Shunra and Gartner Discuss Application Performance Engineering

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Early Detection of Application Performance Issues Critical for Business Success

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"60 percent of application failures stem from performance-related issues. If organizations can reduce that number even slightly, they will realize tremendous cost savings. This is what Shunra helps companies achieve." - Gary Jackson, Shunra CEO

Shunra, the industry-recognized authority in network virtualization and application performance engineering, announces the availability of a joint webcast with Gartner on the increased importance of application performance testing in relation to application use, adoption, and business success.

The webcast features commentary and analysis from Gartner Research Director Thomas Murphy and Shunra CEO Gary Jackson. Topics discussed include:

  •     Application performance’s relationship to a company’s financial viability and stability
  •     Increased complexity of testing environments due to the rapid adoption of mobile devices
  •     Need for new application performance engineering strategies to combat the challenge of increased application complexity
  •     Financial and reputation benefits of performance testing using real-world network conditions
  •     Cost savings of moving application performance testing earlier in the development lifecycle

“60 percent of application failures stem from performance-related issues,” said Jackson. “If organizations can reduce that number even slightly, they will realize tremendous cost savings. This is what Shunra helps companies achieve.”

The complete webcast is available for on-demand viewing at http://www.shunra.com/gartner-webcast.

To help companies get started with improving their application performance engineering strategy, Shunra also offers a series of free performance tools that provide insight into how network conditions are affecting end user experience. In addition, the company previously announced an open-platform, and support from multiple partners worldwide, that enables end-to-end mobile application performance testing.

About Shunra
Shunra is the industry-recognized authority in network virtualization and application performance engineering (APE), and a pioneer in WAN emulation technology. Shunra's 2500 customers include 75 of the Fortune 100 with some of the most complex and sophisticated networks in the world. Shunra's APE solutions discover, predict, emulate and analyze the performance of applications over WAN, Web, Mobile and Cloud networks. Shunra delivers dramatic cost savings through customized performance insight, enabling pre-deployment and post-production remediation and optimization. Customers include Apple, AT&T, Bank of America, Best Buy, Boeing, Cisco Systems, Citibank, eBay, FedEx, GE, IBM, ING Direct, Intel, Marriott, MasterCard, McDonalds, Merrill Lynch, Motorola, Oracle, Pepsi, Pfizer, Siemens, Target, Thomson Reuters, Verizon, Walt Disney and the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank. Shunra is headquartered in Philadelphia and privately held.

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