Akamai CloudTest Reviews

Akamai CloudTest is the #10 ranked solution of our top Load Testing Tools tools. It's rated 3.8 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Apache JMeter - Akamai CloudTest vs Apache JMeter

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Rajbir Singh
Real User
Senior Enterprise Systems & Infrastructure Engineer at INTIGRAL
Aug 21 2019

What is most valuable?

Akamai Cloud Test provides detailed analysis during load and performance testing which helps in determining different components of our platforms and external integrations with other vendors needs optimization (i.e.) it highlights exact API… more »

How has it helped my organization?

Since we run a lot of marketing campaigns on our products, we don't have the exact user capacity requirements. After running the load test we can determine the capacity our backend can handle. Based on that, we can make sure that our… more »

What needs improvement?

Akamai cloud test integration into our current CI/CD pipelines (i.e.) identify and resolve the issues during the sprint phase which helps in delivering an absolute product and reduces time to market/release.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We looked at a couple of other applications like Apache JMeter, Gatling, and a few other low-cost open-sourced applications, but with those applications, you need to have a complete setup or complete integration in the backend. The… more »

What other advice do I have?

It all depends on what you're looking for, but this solution is exactly what we need for performance testing and load testing of this. We never have to panic during campaigns, because I usually don't know what's going to be the response… more »
Real User
Test Engineer at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 15 2019

What do you think of Akamai CloudTest?

What is most valuable?

The agents on the cloud have been extremely valuable for us.

What needs improvement?

The test clip should be more user-friendly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using the solution for one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The solution is very scalable. For the field test, we have over 1,000 users. As of right now, we don't plan to increase usage.

How are customer service and technical support?

Out of five, I would rate the technical support of the solution at two or three. Sometimes it's a challenge because we face delays.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We did previously use a different…

What is Akamai CloudTest?

Soasta's CloudTest rapidly builds realistic test scenarios using real user data, then tests, analyzes and repairs faster. CloudTest's visual test environment and real-time analytics test your website, mobile app and api backend to give you a streaming view of all your performance data while tests run from back-end systems to front end performance.

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SOASTA CloudTest
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