Run an Instant Test for Any URL From Global Locations With 1-Click Functionality With KITE Retailers Can Empower Entire Teams to Test Performance KITE Users Leverage Keynote's Cloud Storage to Save and Run Test Scripts
SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2008--Keynote(R) Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN), the global leader in on-demand mobile
test & measurement solutions for continuously improving the online
experience, today announced that it has made testing from the cloud
easier than ever with new 1-click functionality from KITE, Keynote
Internet Testing Environment. KITE is Keynote's free desktop product for
testing and analyzing the performance of Web sites and applications
across the Internet cloud. KITE makes it easy for all Web teams to
optimize Web site performance just in time for the trying 2009 holiday
"We've done for cloud testing what Amazon did for online shopping," said
Vik Chaudhary, vice president of product management and corporate
development at Keynote. "Now, with 1-click functionality, anyone can
determine the performance of a Web site from around the world."
Users will also be able to use Keynote's cloud storage to store the 20
most recently executed performance test scripts for reporting and
analysis. Other new KITE features enable users to build and share
scripts and performance results with their colleagues and across teams
via email, Facebook and iGoogle and across multiple file formats.
"We're proud of the fact that developers and Web teams turn to us for
insight into how their applications are performing and how end users
experience them," said Vik Chaudhary. "We already offer the largest
and most accurate real-time test & measurement infrastructure in
the world. Now, we also offer a rich and easy-to-use instant testing
tool backed by the power of our global test & measurement network."
Keynote recently announced it was opening
its cloud infrastructure to anyone, offering KITE for free download
With the increasing complexity of Web 2.0 applications combined with a
lack of interoperability standards, huge amounts of proprietary code and
new Internet computing models like Cloud Computing, Web teams are facing
new operational nightmares. KITE enables those teams to maximize their
resources and keep up with rapid development and deployment cycles,
offering real time performance testing and analysis of complex Web 2.0
applications for immediate performance feedback. The solution helps
identify the root cause of performance issues instantly, reducing costly
mistakes in production.
See what real users are saying about KITE at http://kite.keynote.com/video/keynote-kite/keynote-kite.html.
Keynote opens its cloud infrastructure for Web Performance testing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9IHCu9WfDB4
Download KITE for free at http://kite.keynote.com
Keynote Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN) is the global leader in on-demand test &
measurement solutions for continuously improving the online experience.
For over a decade, Keynote has been providing measurement data and
testing capabilities that allow companies to understand and improve
their customers' online and mobile experience. Keynote has four test and
measurement businesses: Web performance, mobile quality, streaming &
VoIP, and customer experience/UX.
Known as The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority(TM), Keynote has a
market-leading infrastructure of 2,600 measurement computers and mobile
devices in over 240 locations around the world. Keynote's 2,800
customers represent top Internet and mobile companies including American
Express, Dell, Disney, eBay, E*TRADE, Expedia, Microsoft, SonyEricsson,
Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, Vodafone and YouTube.
Keynote Systems, Inc. is headquartered in San Mateo, California and can
be reached at www.keynote.com
or by phone in the U.S. at 1-800-KEYNOTE.
Keynote, The Internet Performance Authority, Perspective and
WebEffective are registered trademarks and The Mobile and Internet
Performance Authority and True Experience are trademarks of Keynote
Systems, Inc. Other trademarks are the property of their respective
owners. (C) 2008 Keynote Systems, Inc.
CONTACT: Citigate Cunningham
Leslie Johnson, 415-618-8740
Keynote Systems, Inc.
Dan Berkowitz, 650-403-3305
Source: Keynote Systems