European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 announced

  • Pan-European Awards for ISVs, Solution Providers, VARs, Systems Integrators, Software Vendors, Service Providers and Distributors
  • Recognising Excellence in IT and Telecoms Channels, Software and Solutions

[London, 30 October 2017] IT Europa announced today that it will stage the European IT & Software Excellence Awards 2018 in London on 19 April 2018. Now in their tenth year, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards have been designed to recognise and reward excellence in European software development and IT and Telecoms solutions provision. Firmly established as Europe’s most prestigious IT Channel Awards, the European IT & Software Excellence Awards will bring together leading ISVs, Solution Providers and Systems Integrators from across Europe to demonstrate their ability to provide industry-leading IT solutions for their customers.

The awards are split into three sections. The first set of awards is for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and software developers and highlights the applications that they have developed and delivered for their customers. The second set of awards, for Systems Integrators, Solution VARs and MSPs acknowledges their skill and endeavour in delivering world class IT solutions for their customers. The final set of awards, for Suppliers, highlights those vendors, distributors and service providers who best support their channel partners to deliver excellence.

2018 Award Categories:

ISV Categories 2018
SaaS SMB Solution of the Year
SaaS Enterprise Solution of the Year
Government/Utilities Solution of the Year
Vertical Market Solution of the Year
Connected/Mobility Application Solution of the Year
New Tech Solution of the Year
Information & Document Management Solution of the Year
Software Innovation Solution of the Year

Solution Provider Categories 2018
Security Solution of the Year
AI, Big Data, IoT or Analytics Solution of the Year
Data/Storage/Document-management Solution of the Year
Datacentre Solution of the Year
Connected/Mobility Solution of the Year
Managed Service Solution of the Year
Public Sector or Utilities Solution of the Year
Vertical Solution of the Year
Enterprise Solution of the Year
SME Solution of the Year

Supplier Categories 2018
Finance/ Support Services Provider of the Year
Services Distributor of the Year
Specialist Distributor of the Year
Security Vendor of the Year
Software Vendor of the Year
Connected Technologies Vendor of the Year
Service Provider of the Year
Technology Vendor of the Year
Channel Programme of the Year
Channel Innovator of the Year

“With the complexity of technology continuing to increase and new cloud-based and hybrid delivery models emerging, the role played by ISVs, solution and service providers and integrators in delivering real solutions to end-customers is becoming increasingly important,” says Alan Norman, Managing Director of IT Europa. “The European IT & Software Excellence Awards are the only pan-European awards to recognise excellence in the creation and delivery of real solutions and are intended to encourage the development of partnerships between vendors and solution providers across the IT and Telecoms industries.”

Winners will be presented with their awards at the European IT & Software Excellence Awards Dinner on 19 April 2018 at The Royal Garden Hotel, London.

Organisations wishing to enter the European IT & Software Excellence Awards or interested in sponsorship opportunities can find further information at: The closing date for entries is midnight on 23 February 2018. The Awards dinner is co-located with the European Software, Solutions & Services Summit 2018 ( which incorporates the European ISV Convention 2018 which will be staged during the day on 19 April 2018.

About IT Europa
IT Europa is the leading provider of strategic business intelligence, news and analysis on the European IT marketplace and the primary channels that serve it. In addition to its news services, the company markets a range of database reports and organises European conferences and events for the IT and Telecoms sectors. For further details visit:

For further information contact:
Alan Norman
Tel: +44 (0) 1895 454 604

Latest Software Testing News Shortlisted in Top 60 Software Testing Blogs

Latest Software Testing News has been selected as one of the Top 60 Software Testing Blogs by the website Feedspot, online content reader.

Our blog has earned a spot in the list that includes such QA pages as Reddit – Quality Assurance blog, Google Testing Blog, SOASTA blog, Search Software Quality and TestingWhiz.

The place in the top chart is a clear recognition of the hard work and professionalism of the whole Latest Software Testing News team.

We would like to thank LSTNews for their contribution and special thanks to Tracy Wemett, BroadPR. This recognition means a lot to us and wouldn’t happen without you.


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TEST Magazine Recognizes Panaya as one of the 20 Leading Testing Providers of 2017

Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based test automation, test management and continuous delivery announced today that TEST Magazine, has recognized Panaya as one of the 20 leading testing providers of 2017 .

Panaya was recognized for its flagship product, Panaya Test Center, a collaborative testing solution for test management and automation of packaged applications, which improves software quality while enabling quality teams to perform all their testing activities faster reducing overall testing expenses by 30%.

In TEST Magazine’s announcement of the 20 Leading Testing Providers of 2017, they wrote: “The software testing landscape changes rapidly, and we find that an annual update on the marketplace is a good starting place as you consider purchase decisions going forward.”

“Panaya is honored to receive this award and would like to thank TEST Magazine, Panaya’s customers and employees, and everyone who helped to make this achievement possible,” said Rafi Kretchmer, VP Marketing at Panaya.

About Panaya

Panaya, an Infosys company, enables organizations to accelerate application change and continuously deliver innovation with its Enterprise Agile Delivery Platform. Panaya provides cloud based application delivery, and test automation and management solutions that ensure collaboration between Business and IT. Enabling enterprise agility with faster release velocity and uncompromising quality, Panaya delivers an optimized user experience with end to end visibility of the application lifecycle. Since 2008, 1,600 companies in 62 countries, including a third of the Fortune 500, have been using Panaya to deliver quick quality change to enterprise applications.


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TestingXperts selected Finalist in European Software Testing Awards for Most Innovative Project

TestingXperts is proud to announce that it has been selected finalists for the Most Innovative Project Category in the European Software Testing Awards 2017. Running in its fifth year, The European Software Testing Awards is an annual event held in Central London celebrating the very best in the software testing and QA industry.  The winners will be announced at the Gala dinner at Old Billingsgate, London on November 21st 2017.

Commenting on this announcement, Manish Gupta CEO of TestingXperts said: “It is indeed a remarkable achievement for TestingXperts to be chosen as finalists in The European Software Testing Awards 2017. Despite being a Specialist Software Testing and QA organisation, we are competing with multi-billion dollar companies like Accenture Digital, Aviva, Infosys, and Lloyds Banking Group for this award on a level playing field.  TestingXperts is investing heavily in innovation on latest and futuristic technologies in the testing arena such as IOT, DevOps, Automation, Digital, Telematics, Cloud, Big Data to name a few. It feels great to be recognised for the contribution we are making to the software testing industry.”

The judgment has been made based on the following parameters:

  • A project that has significantly advanced the methods and practices of software testing
  • An attempt to push boundaries within the industry
  • Evidence of working closely with stakeholders to deliver the project on time and within budget
  • Verification of project goals, importance, achievements and successful results
  • Evidence and evaluation of overcoming project challenges/obstacles
  • Proof of a commitment to high quality and standards

For more information on the awards and the finalists, please visit the official website of The European Software Testing Awards

About TestingXperts

TestingXperts is a Specialist QA & Software Testing Services provider headquartered in London, UK and offices in Netherlands, Luxembourg, USA, Australia with offshore test labs in India. TestingXperts’ comprehensive suite of testing services covers Test Advisory, Functional and Non-Functional testing specializing in Automation, Digital, DevOps, Agile, Web, Mobility, IOT, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence to name a few. TestingXperts is helping clients globally transform their QA function to achieve zero production defects, reduce QA cycle times up to 80% and lower overall QA costs up to 60% with its Next-Gen Testing Solutions, Modern Testing Approach, Skilled Teams and Global Delivery Model.

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ClicTest receives the award for Emerging Technology in Testing at UNICOM Conference

SANJOSE, California, LONDON and HYDERABAD, INDIA- (Thursday, July 28, 2016) – ClicTest, one of the leading Product-Enabled Independent Software Testing companies, received an award for “Emerging Technology in Testing” at UNICOM World Conference Next Generation Testing (WCNGT 2016) conducted in Bangalore, India.

India Testing Awards appreciates those firms which have stepped away from the legacy processes and tools to develop new testing programs which define the future of IT software development, support and services.

The India Testing awards at UNICOM conference is lauded as one of the most prestigious awards for the testing professionals and products. ClicTest was announced a clear winner in the “Emerging Technology in testing” category post a comprehensive and thorough analysis of each finalist’s strengths.

Testing methods used, innovative tools and techniques, and customer centricity are the main criteria to decide the finalists. Tougher judging follows in the later stages of deciding the award winners.

Speaking on this important occasion, Pavan Kumar, VP, at ClicTest said “ClicTest commenced as a thought to simplify the testing process and it has now become an award-winning solution.”

About ClicTest

ClicTest is a fast emerging product-enabled Independent Software Testing Services Company. ClicTest provides reliable and efficient End-to-End software testing solutions and services for enterprises of all sizes. ClicTest has a proven track record in helping enterprises to get their mission-critical software applications tested while cutting costs by up to 40% and reducing testing times by up to 20%.

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Conduit Global Scoops Up Best Technology and Best Outsourcing Partner at Welsh Contact Centre Awards

Cardiff, Wales – March 7, 2017 Conduit Global, international business process outsourcer, was named Best Technology and Best Outsourcing Partner at the Welsh Contact Centre Awards. The Ceremony was held on March 3rd at Donald Gordon Theater in the iconic Wales Millennium Centre. The annual event, now in its 18th year, is organised by the Welsh Contact Centre Forum – the industry-led employers’ forum that delivers support to firms of all sizes. More than 700 guests were in attendance to recognise organisations and individuals for their contributions to the customer service industry.

Conduit Global is a leading customer contact partner, providing cloud-based managed services, technology, outsourcing deployment, and customer care. The BPO focuses on providing exemplary customer experience, innovation, flexibility and customer-centric partnerships with their clients.

Accepting the Best Outsourcing Partner award on behalf of Conduit Global was Business Manager Marco Ndrecaj. In attendance was Chief Executive Officer, Jay Rosenblatt, “We believe in making a difference for our customers by solving their problems in a way that builds true, everlasting partnerships. We leverage our great team of experts with specialized skillsets to help solve their toughest business challenges.  It is an honor to be recognised by The Welsh Contact Centre Forum for an incredible year.”

To be considered for the prestigious “Outsourced Contact Centre of the Year” award, Conduit Global demonstrated:

  • A clear understanding of client aims and objectives
  • Effective and professional delivery of a range of services
  • Two-way communication between the outsourcing front line and client decision makers
  • Effective integration
  • Investment in client relationship
  • Transparency

Judging was concluded by a site visit.

For Best Use of Technology, Conduit Global collaborated with a major business services company to implement a geographically-resilient call-handling solution including multi-lingual speech recognition across multiple sites. Stuart Knight, Senior Director of Technology Operations, was in attendance to accept the accolades. “This award recognises Conduit Global’s ability to handle complex technical challenges. Led by highly proficient technical and project teams, we deliver robust, flexible, high quality solutions, underpinned by our Managed Services framework.”

Conduit Global employs 3,500 people, across 16 locations in 7 countries, servicing customers of the world’s most respected companies in the finance, utilities, telecommunications and healthcare sectors. Conduit Global is part of the kgb portfolio, and is a sister company to UK-based directory assistance and financial services provider, 118 118.

About Conduit Global

Conduit Global is a leading global provider of contact Centre and technology solutions with more than 23 years of experience providing services for technology, utility, healthcare, customer service, and sales organisations. Conduit Global employs 3,500 people internationally, with sites in 16 locations spanning 7 countries. The firm services customers of the world’s most respected companies in the finance, utilities, telecommunications and healthcare sectors.

About The Welsh Contact Centre Forum

The Welsh Contact Centre Forum is an industry-led employers’ forum which delivers extensive innovation and support to over 200 employers who collectively generate more than £400m a year for the Welsh economy. The Forum represents members from the financial, business services and creative sectors, legal services, ICT, retail, utilities, and public services.

Press Contact:
Dionisia Hatzis
Content & Communications Manager, Conduit Global
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