Test Automation fueled Purchasing Power’s swift platform migration to SAP Hybris

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power is a leading specialty e-retailer offering consumer products, vacations and online education services through a leading voluntary benefit program. Purchasing Power is available to 7.6 million people through large companies – including Fortune 100s – healthcare organizations and government agencies. They help customers make paying for their purchases stress- and hassle-free. Purchasing Power is one of the fastest-growing companies for eight consecutive years on the Inc. 500|5000.

Project Overview

Purchasing Power migrated their e-commerce website from homegrown solution to the SAP Hybris ® platform to support their growing customer base. The project was on a tight schedule with limited budget left over. Purchasing Power needed more help on testing the new platform migration and was looking for vendors who can do end-to-end testing of their new platform with test automation capabilities.

Project Goals

  • End-To-End Test Case Development and Test Executions
  • Functional Test Automation using open source tools
  • Performance Testing for Application Optimization and Capacity Planning


  • Softcrylic quickly assembled a team of software developers and QA engineers
  • Team gained knowledge on business domain and application functionalities
  • QA engineers created test cases and executed end-to-end tests
  • Using our pre-built test automation framework based on Selenium and Appium open source tools, software developers automated sanity and regression tests multiple desktop browsers and real mobile devices
  • The team built load testing scripts for critical user scenarios using JMeter and executed load tests for thousands of virtual from the cloud to help the client identify application performance issues
  • The team also executed multiple load tests to benchmark application performance and helped the client to determine the appropriate hardware capacity needed for production rollout

The Results

Softcrylic helped Purchasing Power as a key contributor for SAP Hybris ® platform migration. The project was completed on time, within budget with tremendous application quality and performance. Softcrylic developed end-to-end test suites for the new platform and implemented automated testing to help faster application release and reduced testing cycle time. Softcrylic also helped the client execute performance tests regularly for every major application release thereafter.

For more information about our Solutions, Services and Delivery please visit our website at www.softcrylic.com, or call (609) 452-7638.

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