Sauce Labs has closed $70 million in growth funding from Centerview Capital Technology, IVP and Adams Street Partners. Already in February 2015, Sauce Labs was getting $15 million from a Series D funding.
Software Testing Industry News: Load Testing, Unit Testing, Functional Testing
Mockito, the open source mocking framework for unit tests written in Java, has finally released its version 2, labelled 2.1.0. Mockito 2 demands even cleaner tests remove unnecessary stubs, detect incorrect code with improved argument matchers, use Java 8 answers, and more. In 2016, Mockito has estimated user base of 2M engineers – thank you very much for mocking with us! We greatly value your feedback, feature requests and contributions Mockito 2 contains 700 commits from almost 50 individual contributors.
CA Technologies has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire BlazeMeter, a provider of load testing services. Founded in 2011, BlazeMeter has offices in Tel Aviv, Israel and Palo Alto.
IT services provider KMS Technology has announced the release of Katalon Studio, a free test automation toolset for web and mobile app testing. Katalon Studio revolutionizes the way software testers use Selenium and Appium with a complete test automation framework that allows testers to quickly setup, create, run, report, and maintain their automated tests.
SmartBear Software has acquired CrossBrowserTesting that provides an automated cloud testing platform. The acquisition enables CrossBrowserTesting to further accelerate and scale its rapidly growing Web and mobile cloud testing offering using SmartBear global resources.
Testlio announced it has closed $6.25 million in Series A funding led by Silicon Valley-based Altos Ventures and Vertex Ventures. Testlio is a global testing service provider that helps development teams enhance their quality assurance function. Already profitable, Testlio grew 500% in 2015 and will invest the new funding to build out infrastructure in San Francisco and Tallinn, Estonia to support its global customers.