|[December 05, 2012]
Apica Named One of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500
PALO ALTO, Calif. & STOCKHOLM --(Business Wire)--
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 (News - Alert) 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
ProxySniffer, and Apica
InSite. These SaaS (News - Alert) 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 (News - Alert), 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.
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK
private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms,
each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see www.deloitte.com/about
for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche
Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.
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.
Apica website: http://www.apicasystems.com
cloud and web performance blog: http://blog.apicasystems.com
on Twitter (News - Alert): http://twitter.com/apicasystems
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