SAN MATEO, Calif. -- March. 12, 2012-- Keynote Systems (Nasdaq:KEYN) subsidiary, Keynote DeviceAnywhere, the global leader in mobile application lifecycle management (mobile ALM), and Shunra Software, the industry-recognized authority in network virtualization and application performance engineering, have jointly announced a partnership for mobile application testing that gives developers the ability to test apps and websites on remotely-accessible devices using real-world mobile network conditions.
Users of Keynote DeviceAnywhere and Shunra will now be able to remotely test mobile apps on virtualized 2.5G, 3G, 4G and WiFi networks that precisely emulate real-world bandwidth, latency, jitter and packet loss conditions. This allows mobile app developers to simulate visits to every type of location and test the performance of the app under those different network scenarios.
The partnership between Keynote DeviceAnywhere and Shunra represents the first functional and performance testing integration released in support of Shunra’s previously announced open mobile app performance platform. The integration brings together Shunra's NetworkCatcher and PerformanceSuite with Keynote DeviceAnywhere's Test Center Enterprise solution. NetworkCatcher captures mobile network conditions while PerformanceSuite allows those network conditions to be virtualized in the test environment and app performance analyzed. Keynote DeviceAnywhere’s Test Center Enterprise is the industry-standard enterprise-class system for remotely testing mobile apps on a manual or automated basis behind the corporate firewall.
“Although Test Center Enterprise has always given access to real, networked devices, the integration with Shunra adds an important extra dimension to mobile app testing,” commented Faraz Syed, Keynote DeviceAnywhere President. “By using real mobile devices in a virtualized lab environment with the respective network conditions users benefit from a a more realistic and global view of app test results.”
“With the Keynote DeviceAnywhere integration, our customers gain the ability to test mobile apps and websites on real mobile devices,” said Bill Varga, Shunra, COO. “It represents a far more cost-effective and less time-consuming alternative to drive testing in the field. It also means that customers can gain significantly better ROI from their testing efforts through automated, repeatable testing.”
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.
Keynote DeviceAnywhere™, a subsidiary of Keynote Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:KEYN), provides the industry’s only true enterprise-class, cloud-based platform for testing and monitoring the functionality, usability, performance and availability of mobile applications and websites. The company’s suite of mobile application lifecycle management (mALM) solutions assures the quality of enterprise mobile applications and services, helping to extend businesses and brands to the mobile channel. To learn more about Keynote DeviceAnywhere and to sign up for a free trial, visit www.deviceanywhere.com.
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Keynote® Systems, Inc., (NASDAQ:KEYN) is the global leader in Internet and mobile cloud testing & monitoring. Keynote maintains the world’s largest on-demand performance monitoring and testing infrastructure for web and mobile sites comprised of over 4,000 measurement computers and mobile devices in over 275 locations around the world that enable companies to continuously improve the online and mobile experience.
Known as ‘The Mobile and Internet Performance Authority™, Keynote offers three market-leading product platforms: Keynote Perspective® provides on-demand performance monitoring for enterprise Web and mobile sites including online portals, e-commerce sites and B2B sites. Keynote DeviceAnywhere is an enterprise-class, cloud-based, mobile application lifecycle management (ALM) testing & quality assurance platform. Keynote SIGOS offers active end-to-end Quality of Service (QoS) testing and monitoring solutions for mobile, fixed and VoIP communications.
Keynote's 4,000 customers represent top Internet and mobile companies and include American Express, AT&T, Disney, eBay, E*TRADE, Expedia, Google, Microsoft, SonyEricsson, T-Mobile and Vodafone. Keynote Systems is headquartered in San Mateo, California and can be reached at http://www.keynote.com/ or by phone in the U.S. at 1-800-KEYNOTE.
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