TechValidate Research on TestRail

TestRail Case Study

G Data Software AG


This case study of G DATA Software AG is based on a July 2017 survey of TestRail customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It basically changed the way of testing in a very positive way. With TestRail, you can check old test cases and do regression testing in a useful way. Using the detailed description of test cases, you do get a good documentation as well which can be used for further documenting the product.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select TestRail:

  • Top pain points as a Tester:
    • Testing the product/project/people/process to identify risks and issues (bugs)
    • Communicating what has been identified, in the right way, to the right person, at the right time so it gets the necessary attention
  • Top challenges that require Test Management:
    • Clearing requirements (dev team is building the wrong product)
    • Maintenance and reproduction/documentation/communication of customer support issues, production telemetry, and testing

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of TestRail that the surveyed company uses:

  • Has 41-60 Testers on their team.
  • Used the following test management tools prior to TestRail:
    • TestPad
  • Integrated the following tools with TestRail:
    • JIRA
    • Redmine


The surveyed company achieved the following results with TestRail:

  • Increased their productivity by more than 20% (saved 6+ hours a week) after switching their software testing solution.
  • Realized the following benefits with TestRail:
    • Increased efficiency
    • Improved flexibility due to ease of use
    • Enjoyed the user and team friendly User Interface (UI)

About This Data

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