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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 improve the end-user experience.

So in the spirit of camaraderie, we’d like to take a moment to welcome some of the newest members of the Apica ecosystem.

HP Cloud. Just this morning, Apica joined in the HP Cloud partner ecosystem, providing HP Cloud Services customers with the ability to optimize web and mobile applications launched in the HP public cloud. Apica helps professionals basing their company’s infrastructure in the HP public cloud with the ability to analyze end-user behavior and identify the root cause of performance issues, drastically improving stability and response time.

Eucalyptus Systems. Back in July, we partnered with Eucalyptus Systems to offer performance monitoring resources in data centers utilizing their on-premise IaaS. Customers can test their web and mobile applications launched in Eucalyptus cloud environments for maximum capacity, daily performance, improved load times, and protection from peak loads.

Kaazing. Also in July, we partnered with Kaazing, the leading enabler of the Living Web™, to bring performance monitoring to applications built with the HTML5 WebSocket standard. With the advent of Facebook and Twitter, web users now expect modern websites to be able to update in real time. This partnership enables users to see exactly how an application is performing in a real browser and track end-user response times.

AppDynamics. And then in June, we partnered with AppDynamics, the next generation application performance management company, to bring enhanced visibility and analytics to the testing and monitoring of today’s most complex web, cloud, and mobile applications. This integration provides up to 10 times more visibility into distributed applications and enables 90 percent faster root cause analysis — everything that IT ops and dev teams require to optimize performance in today’s revenue-critical applications.

We look forward to working closely with all of our partners to give their customers the tools to optimize the performance of their applications and keep them fast and responsive.

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Sven Hammar is Co-Founder and CEO of Apica. In 2005, he had the vision of starting a new SaaS company focused on application testing and performance. Today, that concept is Apica, the third IT company I’ve helped found in my career.

Before Apica, he co-founded and launched Celo Commuication, a security company built around PKI (e-ID) solutions. He served as CEO for three years and helped grow the company from five people to 85 people in two years. Right before co-founding Apica, he served as the Vice President of Marketing Bank and Finance at the security company Gemplus (GEMP).

Sven received his masters of science in industrial economics from the Institute of Technology (LitH) at Linköping University. When not working, you can find Sven golfing, working out, or with family and friends.

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