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The cloud provides two major advantages to load and performance procedures that help testing teams better model realistic behavior: instant infrastructure and geographic location. Cloud-based load testing also lowers the total cost of ownership, increases flexibility and allows testers...
The nature of test environments is inherently temporary—you set up an environment, run through an automated test suite, and then tear down the environment. If you can reduce the cycle time for this process down to hours or minutes, then you may be able to cut your test environment budg...
If you’re responsible for an application that depends on the data or functionality of various IoT endpoints – either sensors or devices – your brand reputation depends on the security, reliability, and compliance of its many integrated parts. If your application fails to deliver the ex...
How do you balance the need to “go fast” with the need to test everything and deliver high-quality software? With applications the driving force in today’s economy, the quality and release cadence of your software are critical to your business and your bottom line. You want to get sof...
SmartBear Software has announced a new developer focused test automation tool, TestLeft. The tool enables developers working in an Agile and continuous delivery environment to create robust tests within IDEs, which helps reduce test creation and maintenance time. “We are very excited...
Whether you’re a beginner simply looking to get started or a seasoned vet brushing up on your subject knowledge, this post will serve as a definitive guide on how to perform effective load testing on a web or mobile application. Load Testing: A performance-related testing process that...
Getting adequate test coverage in a pre-production environment and catching issues before the changes go live has always been a challenge in cloud-based environments. There are different practices to performing testing in production. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Bhuvaneshwari K...
Test automation is arguably the most important innovation to the process of QA testing in software development. The ability to automate regression testing and other repetitive test cases can significantly reduce the overall production time for even the most complex solutions. As softwa...
Mobile testing is getting harder: more devices, multiple operating systems, higher quality expectations and shorter development cycles. In his session at DevOps Summit, Tom Chavez, Senior Evangelist at SOASTA, discussed the seven steps to improving your mobile testing process. Tom C...
The tech industry has been abuzz about the potential of the Internet of Things for the past several years, and with good reason. As more devices become connected to one another, society steps even closer to the ultimate goal of an overarching, cohesive network facilitating communicatio...
This is how a typical software product lifecycle works : You gather requirements, build a prototype, detail out the architecture and design, develop the product, test it, deploy the product, handle migration and maintenance and ensure product support. This is a closed loop where the Pr...
I know of several large financial institutions that do all of their performance testing inside the firewall, and thus they own all of their own infrastructure, including dedicated servers that are used solely for load generation. With some of the large load generation requirements (whi...
"SOASTA built the concept of cloud testing in 2008. It's grown from rather meager beginnings to where now we are provisioning hundreds of thousands of servers on a daily basis on behalf of customers around the world to test their applications," explained Tom Lounibos, CEO of SOASTA, in...
SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today reported record growth of the CloudTest community, exceeding 30,000 registered users of the CloudTest platform in Q1 2015. SOASTA also announced widespread adoption of its Web and mobile testing solutions, with more than 1,600 customer...
As the cloud continues to grow as a topic of conversation, so too does load and performance testing within the cloud. You may be asking yourself questions like: When is it most appropriate to involve the cloud when load testing? When is the right time to conduct performance testing usi...
SOASTA and NTT Resonant on Tuesday announced a global distribution agreement expanding the mobile device access of Remote TestKit for use with SOASTA TouchTest. The new partnership will provide a complete mobile testing solution that improves the quality, reliability and overall user e...
This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. A collaboration by Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest, these experts ex...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Harbinger Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Harbinger Systems is a global company providing software technology ser...
SOASTA on Tuesday announced complete native app support with mPulse, its award-winning Real User Monitoring (RUM) solution, which now delivers the first and only multi-dimensional views of actual user behavior whether on mobile web, web or native mobile applications. Using the same adv...
The private cloud is misunderstood. At this stage, vendors can be forgiven for not having a firm idea of what the private cloud is and how it can uniquely improve their processes. Too many service providers have branded legacy technologies as "cloud-based," warping buyers' expectations...
SOASTA® Inc., on Tuesday announced that Huawei has selected SOASTA to provide continuous integration and robust functional test automation for its business and consumer offerings. Huawei will utilize SOASTA TouchTest and CloudTest for internal testing of Huawei’s apps, ensuring peak pe...
SOASTA on Tuesday announced the company has expanded its award-winning mobile functional test automation solution, TouchTest, to include local test labs of Apple iOS and Google Android smart phones and tablets. The TouchTest Private Device Cloud is a simple to manage, affordable intern...
SOASTA has announced that it has been named the official web and mobile testing partner for the Sochi Winter Olympics, signing a 10-year contract to assure quality web and mobile user experiences for the 2018, 2020, 2022, and 2024 Olympic Games. SOASTA was first approached by the Olymp...
What the City of Melrose was looking for in a hybrid cloud is scalability, compatibility, integration and familiarity of management. vCloud Hybrid Service provides a great up-to-date test environment that can easily be converted to production. It’s good for mirroring or backing up to a...
Cloud services have really captured the imagination. According to a Gartner survey 71% of organizations have adopted SaaS (Software as a Service) within the last three years. Quality Assurance teams, however, seem to have missed the boat, barely leveraging the benefits of the cloud. Wh...
In Part 1 I described how the cloud is revolutionizing load testing and the advantages it provides to ensure that your web applications perform well in production. We also looked at what capabilities you should seek out when selecting a load testing solution. In Part 2, I will offer t...
Many companies have moved applications to the cloud as a way to reduce capital expenditure while improving IT focus and effectiveness. End users see the cloud as a way to access their documents and applications remotely from anywhere and from any device. IT managers see the cloud as a ...
Cloud computing has now passed the stage of hype to reality. More and more enterprises are realizing the benefits of remote hosting of IT services rather than local IT management, especially as managing and operating IT networks and services is not getting any easier. Managing IT net...
Cloud computing is a platform for innovation in delivering infrastructure and software services in a pay per use model. Organizations migrating to cloud platforms have to plan changes to application as well as application interfaces for on-premise integration. These areas require addit...
Armada and SOASTA announced on Thursday that they have teamed up to validate that cloud environments built by Armada can meet demanding SLAs for business-critical applications. Armada and SOASTA are working together to certify that projects meet or exceed the performance demands of cus...
It's always exciting to be on the front end of a trend. Some turn out to be short-lived fads while others, such as the electronic distribution of music, disrupt entire industries. There are some who see cloud computing as a fad. Those who share that view tend to look at the Cloud as ...
SOASTA, a provider of cloud testing, on Wednesday announced it has extended its performance testing solution CloudTest with the release of CloudTest Grid, a fully automated provisioning capability, purpose-built for Performance Management. CloudTest Grid continues SOASTA’s success in r...
Mezeo Software (www.mezeo.com), a leading provider of a deployable cloud storage platform, today announced the addition of Gladinet (http://www.gladinet.com) as a Mezeo Ready Cloud Gateway Solution Partner. Gladinet offers two cloud gateway solutions: Cloud AFS and Cloud Desktop. Cloud...
NetSuite Inc., (NYSE: N) a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites, today announced the NetSuite Manufacturing Edition, the first and only cloud manufacturing suite designed to help fast-growing and mid-size manufacturers run their global business operatio...
Building on its commitment to the services market, Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], unveiled a new brand identity for its North American professional services business unit and launched a line of cloud computing services un...
Where cloud computing is concerned, the Enterprise IT industry has gone from asking 'What?' and 'Why?' to asking 'How?' and 'When?' - making 2010 the year that company after company, organization after organization, and government agency after government agency is moving, or beginning ...
IT management is center stage as CIOs make difficult decisions about how to best take advantage of cloud computing. To enable enterprises and service providers to successfully deliver and integrate their cloud computing strategies, BMC Software announced the worldwide availability of B...
Anaplan, Inc., the emerging leader of on-demand planning, modeling, and forecasting applications, launched its 360 App Series designed for Salesforce.com users still stuck using 30-year old spreadsheet technology to manage their sales forecasts, product forecasts, commission plans, cap...
Nimsoft, a business unit of CA Technologies (Nasdaq: CA) announced that SoftLayer, a leading provider of hosting and cloud computing solutions, will standardize on the Nimsoft Monitoring Solution (NMS) to offer enhanced infrastructure and application solutions to its managed hosting cu...
FinancialForce.com, the global leader in online cloud accounting solutions built natively on the Force.com platform from salesforce.com, today announced a partnership with CloudApps, a carbon management specialist, to help companies measure, manage and monetize carbon as an asset. The ...