Micro Focus has merged with HPEâ€™s software segement in September 2017. Micro Focus has its footprint globally and generates maximum revenue from the regions of the US and the UK. The company caters to various verticals, with its offerings to the public sector industries, service providers, and SMEs. The company has been following the strategy of forming partnerships, collaborations, and strategic alliances with various industry leaders, which has enabled it to expand the scope of its market coverage. In April 2016, HPE partnered with Restlet, a provider of API Platform as a Service (PaaS). This partnership brought in a new API testing feature to enable the API developers to test any RESTful API with a few clicks, which may include testing query parameters, security, and response codes. Any test created with DHC by Restlet can be saved in order to be reused, automated, or included in a broader functional test scenario, with the integration with HPE Systinet (one of the products of HPE used to manage the lifecycle of services).The companyâ€™s R&D activities are carried out as a part of its corporate investments segment. This includes designing and developing new technologies, products, and solutions to meet the changing needs of the customers in accordance with the emerging technological trends. Micro Focus spent about USD 180 Million in R&D activities to support and enhance its competitive position in the market. To accelerate the business goals, HPEâ€™s partner program includes solution providers, technology partners, service providers, and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs).