VMS Testing Plan 2013/2014

Author: John Honovich, Published on Jul 23, 2013

We are embarking on a major new VMS testing program where we will perform in-depth tests both on features and products never done anywhere before. To lead that, Sarit Williams has joined IPVM. She previously led QA for a VMS developer. Now, she will be solely focused on testing and researching VMSes.

This note explains our testing approach and timetable for the next year.

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