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Original Software Named “Visionary” by Gartner

The Original Thinker

Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the “Visionaries” quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites, marking the fifth consecutive time Original Software has appeared in this industry analyst report.

Colin Armitage, CEO of Original Software said: “Gartner consistently recognises Original Software as a visionary because our strategic product focus has always been to stay on top of the ever-increasing number of presentation technologies, such as Flash, Flex and Ajax across a range of browsers and windows versions.

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First HTML5 Emulator for IBM i

Original Software launches the first pure HTML5 Emulator for IBM i
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Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, has today announced the first low-cost, super-fast HTML5 emulator for every IBM i user. Green screen applications can be accessed from PCs, Apple Macs, tablets, smart phones and any device that supports a browser.

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Original Software Finalist in Retail Week Tech & eComm Awards

-Shortlisted for IT Team of the Year-

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Retail Week & eComm Awards 2015, in the ‘IT Team of the Year’ category.

The Retail Week & eComm Awards recognise technology excellence and innovation within the retail sector. Jon Rudoe, Retail Week Tech & eComm Awards 2015 Judge, says: “As any retailer knows, technology and ecommerce must now work together to create the retail experience of the future.

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Original Software Finalist in European Software Testing Awards

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Shortlisted for Best Test Automation Project
Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for TESTA 2014 – the European Software Testing Awards – in the “Best Test Automation” category.

The European Software Testing Awards is an independent awards programme designed to celebrate and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the software testing and QA community. Sophie Marie Odum, editor of Test Magazine and chair of the judging panel of TESTA commented: “The judges had a tough choice in choosing their winner for each category, and in some categories it was so close, illustrating the high calibre within the software testing industry.

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Original Software Finalist in Retail Systems Awards – Shortlisted for Technology Vendor of the Year

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Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Retail Systems Awards 2014 in the ‘Technology Vendor of the Year’ category.

Now in its ninth year, the Retail Systems Awards recognise technology excellence and innovation within the retail sector. Scott Thompson, Editor of Retail Systems, says: “Congratulations to all the shortlisted companies.

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Original Software Finalist in BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards

Original Software, the global provider of software quality technology, is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a finalist in the BCS & Computing UK IT Industry Awards 2014 – the benchmark for outstanding performance throughout the UK computer industry.

Original Software, has been shortlisted in the Organisational Excellence Section in recognition of its significant business success over the past 12 months and its ability to demonstrate outstanding levels of customer satisfaction.

Colin Armitage, CEO of Original Software, comments: “To be recognised for excellence by BCS and Computing is one of the greatest accolades you can achieve as an IT company.

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A “Visionary” in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites

Chicago, 8 September 2014: Original Software, a software-testing technology company serving 400 organizations in 30 countries, announced today that Gartner, Inc., has placed the firm in the “Visionaries*” quadrant of the “Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites,” marking the fourth consecutive time Original Software has appeared in this industry report.

“We believe recognition from Gartner as a visionary fuels our mission to challenge the status quo in testing technology,” said Colin Armitage, CEO of Original Software. “For too long, companies have endured expensive, inflexible testing tools that can’t match the pace of change in today’s applications.

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“Technology Supplier of the Year” at Grocer Gold Awards

Original Software wins out against big industry names to claim top accolade

UK, 13 June 2014: Original Software, the global software quality solutions vendor, is delighted to announce that it has won the coveted title of Technology Supplier of the Year at the Grocer Gold’s 2014 annual awards.

The results were announced at a glittering ceremony at London’s Guildhall on Tuesday 10th June and were hosted by comedian and actor, Stephen Mangan. Original Software beat other technology contenders such as GSK Shopper Science Lab, Hudl from Tesco, Nisa and SKUview from Atheon Analytics to pick up the top prize and named as The Grocer’s Technology Supplier of the Year.

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Original Software finalist in Grocer Gold Awards IT Supplier of the Year

UK, 23rd May 2014: Original Software, the global software quality vendor, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the 2014 Grocer Gold Awards in the Technology Supplier of the Year category.

Other finalists in the category are GSK Shopper Science Lab, Hudl from Tesco, Nisa and SKUview from Atheon Analytics.

Original Software has been shortlisted for its work in the grocery industry, including Midcounties Co-op, the best performing company within the Co-op Group and the UK’s largest independent brewer, Marston’s.

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Original Software optimizes software testing resource management

– New version of Qualify provides real-time visibility and control –

15 May 2014: Original Software, the global software quality vendor, has today announced the latest release of Qualify, its industry leading application quality management (AQM) solution. The upgrade enhances the ability of project and test managers to optimize testing activities in real-time and meet project objectives with the most efficient use of resources.

Organizations often struggle to derive high quality, insightful management information on testing related activities.

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