Neotys Announces NeoLoad 4.2 Enterprise Load & Performance Testing for Web & Mobile Applications

 

Ideal for Agile Development; Integrates with CI Jenkins and AppDynamics; Support for New Technologies Includes WebSocket & Push Module, HTTP Adaptive Streaming

EuroSTAR Conference 2013, Gothenburg and Waltham, Mass – November 5, 2013 – Neotys, a leader in easy-to-use, cost effective load testing tools for web and mobile applications, today announced NeoLoad 4.2, an enhanced version of its load and performance testing solution.

The company will be demonstrating NeoLoad 4.2 at the EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference this week located in Gothenburg, Sweden. Additional demonstrations will occur during live webcasts over the next few weeks. Interested parties can sign up here.

What’s most compelling about NeoLoad 4.2 is its scope. It addresses a broad range of needs including new web technology support, new monitoring modules, new and enhanced features to support teams and improve productivity, new plug-ins including one for Jenkins CI and cloud testing enhancements. In addition, NeoLoad 4.2 offers new support for WebSocket, Agile development and Continuous Integration, new monitoring modules for Kaazing and MongoDB and intergation with AppDynamics. Enhancements to the NeoLoad Collaboration module mean greater productivity for test teams while a new plug-in eases the handling of any custom data stream over HTTP.

Key New Features

New CI Jenkins Plug-in. NeoLoad 4.2 enables testers to integrate with Jenkins, the award winning open-source Continuous Integration software, and Hudson.

WebSocket & Push Module. NeoLoad now enables performance testers to handle any type of text or binary message stream transported by HTTP Push or WebSocket.

Kaazing Monitoring Module. NeoLoad 4.2 is the first and only to monitor Kaazing servers, one of the world’s leading WebSocket gateways.

HTTP Adaptive Streaming. Real-time entertainment (video/audio) accounts for the majority of total Internet traffic and performance testing is critical to ensure the smooth experience required by users. With NeoLoad’s new video solution, development teams can load test any streaming technology: progressive download, adaptive bitrate streaming (MPEG/DASH, Adobe Dynamic Streaming for Flash, Apple HTTP Live Streaming, Microsoft Smooth Streaming).

Collaboration Module. This newly enhanced module allows development and testing teams to leverage performance testing best practices and assets. All NeoLoad objects and concepts can now be shared among team members: scenarios, populations, load generators and monitoring settings.

New integration with AppDynamics. NeoLoad 4.2 enables testers to integrate with AppDynamics APM solution through a new integration module.

For complete details of what else is is new in NeoLoad 4.2, click here.

“This latest release looks very interesting,” said application performance expert Alex Podelko. “NeoLoad’s new features help teams work together more effectively plus the CI integration coupled with NeoLoad’s ease of use will go a long way to make load testing a reality for Agile development shops. It’s also nice to see Neotys continuing its trend of supporting the newest application technologies so performance testers can keep up with cutting edge development trends.“

“With this version, Neotys demonstrates its agility in anticipating how software architects, developers and QA professionals will want to leverage load testing solutions,” said Gerald Labie, CEO, Neotys USA.“Today’s software teams are relying more on Agile development methodologies while they design sophisticated applications with the latest technologies. They need tools like NeoLoad to help them improve productivity and mitigate risk, while fitting seamlessly into existing software development methodologies and technology environments. »

NeoLoad is designed for Web and mobile applications to realistically simulate user activity and analyze server behavior. The solution allows users to test more quickly, efficiently and frequently, enabling faster deployment of Internet, intranet and mobile applications. NeoLoad supports all web architectures including the newest technologies such as SPDY, HTML5, WebSocket, Ajax Push, Flex, Silverlight and GWT.

Pricing and Availability

NeoLoad 4.2 is available immediately. Pricing is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of requirements and budgets. Interested parties can download a free trial version.

About Neotys:

Since 2005, Neotys has helped over 1,500 customers in more than 60 countries enhance the reliability, performance, and quality of their web and mobile applications. The best-in-class NeoLoad load & performance testing solution is flexible, easy to use with infinite scalability from the cloud and support for all web 2.0 and mobile technologies. All this is backed by a dedicated team of Neotys professional services and support to ensure your success. For more information about Neotys and NeoLoad visit: www.neotys.com or contact
For more information contact:

Elyse Familant
George Cohen Communications
978-725-3637

Jonathan Bracken
Neotys
781-899-7200 x205