August 01, 2011 12:38 ET

Apica to Participate in Webinar on Game Development in the Cloud

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

  • Apica Joins Forces with Amazon Web Services, Couchbase, RightScale and TransGaming for Free Webinar Focused on Building and Running Games in the Cloud
  • Interactive Webinar to Showcase Cloud Gaming Development Success Story; Offer Best Practices for Building an IT Infrastructure to Optimally Power Games or Apps and Use of Apica Technology to Architect Scalability and Increase App Confidence Through Performance Testing and Monitoring

Apica, a leading load testing and performance-monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, today announced its participation in a free, interactive gaming webinar along with Amazon Web Services, Couchbase, RightScale and TransGaming Digital Home.

Given the growing popularity of the online gaming industry and need to get new games out quickly, it is essential to have an effective development solution in place to ensure gaming app success. This forum will provide insight for game developers looking to improve the development and running of games in the cloud and help increase the speed to market of new games and apps. Roberto Monge, chief architect with TransGaming Digital Home, will provide an overview of how TransGaming built its gaming platform on the cloud and utilized technology from Apica and its partners to hone scalability and increase app confidence and reliability through performance testing and monitoring.

Webinar Title: Game Development in the Cloud
When: Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET
Who: Craig Irwin, Chief Operating Officer for Apica
Roberto Monge, Chief Architect for TransGaming Digital Home
Josh Fraser, VP of Business Development for RightScale
Jeff Barr, Senior Web Services Evangelist for Amazon Web Services
Frank Weimel, Director of Product Management for Couchbase

For more information and to register:
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A recording of the webinar will be available following the live event.

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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 both in Stockholm, Sweden and Palo Alto, Calif., with offices in the UK. To learn more about Apica, visit

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