InstallAware Initiates Support to Windows 10 and Automated Virtual Machine Testing

By CIOReview | Monday, August 3, 2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA: In the latest industrial move, cloud based firm InstallAware extends support to Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system with the launch of InstallAware X3. The launch lays the groundwork for automation of virtual machine unit testing for setups on VMware and Hyper-V virtualization platforms. Being the first to embrace Microsoft’s new Windows 10/Visual Studio 2015 eco-system, InstallAware X3 is also the first to deliver brand-new application framework installers for .NET 4.6, Visual C++ 14, and SQL Server 2014 with SP1.

Developers can make the fastest, smallest, and most scalable installers with InstallAware X3 which is endowed with easy to use and agile software delivery platform. Its super-stable, InstantInstall accelerated, Native Code Setup Engine makes it a very economical choice for enterprises and increase their ROI. It also possess a unique feature which allows users to programmatically pin applications to Windows 10’s new Start Menu Live Tiles section, without having to go through the Windows Store.

InstallAware X3’s innovative virtual machine unit testing allows developers to conduct large number of simultaneous and unattended tests on target virtual machines from the InstallAware IDE, showing test progress and success status instantly in a single window. Its Application Runtime Wizard builds new, reusable application runtimes capable of being shared across multiple InstallAware instances and consumed from any number of InstallAware setups.

Integrated with Visual Studio and Team Foundation Server, InstallAware X3 enables enterprises and application producers to easily deliver software and applications on traditional, cloud, virtual, and web environments from a single source.