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uTest's Software Testing Marketplace Expands by 30% Quarter-Over-Quarter

Software Testing Leader Grows Testing Community and Customer Base; Adds New Platform Functionality; and Receives Unprecedented Recognition in Second Quarter of 2009

BOSTON, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/23/09 -- uTest, the world's largest software testing marketplace, today announced its community of professional testers and its customer base grew by 30% in the second quarter of 2009. uTest also added new collaboration tools to its platform, and received rave reviews by members of the media and awards organizations.

"The recent boom in web and mobile apps has pushed uTest to the next level. Getting high-quality apps to market quickly -- especially mobile apps -- is more important than ever before -- whether you're a startup or global software leader," said Doron Reuveni, uTest CEO. "By enabling apps to be tested in as little as 48 hours and for a fraction of the cost of traditional outsourced testing, we're helping our customers thrive in the current economy."

Customer, Community and Partnership Momentum

During the second quarter, uTest grew its marketplace, and successfully:

  • Acquired 37 new customers, including innovative leaders such as Ginger Software, attracTV, TurnKey Sports and Permission TV.
  • Increased the uTest community of QA professionals by more than 4,000 to total more than 18,000 testers in 152 countries worldwide
  • Expanded strategic partnership with TCL, a UK-based testing leader

Adding a Human Face to Crowdsourced Testing

uTest also added several enhancements to its platform to increase visibility into its global testing community and enhance collaboration among customers and their virtual QA teams, including:

  • Application Profiling - Matches customers' testing needs with members of global QA community
  • Discussion Threads - Enables customers to communicate in real time with virtual testing team
  • Website Redesign - Features "Meet the Testers" app with an interactive global map
  • Tester Forums - Helps 18,000+ testers to share ideas, experiences and best practices

Recent Awards and Accolades

Additionally, uTest won many prestigious awards in Q2 of 2009, including:

  • "Best New Company of the Year" at the American Business Awards (Stevies)
  • Gartner's list of "Cool Vendors" in Application Development for 2009
  • Finalist for MITX Technology Award (recognizes innovative technologies in New England)
  • InformationWeek's Startup 50, a list of the top 50 business technology startups to watch
  • Judges Choice Award at the Under the Radar Conference

About uTest. Inc.

uTest is the world's largest marketplace for software testing services. The company provides real-world testing services through its community of 18,000+ professional testers from 152 countries around the world. More than 500 companies -- from web startups to global software leaders -- have signed up for the uTest marketplace to get their web, desktop and mobile applications tested. More information can be found at http://www.utest.com or the Software Testing Blog at http://blog.utest.com.

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