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Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2010/08/05 - NelsonHall, the leading analyst and advisory firm, in its latest report, has highlighted several specifications which differentiate Sonata Software, from other similar-sized IT services providers based out of India.
Among these are Sonata’s offerings for verticals such as Travel, Transportation and Logistics (TTL), Life Sciences and Manufacturing, and its strong presence in Europe. Sonata has also received high ratings from NelsonHall for its structured consulting-led approach in large Testing engagements. Sonata Software’s Testing Practice provides an alternative to those by tier-one Indian offshoring firms, affirms the analyst firm.
According to the report, Sonata’s ability to scale up resources, train and deploy them on projects and invest in IP-creation, strengthens its position in the Testing services industry.
Sonata offers a comprehensive Testing service portfolio covering functional Testing areas such as System Testing, System Integration Testing, Compatibility Testing and Localization Testing. The portfolio also includes consulting and specialized offerings such as Agile Testing, Testing Automation, Performance Testing and Security Testing and Compliance.
Sonata has established itself as a prominent player in software Testing services, helping organisations achieve predictable and improved software quality levels to meet their business goals. Sonata’s Independent Testing Practice provides independent validation and verification services to enterprises globally, helping them reduce the cost of quality during the entire application lifecycle management process. Sonata’s three pronged strategy comprising of (i) consulting led approach (aligned with TMMi) (ii) IP enabled solutions and (iii) innovative delivery models, enables delivery of high performing and reliable solutions.
Sonata also leverages its strategic partnerships and alliances with global technology leaders such as HP (Platinum Partner), Radview, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and TMMi to provide the best–of-breed Testing tools, infrastructure and services to its customers. Sonata’s customers have experienced 30 to 40 percent improvement in efficiency, both in terms of costs and quality, in addition to faster Testing cycles and better control on RoI.
With Sonata’s efficient Managed Testing Services, enterprises can achieve significant business benefits such as reduced costs, enhanced productivity and improved software quality. Sonata leverages its repository of best practices, techniques like Risk-based Testing and SonnetTEST – its Regression Test Automation framework -- to reduce the automation effort and time.
Sonata has come up with a pay-per-use offering specific to performance Testing, which includes hardware as well as software tools, license cost and execution services. This will eliminate any capital investments on infrastructure and licensing of tools and help enterprises to move from capital expenditure (capex) to operational expenditure (opex) models.
Mr. C.V. Narayanan, Head - Managed Testing and Web Technologies, Sonata Software, said, “We are delighted that our best practices, offerings and capabilities are being acknowledged by an industry expert like NelsonHall. The report reinforces Sonata’s leadership position in the Testing services industry and is testimony to our ability to provide innovative solutions that deliver real business results.”
About Sonata Software Limited
Sonata Software (sonata-software.com), headquartered in Bangalore, India, is a leading IT consulting and services company. Sonata's customers are located across the US, Europe, Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region. Its portfolio of services includes IT Consulting, Product Engineering Services, Travel Solutions, Application Development, Application Management, Managed Testing, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure Management and Packaged Applications. As per the industry rankings released by NASSCOM for 2008-09, Sonata Software figured among the Top 20 IT Software Services Exporters in India for the second consecutive year. Sonata Software has also been ranked Global #2 in the 2008 Top Ten ESO: Outsourced Software Development in The Black Book of Outsourcing.