December 05, 2006 08:02 ET

BSD Group's Oracle Applications Extension for IBM Rational Performance Tester Expands Packaged Applications Coverage

BSD Group Offers a Valuable Addition to the Growing Packaged Application Support Offered by IBM Rational Software

DENVER, CO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 5, 2006 -- BSD Group, a reseller and long-time supporter of IBM Rational's Application Software Quality Solutions, is utilizing their expertise with testing Oracle ERP solutions in collaboration with IBM to provide a special automated software extension. Oracle Applications Extension for Rational Performance Tester from BSD automates and manages the testing lifecycle, including performance, load and stress testing. BSD's solution is built on the Eclipse open source IDE and is fully integrated with IBM Rational Performance Tester for ultimate performance and flexibility.

Oracle Applications Extension for Rational Performance Tester from BSD is a robust solution that helps you get proactive about exposing and eliminating problems in your business-critical systems. With the Ready for IBM Rational software validation, customers can be confident that they are getting an integrated solution that meets IBM's requirements for interoperability and user experience. The integrated solution is designed to help simplify the creation, execution and results analysis of multi-user performance testing.

"BSD Group is pleased to be able to address the extended market with IBM Rational in the area of quality management with this new offering for Oracle Applications testing," said Matt Thomas, President and CTO, BSD Group, Inc. "Companies use the IBM Rational Software Delivery platform as a comprehensive solution for software engineering and quality testing teams. BSD Group's knowledge of Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP and Siebel, coupled with our broad range of practice skills can benefit organizations by rapidly implementing comprehensive test coverage of common implementations."

The IBM Rational Software Delivery Platform, desktop products, is designed to assure functional and performance compliance with business requirements. The BSD Group Oracle Applications Extension for Rational Performance Tester expands the breadth of packaged applications support as offered by IBM Rational Software.

BSD Group is a Denver-based System Integrator and Software Development company. BSD has practice areas in Software Quality Assurance, IT Governance, Software Configuration Management and Tivoli Application Monitoring. Visit BSD Group on the web at

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