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Wavefront Partners With Hewlett-Packard to Offer Enhanced Mobile Testing and Monitoring Services

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Wavefront is pleased to announce it has been selected by Hewlett-Packard (HP) to act as a premier reseller of HP's Unified Functional Testing (UFT) and Quick Test Professional (QTP) software. As Canada's Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, this new partnership will enable Wavefront to connect large enterprise companies with best-in-class HP software for accelerated mobile application testing, automation and monitoring.

According to James Maynard, President and CEO, Wavefront, "By tightly linking HP's UFT and QTP software with our Perfecto Mobile cloud-based mobile testing and monitoring services, Wavefront facilitates an end-to-end solution that improves efficiency and quality assurance for enterprise-grade mobile application testing, while accelerating time to market."

Wavefront's cloud-based testing and monitoring service, integrated with HP's UFT and QTP software and Perfecto Mobile's best in class mobile application testing solutions, can be accessed either remotely or on-site, with a direct connection to one of the country's most comprehensive mobile device libraries. With more than 1,000 handsets, smartphones and tablets available to test on live global networks, businesses can identify exactly how their applications will perform on actual mobile browsers, networks and devices.

"HP Canada is extremely happy and excited to announce our strategic partnership with Canada's Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research - Wavefront. Wavefront's thought leadership position around wireless communication in conjunction with HP's recent partnership with Perfecto Mobile position HP uniquely in the Mobile app delivery space. The strategic partnership with both Wavefront and Perfecto are what will launch HP's enterprise class testing, monitoring and security portfolio into unparalleled dominance of the mobile application delivery market," said Frances Newbigin, Vice President and General Manager - HP Enterprise Software and Solutions at Hewlett-Packard Canada.

As a part of the Wavefront Wireless Summits in Vancouver on February 4, 5 and 6, 2013, HP will take part as a sponsor, keynote speaker, and connection for networking and business development. HP will also be on-site offering product demonstrations addressing application lifecycle and mobile testing through UFT and QTP software.

For more information about Wavefront's mobile testing and monitoring services, contact Anthony Thomas, Business Development Manager, at [email protected].

For more information about the Wavefront Wireless Summits, visit wavefrontsummits.com.

About Wavefront

Wavefront is Canada's Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, accelerating the growth and success of wireless companies by connecting them with critical resources, partners and opportunities, to drive economic and social benefits for Canada. Wavefront products and services are available to wireless and non-wireless companies looking to leverage mobile technology. They include a comprehensive suite of accelerated commercialization and mentorship programs, international market linkages, state of the art wireless product development and testing infrastructure, and wireless training programs and events. For more information and to join the Wavefront Community visit wavefrontac.com.

About Hewlett-Packard

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure to solve customer problems. More information about HP (NYSE:HPQ) is available at http://www.hp.com.

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