Mobile Labs Demos its Mobile Device Cloud at Better Software East

Conference attendees are also invited to attend an Industry Technical Presentation on mobile testing and continuous integration

ATLANTA – October 30, 2017 – Mobile Labs, a leading provider of enterprise-grade mobile testing and development solutions, will showcase its private mobile device cloud, deviceConnect™ at TechWell’s Better Software East Conference next week in Orlando.

deviceConnect brings greater flexibility and choice to enterprise mobility testers for mobile development, testing and quality assurance. Available as either an on-premises or as a hosted solution, the firm’s flagship solution brings order to the chaos of managing multiple devices for mobile app and mobile web testing. In the on-premises implementation, the devices are managed in-house by an organization’s developers and QA professionals in a compact mobile unit, offering a central portal to manage devices, users and applications. The hosted solution features the same deviceConnect software and 24/7 access to mobile devices, but instead of being stored on-premises, the dedicated devices are managed in a secure data center by Mobile Labs’ experts.

“This year at Better Software East we are excited to introduce attendees to the latest enhancements to deviceConnect,” stated Mobile Labs President Dan McFall. “deviceConnect has always been tool-agnostic, enabling enterprise mobility teams to leverage their preferred testing and continuous integration tools. Now, by offering a built-in Appium server with deviceConnect, we offer the world-class support that mobile developers, testers and QA teams need when getting started with Appium. We look forward to showing attendees at the conference how easy working with Appium can be with the right solutions.”

Mobile Labs’ Sr. Solution Architect Jamie Moore will also present an Industry Technical Presentation during the conference, “Explore Building Your Tool Kit: Testing and Continuous Integration for Mobile,” on Thursday, November 9th at 10 a.m. ET. In this presentation, Moore will offer tips and best practices for choosing the best automation and continuous delivery tools for enterprise mobility teams who are interested in mobile test automation.

All attendees of Better Software East are invited to stop by Booth #3 to learn more about Appium support, test automation, continuous testing and deviceConnect. The Better Software East Conference runs November 5th through November 10th at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Hotel in Orlando, FL.

 

 

SOURCE: Mobile Labs

Mobile Labs Presents Upcoming Agile Mobile Testing Webinar Series

The series will feature three webinar presentations with fellow industry professionals sharing best practices for mobile testing and device sharing for enterprise mobility teams

ATLANTA – September 26, 2017 – Mobile Labs, a leading provider of enterprise-grade mobile testing and development solutions, will kick off a three-part webinar series on agile mobile testing next week. For the first webinar in this new series, Mobile Labs’ Director of Channels and Alliances Jeff Fleishman will co-present with alliance partner, TechArcis on Wednesday, October 4th at 2:00 p.m. ET. Managing Partner Sunil Sehgal will represent TechArcis and present with Fleishman.

The webinar presentation, “Control the Chaos of Mobile Testing with a Mobile Device Cloud,” will provide an overview of the benefits of leveraging a mobile device cloud to streamline mobile development, testing and quality assurance for enterprise mobility professionals. Fleishman and Sehgal will review the best practices for setting up a moble device cloud and how to incorporate best practices for manual and automated mobile testing and device sharing to boost DevOps and continuous delivery initiatives.

“This webinar presentation will be extremely useful for mobile developers, testers and QA prfoessionals to attend,” explained Fleishman. “Whether an enterprise mobility team is already using a device cloud in their testing lab, of if they are considering this solution, this webinar will give attendees useful tips to help teams keep up with mobile demand.”

“When an enterprise mobility team begins to implement DevOps and continuous integration initiatives, there are many factors to consider,” added Sehgal. “This presentation will help mobile developers, testers and QA identify the strategies and solutions that best suit their objectives to continuing developing and testing mobile apps and mobile websites to the best of their abililty.”

Mobile Labs’ private mobile device cloud, deviceConnect™ helps enterprise mobility teams manage mobile device sharing for agile development, testing and QA. Available as an on-premises or hosted solution, deviceConnect opens up the possibilities for developers and QA professionals to manage their mobile testing lab in the manner that best suits their needs.

TechArcis, an alliance partner of Mobile Labs, is a solutions and service company that specializes in quality engineering, quality assurance and testing.

Registration and information about this webinar can be found on the event page.

Check out Mobile Labs’ events page on its website for more information about the rest of the webinars in this series. The next webinar on performance testing for mobile is scheduled for Wednesday, November 1st at 2:00 p.m ET with Mobile Labs’ alliance partner, Checkpoint Technologies.

 

SOURCE: Mobile Labs

Mobile Labs Highlights Built-In Appium Support at STARWEST

Conference attendees are also invited to attend an Industry Technical Presentation on Appium and an upcoming web seminar on automated testing

ATLANTA – September 25, 2017 – Mobile Labs, a leading provider of enterprise-grade mobile testing and development solutions, will introduce conference attendees to the new Appium support features included with its deviceConnect mobile cloud solution at TechWell’s software testing conference, STARWEST next week in Anaheim.

Mobile Labs’ deviceConnect is an internal cloud-based mobile application testing platform that brings order to the chaos of managing mobile devices and applications in enterprise test labs. Recently the firm added a built-in Appium server to the deviceConnect platform that offers high levels of performance and reliability for mobility teams who are leveraging Appium for automated testing. This addition to deviceConnect enables mobile developers, testers and quality assurance teams to simplify operations and boost DevOps and productivity through automated testing with Appium. Mobile Labs’ world-class Appium support makes it easier for teams to leverage Appium by making the installation process easier and by enabling teams to reuse existing scripts for testing.

Available as both an on-premises and as a hosted solution, deviceConnect brings greater flexibility and choice to enterprise mobility testing teams. In the on-premises implementation, devices are managed in-house by an organization’s developers and QA professionals in a compact mobile unit, offering a central portal to manage devices, users and applications. The hosted solution features the same deviceConnect software and 24/7 access to mobile devices, but instead of being stored on-premises, the dedicated devices are managed in a secure data center by Mobile Labs’ experts.

“TechWell’s STARWEST is the ideal conference for our team to share deviceConnect’s latest capabilities with industry professionals,” stated Mobile Labs President Dan McFall. “Whether enterprise mobility teams are currently using Appium, have just started using Appium, or are considering leveraging this framework, deviceConnect’s built-in Appium server makes getting up to speed with Appium faster and easier to help teams keep up with mobile demand.”

While at STARWEST, attendees are invited to visit the Mobile Labs Booth (#9) for a demo of deviceConnect. Attendees are also invited to an Industry Technical Presentation on Thursday, October 5th at 1:30 p.m. PT. Mobile Labs’ Sr. Solution Architect Jamie Moore will present, “We’re Starting with Appium…Now What?,” to help conference attendees navigate test automation with Appium, whether they are currently using it or just thinking about adopting this framework.

Before heading to STARWEST, Mobile Labs will be conducting a web seminar for the TechWell audience on test automation on Wednesday, September 27th at 2 p.m. ET. Mobile Labs’ President Dan McFall will present, “Supercharge Your Automated Testing Frameworks Using a Mobile Device Cloud,” to share the benefits of leveraging test automation tools with a mobile device cloud framework for test automation. Registration and information about this webinar can be found on the event page for this seminar.

STARWEST begins October 1st and runs through October 6th at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, CA.

 

 

SOURCE: Mobile Labs

Airtel ties up with Symantec for cyber security solutions

India’s largest telecom operator Bharti Airtel today announced a partnership with Symantec Corp to provide cyber security solutions to businesses in India.

The strategic alliance comes amid a spike in cyber attacks over the past few months, including incidents like Petya and WannaCry that disrupted systems across the world.

Some of the biggest corporations, including Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft, Ukraine’s international airport, shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk, and advertising giant WPP had come under the cyberattack in June this year.

Companies, big and small, are now prioritising IT security related investments in a bid to fortify their operations in the current threat landscape. The prevention of online threats has become even more critical given the increased digitisation and adoption of digital payments in India.

“We are seeing an unprecedented levels of cyber crime and cyber attacks at the moment,” Symantec CEO Greg Clark said pointing to “audacity and boldness” of cyber criminals to unleash such attacks.

Vertu shuts shop, 200 employees to lose jobs

Luxury phone maker Vertu as the company is shutting down its global operations. The company was acquired by a Chinese holding firm in 2015 and later changed hands again in March 2017, when Turkish businessman Murat Hakan Uzan acquired it for £50 million.

According to a Financial Times report, at the time of the latest acquisition, Vertu was under a debt of GBP 138 million and Uzan tried to repay debt for GBP 1.9 million. However, the offer was rejected by the creditors, resulting in company shutting down its operations.

A total of 200 employees will be jobless once the company’s complete shutdown. Uzan, who is presently living in Paris, will retain the ownership of Vertu’s brand, technology, and design licenses. Vertu was launched in the year 1998 and was originally a part of Finnish handset manufacturer Nokia.

deviceConnect Supports iOS 11 Testing for All Apple Devices

Yesterday, Apple released the first public beta version of iOS 11. Although the final version of iOS 11 will not be available until the fall, Apple intends to release several betas for testing throughout the summer.

Mobile Labs is pleased to announce that our mobile device cloud, deviceConnect™ supports iOS 11. Available as an on-premises or as a hosted solution, deviceConnect enables iOS 11 to be tested across all Apple devices.

Mobile Labs President Dan McFall recapped several of the new features included in iOS 11 in the June 12th, 2017 edition of his Weekly Mobile News Roundup. Highlights:

  • Integration of Apple Pay and Messages
  • Additional functionality for Siri
  • Detailed floor plans, directories, search, speed limit and lane guidance alerts for Apple Maps
  • A “Do Not Disturb While Driving” feature to disable notifications while driving

If you’d like to explore additional features coming in iOS 11, then check out these articles by Romain Dillet of TechCrunch:

If you have additional questions about deviceConnect and iOS please contact us.

Haven’t tried deviceConnect yet? Sign up for our Free Trial today.

 

 

SOURCE: Mobile Labs

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