|[February 25, 2014]
SOASTA Continues European Expansion
BARCELONA, Spain & LONDON --(Business Wire)--
Mobile World Congress (News - Alert) - SOASTA,
the leader in cloud and mobile testing, is continuing its growth and
expansion into the EMEA region, today announcing new locations of its
Global Test Cloud platform in Russia, Belgium, and Germany amid strong
customer adoption in those areas. Tim Bisley has been appointed VP and
managing director of EMEA, effective immediately. Based out of the
company's new offices in Central London, Bisley will oversee the
continued growth and expansion of SOASTA (News - Alert) in the EMEA region.
Bisley's appointment follows a strong year for SOASTA that saw new
significant customer wins, particularly in retail and media. It also
reflects the huge demand that exists in Europe, particularly in Germany,
Austria, the Benelux and Nordic regions, for cloud-based testing
technology. The expansion of the company's Global Test Cloud, with new
locations in Belgium, Russia and Germany, enables SOASTA customers to
realistically simulate mobile and web traffic from over 60 locations
"SOASTA has established itself as the leader in web and mobile testing,
with a number of new customers across Europe, including leading retail,
media and telecommunications companies," said Tom Lounibos (News - Alert), SOASTA CEO.
"Organisations worldwide ae accelerating their development cycles to
meet the demands of mobile and web consumers."
"In this environment there is a requirement for a more dynamic and
flexible platform that can accommodate real-world testing at Internet
scale, across both web and mobile environments. We are excited to have
Tim join SOASTA at a time when we are seeing a sea change in the testing
market and a need by organisations of all sizes to embrace the cloud,
and deliver quality user experiences every time."
"Testing and performance management is increasingly being seen for what
it ultimately is - a core competency that underpins how customers
interact with an organisations brand," said Tim Bisley, VP and managing
director, EMEA. "SOASTA intrinsically understand this and has developed
a platform that reflects this new paradigm. The company's success in
Europe over the past year and the list of new customers has created both
momentum and a groundswell upon which we anticipate further growth. I am
excited at the challenges that lay ahead and the opportunity to
revolutionise the world of testing."
Bisley brings a track record in building high-performing, pan-European
teams and driving the growth strategies of European operations at
companies such as CA (News - Alert), Nimsoft and Mercury Interactive. He joins SOASTA
from Kronos. His breadth of experience in driving new and disruptive
technologies to market and his focus on delivering tangible customer
service makes him an obvious choice for steering the EMEA operation.
SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test
automation and monitoring solutions, CloudTest, TouchTest and mPulse,
enable developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test and
monitor users with unprecedented speed, scale, precision and visibility.
The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates
provisioning and execution, and analyzes real user behavior in real-time
to deliver actionable intelligence, faster. With SOASTA, companies have
confidence that their applications will perform as designed, delivering
quality user experiences every time. SOASTA's customers are many of
today's most successful brands including Avaya, American Girl, Bonobos,
Backcountry.com, Chegg, Experian, 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 http://www.soasta.com.
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