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Over 350,000 users world-wide have been relying on WebEx WebOffice to run their businesses on the Web. However, as of December 5, 2013, Cisco WebEx LLC has begun the End-of-Life (EOL) process for WebEx WebOffice ("WebExOne") and WebEx Workspace services. Intuit QuickBase is offering WebEx WebOffice customers a 25% discount for the first year. And as always, support is free. This offer will expire on January 31, 2014. For all WebEx WebOffice customers who may need to quickly find an alternative database platform for their applications - QuickBase is a cloud-based workspace for customizable business apps that helps teams work smarter by automating tasks and workflows and delivering real-time insights through visual reports. More than 450,000 users and thousands of businesses manage their data and run their business in the cloud with Intuit QuickBase - including more ... (more)

SmartBear Software Releases TestComplete 8.10

SmartBear Software has announced TestComplete 8.10, the latest release of its automated testing tool. TestComplete 8.10 includes new functionality for testing Rich Internet Applications, enhanced automation for data-driven and load tests, and numerous enhancements for keyword-driven testing and checkpoints. TestComplete 8.10 improves users’ overall productivity and experience with a variety of features, including: Broader Rich Internet Applications Support - Test automation for Microsoft Silverlight 4 is enhanced with more accurate object recognition and simulation of user acti... (more)

SmartBear Software Releases Comprehensive Test Automation for Adobe Flash

SmartBear Software on Tuesday announced TestComplete 8.2, the latest release of its automated testing tool. A 2010 Jolt Award winner, TestComplete 8.2 brings advanced test automation to a vast community of developers working with Adobe Flash Platform tools and Flex for the development and deployment of cross-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs). “As RIAs become more widely adopted on the web and in enterprises, developers and testers are looking for more efficient and comprehensive functional testing tools to speed up application development time, improve software quality ... (more)

SmartBear Expands Cloud and Mobile Offering with AlertSite Acquisition

SmartBear Software on Monday announced the acquisition of AlertSite Inc., a global provider of web and mobile performance management solutions. This acquisition comes on the heels of a high growth year for SmartBear with 50 percent sales growth, strong profitability, and a user community that has surpassed 100,000 users. SmartBear delivers quality and performance tools throughout the quality lifecycle, anywhere – on the desktop, mobile and the cloud. The addition of AlertSite significantly expands SmartBear’s cloud computing and mobile offering and will allow customers to drive ... (more)

SmartBear Software Advances Load Testing for Websites with RIAs

SmartBear Software has unveiled LoadComplete 2.0, the latest version of the company's load testing tool for Web applications. Featuring new support for rich Internet applications (RIAs), LoadComplete 2.0 now makes it easy to create and run realistic load tests, without scripting, for websites built using Adobe Flash and Flex, AJAX, and Microsoft Silverlight technologies. New data presentation and reporting options make it easier for users to control data parameters and interpret and diagnose results to improve the performance, reliability, and user experience of Web applications.... (more)