2014 Holiday Travel Study: Majority of Americans Say a Poorly Performing Website or App is More Frustrating than Dealing with the TSA

SOASTA and Switchfly partner to deliver premium holiday travel experience

San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 18, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, announced the results of its Holiday Travel Behavior Study, examining habits and preferences of Americans planning holiday trips. The research revealed that 41% of Americans are planning to book holiday travel this year, and they’ll be turning to websites and mobile apps for everything from purchasing airline tickets to upgrading seats. Americans are so reliant on websites and apps for holiday travel, that more than half (57%) say that a poorly performing website or app would be more frustrating than dealing with the TSA (Transportation Security Administration), with the #1 frustration being app failure when checking flight status.


Chester Zoo Turns to SOASTA to Manage Demand

Impending BBC drama demands rapid testing programme

London, UK, 12th November 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that Chester Zoo, one of the UK’s leading conservation charities, has selected its CloudTest on Demand platform to help manage seasonal spikes and underpin its online growth strategy.   The decision was prompted by performance issues that affected the main website when demand was high but it was the impending screening of the BBC drama – Our Zoo – that gave the decision an added urgency.


SOASTA: 1 in 3 Americans Rely on Apps or Websites for Halloween

Americans Tell SOASTA they don’t want any “tricks” during Halloween from their websites or apps

MOUNTAIN VIEW – Oct. 23, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the results of its Halloween Retail Readiness Index.  The index was based on SOASTA’s experience of ensuring top quality performance for 10 of the top 10 online retailers who rely on SOASTA’s mobile and web technology.  The Halloween Retail Readiness Index was fielded online within the U.S. by Harris Poll on behalf of SOASTA from October 9-13, 2014 among 2,026 adults, ages 18 and older.


SOASTA Expands Leadership with Modern Enterprise Testing Capabilities

Responsive mobile design, open source support, private clouds for lab testing, agile test management, and direct to database testing now fully supported on SOASTA’s leading platform

STARWEST – Anaheim, CA – October 15, 2014. SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing and real user monitoring, today announced the latest release of its market-leading testing platform that includes new capabilities for mobile and web testing that remain unaddressed by legacy tools from Hewlett Packard (HP), IBM and Microsoft.


Sky Believes in Better Testing

Sky Selects SOASTA to Deliver Quality User Experiences for Digital On Demand Media Platforms

London, UK, 8th October 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that Sky has signed a multi-year order that will see the broadcaster deploy SOASTA’s CloudTest platform as part of its plans to continue to enhance its range of on-demand and other products and services.


SOASTA CEO Tom Lounibos to Present at Sierra Ventures CIO Summit

Session at invitation-only event to focus on market insights and the future of

cloud and mobile testing 

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 1, 2014SOASTA®,the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that co-founder and CEO Tom Lounibos has been selected to lead a technlogy presentation at the 9th Annual Sierra Ventures CIO Summit. The invitation-only CIO event gathers the world’s most sophisticated technology companies to discuss the future of global technology, from the Internet of Things to IT security and the cloud. (more…)

SOASTA Appoints Gamiel Gran as Chief Strategy Officer

Silicon Valley veteran recruited to head corporate development for cloud and mobile testing leader

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. – September 23, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the appointment of Gamiel Gran as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), effective immediately. A recognized leader with over 20 years of experience in operational roles leading business and corporate development, Gran will report directly to SOASTA CEO Tom Lounibos, and will drive the company’s corporate development, and strategic relationships including OEM and VAR activities.


SOASTA Supports Testing on Any Apple Device Running iOS 8 From Day One

No waiting means mobile apps get out faster, no matter the form factor

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – September 17, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing and real user monitoring, today announced mobile app testing support on all off-the-shelf Apple devices running iOS 8 the same day as Apple iOS 8 is commercially available. This includes the larger new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones. SOASTA takes an in-app approach to testing with TouchTest, which is architected to support every new iOS release with no delay for developers.