SmartBear Completes Acquisition of Zephyr

The Addition of Zephyr Products to the SmartBear Product Portfolio Creates the Most Comprehensive Set of Test Management Solutions on the Market

SOMERVILLE, Mass. and SAN JOSE, Calif.Oct. 1, 2018SmartBear, the leader in software quality tools for teams, today announced it has completed its acquisition of Zephyr. With this acquisition, SmartBear offers the most comprehensive set of test management solutions on the market with Zephyr for Jira, Hiptest, and Zephyr Enterprise.

Zephyr for Jira supports Atlassian customers that want native test management inside Jira, Hiptest supports Agile and DevOps teams embracing Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Continuous Testing, and Zephyr Enterprise supports enterprises looking for a modern replacement for HP Quality Center.

SmartBear is committed to providing software teams with easy, innovative, high-impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. The addition of Zephyr broadens the company’s product portfolio which includes SoapUI, TestComplete, SwaggerHub, CrossBrowserTesting, Collaborator, and AlertSite.

“Being a customer of both Zephyr and SmartBear, I’m glad to see Zephyr joining SmartBear,” said Steven Holloway, Integration and Test Engineer at Harris Corp. “Both companies play a key role in enabling us to release quality software at an increasingly fast pace, and I’m eager to see future development between the tools.”

On August 28, 2018, SmartBear announced a definitive agreement to acquire Zephyr. With the close of the deal, SmartBear will continue to extend and deepen the Zephyr product line and strengthen its relationship with Atlassian by leveraging SmartBear tools to bring more value to the users of the Atlassian Marketplace.

About SmartBear Software

Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company’s products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit:, or for the SmartBear community, go to: LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook.


Tracy Wemett


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