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Apica Named One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500
By: Business Wire
Dec. 5, 2012 12:04 PM
Apica, a leading load testing and performance monitoring provider for cloud and mobile applications, today announced that it has climbed more than 100 spots on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2012 to #283. Apica’s ascent on this list, which ranks the 500 fastest growing technology companies across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), is fueled by the company’s 531 percent revenue growth over the past five years.
“The cloud services industry is growing at a rapid rate and businesses and developers alike are seeking solutions to optimize their cloud and mobile applications,” said Sven Hammar, CEO of Apica. “Our accelerated position among the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 is a testament to our company’s growth, strong partnership network, and ability to provide solutions that meet the performance and testing demands of this industry. Application monitoring and the ability to detect performance problems will continue to be a challenge for IT organizations in the coming year, which is why we will continue to expand our business and deliver the technology that will help organizations optimize performance and improve user experience.”
This is the second year in a row that Apica has made the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA ranking. In 2011, Apica ranked 395th.
“Making the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA ranking is a testament to a company’s commitment to technology,” said David Halstead, Deloitte United Kingdom and partner in charge of the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme. “With its 531 percent growth rate over five years, Apica has proven that its leadership has the vision and determination to grow in difficult conditions.”
Apica’s solutions have been designed specifically for a cloud infrastructure and include Apica LoadTest, Apica WebPerformance, Apica ProxySniffer, and Apica InSite. These SaaS applications can improve page load times, offer protection from peak load, and test applications for maximum capacity and daily performance. The company currently partners with over 30 industry leaders, including Rackspace, Amazon, Microsoft, AppDynamics, RightScale, and more.
About Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ EMEA
The Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA programme is the region’s most objective industry-ranking to focus on the technology field, recognizing technology companies that have achieved the fastest rates of revenue growth in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (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, internet, media, life sciences and emerging areas, such as clean technology.
The programme is supported by the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 initiatives, which rank high growth technology companies by location or specifically defined geographic area and is run by the Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited’s Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) global industry group. Co-sponsors include Taylor Wessing, a leading International law firm with a focus on the industries of tomorrow, and Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, a venture and growth capital investor which backs entrepreneurs with aspiration for greatness in the IT and clean technology sectors across Europe. More information on the programme and prior year winners is available on www.deloitte.com/fast500.
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Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte has in the region of 200,000 professionals, all committed to becoming the standard of excellence.
Apica provides the most effective technology for optimizing the performance of cloud and mobile applications. Apica offers companies and developers alike easy-to-use, cloud-based load testing and web performance monitoring tools to test applications for maximum capacity, daily performance, improved load times, and protection from peak loads. For more information about how Apica is providing the highest standard for cloud and mobile application performance management, visit http://www.apicasystem.com.
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