New Self-Service Load Testing Cloud 2.0 from Apica

Date 2013/6/20 7:35:15 | Topic: Product News

Apica has launched Apica LoadTest 2.0, a new, highly scalable, user-friendly load testing platform. Apica LoadTest is a software-as-a-service (SaaS) that provides massive scalability testing for web, cloud, and mobile applications. With instant capacity of up to 200,000 virtual users of mobile and enterprise applications, the service provides fast and repeatable load tests without the need for dedicated customer infrastructure and license costs.

"Apica's premium test network provides customers with comparable results over time due to our highly controlled data centers," said Peter Tollgard, COO of Apica Inc. "The same user simulations can be repeatedly run from several of our datacenter locations giving credible load test results over time."

Customers can access the Apica LoadTest portal 24x7 to run unlimited tests for a fixed price. User simulations can be based on session recordings or scripts. Supported scripting tools are Selenium IDE and Apica ProxySniffer. The scale of the loads can be varied from small to extreme, simulating peak traffic up to 200,000 simultaneous virtual users (more available upon request). The same scripts can be used in both Apica LoadTest for stress testing and in Apica WebPerformance to monitor the end-user experience.

"The extreme bandwidths we expect to support were not possible to test without external assistance," said Johan Carlsson, System Technician CDN at IP-Only. "A distributed load test was a requirement to simulate peak traffic against the platform from the Nordics and other parts of the world. Thanks to Apica's large network of load test clusters we managed to run this exercise with great success."


About Apica

Apica provides the most effective technology for optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. Apica offers companies and developers alike easy-to-use, cloud-based load testing and web performance monitoring tools to test applications for maximum capacity, daily performance, improved load times, and protection from peak loads.

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