New Relic and SOASTA Offer Comprehensive Solution for Web Application Testing and Performance Management

CloudTest and New Relic Standard Integrate to Provide Web Performance Insight from Development through Operations

MOUNTAIN VIEW and SAN FRANCISCO, CA, – May 24, 2012 – SOASTA, the leader in cloud and mobile testing, and New Relic, the SaaS-based cloud application performance management provider, today announced their partnership and the integration of New Relic’s application performance management solution on SOASTA’s CloudTest platform. The integrated solution gives developers complete visibility into the performance of their web applications throughout the entire application development lifecycle. Now developers can immediately begin building performance tests to assure the highest test coverage and tune their apps based on deep performance diagnostics to ensure the highest level of application performance and availability, all at no charge.

The SOASTA CloudTest platform offers a single, integrated platform for functional and performance testing. Designed for modern Web and mobile applications testing, the platform offers a comprehensive set of components and access options that enable teams of any size to execute frequent, scalable and affordable functional and performance tests from inside the lab through to live production. New Relic is the all-in-one web application performance management provider for the cloud and the datacenter. Its SaaS solution combines real user monitoring, server monitoring, application monitoring, and availability monitoring in a single solution enabling developers and operations teams to quickly and cost effectively monitor, troubleshoot, and tune application performance. Together, New Relic and SOASTA CloudTest can be deployed in minutes, enabling users to build and run functional and performance tests of web applications, and then monitor, troubleshoot and tune their applications quickly and easily.

“The integration of New Relic onto the CloudTest platform allows for a seamless flow of communication and quick exchange of information between teams throughout the dev-test-management process,” said Tom Lounibos, SOASTA CEO. “Now it has never been easier for organizations to conduct fast, comprehensive real-time tests with visibility into virtually every aspect of the application’s performance, so they can release quicker.”

“CloudTest is an essential tool for development teams building applications in today’s world of rapid deployment cycles, and New Relic is very pleased to be integrated on the platform,” said Bill Lapcevic, New Relic’s vice-president of business development. “By bringing these two best-of-breed solutions together we’re creating an ideal solution for agile development teams who won’t settle for anything other than top performance and availability.”

Through the partnership, all SOASTA customers receive New Relic Standard free of charge and SOASTA CloudTest Lite is available to all New Relic customers. Both products are also available on popular developer and cloud platforms including VMware CloudFoundry, CollabNet CloudForge, OpenStack and HP Cloud Services. SOASTA customers can start using New Relic today and New Relic customers can download free CloudTest Lite immediately.

SOASTA and New Relic also invite you to attend a joint webinar on Rapid Web Application Performance Optimization with SOASTA and New Relic on June 5, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific / 11:00am Mountain / Noon Central / 1:00pm Eastern / 5:00pm GMT. Performance experts Dan Bartow of SOASTA and Bill Kayser of New Relic will discuss the integrated solution and present a live demonstration of SOASTA CloudTest and New Relic.  To register for the webinar, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/380506232.

About SOASTA

SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test automation solution, CloudTest, enables developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test with unprecedented speed, scale and precision. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and distills analytics to deliver actionable intelligence faster. With SOASTA, companies can have confidence that their applications will perform as designed, even in peak traffic. SOASTA’s customers include many of today’s most successful brands including American Girl, Chegg, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit new.soasta.com.

About New Relic

About New Relic, Inc. is the all-in-one web application performance management provider for the cloud and the datacenter. Its SaaS solution combines real user monitoring, application monitoring, server monitoring and availability monitoring in a single solution built from the ground up and changes the way developers and operations teams manage web application performance in real-time. More than 20,000 organizations use New Relic to optimize over 8 billion transactions in production each day. New Relic also partners with leading cloud management, platform and hosting vendors to provide their customers with instant visibility into the performance of deployed applications. New Relic is a private company headquartered in San Francisco, Ca. New Relic is a registered trademark of New Relic, Inc. To learn more, http://www.newrelic.com.

Media Contacts:

Christina Armstrong
Grayling Connecting Point
(650) 867-4899
carmstrong@graylingcp.com

Katherine Nellums
LEWIS Pulse for New Relic
(415) 432-2451
katherine.nellums@lewispulse.com

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