MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SOASTA, the leader in cloud testing, today announced that Fred Beringer has joined the company as vice president of business development in Europe. Beringer has built and led world-class, global software testing teams at both Experian Decision Analytics and IBM, and he is a widely recognized voice within the testing community. As SOASTA continues to expand worldwide, Beringer will be responsible for developing the SOASTA partner ecosystem and growing sales for the company’s flagship product, CloudTest®, in Europe.
“Fred is yet another outstanding addition to the SOASTA team, as we continue to complement our award-winning cloud testing software with the best performance engineering team in the world,” said Tom Lounibos, SOASTA CEO. "Fred's background as a software engineer and software testing and QA leader provides a depth of experience that will be invaluable in guiding the company as we quickly expand to meet growing demand in Europe.”
Beringer brings extensive leadership experience in building highly effective software testing organizations to SOASTA. Most recently, he was Software Testing and QA director at Experian Decision Analytics, where he established and led the company's quality assurance organization, with an emphasis on performance engineering. His responsibilities included performance testing campaigns for large enterprise customers including Bank of America, Barclays and HSBC. Previously, at IBM, Beringer managed a worldwide team of QA engineers responsible for the quality and reliability of DB2 Replication. During his tenure at IBM, he also contributed as a software engineer to WebSphere Commerce.
"SOASTA’s cloud testing solution with real-time actionable performance intelligence is revolutionizing the testing industry," said Beringer. "It’s a silver bullet for all performance engineering teams wanting to effectively test at Web-scale and in production. I am honored to join this world-class organization, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s continued success by developing and delivering high-quality performance solutions to the European market."
SOASTA’s mission is to ensure that today’s websites and applications are highly reliable and scalable. The company’s product, SOASTA CloudTest, delivers performance intelligence by capturing data about all the elements that impact a website and immediately turning it into actionable information. Leveraging a unique, real-time analytic engine built exclusively for testing web and mobile applications, SOASTA CloudTest enables quality assurance and development teams to test and monitor their websites under both typical and extreme traffic conditions, at an affordable price. SOASTA CloudTest is available on-demand or as an appliance. SOASTA is privately held and headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information about SOASTA, please visit www.soasta.com.
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