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August 04, 2009 08:56 ET

uTest Partners With Looops to Expand Crowdsourced Software Testing in Japan

Crowdsourcing QA Leader Teams Up With Leader in Japanese Software Solutions

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - August 4, 2009) - uTest, the world's largest software testing marketplace, today announced a sales partnership with Looops Communications, a social media consulting company in Japan. As a strategic reseller partner, Looops will market and sell uTest's crowdsourced QA services in the Japanese market.

"Software quality requirements are extremely high ranking in Japan," said Toru Saito, president of Looops. "Utilizing uTest's global QA community will be a natural extension of Looops' vision to meet and exceed its customers' software quality needs. We are excited to partner with uTest and look forward to jointly developing and marketing world-class software testing services."

Looops Communications, incorporated in 2005, is a consulting company that specializes in the planning and development of social web services and crowdsourcing business models.

uTest enables its customers to get their web, desktop, gaming and mobile applications tested through its global community of QA professionals which has grown to more than 18,000 testers in 152 countries. uTest currently has 70 testers based in Japan.

"Crowdsourcing software testing enables developers and companies to launch higher quality apps while containing costs," said Doron Reuveni, uTest CEO. "We aim to help Looops expand their leadership in crowdsourced software testing in Japan. Together, we will deliver real world results and new value for our customers."

About uTest
uTest is the world's largest marketplace for software testing services. The company provides real-world testing services through its community of 18,000+ professional testers from 152 countries around the world. Hundreds of companies -- from web startups to global software leaders -- have joined the uTest marketplace to get their web, desktop and mobile applications tested. More information can be found at http://www.utest.com or the company's software testing blog.

About Looops
Looops Communications, Inc. is a Tokyo-based consulting company that has extensive expertise on social web services. The company's latest track records include development and operation of asPara Club, an official SNS site for Asahi Newspaper, the nation's major newspaper, and "Premium Life Committee" which is the SNS for Seven-Eleven private brand commodities.

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