Palak Patel Joins Apica as New VP in Sales for US

by | June 1, 2012

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apica, a leading load testing and performance-monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, welcomes Palak Patel as Vice President of U.S. Sales for the company. In this new role, Mr. Patel will be responsible for leading the company’s U.S. expansion effort, including sales of its cloud and mobile application testing, web performance, and load-testing services.
“Today, companies are challenged with maintaining high-quality, high-speed, high-performance websites while simultaneously deploying new and evolving features and functionality,” says Sven Hammar, CEO of Apica. “In order to stay competitive, businesses need to be equipped with the best tools for identifying errors to minimize downtime. Palak’s extensive knowledge and industry experience makes him the ideal addition to our team as we look to expand our services to the U.S. market.”
Previously, Mr. Patel worked for Akamai Technologies in various technical and sales-related positions within the enterprise and digital media practices. Mr. Patel earned his bachelor’s degree in computer systems engineering from Boston University.
“I couldn’t have joined Apica at a more exciting time,” says Patel. “The company is poised for rapid growth as it turns its attention on the U.S. market and introduces U.S.-based companies to its very unique and sophisticated approach to the testing of web, mobile, and cloud performance.”
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
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