17 May, 2022
Edge Academy 1 year on interview
Software testing is often overlooked as an IT career option in favour of software development. However, at Edge we believe new starters within the software testing industry can thrive and rapidly progress up the career ladder. To act as the cataly...
08 March, 2022
Sharon Hamilton's Interview with WeAreTechWomen #BreakTheBias
Sharon Hamilton, MD of Eurofins Digital Testing
1. Tell us a bit about yourself, background and your current role (this can include anything you are up to in terms of projects/initiatives – feel free to plug)
I am UK Managing Director at Eurofin...
25 January, 2022
We're now hiring for people to join our Industry leading Academy across the UK
Edge Testing is part of a global organisation employing 55,000 colleagues in 50 countries. We maintain our family feel from being a start-up business in Glasgow back in 2007, to enjoying the support and investment from the wider Eurofins groups now...
04 November, 2021
The Testing Revolution is Here
This revolutionary service utilises a much stronger deeper technical test capability to its predecessor and employs full automation that is nimble, provides greater coverage without slowing down the overall assurance process.
Revolutions tend to be...
19 October, 2021
Eurofins Digital Testing appoint Ruth Beeden to spearhead Edge’s Consultancy and Managed Services growth
Eurofins Digital Testing, has appointed Ruth Beeden as Service Delivery Director for Edge. Ruth’s primary focus will be to strengthen existing client relationships, and to retain the position as a supplier of choice in the field of Consultancy and M...
07 October, 2021
Women in Tech
One of the aims at Manchester Digital is to help end inequality and increase diversity in the technology and digital sector. Digital Her exists to address these issues, by inspiring and encouraging more women across Greater Manchester to consider ca...
14 September, 2021
Eurofins – UK’s Largest Forensic Services Firm Moves to Birmingham
Eurofins Forensics Services brings specialist law enforcement and HR dispute services to Birmingham city centre, along with the creation of 11 new jobs
Eurofins Digital Testing, the global leader in independent Quality Assurance, (QA), software and...
19 August, 2021
Behind the scenes of a Senior Test Analyst
I am Andrew Taylor, Senior Test Analyst at Eurofins Digital Testing UK (Edge Testing).
My first ‘proper’ job was as a trainee COBOL Programmer for a major Government department. After an 18-week basic training course I was deployed into a testin...
17 August, 2021
Eurofins Digital Testing UK adds 20 clients in strong first half
Eurofins Digital Testing, the UK-based provider of testing and cyber security for software systems and devices, has hailed a strong first half securing a raft of new clients and orders.
Our parent company’s security division Commissum added 20 new c...
04 August, 2021
Eurofins’ Boglarka Ronto voted on to CREST (GB) Executive
We’re delighted to announce that the COO of Eurofins Cyber Security UK, Boglarka Ronto, has been voted onto the prestigious CREST GB board. Boglarka will serve on the CREST Executive for a period of three years.
CREST is an international not-for-prof...
23 July, 2021
Edge Testing adds to talent pool with its first SQA-accredited graduates
Graduates close the skills gap as they embark upon careers in software testing
Freddie Swift, Klaudia Dziubek, Melanie Schwab and Ian Campbell are celebrating as the first four graduates of a brand new SQA-accredited software testing qualification,...
21 July, 2021
MD Culture Club: Edge Testing
We joined Manchester Digital for the latest edition of MD Culture Club. They caught up with 3 members of the team - a talent lead, a long term employee and a recent starter - to find out more about our values, company culture and what it’s like to wo...
29 June, 2021
Behind the scenes of a Test Analyst
My name is Craig Gordon, Test Analyst in the UK. I work as a software tester, and was able to get into the graduate apprenticeship scheme to study a degree at Edinburgh Napier at the ripe age of 34.
How did I come to be here?
I worked in hospita...
01 June, 2021
Research: UK universities need to improve website performance
Many UK universities are still having to operate virtually, with students either spending term time at home or on campus having to learn remotely and open days running online.
Against this backdrop and in the run up to the return of traditio...
18 May, 2021
Edge Testing part of Eurofins Digital Testing appoints Ian Bryson to expand regional technology centres and teams
Newly appointed UK Technology Centre Manager will drive business for hubs in Scotland, Manchester and Birmingham
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has...
12 May, 2021
Mental Health Awareness Week interview with Zoë Pluckrose-Norman, UK Head of People
Zoë Pluckrose-Norman spoke with Manchester Digital about how we promote good mental health and wellbeing amongst our workforce, support our colleagues and measure the success of the initiatives we have in place.
How does your business go about su...
28 April, 2021
The healthcare IT crisis that needs urgent attention
Testing priorities within the UK healthcare sector
A crisis is underway within the UK healthcare sector which is in dire need of an IT overhaul, especially within software testing and quality assurance, as both support technology development, depl...
26 March, 2021
Cyber Health Check
Cyber threats to businesses are increasing daily, leaving many without the resources to effectively manage the risks or even unclear on what they need to do. This is especially true for businesses that don’t possess either the knowledge or experien...
23 March, 2021
Eurofins Digital Testing appoints Sharon Hamilton to spearhead UK-wide growth
Appointment to UK Managing Director will see Sharon Hamilton target ambitious 15% growth for testing of systems, security and devices services across the UK
Eurofins Digital Testing, the global leader in independent Quality Assurance, testing and...
17 March, 2021
Microsoft Exchange Server Hack
What is it?
A number of vulnerabilities associated with on-premise deployments of Microsoft Exchange are currently being exploited in the wild. This is owing to a series of issues forming an attack chain which may allow unauthenticated attackers t...
08 March, 2021
International Women’s Day interview with Sharon Hamilton, Managing Director of Edge Testing
For International Women’s Day, we spoke to an inspiring woman in the technology sector, our very own Managing Director, Sharon Hamilton. We learn about her journey to becoming in charge of Eurofins Digital Testing’s expanding services portf...
19 January, 2021
We've signed up to the Scottish Business Pledge
Edge Testing have joined hundreds of other Scottish organisations in committing to the Scottish Business Pledge, a value-led partnership between Government and Business in Scotland.
The Scottish Business Pledge is a values-led partnership between...
08 December, 2020
Edge and Commissum team up to provide their software and security testing predictions for 2021
Software and security testing predictions 2021
While software and penetration testing sectors were already thriving in 2019, 2020 really threw them into the spotlight as enterprises endeavoured to ensure apps and software did not collapse under incr...
12 November, 2020
Edge Testing Solutions appoints Neil Cameron to expand consultancy services
New appointment to bolster our new service offerings and identify cross-partnership opportunities with Eurofins’ companies, as part of our nationwide growth strategy
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companie...
20 October, 2020
Research: Are online retailers unprepared for Christmas surge?
The findings of this study make for fascinating reading, to do so, please click download PDF below. In these challenging times, e-commerce is a vital business model not just for success but also currently, for survival.
09 October, 2020
Eurofins Digital Testing companies Edge and Commissum align services to thwart hackers and eliminate software failures
As part of the Eurofins Digital Testing group of companies, software testing firm, Edge Testing and cyber security company Commissum are aligning their services to deliver total software assurance.
Since being acquired by Eurofins Digital Testing...
05 October, 2020
Eurofins and Darktrace Announce Cyber Security Partnership
Our parent company, Eurofins Digital Testing is pleased to announce a partnership with Darktrace, the world's leading cyber AI company. This new partnership will empower Eurofins' customers and community to detect and respond to in-progress attacks a...
21 July, 2020
Edge Testing secures new multi-year contracts
We are proud to announce that we have bolstered our UK-wide client roster with the addition of seven new clients, including several multi-year contracts, valued at over £3 million.
Spanning a variety of public and private sector contracts, the new c...
08 July, 2020
Eurofins Digital Testing Expands Cyber Security Portfolio With Acquisition of Commissum
Our parent company, Eurofins Digital Testing is pleased to announce that it has acquired Commissum Associates Ltd (“Commissum”) to add to its portfolio of information and cyber security services for companies around the world.
Commissum provides c...
01 June, 2020
As a world leader in the provision of clinical diagnostics, forensic, pharmaceutical, food and environmental laboratory testing services, Eurofins has been able to draw on its scientific experience to develop a range of SARS-CoV-2 tests in response...
27 May, 2020
COVID-19 Surface Swab Testing from Eurofins
Help your workforce return and stay COVID Secure in the workplace.
Eurofins is a world leader in the provision of clinical diagnostic testing and can now offer a Surface Swab Test that can be used to test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2, the virus ca...
06 April, 2020
Remote testing services that are trusted to deliver quality
During these uncertain and unprecedented times, everyone here at Edge hope that you, your family and colleagues are keeping well.
Whilst this is an exceptionally difficult and worrying time, we recognise that organisations have to provide as close t...
30 March, 2020
Providing free of charge web performance and test support to key organisations supporting the fight against COVID-19
We are truly living in extraordinary times. For those organisations providing key services to support our communities the demand for online services accessed and maintained by a remote workforce is unprecedented. This is not the time to have to rea...
26 March, 2020
Edge Testing takes aim at unnecessary overspend with new Performance Engineering service
Automated test capacity management service has saved customers millions
Pictured below: Dan Martland, our Head of Technical Testing.
We have launched a new Performance Engineering service today which combines two primary benefits to customers: f...
23 March, 2020
COVID-19: Edge continuity for our clients
We would like to reassure all our clients that we are taking the necessary steps to ensure the continuity of our work and effectively protecting the health and well-being of our own staff in the coming weeks and months.
We are following the UK Gover...
16 March, 2020
Why IR35 is having major impact on UK digital business
Chief treasury secretary Steve Barclay announced yesterday evening that the IR35 tax reforms would be pushed back by one year, less than a week after the controversial measures were confirmed in the Budget.
To get a finer understanding of the iss...
28 February, 2020
Edge Testing to extend UK public sector reach, with RM6148 Framework placement
We have been successfully awarded a place on the specialist RM6148 Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework Agreement, which has been developed specifically for Quality Assurance Testing (QAT).
Following a rigorous application process, we add the...
18 February, 2020
Edge Academy Awarded First Ever Software Testing SQA Customised Award Certification
We are proud to announce that we have developed a unique customised award in software testing which has been awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA).
The Edge customised award is delivered through our Academy training programme. The...
12 February, 2020
New Eurofins Websites
We are proud to announce the launch of our parent company's new websites for Digital Testing and Cyber Security! The new websites offer simplified navigation, a responsive layout and a variety of interesting customer cases. The website now reflects...
06 January, 2020
What can machine learning do for testing?
With the move to DevOps and high-paced development, there is a greater and more frequent need to specify test environments to ensure that systems are working efficiently; yet the ability of enterprise to model and manage capacity accurately is imma...
05 December, 2019
Key options for companies looking to become IR35-proof
IR35 will hit the private sector in April 2020. Its impact could be extensive with the tax responsibility moving away from the individual towards medium and large private enterprises. Kirsten Logue, Scotland Regional Manager for Edge Testing explores...
18 November, 2019
Edge Testing boosts financial sector team following contract wins
We have recently added two new financial sector clients to our roster with multi-year, multi-million-pound engagements. As a result of this success, the company has appointed Poorva Baderia as Business Development Manager targeting financial servic...
13 November, 2019
How to Safely Build Automation Using OSS
Building automated testing is always a delicate balancing act, with the best course of action heavily reliant on the type of testing, scale of the business and a host of other factors to boot. However, the choice between OSS and proprietary tools t...
06 November, 2019
Matthew Clarke tells Software Testing News about the exciting things happening in testing
We are a software testing firm based in the UK that helps to deliver services to a range of clients from the financial services to the media industry and everything in between. Matthew Clarke, works as a Senior Performance Engineer at Eurofins, our...
29 October, 2019
Edge Testing wins financial sector contracts
David Singleton, Regional Manager for England and Wales, Edge Testing Solutions
As one of the UK’s fastest-growing and largest independent software testing companies, we are proud to announce that we have strengthened our position in the market furt...
17 October, 2019
How Edge is encouraging young people to join the software testing world
In a bid to encourage more people to choose a path in IT, we are working with colleges and universities across the UK to inspire people to join this diverse and rewarding field. Sharon Hamilton, MD of Edge Testing Solutions reveals to Software Test...
04 October, 2019
The story so far: David Singleton, Regional Manager for England and Wales, Edge Testing
Edge Testing has experienced a record year of growth which saw the company increase our presence in England by 50 per cent, including setting up offices in Manchester and Birmingham city centres.
Our UK Digital Test Hubs provide on-demand remote t...
03 October, 2019
Edge targets 100 graduates for testing careers
Students from around the UK are turning to software testing as digital sector career path
From left: Edge Testing Manging Director Sharon Hamilton with Academy Graduates Grant Martin and Stuart Dougans.
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest i...
19 September, 2019
IR35: time to make the move to permanent employment?
With IR35 looming for the private sector many IT contractors are considering a potential move to permanent employment to avoid losing up to a quarter of their income in increased taxes. Richard Mort is a director at Edge Testing Solutions and an ex-c...
21 August, 2019
Edge’s Matthew Clarke crystal ball gazing at DevTest Conference North
Demonstrating how to marry capacity models with load testing
We are very much looking forward to participating in this year's DevTest Conference North.
The event, which is being held at Plaza Park, Leeds on 24 - 25 September 2019, will be atten...
25 July, 2019
How graduate apprenticeship programs can be utilised to address the testing skills gap
Why recruiting via graduate apprenticeships is taking off right now.
The speed at which new apps and software are being released is putting pressure on development and testing teams, and this means that there need to be new ways of working.
22 July, 2019
10 things to avoid in mobile application testing
Creating mobile applications has never been more popular, but there are plenty of pitfalls for the unwary in this incredibly competitive space. In 2017, consumers downloaded 178.1 billion mobile apps, while in 2018 that figure jumped to 205.4 billi...
18 July, 2019
Edge Testing relocates and hires senior executives to support Midlands expansion
Relocation to larger Birmingham premises and new recruits in sales and business development will support growing client base
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofi...
04 July, 2019
Edge Testing secures place on latest G-Cloud 11 framework
Security and testing services accessible to UK public sector organisations
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has been successfully aw...
03 July, 2019
Edge Testing rolls out Academy as a Service in North West
Software testing company appoints first graduate apprentice in Manchester to boost new team
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, is continuing...
15 May, 2019
Edge Testing Celebrates Record Year of Growth in England Region
Expansion continued with 50 per cent revenue increase across England, the establishment of a Northern team, 15 new client wins, senior-level appointments and new service launches
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software tes...
10 April, 2019
Edge Testing Solutions Expands Birmingham Operations
Team expands by 60 to service current client base of 50+
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, is expanding its Birmingham operations to acc...
04 April, 2019
Building Resilience in the UK Banking Sector
British banks are being hit by IT and security failures that prevent customers from making payments at an average rate of more than one a day, according to new research.
In total, 302 reports were made between 1 April 2018 and the end of the ye...
01 April, 2019
The Big Interview: Edge Testing MD Sharon Hamilton
"We do move at a hell of a pace most of the time, which is really exciting"
According to an oft-cited quote attributed to James Bach, a guru of software-testing, the hi-tech endeavour is “an infinite process of comparing the invisible to the am...
21 March, 2019
Edge Testing Solutions Appointed to Scottish Government Digital Services Procurement System
Focus 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...
20 March, 2019
Digit Q&A - Sharon Hamilton
Sharon Hamilton, MD at Edge Testing, is interviewed by Digit magazine and explains how the company and the specialism of software testing is evolving
How has Edge Testing evolved over the years?
It was formed in 2007 by Brian Ferrie and Susan...
14 March, 2019
The Women Making a Big Impact in Scotland’s Tech Sector
DIGIT spoke to Sharon Hamilton, MD at Edge Testing, part of Eurofins, who was one of the few women voted Digit's Top Women in Scottish Tech, to find out why and how she came to work in tech.
After graduating in Business Studies in London, Sharo...
06 March, 2019
Edge Testing Solutions Opens Fourth UK Office in Manchester
Software Testing company has launched a Digital Test Hub for Northern clients
Service Delivery Manager, Kelly White, and David Singleton, Regional Manager for England and Wales at Edge Testing, with a team of new recruits in the new Manchester Digit...
28 January, 2019
Edge Testing Solutions Opens Up Fast-Track Testing Job Opportunities with Academy as a Service Launch
Fast-track job opportunities within digital sector for the region’s graduates, school leavers and career changers; low risk, cost-effective alternative to relying on contractors
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software tes...
26 November, 2018
Edge Testing has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Silicon Canal's annual Tech Awards.
Edge Testing Solutions, a division of Eurofins Digital Testing, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category ‘Large Tech Company of the Year 2018’ for the Silicon Canal's annual Tech Awards.
The Silicon Canal...
06 November, 2018
New Hires, Project Wins and Education Programme Boost Edge Testing DevOps Practice
DevOps service supports organisations as they combine software development and operations for quicker delivery to market
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofin...
30 October, 2018
Edge Testing Solutions Expands Testing Tools Suite with TestWizard
Test automation framework now available to speed up repetitive and regression testing
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has expanded its t...
10 October, 2018
Edge Testing Solutions Make Supplier List for Digital Outcomes and Specialists 3 Framework
Testing company ready to boost public sector footprint with presence on new framework
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has been selected...
19 September, 2018
Edge Testing Solutions Appoints David Singleton to Drive Sales in England and Wales
Targeting double revenue for England and Wales over the next two years
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has appointed David Singleton as Reg...
11 September, 2018
Edge Testing Solutions Secures Four Major Client Wins
UK-wide expansion continues with these new contracts
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has announced its success in winning four major new co...
03 September, 2018
"My Working Day" - Richard Mort's interview with IDG Connect Magazine
Edge Testing's New Business Director Richard Mort was interviewed by IDG Connect Magazine for their Typical 24 questions series - "My Working Day."
Name: Richard Mort
Job title: New Business Director
Company: Edge Testing Solutions
20 August, 2018
Edge Testing Solutions Makes Two New Appointments to Spearhead Northern Expansion
Major expansion plans around M62 corridor and surrounding areas:
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has announced the appointment of Kelly W...
07 August, 2018
Tech Graduates Facing Large Fines for Leaving Training Schemes
Graduate training schemes are a popular choice but early-release clauses have come under fire from legal experts. For many recent technology graduates a paid period of training followed by guaranteed employment is a tempting offer, and the resultin...
26 July, 2018
Top 5 Pitfalls in Open Source Software Testing
It is a fact that many organisations believe that by simply choosing the right testing tools and downloading them for free you automatically have a competent test regime in place – we have, unfortunately, experienced this mistake first hand on client...
12 July, 2018
Revealed: The Hidden Pitfalls of Tech Graduate Training Schemes
Graduate training schemes have come under increasing pressure to scrap unfair clauses that lock graduates into punitive payments for leaving early.
A Labour MP has called for a public inquiry into certain types of graduate training schemes that have...
03 July, 2018
Edge Testing Strengthens Public Sector Presence with G-Cloud 10 Supplier Status
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has today announced that it has been successfully awarded a place on the highly competitive G-Cloud 10 fr...
27 June, 2018
Graduates Should Not Be Penalised by Paying Thousands of Pounds for Their Training Schemes If They Leave Early
Paid graduate trainee schemes with a resultant guaranteed job in small or SME driven businesses are becoming more and more attractive to today’s freshly graduated workforce. However, graduates need to pay heed to the old ruling of ‘all that glis...
26 June, 2018
Sharon Hamilton Appointed MD to Spearhead Growth at Edge Testing Solutions
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has announced the appointment of Sharon Hamilton as Managing Director.
The growing firm provides softw...
15 June, 2018
5 Free Open Source Testing Tools You Can Trust
Free open source testing tools have never been more popular, necessary or front of mind. Recent news coverage of the open source Kayenta suite of canary testing tools launched by Google and Netflix not only demonstrates that industry has an increasin...
10 May, 2018
100th Software Testing Graduate Passes Through Edge Academy
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, Edge Testing Solutions, part of Eurofins Digital Testing, has seen the 100th graduate successfully pass through its software testing education programme, Edge Academy...
11 April, 2018
Edge Testing have made it on the Computing Digital Technology Leaders Awards 2018 shortlist
Edge Testing, a division of Eurofins Digital Testing, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category ‘Best Place to Work’ for the Computing Digital Technology Leaders Awards 2018.
The Computing Digital Technolo...
04 April, 2018
Eurofins Digital Testing Acquires Edge Testing Solutions
- Edge Testing acquisition extends Eurofins Digital Testing’s test tools, services and training to validate and enhance services across a variety of sectors
- Eurofins Digital Testing gains additional digital test hubs in Scotland and England
02 March, 2018
When to Take the Risk in Software Testing: A guide
In today’s faster, smarter, cheaper centric world, with the technologies, tools and experience that software companies have at their disposal, you might assume that businesses would be able to create and release software that is (almost) defect...
28 February, 2018
Edge Testing is Shortlisted for Two Awards
Edge Testing Solutions is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as finalists in both the 'Fast Growth' and 'Medium Business' categories for the Business Desk's West Midlands Business Masters Awards.
The Business Desk said...
14 February, 2018
QA Financial’s Leadership Insight
The UK's public sector is responding to pressure from its citizens to provide accessible and intuitive systems as they begin their digital transformation journeys. In this interview, Brian Ferrie, CEO and Co-founder of testing services provider Edge...
01 February, 2018
What are the Three Most Important Technologies for SMEs?
Dan Martland, Head of Technical Testing at Edge Testing, offers his insight into the three most important technologies for SMEs in their digital transformation journeys.
We see the three main areas of change being: enabling your people to do their...
25 January, 2018
Are You Prepared For This Year's GDPR?
Edge Testing's Head of Technical Testing Practice Dan Martland recently spoke to Test Magazine regarding preparation for this year's impending GDPR regulations.
To read more Click Here and go to page 6.
24 January, 2018
Testing for GDPR Business Compliance
"We believe that the single biggest threat to a business of breaching the new GDPR legislation will be a result of poor test data management."
Test data management covers a wide aspect of specific quality assurance driven disciplines that support...
08 January, 2018
Dan Martland's Two-Part Blog Series for GDPR:Report
Edge Testing's Head of Technical Testing Dan Martland recently wrote a two-part blog series on GDPR for GDPR:Report. Dan looks at how to reduce GDPR compliance risk when developing new products and whether data masking is vital for your business....
03 January, 2018
Edge Testing Appointed to Scottish Government Digital Procurement Contract
Dynamic Purchasing System simplifies access to digital expertise across Scottish public sector organisations
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has been appointed to the Sco...
14 December, 2017
Edge Testing Solutions Secures 10 Multi-Year Testing Engagements
New contracts secured over number of sectors valued at £100,000+ each
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has announced that it has secured 10 new contracts valued at over £100,...
12 December, 2017
Dan Martland’s interview with Silicon UK
Dan Martland from Edge Testing Solutions talks about how his hobby became a career and the importance of software testing.
What is your role and who do you work for?
I lead the Technical Testing Practice for Edge Testing Solutions, an indep...
24 November, 2017
Innovating Within the New Guidelines is Biggest Threat to GDPR Compliance
Becoming a GDPR-compliant organisation is a major undertaking and remaining compliant requires an ongoing commitment.
Customer data is arguably the most valuable asset any modern business holds, but within the next year the regulations governing t...
22 November, 2017
Edge Testing Solutions Appoints 10 New Recruits For Midlands Team
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has announced that ten new recruits, including nine Trainee Test Analysts, have been appointed to support its recently launched, second UK Dig...
20 November, 2017
The Key Challenges Presented By GDPR
Edge Testing's Head of Technical Testing Practice recently spoke to Business Computing World regarding the key challenges presented by GDPR.
Customer data is critical when building new services. Regardless of how companies and other organisations...
14 November, 2017
Test Data Management: The Hidden GDPR Challenge
As organisational preparation for the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation gathers speed, Dan Martland and Iain Finlayson highlight an area which can easily be overlooked.
Businesses across Europe face a significant chall...
02 November, 2017
Should Your Business Open A Second Location?
It can be difficult for business owners to know what to do when their operation shows signs of outgrowing its premises.
Local companies like to buy from local companies, says Richard Mort, director of Edge Testing Solutions, about the re...
30 October, 2017
The Midlands’ technology scene – challenging London
We recently decided to expand our presence in the Midlands, and rightly so, as the opportunities for technology companies in this region seem endless. As a vibrant startup scene, with universities producing tech literate graduates and high-street nam...
12 October, 2017
From Chasing Criminals to Chasing Bugs, Thanks to Edge Academy
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, is continuing to build its senior team with a slew of promotions in Scotland, including James McLean, a former police officer and graduate of...
05 October, 2017
Edge Testing Completes 500 Mile Charity Walk for 10th Anniversary
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has completed a £5,000 fundraising initiative with a cheque presentation at the company’s 10th anniversary celebrations.
10 volunteers acro...
18 September, 2017
No Glitches at Software Testing Specialist Edge Testing
Edge Testing was recently featured in The Herald's search for Scotland's most inspiring businesses.
When Heineken, the Scottish Prison Service or the Student Loans Company launch a new piece of software -whether it's an internal system or a plat...
08 September, 2017
Edge Expands Senior Technical Team
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions has bolstered its expansion plans by appointing Senior Technical Test Engineer Iain Finlayson to boost expertise at the company’s Birmingham Digi...
07 September, 2017
Meet the MD
Ten years ago, Brian founded Edge Testing Solutions and it now employs 250 people, all focused on making sure software works exactly as it should – which is not as straightforward as it sounds…
To read more please CLICK HERE
07 September, 2017
Edge Testing Solutions Ranked No.98 on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, is delighted to confirm it has been ranked at No. 98 on the 17th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Trac...
16 August, 2017
'Evolving from Dinosaurs to Birds' Featured on Software Tester Careers website
Dan Martland, Head of Technical Testing tackles the tricky subject of how to hire people with the right skills within a team of Testers - now and (especially) in the future.
To read more Click Here
13 July, 2017
Edge Celebrates 10th Year by Walking 500 Miles to Raise Funds for 10 Charities
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions is celebrating its 10th year by raising money for 10 charities throughout the year.
10 volunteers across Edge’s offices will “walk 500 miles” fr...
22 June, 2017
Edge Testing Solutions Exceeds Growth Target Reporting Annual Results of £10.1m
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, has today announced strong end of year results, achieving revenues of £10.1m.
Edge surpassed it’s three year business plan put together in 2014...
19 June, 2017
Edge Testing Launches On-Demand Web Performance Testing Service: Siteload Kickstart
Edge Testing Solutions announces the launch of its Siteload Kickstart service, which represents a major shift in the way that website owners can adopt web performance testing. By combining cloud-based testing tools with Edge’s performance test expe...
01 June, 2017
Next Generation Testers Featured in Test Magazine
Dan Martland, Head of Technical Testing, Edge Testing Solutions explains how we must all evolve from dinosaurs to birds in order to thrive in the modern software development world.
To read more please go to Page 10 - 13
24 May, 2017
Edge Testing Accepted onto G-Cloud 9 Framework
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, has today announced that it has been successfully awarded a place on the highly competitive G-Cloud 9 framework, the government’s cloud procur...
24 May, 2017
Vendors Partner up as Clock Ticks Louder Towards GDPR Debut
Edge Testing's Rob Maxfield was recently interviewed by Government Computing to talk about the introduction of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Rob also discussed how Edge can help organisations achieve compliance and use this as a...
01 May, 2017
Edge Testing Secures Place on CCS Quality Assurance and Testing Framework
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, has today announced that it has been successfully awarded a place on the highly competitive Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework Agreeme...
28 April, 2017
Edge Testing wins Large Business of the Year at ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s premier independent providers of software testing, won the award for Large Business of the Year at the ScotlandIS Digital TEchnology Awards. This follows last year’s success when CEO Brian Ferrie won the cove...
26 April, 2017
Edge Testing challenges offshore testing with second UK Digital Test Hub
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, has opened a second Digital Test Hub to expand its footprint in the Midlands and reverse the trend towards offshored testing provision.
03 April, 2017
Edge Testing to Expand in Birmingham
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing companies, will be expanding its footprint in the Midlands after recognising the fantastic growth opportunities in Birmingham.
Edge will be opening a se...
30 March, 2017
Edge Testing Awarded Gold Status for ‘Investors in Young People’
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company's Edge Testing Solutions, is celebrating being awarded the highest level Gold status ‘Investors in Young People’ accreditation, making its 10th year landmark even more...
20 December, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Shortlisted for ‘Best Business’ at the Lanarkshire Business Excellence Award
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, is delighted to announce that it has been selected as a shortlisted finalist in the category of Best Business for the Lanarkshire Business Excel...
01 December, 2016
What Does Brian Ferrie Eat For Breakfast?
CEO & Founder of Edge Testing is one of UK’s Top 40 Leaders Selected to Contribute in Raising Funds for The Prince’s Trust
To help raise funds for The Prince’s Trust, Brian Ferrie, CEO and Founder of one of the UK’s fastest growing and larges...
21 November, 2016
Edge Testing Celebrates at the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 Awards Dinner
Brian Ferrie, CEO and Founder of Edge Testing, was delighted to accept his Award at the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100 Awards ceremony, marking Edge Testing as one of the UKs fastest growing tech companies.
Edge Testing joined more than 240 gu...
11 October, 2016
"Where Steve Jobs Went Wrong" Paul Coyne's Focus at the EuroSTAR Conference
Paul Coyne, Test Consultant at Edge Testing, will be highlighting ‘Where Steve Jobs Went Wrong’ in his speech at the annual EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference in Stockholm, Sweden - 31 Oct - 03 Nov 2016.
Paul said, “Steve Jobs thought we should...
13 September, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Ranked No.68 on the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, are delighted to confirm they have been ranked at No. 68 on the 16th annual Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. The Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Tra...
06 September, 2016
Giving Companies the 'Edge'
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions – who is also a sponsor at the Software Testing Conference North – will be offering attendees an opportunity to have a consultation with their in...
31 August, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Shortlisted for ‘Medium Employer of the Year’ STF Award
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted as a finalist for the STF Awards in the category of ‘Medium Employer of the Year.’
26 August, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Shortlisted for Sunday Times Tech Track 100
One of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, Edge Testing Solutions, is excited to announce that it has been shortlisted for September’s Sunday Times list of the UK’s fastest growing tech companies, which is jud...
04 August, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Officially Selected To Provide Services to Public Sector Organisations
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, has announced that it has been officially selected as an approved supplier on G-Cloud 8 (G8) framework, the government’s official online procure...
27 May, 2016
Edge Testing Solutions Exceeds Growth Target Reporting Annual Results of £9.4m
Edge Testing Solutions, one of the UK’s fastest growing and largest independent software testing company, has today announced strong end of year results, achieving revenues of £9.4 million and doubling its operating profit to just over £1.3m in 2015....
28 April, 2016
Edge Testing Appoints New Head of Technical Testing to Continue Their Expansion
Edge Testing are pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Martland as Head of Technical Testing to continue the growth and expansion of Edge’s capability across automation and performance testing. Systems are becoming more complex in the modern ap...
22 April, 2016
Edge Testing Wins ‘CEO of the Year’ Award
Edge Testing’s Founder and CEO Brian Ferrie has been presented with the new, prestigious ‘CEO of the Year Award’ at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards on Wednesday 20 April 2016. Brian said "It is a huge privilege and honour to receive this rec...
21 April, 2016
Scotland’s Digital Stars Honoured at ScotlandIS Annual Awards
Scotland’s digital technology stars celebrated at the ScotlandIS Digital Technology Awards at a sell out ceremony at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket.
The highlight of the night, the awards for Digital Technology Business of the Year, were shared by four c...
14 April, 2016
Preparing for the Transition – Is Your Company Ready?
Chris Ambler Addresses ‘Consumer Driven Techology’ at the SIGIST ‘Northern Lights’ Conference in Manchester
The world is changing. We are moving from the 'Industrial Revolution' into the new 'Digital Revolution’. So what does this mean for testers...
16 March, 2016
Edge Testing Shortlisted for Scottish Digital Tech Awards
Digital industries trade body ScotlandIS today said it has received a record number of entries for its annual awards.
The awards, now in their sixth year, saw a 50 per cent increase in entries compared with 2015 and ScotlandIS chief executive Polly...
12 March, 2016
Games Testing For Free That Increases Quality!
The Digital Test Hub by Edge Testing is the First Company to Offer 'Free Testing’ Service to the Games industry that ‘Adds Value’
Using their ‘Outcome Based’ testing model, the Digital Test Hub is now offering test execution ‘free’ of charge, sup...
12 March, 2016
SOASTA & Edge Testing Announce Partnership
Edge Testing Partners with SOASTA as Digital Performance Management Gathers Pace
Digital Performance Management set to drive business growth across UK
SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today announced a partnership with UK-based Edge Tes...
30 August, 2015
New Open Access Software Testing Lab to Open in Glasgow
Software and app developers in the west of Scotland will for the first time be able to use a free testing laboratory with the opening of an open access test facility at Edge Testing Solutions’ Bellshill headquarters on Thursday.
The new Open Device...