Kobiton Named to SD Times 100: Best in Show for Testing

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Best in show SD Times 100

At Kobiton, we are immensely proud and honored to announce that we have been awarded ‘Best in Show’ for Testing in the esteemed SD Times 100 2024. Each year, the editors at SD Times select the top innovators and industry leaders across various sectors, recognizing their contributions and leadership within the software development industry.

About the SD Times 100

The SD Times 100 is not just a product award; it celebrates companies, non-commercial organizations, open source projects, and other initiatives for their innovation and leadership. This recognition is a testament to Kobiton’s dedication to advancing the field of software testing and mobile app quality assurance.

Leading Testing Platforms

We are proud to be listed among eight other distinguished leaders in the testing space:

  • Applause: Known for its crowdtesting platform that provides real-world testing services from a global community of testers.
  • Applitools: Specializes in visual testing and monitoring, ensuring that applications appear correctly across all browsers and devices.
  • Appvance: Provides AI-driven test automation, enhancing the speed and accuracy of testing processes.
  • Gremlin: Focuses on chaos engineering, helping organizations build more resilient systems by intentionally introducing failures.
  • Kobiton: A leading mobile testing platform that emphasizes real device testing and automation to ensure high-quality mobile app experiences.
  • Mabl: Delivers intelligent test automation, simplifying the creation and execution of tests for web applications.
  • Parasoft: Offers a suite of automated software testing tools designed to improve the quality and security of software.
  • SmartBear: Provides comprehensive testing solutions, including API testing, UI testing, and performance testing tools.
  • Tricentis: Known for its continuous testing platform that accelerates software delivery by automating end-to-end testing processes.

Kobiton’s Unique Mobile-First Approach

What sets Kobiton apart is that we are the only mobile-first testing platform among these leaders. While others started with browser and desktop-based testing, Kobiton has always focused on delivering the best solutions for mobile testing. This mobile-first approach ensures that our clients can deliver high-quality apps with confidence, meeting the ever-growing demands of mobile users.

Criteria for Selection

When choosing the SD Times 100, the editors carefully considered each company’s offerings and reputation. They listened for the “buzz”—how much attention and conversation was generated around the company and its products and technologies—as a sign of leadership within the industry. Kobiton has garnered significant attention for its innovative solutions and thought leadership. Notably, we have open-sourced the Appium Script Generation Tool, demonstrating our commitment to the developer community and advancing mobile testing capabilities. Our report on the strong adoption of generative AI among mobile app developers highlighted productivity benefits and addressed concerns about software quality and career opportunities. Additionally, our streamlined mobile test management capabilities have set new standards in the mobile testing industry.. The SD Times 100 seeks companies that have set industry agendas, advanced the software development art, and made their competitors take notice.

Other Recognized Categories

In addition to Testing, the SD Times 100 also recognizes excellence in other categories, including AI, APIs and Integrations, Data and Database Management, Developer Experience, Development Tools, DevOps, Low-Code/No-Code, Observability, Security, and Value Stream Management.

About Kobiton

Kobiton is a leading mobile testing platform that allows users to test mobile and web applications on real devices. With a focus on automation and user experience, Kobiton helps businesses deliver flawless mobile experiences, ensuring high quality and performance in their apps. Kobiton offers a unified platform for mobile testing, encompassing real-device testing, automated testing, manual testing, and performance testing.

Impact of Winning the ‘Best in Show’ Award

Winning the ‘Best in Show’ award at SD Times 100 2024 marks a significant milestone for Kobiton. It serves as validation of the platform’s effectiveness, reliability, and impact on the mobile app testing industry. To try Kobiton for yourself start your free trial today!

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