Cognizant is an IT, consulting and business-process service provider. Cognizant Testing Services helps customers reduce the challenges, costs and complexities associated with managing test data in today’s heterogeneous, distributed environments.

“We are shrinking clients’ development cycles by working with smaller sets of test data, and lowering IT costs through the use of smaller data sets that require less storage and fewer system resources.”

— Pradeepkumar Govindasamy, Director, Cognizant Testing Services


Business Need

Detect defective systems and products earlier in the development lifecycle.

Accelerate the rollout of new products and services.

Increase agility and shrink time to market.

Manage risk more effectively.



Existing bespoke test data management solution impeded Quality Engineering and Assurance Services’ ability to scale in line with customers’ data growth.

Struggle to cope with the wide variety of data, including packaged applications such as SAP, Siebel or other cloud sources.

Reduced total test management time by approximately 20%.

Lowered U.S. retailer’s data provision time by more than 95% and achieved 33% reduction in cycle time.

Reduced employee benefits management application test data provisioning cycle time by 80% and test data size by 60%.

Maintained confidentiality of test data where privacy compliance is critical.

Protected customers’ brand image by avoiding expensive product recalls.

Helped detect defective systems and products


Products & Services

Informatica Data Masking

Dynamically mask sensitive production data from unauthorized access and permanently and irreversibly mask nonproduction data.

Informatica Data Subset

Enables your IT team to create, update, and secure data subsets—smaller, targeted databases—from large, complex databases.

Success Stories


Using PowerCenter HP consolidated 85 data centers into three and reduced computing expenses by billions of dollars.


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