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Huawei Selects SOASTA to Provide Automated Continuous Test Integration and Cloud Performance Testing for Its Chinese and Global Customers

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- SOASTA® Inc., a leader in cloud and mobile testing, today announced that Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, 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.”

“With massive uptake of mobile, web and social media in China and Huawei's position globally in the developing world as well, there is commensurate demand for quality across environments. Early entry to the market such as SOASTA's can be key to help establish strategic partnerships and the maturity and to provide quality and performance solutions in China for web and mobile PaaS,” said Melinda Ballou, program director for IDC’s Application Lifecycle Management and Executive Strategies service. “The fast pace of growth of both cloud computing and private device clouds in China also demands rapid access to large-scale cloud testing and mobile test automation for IT and businesses.”

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.

About SOASTA:

SOASTA is the leader in cloud testing. Its web and mobile test automation and monitoring solutions, CloudTest, TouchTest and mPulse, enable developers, QA professionals and IT operations teams to test and monitor users with unprecedented speed, scale, precision and visibility. The innovative product set streamlines test creation, automates provisioning and execution, and analyzes real user behavior in real-time to deliver actionable intelligence, faster. With SOASTA, companies have confidence that their applications will perform as designed, delivering quality user experiences every time. SOASTA’s customers are many of today’s most successful brands including Avaya, American Girl, Bonobos, Backcountry.com, Chegg, Experian, Gilt Groupe, Hallmark, Intuit, Microsoft and Netflix. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, Calif. For more information about SOASTA, please visit http://www.soasta.com.

SOASTA is a registered trademark of SOASTA, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. Other product or company names mentioned may be trademarks or trade names of their respective companies.

About Huawei:

Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. Through our dedication to customer-centric innovation and strong partnerships, we have established end-to-end advantages in telecom networks, devices and cloud computing. We are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers by providing competitive solutions and services. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries, serving more than one third of the world's population. For more information, visit Huawei online: www.huawei.com. Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/huaweipress and YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/HuaweiPress.


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