The merger of two major airlines was sure to spark significant interest from shareholders, press and customers. To address those questions, APCO created a specific web site that, without CloudTest, would likely have had problems under the onrush of visitors after the merger was announced.
CACI provides professional services and IT solutions for the defense, intelligence, homeland security and federal civilian government arenas. CACI used CloudTest to identify potential bottlenecks in the infrastructure on which they host various applications for its clients, some of which have the potential to be quite large.
Carlson Marketing is an incentive industry pioneer and a global marketing services company. Its spin off from the Carlson Companies required that it find a new performance testing solution for its web site. SOASTA CloudTest fit the bill.
Launching ‘buzz’ and social media campaigns has shifted the way companies spend their ad dollars. Ensuring that the campaign performs well in times of heavy stress is of utmost importance. SOASTA works with CP+B on a regular basis testing campaigns they launch for their clients. Brands include Best Buy, Gap, Old Navy, Dominos, and Cuervo.
Denny’s came to SOASTA to help identify potential performance problems in advance of its major ad campaign on Super Bowl Sunday. The result after finding and fixing a few areas of risk: Denny’s experienced a 1,700% increase in traffic to its site on Super Bowl Sunday and cruised across the goal line.
Irdeto protects and manages rich digital content for its clients. Of course this high-bandwidth content has implications on performance so Irdeto uses CloudTest to help ensure its customers’ success.
Move, Inc., is the operator of real estate web sites for consumers and real estate professionals. More than 15 million monthly visitors rely on its web sites, which include REALTOR.com,
Move.com, Moving.com, TOP PRODUCER Systems, ListHub, SocialBios.com, Featuredwebsite.com, Homefair.com, Newhomesource.com
and SeniorHousingNet.com. In preparation for a GA launch, Move.com used CloudTest to see how far it could push its systems before failure, and to tune its platform to handle beyond-worst-case scenarios.
Pictela originally came to SOASTA for functional testing but saw a way to do performance testing without taking on additional workload. The hallmark of this engagement was the quick turnaround — testing the same day the contract was signed in fact. The Pictela team was impressed with the affordability and signed up for a block of testing hours to use throughout the year.
The Pittsburgh Foundation, one of the United States’ oldest community foundations, used CloudTest to identify bottlenecks in its infrastructure attributable to its hosting provider’s inability to scale. The non-profit was impressed with the affordability of large scale testing — in this case, up to 10,000 VUs.
Australia’s No. 1 real estate web site regularly tests with CloudTest, simulating real search scenarios at a very high volume of virtual users. It also regularly tests its environment from an internal perspective using CloudTest and it has also used CloudTest to help test disaster recovery.
Schlumberger launched an internal employee training portal overseas without a way of load testing to simulate traffic from multiple geographies. Schlumberger harnessed the power of SOASTA’s CloudTest to simulate traffic coming from Chennai, India.