Reference Checks

By Mel Duvall  |  Posted 2002-11-01 Print this article Print

Dossier: Pigeonholed as a provider of testing and measurement software, Mercury holds an estimated 50% of its market.

Reference Checks
Executives listed here are all Mercury Interactive customers. Their willingness to talk has been confirmed by Baseline.

Richard Wagner
Manager, Automated Testing
(727) 579-5000
Project: Uses Mercury's TestDirector and WinRunner to monitor and test performance of marketing applications it runs for some 16,000 store clients.

Bill Banze
Senior Manager, Enterprise Performance Management
(614) 436-9382
Project: Deploys products from Mercury and its competitors to test and monitor systems performance.

Christopher Ulicky
Manager, Testing Services
(216) 257-5090
Project: Has been using LoadRunner for about six years to stress-test applications before bringing then online. Used on online banking and enterprise applications such as PeopleSoft.

Brian Whitehead
VP, Chief Technology Architect
(212) 438-1000
Project: Has been using Mercury products for about six years to test and monitor what happens when visitors use the Web site.

Michael Swanson
Director, Software Verification and Testing
(763) 852-4100
Project: Uses Mercury's WinRunner to automate its software testing procedures. The Minneapolis company provides software for physicians to obtain 3-D views of a patient's anatomy.

David Hochberg
Vice President
(914) 925-1200
Project: Mail order retailer has been using Mercury products since 2001 to stress-test Web site and monitor systems performance.

Contributing Editor
Mel Duvall is a veteran business and technology journalist, having written for a variety of daily newspapers and magazines for 17 years. Most recently he was the Business Commerce Editor for Interactive Week, and previously served as a senior business writer for The Financial Post.


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