Blackboard Inc. needed to conduct frequent load tests inside its lab, at times requiring the ability to test at a scale beyond its internal capabilities. This is a consistent testing requirement seen by SOASTA that leverages the power of CloudTest to test inside the firewall, and use the same tests to push higher traffic by generating virtual users with the cloud.
In advance of a major release of its online education platform and quickly approaching its go-live date, Silverchair relied on SOASTA to quickly build testing scripts and conduct load testing before the deadline. Speed was of the essence and SOASTA delivered.
Universities face spikes in traffic at various times throughout the year, whether it’s handling applications in the spring, registration for on campus events or class scheduling. Notre Dame leveraged CloudTest to help make architecture decisions to support these applications.