SOURCE: SOASTA, Inc.

March 02, 2010 11:48 ET

SOASTA Expands Global Operations With New Offices in London, Boston and Atlanta

Company Adds to Management Team and Opens New Locations to Support Strong Demand for Cloud Testing

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwire - March 2, 2010) -  SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, today announced a global growth strategy that includes new locations across the U.S. and expanding operations to the European market with its first international presence in London. As part of this strategy, SOASTA has added to its management team to underscore its commitment to the European market as well address the strong demand for its cloud testing services.

SOASTA's new offices are located in Atlanta, Boston, Denver and London and feature the addition of former executives from Hewlett Packard, Gomez and Borland. The addition of these offices to the company's existing infrastructure provides customers with local and global cloud testing expertise. SOASTA has hired Chris Addis as Executive Director, EMEA to run the London operation reporting to Mark Edwards, SOASTA's SVP of Worldwide Sales.

Chris joins SOASTA from Gomez where he most recently served as Head of Account Management for the UK with responsibility for growing and retaining customers across all major industry sectors including Sports Betting and Gaming, Media, Finance and Retail. He was heavily involved in the planning, direction and execution that led to the European organization tripling its revenue over a 3-year period.

Prior to Gomez, Chris held senior sales positions at S1, a leading provider of online banking and insurance solutions, Xchange, SAP and IBM. Chris holds an honors degree in Economics from Greenwich University.

"These changes at SOASTA fall on the heels of the company's success in 2009 and clear signs of accelerating growth in 2010," said Tom Lounibos, CEO, SOASTA. "We are excited to have Chris on board to build on our existing business in Europe and offer the CloudTest service to a broader audience of customer-facing websites and applications."

About SOASTA

SOASTA's mission is to ensure that today's websites and applications are highly reliable and scalable. The company's product, SOASTA CloudTest®, delivers performance intelligence by capturing data about all the elements that impact a website and immediately turning it into actionable information. Leveraging a unique, real-time analytic engine built exclusively for testing web and mobile applications, SOASTA CloudTest enables quality assurance and development teams to test and monitor their websites under both typical and extreme traffic conditions, at an affordable price. SOASTA CloudTest is available on-demand or as an appliance. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com.

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