December 01, 2011 09:13 ET

Apica Named Among Fastest Growing European, Middle East and African Technology Companies

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 1, 2011) -

  • Apica Named Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2011 Award Winner
  • Deloitte Also Recognizes Apica Among Fast 50 Technology Award Winners for Sweden Program

Apica, a leading load testing and performance-monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, today announced it has been recognized as a Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2011 Award winner and one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) in 2011. The Technology Fast 500 EMEA list has been compiled by Deloitte, one of the world's leading accounting and consulting networks, for more than a decade and is widely recognized as the region's most objective industry award program, recognizing technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in EMEA during the past five years.

Combining technological innovation, entrepreneurship and rapid growth, Fast 500 companies -- large, small, public and private -- span a variety of industry sectors, and are leaders in hardware, software, telecom, semiconductors, the Internet, media and entertainment, life sciences and emerging areas, such as clean technology. Previous winners include TomTom and

Last month, Apica was also named one of Sweden's 50 fastest-growing technology companies in Deloitte's national Technology Fast 50 Sweden program.

Apica's solutions test, monitor and optimize web, cloud and mobile applications, giving businesses a true understanding of how those applications perform. Failure to deliver performance in an application will have a significant impact on the business. Testing applications both prior to deployment and after launch are critical to ensure uptime and optimal performance levels.

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"We are honored to receive the prestigious Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA Award and also Deloitte Fast 50 Technology Sweden Award," said Sven Hammar, CEO for Apica. "The recognition is a tribute to all of our talented employees who develop such sought after services and cutting edge technologies for optimizing and testing websites for maximum performance -- something that all organizations with the goal of having a serious net presence must engage in. We look forward to further expansion of Apica's technology and services worldwide."

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About Apica
Apica is a leading provider of load testing and performance monitoring solutions that test, monitor and optimize cloud and mobile applications. More than 250 customers, including Newsday, PricewaterhouseCoopers, eBay Sweden and Thomas Cook, use Apica for the highest possible performance standards globally and in the cloud. Apica's products are uniquely designed for cloud infrastructure and have performed some of the largest published load tests ever conducted. Apica WebExcellence Suite includes Apica LoadTest, Apica WebPerformance and Apica WebOverload, for testing applications for maximum capacity, real-time performance, improved load times and protection from peak load. Apica was founded in 2005 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden and Palo Alto, Calif., with offices in London, Los Angeles, Austin, Texas and Seattle, Wash. To learn more about Apica, visit

Contact Information

  • Media Contacts:
    Sven Hammar (for EMEA inquiries)
    CEO, Apica AB
    Phone: +46 8 555 830 30
    Mobile: +46 735 05 90 68
    Email: Email Contact

    Cathy Wright (for U.S. inquiries)
    Email Contact
    (650) 340-1985