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Manual vs. Automated Software Testing

Software testing is a huge domain, but it can be broadly categorized into two areas: manual testing and automated testing. Both manual and automated testing offer benefits and disadvantages. It’s worth knowing the difference, and when to use one or the other for best results. In manual testing (as the name suggests), test cases are executed manually (by a human, that is) without any support from tools or scripts.

Apica Wins 2022 Digital Innovator Award

Apica’s synthetic monitoring platform is the most capable solution on the market today, and the industry is sitting up and taking notice. We’re proud to announce that Apica has won the 2022 Digital Innovator Award from Intellyx. Intellyx is an industry analyst firm that focuses on the digital transformation of the enterprise, nowhere is that transformation more readily apparent than in the proliferation of applications, with a wide variety of code bases and deployment methodologies.

Solve Your Application Performance Issues with Active Monitoring

With the constant increase in applications being used both inside an organization and by customers, it’s more important than ever to have a firm grasp on the performance of these applications. With this digital transformation, enterprises need to do their due diligence in performance testing complex modern applications at scale, from the user perspective, all without breaking the bank.

Reaching New Heights with Desktop Application Monitoring

There comes a time when a company must reach beyond its current capabilities and the low-hanging fruit, to reach more elusive customers. This is a perfect time to be creative and innovative – not only to expand the pool of customers but also to deliver greater capabilities to your existing customers. This was the case with us a few years ago. We heard from customers and the market that there was a need for more in-depth visibility into desktop applications and how they perform.

Making the Switch to Apica Synthetic Monitoring

Monitoring application performance is more important than ever. With an ever-growing catalog of applications in need of support, and IT architecture increasing in complexity, ensuring the ideal user experience is a tremendous challenge. Traditional performance monitoring solutions have limited visibility and can’t keep up with evolving enterprise needs to ensure SLAs are met.

How to Make the Switch to Apica Synthetic for Application Monitoring

Application monitoring is one of the highest IT priorities in today’s business. If you’ve been using an outdated solution that doesn’t support all the different applications and platforms used by the modern enterprise, you’re missing an opportunity to ensure uptime and functionality across your organization.

5 Challenges Enterprises Need to Know About Testing & Monitoring

Just before the pandemic changed our lives with the new working from home experience, we had the opportunity to meet with our customer advisory board (CAB). We discussed what is top of mind for them, what has been working and what is next for Apica. This was a great opportunity to gain deeper insights from customers working directly with our platform in the field.