Perforce to acquire Continuous Testing platform Blazemeter

    Perforce Software, a provider of solutions to enterprise teams seeking productivity, visibility, and scale throughout the development lifecycle, announced on 30th September that it has agreed to acquire Broadcom Inc’s BlazeMeter which is a Continuous Testing platform.

    About Perforce

    Perforce powers are at an unrivaled level. With the assistance of scalable DevOps solutions, they assist enterprises to overcome complicated product development challenges by enhancing security, visibility, and productivity throughout the product’s lifecycle. With around 15,000 clients, Perforce is trusted by some of the world’s dominating brands to operate their business-critical technology development.

    “The addition of BlazeMeter CT reinforces our focus on the application quality market,” said Mark Ties, CEO and President, Perforce. “With Perfecto, our presence in SAST, and now BlazeMeter, Perforce can continue solving the most difficult quality challenges in DevOps for our global customer base. We look forward to working with the talented BlazeMeter team to increase the speed and accuracy of testing, so our customers can deliver innovation faster and with more confidence.”

    About BlazeMeter

    BlazeMeter CT is a fully integrated continuous testing platform based on open source and entirely functional with it. BlazeMeter CT is a single solution for application quality for all teams across the CI/CD pipeline, and it is used by some of the world’s major companies. The platform is also the Customers’ Choice for Software Test Automation according to Gartner Peer Insights.

    “We have long admired BlazeMeter CT and believe its developer-oriented and open-source SaaS platform sets it apart from other continuous testing providers,” said Paul Huber, Principal at Clearlake, and Evan Daar, Principal at Francisco Partners, in a joint statement. “The addition of BlazeMeter CT further enhances the capabilities Perforce can offer to its valued customers and we look forward to leveraging this opportunity to drive accelerated growth for the platform.”

    This acquisition builds on Perforce’s growing application quality portfolio, comprising the industry-standard mobile and web testing platform, Perfecto, and static application security. Furthermore, BlazeMeter will also benefit from this acquisition due to Perforce’s widespread community support and extensive open-source development partner ecosystem.

    The acquisition will be completed subject to usual closing conditions, and it is expected to close in October 2021. For more details about the platform visit BlazeMeter Continuous Testing Platform.

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