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Apica releases four new incident management integrations for accelerated issue resolution

Apica, the performance monitoring, and testing experts, have today announced native incident management integrations with ServiceNow, Splunk, Slack and OpsGenie.

Apica raises $12m USD in new funding round

Apica, announced today it has raised $12m in a funding round led by Oxx with participation from existing investors Industrifonden, SEB Venture Capital and KTH Chalmers Capital.

Digital Desertion: 60% of consumers less loyal to brands after poor website and app performance, survey reveals

Internet users are growing more demanding and less forgiving, according to the results of a consumer survey from Apica, the performance monitoring and testing experts.

Apica expands its leadership team with appointment of industry veterans Ajay Singh and Steve Munford

Performance monitoring and testing expert expands internationally; appoints two tech leaders as non-executive directors and hires three new key global roles.

Apica to Present Largest Scale Software Testing Capabilities at STPCon 2017

Demonstrations and use cases of synthetic monitoring highlight Apica's advanced load, performance and website testing capabilities.

Apica Announces Carmen Carey as New CEO

Apica, a leading provider of performance-as-a service solutions, has named Carmen Carey as CEO to support its strategy and rapid global expansion. Carey, who brings a wealth of experience in taking companies through high-growth periods, will build on the successes of Founder and CEO Sven Hammar who moves into the Chief

Apica Announces Cyber Monday Web Performance Index, Ranking Internet Retailer Top 100

Apica, a leading provider of comprehensive performance testing and monitoring tools, today announced its 2016 Cyber Monday Web Performance Index. The index evaluates various aspects of the web performance for the top 100 eCommerce websites in the United States.

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Apica Releases New Incident Management Integrations with ServiceNow, Splunk, Slack and OpsGenie

Apica announced four new native incident management integrations for 24×7 performance monitoring. Out-of-the-box connectors available in Apica Synthetic now feed event intelligence and IT alerts instantly to ServiceNow, Splunk, Slack, Ops Genie and PagerDuty,

From sweets to furniture: The secrets of selling online

What are the best ways to sell online? And how do you make sure you have a website that really works? Part one in our eight-part series exploring all things e-commerce, including the correlation of website load speed to e-commerce success.

AppDynamics, Apica Partner for DevOps App Performance Testing

AppDynamics and Apica have teamed up to deliver an enterprise-focused, integrated load testing and application performance monitoring solution. The pact sees Apica -- specializing in testing for Web, streaming, mobile and APIs -- integrating its Apica LoadTest tool with the application performance management platform

Digital disappointment affects brand loyalty, says report

According to a survey by website testing group Apica, internet users are growing less forgiving and demanding over poor website performance. The third-party firm found that 75% of respondents expect apps and websites to perform faster than three years ago, with 40% not waiting more than ten seconds for a website to r

Survey: Consumers more demanding, less forgiving when it comes to website and app performance

Research conducted by Apica and 3Gem surveyed 2,250 online internet users in the UK, USA, and Sweden. The survey results were generally consistent across the geographies. Today’s online users expect a greater level of performance than they did three years ago.

Top 6 Challenges of API Testing

API testing is part of the integration testing process and concerns the communication between two systems—one of which your staff likely has no control over. In this article, you’ll find the following six common challenges when testing APIs and our recommended solutions.

Next Steps for ITOA – Part 4

APMdigest asked experts across the industry — including analysts, consultants, and vendors — for their opinions on the next steps for ITOA. Part 4 covers automation and dynamic IT environment.

Twitter down: Users unable to post social media updates as network suffers technical problems

Social network hit by the outage, leaving users unable to broadcast their thoughts to the world in 140 characters. Twitter collapsed in the UK on May 19, 2017, leaving British people unable to access the social network.

Twitter down: Users unable to post social media updates as network suffers technical problems

Social network hit by the outage, leaving users unable to broadcast their thoughts to the world in 140 characters. Twitter collapsed in the UK on May 19, 2017, leaving British people unable to access the social network.

Avoiding the damage of a website crash

The recent website crash experienced by Virgin Money Giving has already proven to be a very expensive mistake by the brand. Even temporarily ignoring the financial aspect prevented friends, colleagues, and relatives from personally supporting those who were running.

Not all websites are created equal: learning from the London Marathon let down

The crash, which was partially resolved but continued to affect site performance and donation submission well into the morning of the marathon, left thousands of people unable to make last-minute donations to runners’ fundraising pages.

Applications of IoT: Ensuring disruption without disruption

IoT is bringing more and more things into the digital fold, and the onus is now on businesses to understand it is one of the most disruptive technologies of our time.

IoT Ensuring disruption without disruption

By 2020, Gartner predicts there will be 20.8 billion data-creating devices connected to the internet, compared to just over six billion in 2016. And applications of IoT (Internet of Things) are already at work in our day to day lives, making homes, offices, and streets more connected.

IoT: Where are we now and where are we going?

Car manufacturers over the next five years will drive a revolution in how people both buy and use their vehicles. Increased accessibility will mean you can adjust car temperature, check mileage, or even start the ignition from an app.

Carmen Carey CEO

Carey is an experienced technology executive and the CEO of Apica. Her career to date encompasses leadership roles as an executive in fast-growing global technology companies. She was most recently CEO of Big Data Partnership and previously COO of MetaPack, CEO of ControlCircle and COO of MessageLabs.

How automation is driving digital transformation

The biggest challenge for financial services organizations is adopting new technology whilst maintaining high volume, mission-critical transactions. Organizations have to adopt and build within their existing environments.

How FS is being forced into the Fast Lane

How fast financial services firms can adopt new technologies in line with customer demands will dictate whether they perform a support function or a core role in the industry of the future.

Connected Cars driving the IoT

Cars are becoming data centers; each will soon be connected to a variety of interconnected servers providing data. By turning this data into insights about key areas of the driving experience, car manufacturers can create compelling subscription-based services that car buyers are willing to pay for.

5 Mobile Development Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

Your business should not build an app just for the sake of having one. Avoid these 5 mobile development pitfalls to get the most out of your online presence by Sven Hammar, CSO at Apica

Be Properly Prepared to Minimize the Impact of DDoS Attacks

Reports of aggressive DDoS attacks, also known as cyberattacks or overload attacks, are recurring topics in the news. These attacks shake up businesses and organizations—and their customers who are impacted in the end. Prepare for them to minimize the impact on your business and operations.

5 Mobile Development Pitfalls – and How to Avoid Them

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the “second screen.” Avoid these 5 mobile development pitfalls and stay on top of your mobile presence.

What Your Company Should Consider When It Comes to Load Testing

Businesses use load testing to determine the maximum workload their software operations can handle and how their platform holds up during increased usage. Load testing analyzes the performance, reliability, and capacity of a software implementation on specific hardware, as well as gives companies the ability to identif

Heavy Cyber Monday traffic takes down Target.com and 
slows PayPal

Target Corp.’s website appeared to be functioning by noon after earlier Cyber Monday traffic overwhelmed the retailer’s system, although mobile load times were slow. While the site was unavailable, a notice…

Black Friday Sinks Leading Nordic E-Commerce Sites

The mobile web is going through an exciting growth phase as consumers and businesses shift their interests toward the “second screen.” Even the media is taking notice of the trend: Forbes declared 2015 the “Year of the Mobile Web.”