|[March 13, 2012]
Shunra and SOASTA Announce Combined Solution for Mobile Application Testing
PHILDELPHIA --(Business Wire)--
Shunra (News - Alert) Software, the industry-recognized authority in network
virtualization and application performance engineering, today
announced a joint solution offering with SOASTA Inc., the leader in cloud-based
performance and functional testing. The joint offering provides an
integrated functional and performance test platform for mobile
applications, and includes Shunra's vCat and NetworkCatcher Express
Mobile products and SOASTA's recently announced CloudTest® platform with
"Shunra and SOASTA offer a completeness of vision and natural synergies
which enable organizations around the world to now have a proven means
for ensuring a positive end user experience before they deploy mobile
applications," said Gary Jackson, CEO of Shunra. "Because every second
of delay impacts revenue, productivity or customer loyalty, this joint
solution is an invaluable component of any organization's testing
practice, and we are pleased to partner with a leader like SOASTA in
support of our goal of delivering an end-to-end
mobile performance test platform."
The combined solution includes Shunra's NetworkCatcher Express Mobile
and vCat solutions for application performance testing. NetworkCatcher
Express Mobile enables capture of real-world mobile network conditions,
including latency and packet loss, from any iOS or Android (News - Alert) mobile
device. Users can then import those captured mobile network conditions
to Shunra's vCat and createa virtual network precisely representative
of the production network for application testing.
The combined solution also features SOASTA's CloudTest platform with
TouchTest technology that delivers complete functional test automation
for continuous multi-touch, gesture-based mobile applications.
Revolutionary new TouchTest technology precisely captures and plays back
all gestures including pan, pinch, zoom, scroll from within the tested
application. Mobile applications can then be tested across a virtual
network powered by Shunra vCat creating the most reliable and accurately
predictive method to test mobile applications.
"TouchTest eliminates reliance on imprecise optical-recognition testing
approaches and the limits of tethered device testing," said Tom
Lounibos, CEO of SOASTA. "We are excited to pair this capability with
Shunra's network virtualization and mobile application performance
testing capabilities to bring this new and valuable approach to testing
The combined Shunra-SOASTA solution provides a fast, reliable and
accurate platform for functional and performance testing using real
mobile devices and real network conditions. The combined solution is
available today and is being brought to market by both Shunra and SOASTA.
Shunra and SOASTA will demonstrate the joint solution in a live webinar
on Thursday, April 5, 2012. For information on the webinar and to
register to attend, visit https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/391069424.
For more details on Shunra's mobile application performance test
platform, please visit www.shunra.com/mobile-zone.
Shunra is the industry-recognized authority in network virtualization
and application performance engineering (APE), and a pioneer in WAN
emulation technology. Shunra's 2500 customers include 75 of the Fortune
100 with some of the most complex and sophisticated networks in the
world. Shunra's APE solutions discover, predict, emulate and analyze the
performance of applications over WAN, Web, Mobile and Cloud networks.
Shunra delivers dramatic cost savings through customized performance
insight, enabling pre-deployment and post-production remediation and
optimization. Customers include Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Best Buy,
Boeing, Cisco Systems, Citibank, eBay, FedEx, GE, IBM (News - Alert), ING Direct,
Intel, Marriott, MasterCard, McDonalds, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Oracle,
Pepsi, Pfizer, Siemens, Target, Thomson Reuters, Verizon, Walt Disney (News - Alert)
and the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. Shunra is headquartered in
Philadelphia and privately held. For more information, visit www.shunra.com.
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 applications at scale, providing
customers with the confidence that their business-critical web
applications 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 (News - Alert), Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft
and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain
View, California. For more information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com.
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