Edge Testing

Device Testing

Our Device testing service is provided using a combination of our Glasgow / Birmingham based device labs (80+ physical devices) plus a wide variety of platforms aligned to our offsite Cloud Testing Service. Devices are provided on a no charge basis and our offsite cloud Test Analyst rate is £225-per-day.


  • On demand, no minimum commitment
  • Low cost device testing
  • 80+ devices available aligned to a wide variety of browsers
  • iOS, Android and Window devices
  • Approach can be risk based, exploratory or script / execution
  • Can use existing customers scripts or Edge can build scripts
  • Automated compatibility testing over varied emulated/actual devices
  • Testing integration of your apps with social media
  • Thorough in depth knowledge of device testing
  • Performance test servers via real world use of your app


  • Organisations do not have to purchase own devices
  • Physical device testing more effective and trustworthy than simulators
  • Able to create many browser / device combinations
  • Aligned to our award winning offsite Cloud Based testing service
  • Ability to record results
  • Customer can leverage Edge's overall testing pedigree and capability
  • Extremely cost competitive (no charge for using the devices)
  • Confidence in non-functional aspects including performance, security and usability


£225 per person per day

Service documents

G-Cloud 9


Edge Testing

Robert Maxfield

01698 464 280



Planning service Yes
How the planning service works Services cover building test strategies plus ensuring accurate and thorough planning and estimating techniques are deployed for all test phases throughout the SDLC. This can be via a consultative approach to improve test strategy/plan and estimating techniques or actually undertaking the build of the strategies and plans and estimating activities on behalf of the client.

Planning activities can cover a variety of topics such as project objectives, scope, functional, non-functional, tools, data, environments, test asset management, roles and responsibilities (testing and interrelated disciplines), succession planning, RAID logs, test approaches, reusability, advanced test techniques, risk based testing, defect management, test case and script management, reporting, quality gates.

Also involved in the planning of the analysis and quality assurance of functional and non-functional Business requirements.
Planning service works with specific services Yes
Hosting or software services the planning service works with
  • Test Consultancy
  • Managed Testing
  • Test Healthcheck
  • Functional Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing - UAT
  • DevOps Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Performance Testing
  • Test Automation


Training service provided Yes
How the training service works Our training courses enable customers to build and develop their cloud testing capability through practical training, mentoring and knowledge transfer solutions. Ranging from fundamental principles through to advanced techniques our courses are designed and run by testing professionals with real world experience, accelerating testing skills beyond the ISEB/ISTQB syllabus.

This is provided as a specific G Cloud 9 service - Testing Training service
Training is tied to specific services Yes
Services the training service works with Testing Training

Setup and migration

Setup and migration
Setup or migration service available Yes
How the setup or migration service works Edge Testing focuses on ensuring the quality / output of a customer's systems is not impacted by migrating from one cloud service to another. This is covered by several of our G Cloud 9 Services including:
>Managed Testing
>Regression Testing
>Performance Testing
>Functional Testing
>Device Testing
>Test Automation
This focuses on testing like for like cloud services or where there are additional new elements or replacements elements within the new cloud based system. Edge also provides cloud based data migration support via its Big Data Testing Service.
Setup or migration service is for specific cloud services Yes
List of supported services
  • Managed Testing
  • Regression Testing
  • Performance Testing
  • Functional Testing
  • Device Testing
  • Test Automation
  • Big Data Testing

Quality assurance and performance testing

Quality assurance and performance testing
Quality assurance and performance testing service Yes
How the quality assurance and performance testing works As a pure play testing company Edge Testing Ltd's primary focus is to support its clients to undertake quality assurance based testing. This is achieved via a variety of service approaches which all follow the Edge mantra of:
1) Working in partnership with the client following clear and measurable service objectives
2) All services are overseen by a Service Delivery Manager and underpinned by Service and Quality Plans
3) Clear and concise reporting enables the client to understand progress against plan
4) Edge works with both the client's IT and Business teams to ensure the best test coverage is achieved.
Edge offers a full portfolio of proven cloud based testing services covering Test Consultancy, Managed Testing, Functional/Non Functional Testing, Training, Onsite/Offsite and specialist testing (e.g. Device Testing). These services are underpinned by over 250 flexible test experts who are supported by proven test collateral.
Edge provides a dedicated cloud based Performance Test Service which is designed to identify, target and solve performance based defects at any stage of the cloud driven SDLC. Service options include Load, Stress, Volume, Soak and Scalability Testing and Risk and Capacity Planning. Please see our separate Performance Testing Service for further details.

Security testing

Security testing
Security testing service No

Ongoing support

Ongoing support
Ongoing support service Yes
Types of service supported Hosting or software provided by your organisation
How the support service works SiteBeat - Web Performance Monitoring - the only way to be confident your online cloud based system is working is walk the same path as your users. SiteBeat is a cloud-based solution which focuses on performance of specific user journeys. This is achieved by monitoring live web applications and sending alerts to system administrators if any service degradation occurs. Please see our G Cloud 9 SiteBeat - Web Performance Monitoring Service for further details.

Service scope

Service scope
Service constraints The Device Testing service and Device Lab is aligned to our Cloud Testing Offsite Service and is focused on being delivered remotely from Edge Testing's two service hubs - Glasgow and Birmingham. However where required we are able to test devices on site for a client where there is a particular need to do so. This will potentially incur an additional charge on the standard rate.

User support

User support
Email or online ticketing support Yes, at extra cost
Support response times Edge provides ticketing support on a variety of cloud based projects on behalf of its clients. Response times vary from client to client dependent on demand and urgency of the support undertaken. Services are aligned to the client's needs so a Mon - Fri 9 - 5 service can be provided however weekend support can also be made available as part of the support agreement. Both weekday and weekend support times and responses are aligned to fully defined SLA's and are agreed upfront with the client.
User can manage status and priority of support tickets No
Phone support Yes
Phone support availability 9 to 5 (UK time), Monday to Friday
Web chat support No
Support levels Support level types: Email, Phone, Onsite. Support accessible to any third-party suppliers: Yes. Support availability: 9 to 5 with additional support provided on request. Standard support response times: 1 hour. Incident escalation process available: Yes. Support costs: For offsite cloud services support costs are included within the daily charge rates for the Edge resources assigned to the relevant contract - please see the relevant pricing document and supporting SFIA Rate Card. The need for support based management roles is also dependent on the service selected - please see the relevant pricing document for role descriptions.


Supplier type Not a reseller

Staff security

Staff security
Staff security clearance Conforms to BS7858:2012
Government security clearance Up to Security Clearance (SC)


Price £225 per person per day
Discount for educational organisations No


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