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Products and Services EXPO

Wednesday, April 21 and Thursday April 22

Conference Attendees

Browse the Exhibitor Showcase, and stop by the booths to talk with representatives from the leading providers of quality software and testing products and services. Gather information on the latest tools to bring back to your organization. Visit all booths and become eligible for the grand prize drawing!



Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.  With approximately 180,000 people serving clients in over 120 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$23.39 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2008.


Checkpoint Technologies


Checkpoint Technologies, Inc. is a solutions provider that specializes in Business Technology Optimization. We are experts in all areas of quality assurance and software testing - performance, functional, and security. Checkpoint Technologies provides leading-edge software solutions, training, mentoring, senior consulting, and staff augmentation. Our services include both manual and automated testing with automated testing being an area in which we are known for our expertise. Checkpoint Technologies is an HP Business Partner and Certified Training Partner. We have assisted numerous organizations with their implementation of testing solutions with on-site consulting, staff augmentation, and training.


Dallas/Fort Worth Quality Assurance Association (DFWQAA)


The Dallas/Fort Worth Quality Assurance Association (DFWQAA) was established in 2009 by leaders in the professional quality community of North Texas to address a gap in association support for quality assurance activities beyond the IT domain. The purpose of DFWQAA is to provide local leadership on quality and productivity through encouraging information exchange and the advancement of quality assurance. DFWQAA also works to promote the certification and recertification process of QAI Global Institute. The chapter is growing and is proud to host the 2010 QUEST Dallas Conference.


HP Software


HP is a technology solutions provider to consumers, businesses and institutions globally. Our offerings span IT infrastructure, global services, business and home computing, and imaging and printing. HP software helps IT organizations make sure that every dollar delivers positive business outcomes. Our business technology optimization (BTO) products automate key processes across critical IT functions, and our OpenCall platforms enable people to communicate, access services, and share content. As the focus of IT shifts from systems management to business results, leading companies are investing in HP software to lower costs, improve delivery time and reduce risk for their strategic business initiatives.


IBM Corporation


IBM is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. Drawing on resources from across IBM and key Business Partners, IBM enables businesses to securely & incrementally integrate across and beyond their companies. Today, customers are searching for ways to more effectively govern the business process of software and systems delivery. IBM Rational software helps organizations automate, integrate, and govern the core business process of software and systems delivery via the IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform. Offering an array of products, services, and best practices, this open, modular, and proven solution spans the entire software and systems delivery lifecycle.

*IBM is a registered trademark of International Business Machines Corporation


iTKO, Inc.


iTKO's industry-leading LISA solution provides complete, collaborative and continuous testing for SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) applications. LISA reduces the business risk of migrating to SOA environments, while increasing trust across shared technology assets. LISA invokes and validates every component of SOA workflows throughout their lifecycle, from web apps, to web services, databases, messaging layers, legacy objects and application servers. Developers, QA teams and business analysts can rapidly automate functional and performance tests on a continuous basis through LISA's no-code interface. Founded in 1999, the Dallas-based company's customers include Citigroup, i2, Sun, Cardinal Health and DISA.


Micro Focus


Micro Focus provides innovative software that allows companies to dramatically improve the business value of their enterprise applications. Micro Focus Enterprise Application Modernization, Testing and Management software enables customers’ business applications to respond rapidly to market changes and embrace modern architectures with reduced cost and risk.  With the recent acquisitions of Borland Software and the Compuware ASQ business, Micro Focus enables customers to better control, measure and manage application delivery, by automating testing and quality processes across every phase of the software delivery lifecycle.


Microsoft Corporation


Microsoft Corporation, incorporated in 1981, develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a range of software products for computing devices. The Company's software products include operating systems for servers, personal computers (PCs) and intelligent devices, server applications for distributed computing environments, information worker productivity applications, business solution applications, high-performance computing applications and software development tools.

*Microsoft is a trademark of the Microsoft group of companies


Mindfire Solutions


Mindfire Solutions is amongst the leading providers of Software, IT & testing services which enhances and aids business growth of its customers by delivering cutting edge IT Solutions. Four hundred proud Mindfireans have been delivering exceptional service to clients with more than 1000 successful projects. Our expertise and experience of Quality Assurance testing services comes with our dedicated team of industry certified resources with 10+ year’s experience. Our proprietary testing techniques for enterprise, mobile, gaming and web applications on both Windows and Mac are a result of our sustained innovation which helped our clients to decrease costs up to 40%.That is precisely why 30+ clients across the globe have relied on our world class testing services.


NVP Software Testing


NVP Software Testing provides Software Testing and Quality Assurance services to companies that develop software, as well as companies for which software is an integral part of their business.  We build customized solutions to help our customers reach their business objectives.  All of our solutions stem from our five core attributes of Quality, Professionalism, Flexibility, Reliability, and Trust. NVP has the right solution for you. Be sure to visit our booth to enter our valuable prize draw and don't forget to ask about our Complimentary ½ Day Assessment. Trust the experts.


Odyssey Information Services, Inc.


Odyssey Information Services provides consulting services for the Information Technology Market.  Quality Assurance has always been a focus for Odyssey. Through our partnership with ASCERT, Odyssey has a world class automation solution to present. We consistently provide exceptional quality contractors at highly competitive rates.  Throughout the last nine years, Odyssey has grown and nurtured relationships with C-Level Management, IT managers, our contractors and even our competitors.  We strive to provide the highest quality service to our clients nationwide. Odyssey was founded in 2000, and is headquartered in Plano, Texas.  Ascert is headquartered in Sausalito, CA.


QAI Global Community

Dedicated to supporting and promoting software quality, the quality profession, and the quality practitioner, the QAI Global Community is a worldwide collaboration.  The mission of the Global Community is to establish an international standard of excellence and recognition for the Software Quality Assurance and Testing professions.  QAI is committed to supporting the individual Chapters by providing quality educational programs, new revenue sources for local Chapters, tools to increase inter-Chapter communication, marketing and promotional materials, and timely dissemination of information pertaining to the quality profession.  Shouldn't you join this remarkable network of quality professionals today?


QAI Global Institute

The QAI Global Institute, formerly known as Quality Assurance Institute, was founded in 1980 in the United States of America. QAI's founding objective was and remains to provide leadership in improving quality, productivity, and effective solutions for process management in the information services profession. It is a worldwide membership organization serving over 1000 corporate members, organized to share state-of-the-art methods, tools, and techniques. Combined experience of QAI experts and of our member companies provides an impressive body of knowledge, a reservoir for our members to share. QAI has transformed this knowledge and experience into a "how-to" approach that is being taught worldwide. We take pride in being one of the first professional organizations to recognize the need for quality assurance and to have the vision to be exclusively devoted to the information technology profession. QAI provides leadership and state-of-the-art solutions in the form of consulting, education and training services, and assessments.




QualiTest - QA & Testing is all that we do!!!  A Leading global provider of Quality assurance and Software testing services, QualiTest employs over 800 testing professionals in 11 countries, serving global Fortune 500 companies and numerous other midsize to large organizations. QualiTest delivers its services Onshore, either at the customer site or through test centers local to the markets we serve. Onshore testing can not only dramatically improve testing and quality but can reduce total costs dramatically. QualiTest service delivery model is based on an internal R&D team of QA and testing specialists which continually develop and improve advanced methodologies and tools such as Exploratory Testing - ET, Automated ET,  Keyword Driven Testing - KDT, Test Process Improvement - TPI and Virtuology.


Scalar USA

Scalar USA Inc is a global management consulting, technology services and right sourcing Women Owned Certified. Over the last 15 years Scalar has successfully partnered with Clients and built Centre of Excellence in the areas of Quality Assurance especially Test Automation, SAP, Oracle e-Business, PeopleSoft, Microsoft SharePoint, .Net Custom Development, Interactive Web Design, Business Intelligence and Staff Augmentation. Scalar is a chosen partner for many fortune 500 companies to assist in achieving their strategic goals and realize quick ROI in testing business processes and applications. Scalar’s Evaluation service offering helps clients experience how Automation can accelerate and significantly increase productivity and decrease test cycle times. Our Global Delivery Model (Onsite, Offsite and Offshore) has significantly reduced the cost.


Software Certifications


Software Certifications, administered by the Quality Assurance Institute, is recognized globally for establishing the international standard for software quality and software testing professional certifications. Since its inception, Software Certifications has certified over 35,000 IT professionals in 43 countries on 6 continents.  Software Certifications provides professional certifications in the areas of: Software Quality Assurance (CSQA, CMSQ, CASQ), Software Testing (CSTE, CMST, CAST), Software Project Manager (CSPM), and Software Business Analysis (CSBA). These programs have established the standard for assessing individual's professional competencies in these respective professions.


Sogeti USA

Sogeti USA is a premier provider of information technology services to businesses and public-sector organizations. Operating in 24 U.S. locations, Sogeti's business model is built on providing customers with local accountability and vast delivery expertise.  Sogeti is a leader in helping clients develop, implement and manage practical IT solutions to help run their business better. With over 40 years of experience, Sogeti offers a comprehensive portfolio of services including Enterprise Microsoft Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Consulting, High Tech Consulting, IBM and Open Solutions and Testing/Quality Assurance.


SPAN Systems Corporation

SPAN is an EDB Group ($1.6 billion, Scandinavian company) established outsourced software Services provider. SPAN has been ranked among the Top 15 Best IT places to work for in India by a popular IT survey and among the Top 20 Global R&D Service Providers in India by an offshore advisory firm. SPAN is SEI CMM Level 4, ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 27001:2005 certified company. SPAN’s independent Testing & Quality Services are unique as it brings unidirectional focus to outsourced testing. Simply said test objectives are defined and ratified by clients and then executed to realize objectives. The spread includes Application testing in various technologies, unified communication and devices and a tailored testing method for Products/ISV. This is done using tools, frameworks that are highly integrated with a customized governance model that ensures success in testing.


Gold Sponsor

ThoughtWorks, Inc. is a global IT consultancy providing Agile-based systems development, consulting and transformation services to Global 1000 companies. It has pioneered many of the most advanced and successful Agile methods of software development and best practices used in the industry today. At its core, ThoughtWorks helps its clients maximize investment performance across a portfolio of complex, business-critical applications, while reducing time and risk. Its products division, ThoughtWorks Studios, offers tools to manage the entire Agile development lifecycle through its Adaptive ALM solution™, comprised of Mingle®, Cruise® and Twist®. ThoughtWorks employs 1,300 professionals to serve clients from offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, India, the United Kingdom and the United States.




uTest is the world's largest marketplace for software testing services. The company provides real-world testing services through its community of 20,000+ professional testers from 158 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.


The Westfall Team


The Westfall Team partners with our clients to identify and provide practical solutions that improve the client’s capabilities to develop and maintain high quality software-intensive products. We provide our clients with training solutions tailored to ensure effective transfer of practical tools and techniques that can be immediately incorporated to improve on-the-job performance. We help our clients establish, develop and maintain common sense systems and processes that match the way they actually do business, maximize quality and business value, minimize cycle time and rework, increase management insight and visibility, and enhance organizational and individual learning.


Wipro Technologies


Wipro testing services provides Testing and QA Services through Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) approach to various segments in the Technology and Enterprise segment. With 8500+ dedicated testers, 150 clients and strong revenues of $488 Mn, the Testing Services (TeS) Division is one of the largest third party independent offshore testing service providers in the world. Wipro’s TeS division contributed to 13% of Wipro Technologies revenues in 2008-09. We have sustained such a growth due to our knowledge management process that has lead to innovation in the form of tools and frameworks that help us deliver greater value to our customers by reducing cycle times and making testing more robust.


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