TCS Recognized as a Leader for the Second Year Running in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Software Testing 2016

TCS Recognized as a Leader for the Second Year Running in NelsonHall’s NEAT Vendor Evaluation for Software Testing 2016

Rated a Leader in all Market Segments, including Efficiency and Digital Focus

LONDON | MUMBAI, September 8, 2016: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, has been recognized as a 'Leader' in all categories of the Software Testing Services NelsonHall Vendor Evaluation and Assessment (NEAT) Report 2016, authored by Dominique Raviart, Research Director at NelsonHall.

The NEAT report analyzed and indicated the overall performance of leading global vendors offering Software Testing Services. NelsonHall evaluated 24 companies for NEAT based on various parameters. TCS was recognized as a leader in all the categories, namely Overall, Efficiency, Consulting, Transformation and Digital Focus.

In the NEAT profile, TCS was acknowledged for its strong progress in go-to-market strategy, comprehensive testing service portfolio and a solid positioning in digital and mobile testing. TCS’ leadership in platform-based services was also emphasized, with its in-house tools - NETRA and 360 Degree Assurance - being highlighted. NelsonHall credited TCS' 360 Degree Assurance tool that leverages AI, machine learning, and cognitive software, as providing an edge over competitors in Agile and DevOps.

Jayashree Natarajan, Global Head, Assurance Services, TCS said “TCS is proud to be recognized as a leader in the NelsonHall NEAT Vendor Evaluation for the second year running. It is a testament to our expertise in software testing, next generation assurance methodologies and the digital services and solutions we offer that enable our customers to succeed.”

The Assurance Services Unit at TCS also has over 65 mature Technology Centers of Excellence (TCoE) and over 31,000 Assurance professionals - of which almost 28,000 are certified in assurance tools. The Assurance Services team has also filed over 32 patents in the software assurance space.

Dominique Raviart, Research Director at NelsonHall and author of Software Testing Services NEAT 2016 report said, “TCS’ Assurance Services team is one of the leaders in this space, notably for its delivery network and its investment in developing automation platforms in DevOps and increasingly in AI.”

About NelsonHall

NelsonHall is the leading global BPS and ITS research and analysis firm. Founded in 1998, the company takes a global approach to analysis of vendors and outsourcing markets and is widely respected for the quality and depth of its research. NelsonHall also offers a suite of "Speed-to-Source" tools (NEAT) that assist buy-side executives in saving time and money, while enhancing the quality of their sourcing decisions, in BPS and ITS evaluations.

About TCS Assurance Services

Assurance Services at TCS addresses business and quality challenges for its global customers. TCS offers assurance services across the entire testing value cycle, including test consulting and advisory, test services implementation, and managed services for test environment and test data management. We continually redefine testing and QA paradigms to help clients stay ahead of the curve. Our library of digital and domain based reusable business assets and proven engagement model enable us to deliver certainty to our customers.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that delivers real results to global business, ensuring a level of certainty no other firm can match. TCS offers a consulting-led, integrated portfolio of IT, BPS,infrastructure, engineering and assurance services. This is delivered through its unique Global Network Delivery Model™, recognized as the benchmark of excellence in software development. A part of the Tata group, India’s largest industrial conglomerate, TCS has over 362,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 45 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $16.5 billion for year ended March 31, 2016 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. For more information, visit us at