said David Hurwitz, VP Marketing, Application Delivery Management. “We are heartened that Forrester noted that ‘AI has been infused across capabilities of the platform, offering easier and smarter testing.’ And that they further noted ‘Omnichannel, mobile, management, and test self-healing are additional strengths.’ Lastly, we would like to thank Forrester for recognizing Micro Focus’ CAT platform as one of the most comprehensive platforms on the market.”  

Micro Focus’ CAT Platform uses functional testing, load testing and security testing to direct organizations by giving feedback to improve quality and increase their velocity by detecting and addressing defects. These solutions help manage manual and automated continuous testing to improve consistency and coverage, eliminate redundant efforts, versioning for test cases and analyze quality levels to concentrate testing efforts.

More Information 

Check out the Forrester Wave™: Continuous Automation Testing Platforms, Q4 2022 report.

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Explore our solutions at ALM Octane, LoadRunner Family, UFT Family and ValueEdge.

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus is one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, focused on solving the IT dilemma—how to balance today’s needs with tomorrow’s opportunities. We deliver mission-critical technology that helps tens of thousands of customers worldwide manage core IT elements of their business. Strengthened by our strategic services and support organizations, and an extensive partner network, our broad set of technologies for security, IT operations, application delivery, governance, modernization, and analytics provides the innovative solutions organizations need to run and transform— at the same time. 


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