Fanfare Unveils iTest App Store

Free Applications and Assets Extend the Usability of iTest and Speed up Testing


Fanfare, delivering innovative testing solutions to service
providers (SPs), network equipment manufacturers (NEMs), and enterprises, today
announced the launch of the iTest App Store, which features free iTest applications and test assets that can be leveraged by
iTest users and testers. The iTest App Store adds new capabilities as well as eliminates the
need to re-create test assets, increasing productivity and accelerating the
overall time to market.

The iTest App Store is a new extension of the Fanfare
Community, an online forum and learning center for testers and developers in
the communications industry to share best practices and discuss challenges
related to device and network testing. By leveraging the Fanfare
Community across thousands of iTest customers and partners, the iTest App Store provides a number of add-on applications and test
assets for users to access.

The iTest add-on applications provide additional functionality not
currently available in iTest, allowing users to adapt iTest to their company’s
workflow and enabling testers to get more productive testing done with the
mobility required in today’s high tech workforce.

The following applications are currently available:

  • iTest Remote for iPhone
  • Yahoo! Messenger Integration
  • Google Voice Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • XMPP Messenger Integration
  • File Transfer Client
  • iTest Report Viewer for Firefox

The iTest assets provide customers with a starting set of test
assets, including test cases, response maps, and session profiles, that
eliminate the need to re-create already-existing test assets. The results are
quicker time to automation, enhanced productivity, and accelerated time to

The iTest App Store currently features assets for Cisco,
Juniper Networks, Linux, and Spirent devices and includes contributions from
Spirent. Additional content will be provided on a regular basis from Fanfare’s
customers and partners.

"The iTest App Store isn’t just another app store – it is
actually enabling testers to take advantage of social media tools that will help
them get their jobs done in a more efficient manner. Now, testers can control
iTest from an iPhone, receive Tweets from automated regression runs, and pass
detailed test reports to anyone with a browser," said David Gehringer, vice president of marketing for Fanfare. "It
is truly another milestone in the evolution of test automation in the
communications industry."

To download applications or test assets, users must accept the
Terms of Service Agreement found on the iTest App Store.


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