SOASTA Super Bowl Survey: Facebook, Twitter to Dominate Second Screens During Super Bowl

Nearly half of smartphone/tablet owners will use apps while watching the game;

1 in 3 will visit social media networks

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 28, 2015 SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today announced the results of its 2015 Super Bowl Second Screen survey, examining online and mobile habits and preferences of Americans watching this year’s Super Bowl. The research revealed that nearly half (46 percent) of smartphone and tablet owners plan on using mobile apps while watching this year’s Super Bowl, an increase from the 41 percent who said they planned to use mobile apps while watching the game in 2014. (more…)

SOASTA Announces Data Science Workbench

New analytics solution enables Digital Operations teams to quickly gain deep insights from complex performance and user experience data

#SOASTA2015 Technology Conference, Mountain View, Calif., Jan. 13, 2015SOASTA, the leader in performance analytics, today announced the general availability of its Data Science Workbench, a powerful new query and analysis environment for gaining actionable insight from deeply complex user experience performance data. (more…)

SOASTA and NTT Resonant Announce Distribution Agreement to Expand Mobile Testing Platform Worldwide

The partnership enables SOASTA and NTT Resonant to extend their combined reach in Asia, EMEA and North America with an integrated solution of remote access to hundreds of mobile devices and mobile test automation

#SOASTA2015 Technology Conference, Mountain View, Calif., and Tokyo – Jan. 13, 2015 – SOASTA, the leader in performance measurement and analytics, and NTT Resonant, a member of the NTT Group of Japan (NYSE: NTT), today 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 experience of mobile apps for NTT Resonant and SOASTA customers worldwide. The combined solution includes cloud-based device access for manual testing, automated continuous integration and performance analysis. (more…)

SOASTA Adds RUM to its Industry Leading CloudTest Solution

By combining CloudTest and mPulse into a single performance analytics offering, SOASTA delivers both predictive and real-time views of user experience

#SOASTA2015 Technology Conference, Mountain View, Calif., Jan. 13, 2015 SOASTA, the leader in performance measurement and analytics, today announced it has combined its two leading testing and monitoring products into a single solution for continuous performance analysis for mobile and Web applications. SOASTA CloudTest now incorporates mPulse, the company’s Real User Monitoring (RUM) solution, which integrates complete performance data from real users to ensure continuous peak performance of digital businesses. (more…)

SOASTA Survey: Nearly Half of Americans Are Late Holiday Shoppers, Majority Say Cyber Monday Has Turned Into Cyber Month

More than 1 in 4 Americans won’t be done shopping until Dec. 22 or later; vast majority say online and/or mobile shopping has helped them this holiday season, with 1 in 10 saying it helps them easily search for a gift for themselves when friends and family fail them

San Francisco, Calif., Dec. 23, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, announced the results of its 2014 Holiday Retail Readiness Survey, examining habits and preferences of Americans during the holiday shopping season. The research revealed that millions of Americans are waiting until the last minute to complete their holiday shopping, with nearly half (45%) of U.S. adults admitting that at the time of their interview they had yet to finish shopping for the family and friends on their list and more than 1 in 4 (28%) revealing they wouldn’t be finished until Dec. 22 or later. The Holiday Retail Readiness survey was conducted online by Harris Poll on behalf of SOASTA among more than 2,000 U.S. adults Dec. 15-17, 2014. (more…)

SOASTA Appoints Pete Boyes as Chief Financial Officer

Established financial and operational executive brings software leadership, investment banking experience to company

San Francisco, Calif., December 11, 2014 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced the appointment of Pete Boyes as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective immediately. A seasoned technology executive, Boyes will report directly to SOASTA CEO Tom Lounibos and will drive the company’s financial strategy, corporate finance, and accounting functions. (more…)

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. (more…)

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. (more…)