New load testing portal meets cloud, mobile, and enterprise testing needs of any organization

Moving into 2013 the demand for flexible, on-demand load testing is at an all-time high. Organizations have finally and overwhelmingly recognized the importance of application uptime to customer relations, brand reputation, and the bottom line, and are looking to take control of their web, mobile, and cloud application performance. With this in mind, Apica revealedRead More

Apica named one of the fastest growing technology companies

Great news! For the second year in a row, Apica has been ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa). We’ve been working diligently over the past year to add new partners; expand our geographic footprint; deliver even moreRead More

2013: The year of application optimization for the device-driven Internet

For the past few years, our friends at VMblog.com have run an annual prediction series forecasting the trends most likely to drive adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies in the upcoming year. This is the second year in a row that they’ve invited me to contribute, and I thought long and hard about the assignment.Read More

2013 web app predictions from Akamai Edge

Last week a few of my colleagues and I flew out to Las Vegas to attend Akamai Edge 2012, Akamai’s annual customer conference. The event is a great opportunity to see the latest advancements in Akamai technology as well as network with Akamai partners, customers, and other Internet visionaries and find out how they areRead More

Apica joins partners in the cloud to improve application performance

If you’ve been paying attention to our press releases for the past few months, you’ve no doubt seen that we’ve been partnering with some of the leaders in web, mobile, and cloud services. We’re thrilled to bring our performance monitoring and load testing tools to a growing number of cloud and application environments to improveRead More

Apica hires Palak Patel to grow U.S. footprint

I’m pleased today to introduce you to Palak Patel, the newest member of Apica. Palak joins Apica as the Vice President of U.S. Sales and will be leading the company’s U.S. expansion efforts. Before joining Apica, Palak held various technical and sales-related positions at Akamai. Check out the press release we issued to read moreRead More

Apica announces successful Series C financing

We are excited to share with you that we have raised $5 million in new financing from SEB Venture Capital along with our existing Swedish investors, Industrifonden, ALMI Invest, and KTH Chalmers Capital. We will be putting this funding to use for product development, marketing support, and expanding server and testing capacity for our cloudRead More

Why your media website should be optimized for the mobile web

Which device do you turn to when news breaks? Forty-five percent of U.S. adults use their smartphones to get most of their news, according to The Pew Research Center’s State of the News Media 2012 report. But when news breaks and readers can’t access the site after waiting for what seems like hours (but isRead More