Pearson had always load tested, but as stress on its Schoolnet platform grew, it turned to SOASTA for a solution that could scale more cost-effectively.


  • With the implementation of Common Core in 2010, school districts needed a faster, easier and more cost effective way to implement student assessments and reporting
  • This created a growing need for reliable, web-based standardized testing
  • Pearson had a long relationship with another testing tool, but became increasingly unhappy with the expense, lack of timely response and limited solutions to its new testing


  • CloudTest
  • Services


  • Served hundreds of thousands of simultaneous users
  • Save $100,000 in incremental testing costs
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Kevin Kirschten VP of QA/Performance Testing Pearson Education

"CloudTest is a much more cost-effective, current solution and it enables us to provide a more reliable user experience to our customers."

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