Test Automation is Now Open

21 May 2019

This week Keysight and Nokia jointly announced the release of OpenTAP™, an open source test automation project. OpenTAP – the Open Test Automation Project – represents Keysight’s first foray in stewarding open source software. It is the next logical step in a journey that began 80 years ago at 367 Addison Avenue in Palo Alto, giving birth to our original parent company, Hewlett-Packard, and indeed the whole Silicon Valley. Drawing on the spirit of Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard in their now-famous garage, and on the spirit of the Silicon Valley in the intervening years, OpenTAP seeks to set in motion a wave of contribution, collaboration and creation across the test automation ecosystem.

The launch of OpenTAP builds upon a number of trends within Keysight, across the test and measurement (T&M) industry, and of course in the broader universe of information technology. Read more...