An enhanced and feature rich version of its automated performance testing tool

New Delhi, August 04, 2009: lmpetus Technologies ( the pioneers in outsourced product development and engineering services today announced the release of its new version SandStorm 5.2, an enhanced and even more feature-rich version of its automated performance testing tool.

SandStorm, Impetus‘ automated performance testing tool, is being continuously innovated with new features with an enhanced value. SandStorm 5.2 has next-generation features such as DNS and SIP protocol support, Automatic proxy setting, User Interface enhancements for runtime modifications of test scripts and Admin module, use of open office on Linux for test report generation and ability to conditionally execute transactions through user interface.

On the occasion, Shirish Bhale Associate Director Engineering, Impetus Technologies says, “As business applications grow in size and complexity, system performance becomes a bottleneck in growth and in delivering business value for IT firms. Equipped with a full line of performance oriented services, we help organizations optimize system operations, provides high-performance planning, testing, real-time performance monitoring services, as well as remediation of performance issues and SLAs.” The enhanced version provides performance testing capabilities for SIP & DNS protocol based applications and also provides better ease of use for creating realistic test scripts.

Impetus‘ automated performance testing tool ´SandStorm‘ helps predict system behavior and performance. It exercises an entire enterprise infrastructure by emulating thousands of users to identify and isolate problems and has features comparable to industry standard tools.

SandStorm is written in Java, and supports variety of protocols. It provides GUIs for all the activities from test-creation, configuration to management to reporting and analysis. In addition to other important features, SandStorm also supports Integrated resource monitoring of the servers under test to take fruitful decisions after the test execution.

This is an initiative of Impetus‘ Performance Engineering group pLabs.

About Impetus:

Headquartered in San Jose, Impetus Technologies provides outsourced software product design, R&D and related services to leading global software product companies. Impetus has been involved with hundreds of product launches over its decade-long association with its clients ranging from enterprise class companies to innovative technology start-ups.

Impetus works on cutting-edge technologies to develop a variety of next-generation products for a range of vertical domains. From enterprise applications that optimize supply chains and credit portfolios, to solutions for the emerging rich media and digital content verticals; and from products for wireless networks and mobile handsets to software for network forensics and communication monitoring, Impetus‘ emphasis on continuous innovation adds significant value to its clients‘ technology initiatives.

Impetus was founded in 1991 as a software product development company and Impetus Infotech India Pvt. Ltd. was incorporated in 2000. The company has been recognized at various platforms, including being ranked in Red herring 100 Asia 2008, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 in 2008 and was among the NASSCOM Top 100 IT Innovators 2007. Impetus received the Best Software Exporter Award in 2007 and 2009 for the state of Madhya Pradesh and also The Economic Times, Acer, Intel “Smart Workplace Award 2008”. Impetus has been also featured in Gartner‘s ´Cool Vendors in IT Services and Sourcing‘ report for 2009.

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