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SOASTA Performs 500th Cloud Test

It seems like ten years have past since our first Cloud Test, but last night we hit the 500th test milestone with a test for   An amazing stress test that lasted a little over an hour and simulated over 600,000 users hitting their site.  The analytics (1 TB) were amazing in their detail of how the site and network would perform in live production.   Looking back at our first test,  we were so inexperienced in this new method of testing.  We had no idea what Cloud Computing would bring to Web testing.   It has been an amazing year of discovery and experience.  In the end, we once again re-discovered the point of testing is not in the ability to run a test….but the real point of testing is in the Results and Analytics that the test produces. Cloud Testing is changing testing forever. Thank you to all of our very loyal customers!

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Tom Lounibos

As CEO of SOASTA, Tom brings more than 30 years of experience building early stage software companies, leading two companies to successful IPOs. Tom is a regular speaker at both cloud and testing events, and has become a leading advocate in using the cloud to empower individuals and accelerate changes in how applications are built, tested and deployed. Most recently, Tom served as President and CEO of Kenamea. Prior to Kenamea, he was CEO of Dorado Corp., a financial services software provider. Previous to Dorado, he was EVP of Sagent Technology through its 1999 IPO, entrepreneur-in-residence at Crosspoint Venture Partners, and held executive positions at Digitalk Corp., Knowledgeware (KWI) and Encore Financial Services. Tom also serves on several boards in the Silicon Valley.