Category: Mobile

Best ways to test mobile websites and mobile apps

With application users now demanding a seamless experience for desktop, tablet and smartphone from anywhere at any time, testing and monitoring for mobile is often overlooked – with disastrous consequences Whether you have a mobile website or a mobile app, it is vital to make sure your users have trouble free operation. Research points to […]

# Velocity 2013 in Santa Clara

We are in the middle of a busy period performing several large loadtests for our customers, at the same time as we are launching our new LoadTest Portal. One of the main objectives when developing the new LoadTest Portal has been to make it more user friendly, making it possible for more of our partners […]

Lessons learned from the Olympics 2012

  I recently read this article which mentions the 2012 Olympics ticketing problems: 15 UK Web Performance Nightmares, and the damage they caused  There are lots of well publicized web performance problems from Olympic ticketing to denied access to online bank accounts. The IT industry coughs up these problems on an increasingly regular basis, shrugs, and carries on. […]

Apica support your Mobile Application Management

In 2013, mobile devices will pass PCs to be most common Web access tools. By 2015 media tablet shipments will reach around 50 percent of laptop shipments and over 80 percent of the handsets sold in mature markets will be smartphones. These trends were highlighted by Gartner research in their  “Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends […]

Apica named one of the fastest growing technology companies

Great news! For the second year in a row, Apica has been ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 as one of the fastest growing technology companies in the EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa). We’ve been working diligently over the past year to add new partners; expand our geographic footprint; deliver even more […]

2013 Predictions: The Year of Application Optimization

For the past few years, our friends at have run an annual prediction series forecasting the trends most likely to drive adoption of cloud and virtualization technologies in the upcoming year. This is the second year in a row that they’ve invited me to contribute, and I thought long and hard about the assignment. […]

2013 web app predictions from Akamai Edge

Last week a few of my colleagues and I flew out to Las Vegas to attend Akamai Edge 2012, Akamai’s annual customer conference. The event is a great opportunity to see the latest advancements in Akamai technology as well as network with Akamai partners, customers, and other Internet visionaries and find out how they are […]

Apica’s New Partners in Cloud, Mobile, & Web Services

If you’ve been paying attention to our press releases for the past few months, you’ve no doubt seen that we’ve been partnering with some of the leaders in web, mobile, and cloud services. We’re thrilled to bring our performance monitoring and load testing tools to a growing number of cloud and application environments to improve […]