Press Release 14 Feb 2017

14th February 2017 – Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD today announced that BrowserStack, the industry-leading mobile and web testing platform, has operationalized its state-of-the-art real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin. The Minister also announced that BrowserStack will expand its Dublin operations and employ world class talent to lead the development of the next generation of mobile and web testing solutions.   This expansion will create more than 40 roles within the next 24-36 months and recruitment is already underway.

BrowserStack is supported by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation through IDA Ireland.

The massive popularity of internet browsing combined with the proliferation of browsers, operating systems and devices have resulted in inconsistent website experiences for users worldwide. Developers need to test their website changes across hundreds of possible combinations of mobile devices and platforms. BrowserStack is a cloud based service that allows web developers to perform these tests quickly and eliminates the need for expensive in-house testing infrastructure. BrowserStack currently supports more than 1100 combinations of browsers, operating systems and devices. BrowserStack serves more than 35,000 customers in 130+ countries and customers include: Twitter, Microsoft, AirBnB, Mastercard, and more.

Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor welcomed Browserstack's announcement saying "This is another great win for IDA Ireland and a further vote of confidence for Ireland and what we have to offer. Having BrowserStack's International HQ located here adds to our ever expanding expertise in ICT and its presence here will help attract other high growth companies, I wish BrowserStack well in its endeavours."

BrowserStack Co-Founder Ritesh Arora said, “We are committed to helping our customers solve their most significant problems. Setting up of the real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin expands our existing cloud capacity. This expansion is an important step towards building a best-in-class global testing infrastructure. This will allow us to provide a better experience to our existing customers and support new product launches. We are also excited to expand our presence in Dublin and look forward to benefitting from its deep talent pool.”

We are committed to helping our customers solve their most significant problems. Setting up of the real device Mobile Data Center in Dublin expands our existing cloud capacity. This expansion is an important step towards building a best-in-class global testing infrastructure. This will allow us to provide a better experience to our existing customers and support new product launches. We are also excited to expand our presence in Dublin and look forward to benefitting from its deep talent pool.

BrowserStack Co-Founder Ritesh Arora


Welcoming the announcement Martin Shanahan, IDA Ireland said “BrowserStack is a rapidly growing company with significant potential given its leading position in the market and the increasing demand for smart devices and availability of wireless internet connectivity.  BrowserStack is one of a new generation of dynamic, innovative technology companies. This investment will assist IDA in attracting more Indian technology companies to Ireland.”

About BrowserStack
BrowserStack is the industry leading mobile and web testing platform. BrowserStack provides a cloud platform where developers, testers and designers can test their software applications. BrowserStack serves more than 1.6 million developers worldwide and has more than 35,000 paying customers including Twitter, AirBnB, Microsoft, and more. BrowserStack is a privately held company with offices in Dublin, San Francisco and Mumbai.

 

 

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