Appvance Launches Low-Cost Apache JMeter Cloud

Easy to use cloud-based load testing for any size company

Appvance is making load testing lower cost, fast, and easy for development and QA teams with the introduction of Appvance UTP Performance Cloud.

Appvance UTP Performance Cloud logoBuilt atop the Appvance UTP platform, Performance Cloud brings a very easy to use interface which allows novices to advanced users to get load test results in minutes, with no additional training. Additional features include mobile load testing as well as UX-level HTML5 performance tests using real browsers in the cloud.

“This new cloud offering from Appvance is simple, easy to use and very inexpensive: 50% to 80% lower cost than the competition.” said Kevin Surace, Appvance CEO. “Our Unified Test Platform is the best-of-breed 3rd generation automated test platform. However, not everyone needs the hundreds of features and test types offered to the enterprise in Appvance UTP. This new cloud load test service gives people a taste of what they might graduate to in the future, all starting at no cost.”

Key features of Appvance UTP Performance Cloud include:

  • 50% lower cost than other services
  • 100% compatible with Apache Jmeter—Import your existing Jmeter scripts
  • Create tests at scale to 1M+ users
  • Setup tests in under 5 minutes
  • Real-time detailed reports
  • Capture instantly – The built-in Jmeter proxy allows testers to use their mobile or browser-based applications and the Appvance UTP Performance Cloud will create the Jmeter or HAR scripts for you.
  • Auto-Correlation – Correlates items such as session ID’s automatically in HAR for mobile load testing
  • Appvance Designer – An advanced code-free recording environment for rapidly creating and automating data-driven use cases by creating easy-to-edit, low-brittleness UX-driven scripts
  • True Beginning-to-End testing – Tests the complete user experience as it takes into consideration all the nuances and variables of the client-side code, which is where a larger percentage of code resides today
  • Start Free – Initial account is free for life

About Appvance Inc.
Appvance has developed the first 3rd generation software test automation platform, 10X to 100X faster to create and maintain tests than previous generations. Started in 2012, Appvance was founded to re-definine how enterprises approach automated testing, and make the move to automation from manual testing easy. The company’s major platform, Appvance UTP, the first unified test automation platform, makes Continuous Delivery faster, cheaper and better. The company is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has offices in Costa Rica and India. Investors include Javelin Ventures, Staenberg Ventures, Social Internet Fund, FundersClub, Three Bridges Ventures and HB Asset Management.