SQS Acquires Galmont Consulting LLC, Offers U.S. Companies a New Level of Specialization in Software Quality and Testing Services

Chicago, IL - 2 March 2016

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SQS Software Quality Systems (AIM:SQS.L), the world's largest specialist supplier of software quality services, recently acquired Galmont Consulting LLC, a leading U.S. software quality consultancy. The acquisition, and joining of talents and expertise, provides U.S. companies with direct access to an unprecedented breadth of software quality assurance capabilities. The newly combined U.S. organization will be referred to SQS-USA.

As companies come under increased competitive pressure to leverage new technologies like mobile, virtualization, Internet of Things (IoT), and place a greater focus on DevOps, SQS-USA is well positioned to offer quality assurance and testing services required to support this rapidly changing business technology landscape.

"The acquisition of Galmont, an organization which already has an outstanding and established reputation in the U.S., gives us the capability to support companies’ urgent need to leverage technology and quickly respond to market changes without sacrificing quality,” said Diederik Vos, CEO of SQS. "We warmly welcome Galmont's highly talented team to SQS and look forward to continuing to build upon their client base and excellent reputation.”

“Today, the pace of IT change is accelerating and organizations are under constant pressure to deliver faster and cheaper. Inevitably, this leads to a greater potential for performance risk and reduced product quality,” explained Jeri Smith, CEO of SQS-USA and former CEO of Galmont. “As part of SQS, we have strengthened our ability to support clients in a wide variety of industries who are now facing these unique challenges in delivery and performance quality.”

With the acquisition of Galmont, SQS-USA customers gain access to a greater breadth of technology and support capabilities:

  • Advanced Quality Products and Processes. With combined expertise and R&D capabilities, SQS-USA is uniquely qualified to help organizations implement complex enterprise software upgrades and introduce cutting- edge solutions more quickly and with lowered risk. This includes automating testing processes throughout the development cycle; addressing problems arising from security vulnerabilities and virtualization; and implementing a full range of Mobile Testing Services.
  • True Global Delivery: SQS-USA ensures quality applications that deliver solid business results, anywhere in the world.
  • Industry Specialization: With in-depth project experience across a wide range of industries, SQS-USA offers specialized services in Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Automotive, Manufacturing, Government and Healthcare.
  • Best and Brightest Minds in Quality Assurance: SQS-USA’s unique workplace culture, growth opportunities, and global stature enable it to bring the highest level of talent and thought leadership to its clients.

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