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Qualitest acquired Chicago-based Olenick & Associates.
The combination of the two companies enhances the company's deep Quality Assurance expertise in the utilities space and expands its footprint with three new offices in Chicago, Buenos Aires and Northern Ireland. This is Qualitest's third high-profile acquisition in 2021. Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Qualitest offers a wide range of AI-powered quality engineering and testing solutions, designed to mitigate the business risk associated with software releases. Qualitest achieves this by deploying engagement models tailored to the precise testing needs of technology platforms in the technology, financial services, retail, telecom, healthcare, insurance, aerospace, media and utilities industries, among others.
For the past 22 years, Olenick & Associates has grown to be a global pioneer in software quality engineering practices, with a focus on the utilities, legal, financial services and logistics sectors. With more than 250 experienced quality consultants, the company further expands Qualitest's already vast global footprint in the UK, US, Israel, India and Romania. Olenick's expertise enhances Qualitest's existing deep experience and comprehensive solutions for these industries.
Norm Merritt, Qualitest CEO, said: "Qualitest and Olenick share a common approach to achieving client satisfaction: providing high-touch, highly customized quality engineering solutions rooted in innovation and excellence. Olenick's deep utilities experience in seasonal readiness and real-time operation technology converging with information technology is unparalleled..."
Tom Olenick, Olenick & Associates Founder and President, said: "The Olenick team has long admired the work of Qualitest...The term 'better together' is really what this is all about and we look forward to integrating our complimentary areas of expertise and specialist tooling to serve clients on a broader spectrum."