Testhouse awarded Hellios FSQS accreditation for the financial service sector

We are proud to announce that Testhouse has successfully completed the rigorous Hellios FSQS (Financial Services Qualification System) certification process, a benchmark used by major UK banks and financial institutions when selecting suppliers.

We are proud to announce that Testhouse has successfully completed the rigorous Hellios FSQS (Financial Services Qualification System) certification process, a benchmark used by major UK banks and financial institutions when selecting suppliers.

FSQS provides a mechanism for financial organisations to collect and manage supplier compliance assurance information and meet the standards for ongoing supplier scrutiny expected by the FCA and Prudential Regulatory Authority.

FSQS is currently being used by major Banks, Building Societies and Insurance companies: Lloyds Banking Group, Metro Bank, Santander, TSB, Shawbrook Bank, Aldermore Bank, Clydesdale Bank, LV=, Arbuthnot Latham, Nationwide Building Society, Weatherbys, The Bank of England, Bank of Ireland, Tokio Marine Kiln, Virgin Money, Royal Sun Alliance, Hinckley and Rugby Building Society, BNP Paribas and NFU Mutual.

Accreditation requires suppliers to be audited against FSQS requirements in the areas of: Business continuity, Financial, Insurance, Health & Safety, IT Security, Anti-Bribery, Recruitment, Operational Risks, Fraud, GDPR, Responsible Business Governance, Environmental and Sustainability.

Testhouse Founder and Group CEO, Sug Sahadevan, commented, “FSQS accreditation is an important milestone for Testhouse, reinforcing our commitment to compliance and responsible business practices, which are at the heart of our business. Our customers can be safe in the knowledge that we adhere to all compliance and risk management processes required by the leading financial institutions in the UK.

Sug continued, “We are delighted that more organisations in the financial sector will now be able to access Testhouse quality assurance services, secure in the knowledge that they are working with a fully registered FSQS accredited business.”

Testhouse and Thompson QA Consultancy Announces Strategic Partnership

Sydney – Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – Testhouse, the global leader in pure-play Quality Assurance and DevOps services, and Thompson QA Consultancy,

Sydney – Tuesday, January 21, 2020 – Testhouse, the global leader in pure-play Quality Assurance and DevOps services, and Thompson QA Consultancy, the Australia’s leading strategy-led Quality Assurance consulting service provider, announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership.

The partnership will bring Testhouse’s two decades of global software testing expertise, intellectual properties, assets, best-practices and world-class talent pool to the Australian market. Combined with Sydney based Thompson QA Consultancy’s deep skills in QA advisory and consulting, niche services and local talent pool, this collaboration will offer best-in-class services to Australian enterprise customers.

“The Testhouse-Thompson partnership is a powerful combination. Together, we will bring next generation quality engineering, quality assurance and testing services to the Australian market to drive far more value to our clients and help them achieve significant return on investment”, said Rajesh Narayan, Testhouse chief executive officer for Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East.

“We have led large transformation programs across the region and together as one team, we will unlock the full potential of digital transformations and place our clients on the best path for success in the new digital business landscape” said Peter Thompson at Thompson QA Consultancy.

Sug Sahadevan, Testhouse Group CEO said, “Over the past year, we have made significant investments in Australia. Testhouse-Thompson partnership is a step-change in the way we will address the unique requirements and business needs of the market.”

About Thompson QA Consultancy
Thompson QA Consultancy offers Quality Assurance Management Delivery encompassing the whole SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle), including continuous delivery using DevOps and Agile practices; Program and Project Test Management services; for both delivery and governance. Thompson specialises in Digital Transformation, Change Management and transitioning to new ways of working.

About Testhouse
Testhouse is a pure-play Quality Assurance, software testing and DevOps company. Founded in 2000, Testhouse helps businesses across the globe deliver great user experience through innovative QA solutions and a unique off-site, on-site and offshore delivery model. The company’s highly customisable software testing and quality assurance solutions ensure the shortest turnaround times to improve business efficiencies and return on investment. Testhouse is a fast-growing global organisation, with a strong presence in Europe, Middle East, Africa, Australia, USA and India.

PR Contact
Anish Roy
Assoc. Director of Marketing, Testhouse
UK | US | Middle East | Australia | Africa | India
www.testhouse.net

Testhouse Opens New Delivery Centre in Bangalore, India

Today, Testhouse is proud to announce the opening of our new office in Bangalore.

 

Testhouse is proud to announce the opening of its new office in Bangalore. For the past two decades, Testhouse has been serving global customers from its offshore delivery centre in Trivandrum, India. The new office has come into effect to address the growing customer needs, offer niche and next-gen quality assurance services and strengthen Testhouse presence. The Bangalore location will be the company’s fifth office globally and the second in India.

“We are thrilled to launch our new office. It demonstrates Testhouse commitment to growth and expansion. We have many clients across the world whose digital transformation needs, and niche requirements will now be better serviced” said Rajesh Narayan CEO – Middle East, APAC & Africa. Raj also added, “Besides the fact that we are proud of opening a second office in India, our growth journey continuous in other countries as well – the North America, Australia, Middle East and Africa. Our mission to deliver outstanding service combined with our commitment to excellence has earned our company the excellent reputation it holds today.”

New Office Address
Testhouse India – Bangalore
11th Floor, N-1 Block
Manyata Tech Park
Bangalore 560045
P: +91 94477 29993
E: [email protected]

About Testhouse
Testhouse is a thought leader in Quality Assurance, software testing and DevOps. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in London, UK, Testhouse mission is to contribute towards a world of high-quality software. For more than nineteen years Testhouse has been helping businesses across the globe deliver high-quality user experiences and mitigate risk through innovative QA solutions and a unique off-site, on-site and offshore delivery model. The company’s highly customisable software testing and quality assurance solutions ensure the shortest turnaround time to improve business efficiencies and return on investment. Testhouse is a certified Microsoft Gold partner and leading DevOps practitioner.

PR Contact
Anish Roy
Assoc. Director of Marketing, Testhouse
UK | US | Middle East | Australia | Africa | India
www.testhouse.net

Testhouse Wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, 2018

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Her Majesty The Queen has announced Testhouse Ltd. as a winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for the year 2018 in the International Trade category. We will receive the award from HRH The Prince Of Wales on the 28th of June, 2018, at the Buckingham Palace.

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the United Kingdom’s most prestigious business awards. They are announced every year to recognise and celebrate enterprises and business leaders across Great Britain and Northern Ireland for their exceptional contributions to business. This year, the awards are presented in the categories of international trade, innovation and sustainable development. The awards have been presented every year since 1965.

For eighteen years, Testhouse has been a thought leader in the Quality Assurance and software testing space. We are a passionate bunch of testers with a mission to contribute towards a world of high-quality software. Our highly customisable software testing and quality assurance solutions ensure the shortest turn around times to deliver improved business efficiencies and return on investment. Through this, we help businesses across the globe deliver great user experiences to their customers. We are also a certified Microsoft Gold partner and a leading DevOps practitioner with a world-leading Dynamics 365 quality consultancy.

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise comes as a recognition for Testhouse’s continuing contributions to international trade. As a global organisation, we have presence in the Middle East, the USA and India in addition to UK and Europe. We are widening our international footprint by foraying into a number of new geographies to delight new clients. We are a trailblazer in the quality assurance industry in the Middle East with a firm presence in all the seven GCC countries for a decade and a half, providing services mainly in the Banking and Financial Services sector in areas as diverse as Islamic banking, channels, ATM, core banking services and private banking. We are proud to say that we count eight out of the top ten banks in the Middle East our clients.

Sug Sahadevan, founder and group CEO said, “We are delighted to be presented with this award. We have worked long and hard to reach where we are, and believe that this award is a recognition for the passion and commitment of our team. An award in international trade will definitely serve as a boost to our plans to expand into new markets and geographies.

“We are proud to be awarded this honour”, said Rajesh Narayan, CEO Middle East and India. “This award comes at the right time, as this is a very interesting time in Testhouse’s growth story. We are expanding our horizons with new offices, locations, clients and staff strength. This honour will be a shot in the arm for our ambitions to deliver outstanding client satisfaction through total quality management to our clients.”, Mr. Narayan said.

Shalu Niyad, Head of Sales for the Middle East said: “We at Testhouse always put our client needs first. We believe that our  client satisfaction and customer centricity will be automatically be rewarded as we are today. We consider this award a recognition and testimony to our persistence, hard work and dedication to enhancing software quality globally.”

On behalf of everyone at Testhouse, the director board and the management team would like to extend our thanks to all of Testhouse’s clients, partners, vendors, employees, well-wishers and everyone we have associated with over the years for their constant support, feedback, guidance and wishes that have made this moment possible. We will continue working towards delivering exceptional value for our clients and all our stakeholders for many more years to come.

Testhouse Opens New Office in Dubai, UAE

Testhouse is glad to announce that it has achieved another major milestone in its journey. On Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017.

Testhouse is glad to announce that it has achieved another major milestone in its journey. On Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017, Testhouse inaugurated its new, upgraded Middle East office on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE, in the heart of the most happening business district of the most dynamic city in the Middle East. This office will be henceforth the new center of operations and point of contact for all of Testhouse’s activities in the Middle East.

The Testhouse Middle East office was inaugurated by Mr. Andrew Buxton, CMG, Chairman of the Board at Testhouse and ex-chairman of the prestigious Barclays Bank, London, a well-known personality in the world of international finance. Mr. Sug Sahadevan, founder and group CEO, Mr. Rajesh Narayan, CEO Middle East and India, Mr. Ani Gopinath, COO and MD, Ms.Malini Valsala, Head of Delivery and Mr.Shalu Niyad Kassim, Head of Sales for Middle East and India were present at the occassion, along with a number of UAE-based employees of the company.

Testhouse has had a presence in the Middle East/GCC region since the year 2003 offering premium software testing, Quality Assurance and DevOps services and Microsoft solutions in an on-site, off-site and offshore delivery model.

Today, it counts almost all of the major banks and financial organisations in the GCC among its clients. Its area of operation is spread across UAE, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait, employing more than 50 onshore and 100 offshore employees connected to the GCC market. As the company’s relationship with the region grew in leaps and bounds, it became imperative that it upgrade its physical presence to better reflect its stature and position in the market. Hence to better serve the interests of its clients, partners and vendors, Testhouse has taken this significant step, cementing its presence in its most important market, sending out a signal reiterating its focus and commitment towards the Middle East region.

Testhouse is deeply honored and thankful to everyone for their support and patronage throughout the years, and hopes that those relationships can now grow to the next level in a mutually beneficial manner for all parties.

The office is located on the 14th floor (1403-27) of the City Tower 2 at the Trade Centre 1, near the Durrah Tower and Hotel Crowne Plaza, on the seaside (western side) of the Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), opposite the iconic Emirates Towers. The Dubai Metro station nearest to the office is the Emirates Towers metro station. The Durrah Towers bus stop is right in front of the office building, serviced by buses from Al Ghubaiba, Al Quoz and Satwa.

Testhouse Opens New Office in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Testhouse is glad to announce that it has achieved another major milestone in its journey. On Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017, Testhouse inaugurated its new, upgraded Middle East office on Sheikh Zayed

Testhouse is glad to announce that it has achieved another major milestone in its journey. On Saturday, the 25th of November, 2017, Testhouse inaugurated its new, upgraded Middle East office on Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE, in the heart of the most happening business district of the most dynamic city in the Middle East. This office will be henceforth the new center of operations and point of contact for all of Testhouse’s activities in the Middle East.

The Testhouse Middle East office was inaugurated by Mr. Andrew Buxton, CMG, Chairman of the Board at Testhouse and ex-chairman of the prestigious Barclays Bank, London, a well-known personality in the world of international finance. Mr. Sug Sahadevan, founder and group CEO, Mr. Rajesh Narayan, CEO Middle East and India, Mr. Ani Gopinath, COO and MD, Ms.Malini Valsala, Head of Delivery and Mr.Shalu Niyad Kassim, Head of Sales for Middle East and India were present at the occassion, along with a number of UAE-based employees of the company.

Testhouse has had a presence in the Middle East/GCC region since the year 2003 offering premium software testing, Quality Assurance and DevOps services and Microsoft solutions in an on-site, off-site and offshore delivery model. Today, it counts almost all of the major banks and financial organisations in the GCC among its clients. Its area of operation is spread across UAE, Oman, Qatar and Kuwait, employing more than 50 onshore and 100 offshore employees connected to the GCC market. As the company’s relationship with the region grew in leaps and bounds, it became imperative that it upgrade its physical presence to better reflect its stature and position in the market. Hence to better serve the interests of its clients, partners and vendors, Testhouse has taken this significant step, cementing its presence in its most important market, sending out a signal reiterating its focus and commitment towards the Middle East region. Testhouse is deeply honored and thankful to everyone for their support and patronage throughout the years, and hopes that those relationships can now grow to the next level in a mutually beneficial manner for all parties.

The office is located on the 14th floor (1403-27) of the City Tower 2 at the Trade Centre 1, near the Durrah Tower and Hotel Crowne Plaza, on the seaside (western side) of the Sheikh Zayed Road (E11), opposite the iconic Emirates Towers. The Dubai Metro station nearest to the office is the Emirates Towers metro station. The Durrah Towers bus stop is right in front of the office building, serviced by buses from Al Ghubaiba, Al Quoz and Satwa. The Testhouse Dubai office phone number is +971 551 196 916.

Testhouse Becomes Digital Outcomes & Specialists 2 Supplier

Testhouse has won the honour of being successfully included in the UK Government’s Digital Outcomes Framework as a supplier.

Testhouse has won the honour of being successfully included in the UK Government’s Digital Outcomes Framework as a supplier for the second round of the Digital Outcomes and Specialists Program. Testhouse can now offer services for the following on the UK Government’s digital marketplace:

  • Digital Outcomes: To provide overall solutions or services in the marketplace
  • Digital Specialists: To offer specialised services through individual contributors

Testhouse joins an enviable elite group of organisations who can offer their services or products through the digital marketplace.

We are already a supplier to the Crown’s G-Cloud initiative and having been chosen to be part of Government Digital Outcomes Framework is a huge accomplishment. Testhouse is proud to be part of this initiative and will strive to fulfill all expectations our clients and vendors to the best of our capabilities.