|[April 20, 2012]
SOASTA Brings CloudTest Service to Rackspace OpenStack
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
SOASTA (News - Alert)(R) Inc., the leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced
the company will support Rackspace's next generation cloud, powered by
OpenStack by offering the Rackspace (News - Alert) Cloud as one of the public cloud
choices available for the SOASTA Global Test Cloud.
This week, Rackspace announced the availability of its production ready
next generation cloud, powered by OpenStack and backed by Fanatical
Support®. SOASTA CloudTest provides a Global Test Platform that will use
Rackspace's next generation cloud infrastructure to provision thousands
of servers and simulate millions of users across the globe to test the
production performance of web and mobile applications. SOASTA Global
Test cloud gives Developers, Testers, and Operations professionals the
ability to analyze real-time test results through integrated dashboards
across multiple Infrastructure-as-a-Service providers.
"When provisioning thousand of servers every day, we rely on fast,
scalable APIs to ensure optimal performace testing. We are excited to
make our service available on the Rackspace's next generation cloud,
powered by OpenStack," said Tom Lounibus, CEO of SOASTA. We fully
support the OpenStack Community and are excited to see the commercial
availability of the OpenStack API. The OpenStack implementation supports
our mission to allow customers to test faster and scale reliably so they
can release their web and mobile applications sooner."
"OpenStack is developing fast and is now ready for commercial
implementation," said John Engates, CTO of Rackspace. "We are excited
that a leader in cloud-based performance testing has chosen OpenStack
for its efficiency and effectiveness. SOASTA is not the typical user, as
they require thousands of Rackspace Cloud Servers across the globe to
perform reliably and quickly to conduct the type of real-time, scaled
testing they provide."
SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. The company's CloudTest products
and services leverage the power of cloud computing to quickly and
affordably test consumer-facing Web and mobile apps at scale, providing
customers with the confidence that their business-critical Web apps will
be reliable and scalable, even under extreme loads. SOASTA's customers
include many of today's most successful brands, including American Girl,
Chegg, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit (News - Alert), Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is
privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more
information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com.
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