Energy-sector
January 13 2020 By Posted in Expertise

The heat is on for the energy sector to maintain service availability and performance

Electric power is essential at any time of year, but in winter months energy companies across the northern hemisphere face greater demand, precisely when harsh weather makes consistent provision more difficult. How do they cope with the challenges of providing energy and service?     One way electricity providers have adopted is to make sure their ...

December 19 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Load testing for business benefits: from e-commerce to business applications

Typically the most compelling argument in favor of load testing comes from the world of e-commerce. But critical shopping days are only one load testing use case. Business applications need attention too! With proper planning, service disruptions can be anticipated and avoided.   Optimizing mission-critical back office tools Consider the frustration ...

October 31 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Full-service load testing: let the specialists give your applications a checkup

There are many good reasons for load testing: to ensure performance in peak traffic periods, optimize return on investments in digital services and, in the application lifecycle, for changes in the infrastructure, to deal with performance problems, and as part of quality practices.   Challenges that make load testing worthwhile Still, sometimes the ...

June 19 2019 By Posted in Expertise

Making sure cloud applications live up to expectations

A few years ago, cost-efficiency was a common argument in favor of migrating to the cloud. While cost is still an important factor, the primary reason cited by companies nowadays is to improve the speed of IT service delivery.   Speed is now cited as the main reason for moving apps to the cloud Speedy deployment and streamlined management of ...

March 18 2019 By Posted in Expertise

How end-user monitoring tools can contribute to continuous integration

This post takes a look at how and where end-user quality assessment fits into the software development practice of continuous integration and considers the advantages of solutions that interact with web, Windows and mobile applications.   Continuous integration and application quality Looking back over the past year, ‘continuous integration’ or ...