Enterprise

Cloud-based Load Testing for Websites and Web Applications


Why Load Testing and Web Performance is Necessary for Enterprise Applications

For applications looking to satisfy a particular business’s needs, it is essential that those applications can run smoothly. Those that do not can cause the business that they serve revenue, market share, or even, and most crucially, their reputation. This has not stopped issues such as bad performance, application bugs, or downtime from occurring widely throughout the industry, however.

As the rising costs of such problems go up, so should the implementation of load tests increase in order to ensure customer experience and security. Enterprise application businesses also need to ensure that their applications are accessible on any device and in any particular location.
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Companies need to be confident that their applications can scale as well as the peak load that can be handled all within a reasonable amount of time. For this reason it is necessary that these applications load test in order to gauge what they can and cannot handle. It is important that they realize the value of performance for their services and if they are are up to industry standards when it comes to maintaining their application infrastructures. The value of load testing is multifaceted. Not only can you find current issues that need fixing using load testing, it can also allow you to know exactly what types of issues may arise in the future. You can also be sure that before any application is deployed that all of its necessary components are there so that no unnecessary and embarrassing errors can occur.

All levels of enterprise applications need to be tested in order to ensure that they can keep up with demand, but not all of them need to be tested to the same degree. Small-scale applications can be tested inside a firewall using only a few machines, while extending those tests to the cloud only as needed. Internal testing solutions may work for applications not designed to be accessed from the internet, but with the increase in companies moving over to the cloud, larger scale tests must be run as well. Those tests are often more complicated, requiring larger budgets, new test resources, and script rewrites.
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In addition, the more complex the system involved the more specialized experience and inside agent tools are needed to recognize, diagnose, and fix issues of performance. For these issues to be effectively handled these companies need to have their projects precisely defined, be able to script effectively, execute tests, and have the right recommendations on best practices for enterprise web applications possible. Finally teams need to be effectively trained on order to support solutions over the long term.

In a business that has such little margin of error as enterprise applications, both the supplier and the provider of the service involved need the security of knowing that applications will run smoothly no matter what kinds of stresses are put on them. In order for this to happen, they need to be effectively load tested. Without such testing there is a very real danger that web applications will not be able to handle demand. Such an eventuality would mean very damaging consequences for all involved.

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Performance testing

The best SaaS & Enterprise companies continually load test to know exactly when they need to purchase servers and upgrade infrastructure. They use proactive monitoring to know exactly when their application slows down and fixes issues before any customers notice.

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Enterprise cloud

The cloud means that your customers expect their SaaS application to be available on any device, anywhere. Upholding SLAs and having a high-performing application is critical to winning deals and satisfying customers.


Website Testing Solutions

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Keep Tabs on Web Performance

Poor performance can mean the difference between a loyal customer and a bad review; a wildly successful app and one that never gets off the ground. Apica provides unmatched visibility into your mission critical web assets with powerful, user-centric metrics that matter.

  • 24/7 Synthetic Performance Monitoring simulates customer interactions and user flows
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