Apica ProxySniffer AMI Now Available for AWS Users

by | June 25, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apica, a leading load testing and performance monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, has released its AMI for Apica ProxySniffer, bringing mega load testing capabilities to Amazon Web Services users. By utilizing Amazon’s Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Apica ProxySniffer AMI offers Amazon customers the ability to instantly rent, on an hourly basis using their AWS credentials, extra load generators for 2,000, 5,000 or 10,000 simultaneous virtual users. By combining up to 100 load generator AMIs in a cluster, Apica ProxySniffer AMI can reach a total load of up to 1 million simultaneous virtual users for mega testing applications. This number makes Apica ProxySniffer capable of performing one of the largest load tests of any testing provider.
“Apica ProxySniffer gives our customers the ability to create and set up their own load tests according to their individual needs,” says Sven Hammar, CEO of Apica. “Our global test platform allows for comprehensive performance management and capacity planning. Pairing those capabilities with the elasticity and scalability of the AWS Cloud will generate test volumes capable of validating scaling and failover for the most demanding cloud applications and SaaS providers.”
The Apica ProxySniffer EC2 AMI is instantly available and can be up and running within minutes from the Apica ProxySniffer GUI. There is no minimum subscription and the hourly costs are conveniently billed to existing AWS accounts. Load testing scripts can be easily recorded using the free ProxySniffer tool from Apica that doesn’t require any manual coding. Within 10 minutes, Amazon Web Services customers can create and execute a mega load test to ensure reliability and scalability and optimize application performance.

Apica will be exhibiting at the O’Reilly Velocity 2012 Conference in booth #312, June 25 – 27, 2012 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif.


Apica provides the most effective technology for optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. The Apica WebExcellence Suite offers companies and developers alike easy-to-use, cloud-based load testing and web performance monitoring tools to test applications for maximum capacity, daily performance, improved load times, and protection from peak load. For more information about how Apica is providing the highest standard for cloud and mobile application performance management, visit http://www.apicasystem.com.

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