Quality and testing are two terms that have evolved over the years with the advent of technology. While quality remains a necessity to be maintained in every process or product, testing earmarks the assurance of the desired standards maintained in any process, product or facility. One such segment where the significance of testing remains crucial is software. Software testing is a process that demands impeccability and technical prowess. An organization that has always succeeded in delivering the best in terms of software testing is Cigniti Technologies. The company offers independent software testing services and solutions across North America, Europe and the APAC region. The organization initially hit the market in 1998 with the name of Chakkilam Infotech as an IT services company. Later in the year 2011, after acquisition of U.S. testing consultancy Cigniti Inc., it was renamed as Cigniti Technologies.
Specialised Testing Services
The organization was founded by C V Subramanyam with the objective to offer end-end independent software testing services. Ever since the inception, it emphasised on everything from test planning, test design, test automation to execution and reporting. The company maintains an extended service portfolio which includes Quality Engineering, Advisory &Transformation, Next Generation Testing and Core services. Cigniti focuses on usage of enhanced technologies for the testing procedures so as to ensure maximum accuracy. Usage of intellectual property (“IP”) led testing services and Smart Tools has been playing a significant role in developing the organization into an eminent independent testing services company. Discussing the technology led approach, Mr.Srikant Chakkilam, Executive Director, Cigniti says, “In order to serve our clients’ emerging technology solutions that require integration with various components in a software ecosystem, we have invested in various cutting edge software testing labs including robotics test lab, cloud enabled performance test lab, smart meter and IOT, lab and enterprise mobile test lab.”
Bringing the most precise testing solutions to the fore
The founding stone of Cigniti Technologies was laid to deliver testing services that further ensure the development of flawless software products and applications. The organization seeks to build a better world with better software. In this direction, the IP led solutions have turned out well resulting in transformation of the scope and engagement of Software QA across verticals. The other major reasons that have enabled Cigniti to evolve as a key market player include its strategic partnerships and alliances with global leaders in software tools and test automation solutions. Over the years, the organization has multiplied its resources and technical competence to cater to the clients operating across BFSI, aviation, manufacturing, travel, hospitality, energy & utilities, healthcare & life sciences, media, technology and e-commerce sectors. The company has also reached out to the potential clients across the United States, the United Kingdom, India, Australia, ME, SEA and Canada. Some of the major clients served by Cigniti include Alfa Insurance, Magma Fincorp, Insperity, Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO), Synovus and Purolator. Today the company also serves 40 of the global 2000 companies and has so far served 300 clients since its inception
The Journey Ahead
Cigniti Technologies leads the QA space with unparalleled year on year growth of 50 percent
At present, Cigniti Technologies leads the QA space with unparalleled year on year growth of 50 percent on an average In order to ensure significant rise in these figures, the company has been exploring potential opportunities in new verticals and geographical markets it can reach out to. In the recent years, Cigniti has turned to South East Asian and Middle East markets, where business is now flourishing. Besides, the organization has also been making significant investments into specialized infrastructure. In the years to come, Cigniti will explore expansion opportunities in various global markets through strategic acquisitions, partnerships and new services. It will also continue to focus on the existing key markets of North America, Europe, South Africa and APAC.