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Huawei Selects SOASTA to Provide Cloud Performance Testing

Huawei will integrate CloudTest, a dynamic web application built to support test creation, execution, and analytics

SOASTA® Inc., on Tuesday announced that Huawei has selected SOASTA to provide continuous integration and robust functional test automation for its business and consumer offerings. Huawei will utilize SOASTA TouchTest and CloudTest for internal testing of Huawei’s apps, ensuring peak performance and user experiences for its PaaS (Platform as a Service) and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) ecosystem.

“We chose to work with SOASTA because of its unrivaled leadership in cloud and mobile testing,” said Guoqiang Rong, President of Device Cloud, Huawei. “SOASTA continues to outperform the competition by ensuring top application performance and quality user experiences, allowing our developer base to bring their apps to market quickly. Huawei would have needed three companies to accomplish what SOASTA can achieve. We look forward to continuing our work together to enhance our business and consumer cloud offerings in China and beyond.”

Huawei will integrate CloudTest, a dynamic web application built to support test creation, execution, and analytics, to ensure peak performance for its mobile apps. TouchTest, a precision mobile app test automation tool, will be implemented to shorten application development cycles. SOASTA’s technology will ensure the best user experience for Huawei’s Consumer Business Cloud Service, which includes Emotion UI, Open Cloud Platform, and the Huawei App Center for Android-based applications.

“Huawei’s solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population,” said Tom Lounibos, SOASTA CEO. “We’re thrilled to help their team deliver quality user experiences and look forward to expanding our relationship. China is a market that is devoting more attention and resources to application quality. A continued relationship with Huawei will increase our footprint in Asia, and enhance Huawei’s reputation as the global ICT provider.”

Since 2013, Huawei has invested significantly in its Consumer Business Group. The group’s core focus is the Mobile Devices Cloud, which is responsible for developing iOS and Android apps for Huawei’s IaaS Cloud Services, the Huawei App Store, Vmall.com, and for external developers through an open API. With continuous integration on mobile platforms through the SOASTA/Jenkins plugin and robust performance testing through SOASTA Global Test Cloud, app quality and time to market will improve dramatically.

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