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AS3 Secure Messaging Products are Drummond Certified™ in 1Q14 Interoperability Test Event

By February 19, 2014 No Comments

AUSTIN, TX—Feb. 19, 2014—Drummond Group Inc., the trusted leader in interoperability software testing, today announced the completion of its AS3-1Q14 automated interoperability test event in which three new products from Axway, Cleo and OpenText GXS are now Drummond Certified™.

AS3, an IETF messaging specification standard (RFC 4823), strengthens file transfer protocol (FTP) with digital security and receipt validation. This allows vendor applications to communicate any data, including EDI, over the Internet.

“Interoperable AS3 software products are absolutely essential in today’s global markets because they deliver efficiency, cost savings and security,” said Rik Drummond, CEO of Drummond Group. “The commitment shown by Axway, Cleo and OpenText GXS to test and update their software certifications based on the AS3 messaging protocol addresses industry requirements because AS3 is well suited to provide high levels of FTP scripting, applications and security, to name a few of its values.”
InSitu®, Drummond Group’s testing automation tool, was applied during this AS3 interoperability test event to provide participants with more time to focus on solving any interoperability issues rather than focusing on sending all the messages exchanged. The InSitu® technology allows the tester to automate the execution and evaluation of the test cases used for interoperability testing, as well as sending and receiving AS3 messaging.

For a complete list of the newly certified AS3-1Q14 products and registration information for upcoming tests, please visit:

About Drummond Group Inc.
Founded in 1999, Drummond Group Inc. (DGI) is a leader in innovative, global software testing, certification and acts as a catalyst to advance and tie together technologies, standards, security and interoperability in vertical industries – smart grid, automotive, health care, financial services, government, petroleum, pharmaceutical and retail. As a trusted, experienced and accredited interoperability test lab, the firm offers global test services through the product life cycle, including auditing, quality assurance, conformance and test consulting. For more information, please visit or email