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UiPath Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing 2022 Vendor Assessment

March 23, 2022

By enabling customers to build automations faster, test a range of technologies, and proactively resolve issues, UiPath Test Suite helps ensure that applications and automated processes are robust and resilient

NEW YORK, NY, March 23, 2022 – UiPath (NYSE: PATH), a leading enterprise automation software company, today announced that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing 2022 Vendor Assessment – Empowering Business Velocity.* The report, which includes UiPath for the first time among traditional software quality tools, examines cloud testing adoption trends and their influence on organizational success through the development of secure, high-quality software.

Within the report, the IDC Market S cape recognizes UiPath for capitalizing on its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) technology and dominant position in the enterprise automation market to help enable timely , needed coordination and synergy for the testing of automations.

In the report, Melinda-Carol Ballou, Research Director for IDC's Application Life-Cycle Management (ALM) program, writes:

The breadth, depth, and preeminence of UiPath’s RPA portfolio provide a solid foundation for the company’s testing portfolio. The open architecture and API integration strategies position UiPath to expand and augment its testing portfolio functionality and offer the benefits of broad, supported products that are popularly adopted and dominant in the market. At the same time, businesses are increasingly dependent on RPA.

Ballou continues:

The demand is growing for testing business-critical RPA components and capabilities that have become increasingly vital with the rise of no-code development, which UiPath is singularly well positioned to address. UiPath has a differentiated opportunity to leverage its portfolio synergistically both for software testing efficiency and to address demand for RPA testing.

UiPath Senior Vice President of Product Management, Testing Products, Dr. Gerd Weishaar, added:

We want our platform to enable every company to be a fully automated enterprise. That means providing capabilities that allow companies to scale automation and take full advantage of it throughout their operations through the strength of our cloud offering. We’re the first RPA platform to offer automated RPA testing, and we continue to be innovation leaders in providing an easy-to-use, scalable, flexible automated testing tool that provides superior testing capability to RPA teams as well as application testing teams. We’re incredibly proud of our recognition from the IDC MarketScape, and we believe it validates automation’s role in software testing market.

UiPath Test Suite accelerates digital transformation through enterprise automation. It combines the world’s leading RPA technology with best-of-breed testing capabilities to sustainably accelerate scaling through proactive testing, cross-enterprise collaboration, and a consistent approach to create and deploy automations. Test Suite benefits practitioners who create automations and stakeholders who depend on automations, including transformation leaders, business users, customers, and partners. Organizations that adopt UiPath for their application testing and RPA needs are taking the first step in creating a world-class automation practice that will accelerate scaling by:

  • Centralizing governance by using a common automation platform and approach.

  • Building automation momentum by sharing automations between test and RPA teams.

  • Ensuring every automation deployed is resilient, compliant, and high performing.

  • Sharing skills, experience, and automation resources across the organization.

A complimentary excerpt of the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing 2022 Vendor Assessment is available here.

*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud Testing 2022 Vendor Assessment – Empowering Business Velocity (IDC # US47097221, March 2022)

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About UiPath

UiPath (NYSE: PATH) is on a mission to uplevel knowledge work so more people can work more creatively, collaboratively, and strategically. The AI-powered UiPath Business Automation Platform combines the leading robotic process automation (RPA) solution with a full suite of capabilities to understand, automate, and operate end-to-end processes, offering unprecedented time-to-value. For organizations that need to evolve to survive and thrive through increasingly changing times, UiPath is The Foundation of Innovation™.

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