New Cloud Testing White Paper from PushToTest Helps IT Test Web Applications on a Much Smaller Budget

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Cloud Testing Makes Application Testing Affordable for Organizations Watching Their Holiday Spending

Cloud Testing Breaks the Price Barrier

PushToTest(tm), the open source application performance management and test automation solutions company, has released a white paper titled "Cloud Testing Breaks the Price Barrier" for application testing in the cloud. The white paper can be downloaded today at

With today's budget constraints, traditional testing tools have become cost-prohibitive for many organizations who need to scale to millions of users but cannot afford the costs of an internal QA lab, test software, test maintenance and expert consultants.

Cloud Testing, or application testing "in the cloud", has emerged as a ground-breaking solution to this problem by delivering bandwidth and computing power to run tests at user levels never before possible, at commodity prices.

The new white paper includes:

  •     The Top Costs and Risks to Successful Load Testing
  •     How to Run Tests from Your QA Lab, From the Cloud, or Both
  •     The Cloud Testing Checklist for Building a Successful Cloud Testing Strategy

"There is no question that load testing is important for any company with customer-facing applications, however some organizations have been forced to minimize their testing efforts due to budget constraints… which can lead to risks of service outages and disappointed customers, vendors, and employees," said Frank Cohen, CEO and Founder of PushToTest. "The great news is that Cloud Testing offers companies a way to conduct large-scale load tests at prices unheard of just a few years ago."

PushToTest commercial customers already realize cost savings and test
automation agility.

"At Tribal DDB we have cost-conscious clients who demand performance and have high thresholds. You could not call any average load testing company and pull that off. It became cost-prohibitive to our clients," said Alan Rodriguez, Director of Data Center Operations and Testing at Tribal DDB. "PushToTest is capable of going to very high transaction levels at low price rates. We are not covering the capital expenditure of server infrastructure. Unless someone is using a cloud platform, you can't come close to the same transaction level and cost as we did with PushToTest."

About PushToTest TestMaker Cloud Testing
PushToTest TestMaker is the first open source test automation tool to provide Cloud Testing. TestMaker is a free open-source test platform. Used by more than 250,000 users, TestMaker is unique in its ability to repurpose a single test script (created in Selenium, soapUI, Java, and many other tools) to be a functional test, a load and performance test, and a business service monitor. PushToTest TestMaker includes cloud environment client software to fully enable automatic start of the needed test injector machine instances, running the test, storing and analyzing the results, and then taking the machines down. All of this is with complete automation.

Download the free white paper, "Cloud Testing Breaks the Price Barrier" at

About PushToTest
PushToTest is a commercial open source test automation and application
performance management solutions company. Our expertise is put to work for medium and large organizations needing to understand and solve scalability and performance problems in complex information systems, especially Web environments. PushToTest publishes the popular TestMaker software platform for Web application, Rich Internet Application (RIA, using Ajax, Flex, Flash,) Service Oriented Architecture (SOA,) Web service, and Business Process Management (BPM) testing. Details at

PushToTest and TestMaker are trademarks of the PushToTest company.

Media Contact: Anne Herreria via phone at (408) 858-4749

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