Apica Launches ZebraTester Load Testing Tool
December 01, 2015
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Apica announced the launch of a load testing tool called Apica ZebraTester.

Apica also launched a new online resource named ZebraTester.com that combines all Apica load testing tools and services into a single site.

ZebraTester.com provides access to Apica ZebraTester software, formerly named Apica ProxySniffer, for local load testing and Apica LoadTest Portal software-as-a-service (SaaS) solution with team features and mega-load test options. Zebratester allows developers and IT professionals to plan, execute and analyze websites, cloud services, as well as web and mobile applications.

Apica offers a wide variety of pricing and licensing options from individual users ramping one-time projects to teams managing continuous, large-scale test environments. Load tests can be performed locally behind a firewall or via Apica’s LoadTest Portal with access to a global network of 50 test centers in 13 countries with a capacity of up to over 500 Gb/s and more than 2 million simultaneous users.

Sven Hammar, CEO of Apica, said: ”Apica ZebraTester.com addresses all performance testing needs from startups to large enterprises. It provides users with powerful tools combined with flexible SaaS and load generation options, and packaged professional service offerings for all types of mobile and web-based projects. Apica ZebraTester software and Portal SaaS tools are an ideal match for DevOps teams automating tests with platforms like AWS CodePipeline.”

Zebratester.com Core Offerings:

- Apica ZebraTester – locally executed, downloadable software generates load tests using local resources of up to 10,000 concurrent virtual users (VUs) per test server with the ability to expand capacity as needed.

- Apica LoadTest Portal - cloud-based SaaS for test teams to create and store ZebraTester scripts perform load tests using Apica's global load network and analyze results over time. It includes full API support for automated testing via Jenkins Team City and AWS CodePipeline. It requires no hardware or software installation to access load test services. Stored results are accessible anytime by individuals or teams.

- Professional Services – Apica experts provide consulting options on an hourly or project basis and using packaged solutions for mobile, e-commerce, streaming and API-based testing.

Apica ZebraTester software is available for free load testing with up to 50 VUs locally and up to ten minutes per test up to 500 VUs via the Apica LoadTest Portal.

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