Over the past few years the test automation tool market has become cluttered with products that all claim to do the same thing: Automate Testing. But what does “Automate Testing” actually mean? Wikipedia lists 38 test framework tools for C/C++ alone. Unfortunately for potential users, when viewing product literature, or product demonstrations, many of these test tools look very much alike. The purpose of this white paper is to provide software engineers and project managers with data they should consider when evaluating software test automation tools and specifically, dynamic test automation tools.