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21 March, 2019

Edge Testing Solutions Appointed to Scottish Government Digital Services Procurement System

DPSFocus remains on strengthening public sector services with cyber security testing

 

One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has announced that it has gained a place on Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) 2.0.

The Digital Services DPS was first established in October 2017 as a flexible procurement mechanism designed by the Scottish Government to encourage competition and simplify access to  digital expertise and services across Scottish public sector organisations. It has proven to be a hugely successful agreement, with the Scottish Government having over 40 call-off contracts totalling approximately £11 million, and over 80% of this spend going to SMEs.

Sharon Hamilton, Managing Director at Edge Testing, said: “For over a decade now, Edge Testing has played a pivotal role in helping Scottish public sector organisations to reduce costs, whilst managing risk, implementing process efficiencies and positively improving service quality."

"Edge Testing's public sector practice is one that we are continuing to focus on and grow, strengthened by our cyber security testing services. By working closely with public sector clients, we are ensuring that the services they deliver are all of the highest quality and our commitment to, and investment in, the public sector is something that has been recognised in gaining a place on the Dynamic Purchasing System 2.0."

The DPS will help Edge Testing to continue providing software testing solutions across the Scottish public sector, including:

QA & Testing Specialists

QA & Testing Management Service

QA & Testing Consultancy Service

Cyber Security Testing Service

Automation, Agile & DevOps

Load & Performance Testing - no work package example scenario

Functional Testing

Infrastructure Testing & Environments – no work package example scenario

Operational Acceptance Testing & DR

Now in its 13th year of trading, Edge Testing has seen growth year-on-year and has built an excellent reputation across the public sector, including local and central government agencies and councils, with a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget. Edge Testing’s public sector clients include the Student Loans Company, a national healthcare provider, Big Lottery Fund, FSCS, Scottish Prison Service and South Ayrshire Council.

 

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