SQS sponsors Gartner’s Symposium ITxpo 2012

SQS to demonstrate the importance of software quality and managed testing services

Online PR News – 25-October-2012 – Birmingham – London, 24 October 2012 – SQS Software Quality Systems (AIM:SQS.L), the world’s leading specialist for software quality, today announced its presence as an exhibitor and sponsor at the 2012Gartner Symposium ITxpo in Barcelona on 5th – 8th November.

Attended by CIOs, senior IT executives and business strategists, the Barcelona event is one of eight flagship conferences being held worldwide by Gartner between August 2012 and March 2013. Helping IT professionals identify and source the latest technology and service providers, visitors to the Barcelona ITxpo can also address their specific individual IT needs through an array of seminars, workshops and roundtables over the three-day event.

Exhibiting on stand 11, SQS will be highlighting its Managed Services, which help businesses ensure software quality through testing while reducing risk, cutting costs and streamlining operations. With SQS’ Managed Services, businesses only pay for what is tested, have access to a global delivery team and work with a specialist software quality consultancy.

Diederik Vos, SQS Group CEO, commented: “Attended by over 4,000 IT professionals every year, Gartner’s ITxpos are a perfect opportunity for SQS to present its 30 years of expertise in software quality to C-level executives across a number of industries. We will be showcasing our global delivery model for software testing, which led to our 7.9% growth in revenue for the six-month period from January to June 2012, up from 95.28 million Euros for the same period last year to 102.81 million Euros.

“By combining onsite and offshore teams weoffer our clients cultural and time zone alignment, andour proven approach reducesthe time taken to complete projects. This showcases the rising importance, and recognition, of software quality in general and in particular Managed Services in the software quality space.”

For more information on SQS and its services, visit http://www.sqs.com. Alternatively, to set a meeting with SQS at Gartner’s ITxpo in Barcelona, please contact Simona Franciosi on simona.franciosi@sqs.com.

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About SQS Software Quality Systems
SQS is the world’s leading specialist in software quality. This position stems from 30 years of successful consultancy operation. SQS consultants provide solutions for all aspects of quality throughout the whole software product lifecycle driven by a standardised methodology and deep experience in various industries. Headquartered in Cologne, Germany, the company employs approximately 2,200 staff. Along with a strong presence in Germany and the UK, SQS has further subsidiaries in Egypt, Finland, France, India, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Sweden, Switzerland, South Africa and the US. In addition, SQS maintains a minority stake in a company in Portugal. In 2011, SQS generated revenues of 189.1 million Euros.

SQS is the first German company to have a primary listing on the AIM (Alternative Investment Market) in London. In addition, SQS shares are also traded on the open market of the German Stock Exchange in Frankfurt am Main.

With over 7,000 completed projects under its belt, SQS has a strong client base, including half of the DAX 30, nearly a third of the STOXX 50 and 20 per cent of the FTSE 100 companies. These include, among others, Allianz, Beazley, BP, Centrica, Daimler, Deutsche Post, Generali, JP Morgan, Meteor, Reuters and Volkswagen as well as companies from every other conceivable industry.

For more information, see www.sqs.com.

For more media information, please contact:
Ranbir Sahota
UK PR agency- Vitis PR
Tel. 0121 242 8048
E-Mail: Ranbir@vitispr.com

Simona Franciosi
E-mail : simona.franciosi@sqs.com