ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thanks to Mobile Labs’ deviceConnect™, one of the world’s leaders in athletic apparel and accessories has benefited from a 92 percent reduction in mobile delivery time by enabling automated mobile testing.
“The key benefit was enabling our remote teams to access these devices”
Long a standard bearer in mobile excellence, this apparel company had expertly extended their brand across users’ mobile platforms. Yet as customers increased demands for rapid updates, the company knew automation loomed as the means to keep its well-regarded mobile experiences.
Before using Mobile Labs’ mobile device cloud, the company’s development team relied on manual testing processes and physical device handoffs. Not only did this mean someone had to collect and organize all testing devices at the end of each day, this also prevented colleagues located outside of the central office from participating in testing.
After considering possible solutions, the company determined that Mobile Labs’ deviceConnect met its criteria: secure device testing with remote access, devices held on-site and seamless integration with SOASTA for automated testing.
“The key benefit was enabling our remote teams to access these devices,” said the company’s engineering director. “Now these individuals can access a device as soon as it’s available, and that’s relieved a major pain point that was set to crop up in the future as we expand our global teams. In fact, it’s helped us stay ahead of the demand curve for instances like these. We’ve been able to address several pain points before they’ve even become an issue.”
While immediately accelerating the company’s testing processes, deviceConnect has also enabled several performance boosters:
- Remote device access increases collaboration for geographically dispersed teams
- Product updates from Mobile Labs deliver new features, such as measuring battery drain during testing
- On-site device management ensures easy tracking and maintenance of testing devices
But the story doesn’t end there. To read more on how this multinational leader in athletic apparel has accelerated testing with Mobile Labs, read the case study in full.
About Mobile Labs
Mobile Labs provides enterprise-grade mobile device clouds that improve efficiency and raise quality for agile–based, cross-platform mobile app and mobile web deployments. The company’s patented device cloud, deviceConnect™, is available in both public and on-premises configurations. deviceConnect provides affordable, highly-secure access to a large inventory of mobile devices across major mobile platforms to developers, test engineers, and customer support representatives, among others. At the heart of enterprise mobile app deployment, deviceConnect enables automated continuous quality integration, DevOps processes, automated testing, and manual app/web/device testing on managed devices. deviceConnect supports all major integrated app development environments (IDEs), such as Xcode, as well as automated app and web testing on real mobile devices using a wide variety of mobile UI test automation tools. deviceBridge™, an extension to deviceConnect, serves as a “virtual USB cable” to checkout and debug cloud-based devices as if they are locally connected. For more information, please visit www.mobilelabsinc.com.
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