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Parasoft SOAPtest 2.5 Supports Comprehensive Web Services Testing

Parasoft Releases SOAPtest 2.5 for Comprehensive Web Services Testing

Web Services Testing Product Now Offers Security Features, MIME Attachment Support and Enhanced Load Testing Features

Monrovia, CA, USA. January 27, 2004.

Parasoft, leading provider of Automated Error Prevention (AEP) software solutions, announced today the release of SOAPtest 2.5, the most comprehensive Web services testing product available today, verifying every aspect of a Web service from WSDL validation, to client/server unit and functional testing, to performance testing.

The latest version of SOAPtest offers support for WS-Security, MIME attachments, enhanced load testing features, and other features designed to help development teams prevent errors and accelerate time to market for their Web service initiatives.

"As Web services mature and more companies adopt them, they need comprehensive tools to address key issues such as interoperability, security, change management and scalability," said Gary Brunell, Parasoft Vice President of Professional Services. "SOAPtest 2.5 offers the functionality to address all of these issues while improving the software lifecycle by preventing errors early in the development process."

What's New in SOAPtest 2.5

  • WS-Security support including fully configurable SOAP Headers and support for X509, SAML, username security tokens, XML Digital Signature and XML Encryption.

  • MIME Attachment support including meeting SOAP with Attachments and OASIS ebXML specifications and sending and receiving both text/XML and binary attachments.

  • Enhanced load testing features including SNMP and Windows monitors, customizable HTML reports and detailed report histograms.

  • WS-I Analyzer Tool to verify WSDL and SOAP traffic for conformance, includes WS-I Testing Tool 1.0 and produces WS-I conformance reports.

  • Supports JMS and Asynchronous testing.


SOAPtest 2.5 is available for Windows 2000, Windows XP, Linux and Solaris. Pricing starts at $3995.

About Parasoft

We make software work. Parasoft provides Automated Error Prevention solutions that combine advanced products, services and expertise to help companies automatically prevent errors throughout the software lifecycle, to improve software quality and reliability. Based on Parasoft AEP Methodology, the company's solutions and products automate practices such as coding standards, static analysis, unit testing, regression testing, load & stress testing, functional testing, integration testing, application testing and monitoring. The solutions enable software development and IT organizations to significantly reduce costs by shortening production cycles, improving overall quality and reducing time-to-market. Parasoft has been granted nine patents and numerous awards for the technology behind its innovative line of solutions and products. Founded in 1987, Parasoft is a privately held company whose clients include IBM, HP, Daimler Chrysler and over 10,000 companies worldwide. Parasoft is headquartered in Monrovia, CA. Telephone (888) 305-0041. Fax (626) 305-3036. Email to URL:


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