SOASTA Expands its Leading RUM Solution to Include Mobile Consumers

Leveraging SOASTA’s touch tracking and advanced alerting technology, mPulse delivers actionable real time data and competitive benchmarking on mobile users

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – VELOCITY CONFERENCE- June 24, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today 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 advanced touch-tracking technology as SOASTA’s TouchTest, mPulse records precise mobile user gestures and actions to monitor native Apple iOS and Google Android mobile applications. Best of all, native app monitoring is delivered instantly, without long delays waiting for app store approval or re-certification.

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SOASTA Appoints Tal Broda as Chief Technology Officer

Senior Vice President of Engineering Tal Broda Promoted to New Role as CTO

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 24th, 2014 SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that Tal Broda, the company’s senior vice president of engineering, has been promoted to Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately.

Tal has more than 15 years of development and engineering leadership experience, specializing in developing software architecture and defining technology strategy. In his new role as CTO, Tal will continue to drive product development including platform architecture, detailed design, and ensuring the quality of SOASTA’s products, including CloudTest, TouchTest, and mPulse.

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SOASTA Survey: 73% of Americans Have Never Heard of Internet of Things

But a majority are excited by the possibilities of internet-enabled consumer technology, and a “Star Trek future”

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. – June 17, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the results of its first Internet of Things Survey, which shows that nearly three out of four (73 percent) Americans admit to being unfamiliar with the Internet of Things (IoT), technologies that connect “smart” devices and everyday electronic objects to themselves and the Internet to share information and drive new applications. However, when the technology is explained, an overwhelming majority – 67 percent – say they are excited about the possibilities of IoT coming to consumer technology. (more…)

SOASTA Cloud Computing Survey: 2 in 5 Americans Use the Cloud

CEO Tom Lounibos to present at Cloud Expo in New York

CLOUD EXPO – NEW YORK, NY – June 10, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the results of its Cloud Computing Survey. SOASTA commissioned Harris Poll to conduct this online survey of 2,051 adults to discover the prevalence of cloud computing in everyday life. The results show that 39 percent of all Americans use the cloud and of those, 86 percent say the cloud has improved the lives of Americans who work.

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SOASTA Announces OEM Agreement with CA Technologies

SOASTA CloudTest Will Be Integrated Into CA Service Virtualization Allowing Developers to Simulate Millions of Global User Experiences by Virtualizing Environments From the UX to the Back Office

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 20, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that it has entered into a technology and distribution partnership agreement with CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA), a leading provider of IT management solutions. The partnership will integrate SOASTA’s Cloud based Web testing solution, CloudTest with CA Service Virtualization and CA LISA Test software suites. The solutions will be taken to market by CA Technologies as a new integrated solution, CA LISA Cloud Test, offering web and mobile developers around the world an advanced Global Test Platform. The integrated test platform can simulate any and every possible user scenario that a web site or mobile app may experience all within minutes. (more…)

Gawker Media Turns to SOASTA to Ensure Fast, Reliable Web Experience for Readers

mPulse, SOASTA’s Real User Monitoring (RUM) solution visualizes real user activity for peak performance of web properties every time

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 14, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced Gawker Media has signed an agreement to use mPulse, SOASTA’s Real User Monitoring (RUM) solution, to provide real user insights for their platform, Kinja. Gawker Media’s 100 million monthly unique readers rely on the Kinja platform and the brands it supports – including Gawker.com, Deadspin, Lifehacker, Gizmodo, Valleywag, Jezebel, io9, Kotaku, Defamer and Jalopnik – for the delivery of news, scandal and entertainment.

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SOASTA Expands Global Test Cloud with Google Compute Engine and Remote Mobile Devices

 Global Test Cloud now features cloud resources from Google Compute Engine,

new international locations and remote mobile test devices

Mountain View, CA – May 14, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that is has further expanded the reach of its Global Test Cloud to feature the cloud resources of Google Compute Engine, more international locations and access to remotely hosted mobile test devices. Google’s vast cloud resources, new sources of globally distributed user traffic, and remotely hosted test devices provide ever-expanding options for SOASTA customers to optimize every possible user scenario.

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SOASTA Survey: E-Commerce Catches Up with In-Person Shopping for Mother’s Day

Security and load time are key concerns for online shoppers; nearly half of Americans would turn to competitor if problems arise during online checkout
 
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 9, 2014SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the results of its first annual Mother’s Day Online Shopping Survey. The survey found that 29 percent of Americans plan to buy a Mother’s Day present online on websites, mobile sites, and apps, compared to the 30 percent that plan to shop at brick and mortar stores.

As the industry leaders in cloud testing for mobile apps and websites, SOASTA commissioned the study to find out how popular online shopping, including m-commerce, is compared to in-person shopping ahead of one of the busiest retail holidays of the year.

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