IT services provider Capgemini has announced plans to merge its software testing tools with those of Sogeti to launch a range of new services.
The network will be underpinned by Capgemini's Test Management end-to-end testing system, which will be supported by a global network of testers and testing services.
The companies will provide 6,400 test specialists and 11,000 applications specialists globally, along with a new Testing Centre of Excellence in India with a further 2,100 offshore testers.
Capgemini said that working with Sogeti allows it to meet the growing demands of clients while remaining within cost and regulatory requirements. Typical services range from managed testing services, to specialist test execution and test process improvement.
"It is now imperative that organisations are able to deploy new systems and develop new applications quicker than ever, while being sure that they can do so with full confidence," said Bob Scott, vice president of business development at Capgemini's global testing team.
"In the UK we are working with more and more clients to do exactly that with our testing services, giving them the assurance they seek while reducing costs and speeding time to market. The combined knowledge and experience of Capgemini and Sogeti can only enhance the reputations of our clients."
The move is the latest addition to Capgemini's recently launched Business as Unusual programme which comprises five new 'service lines'. The firm hopes to generate €800m (£705m) of additional bookings this year alone.
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