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Read the latest news about how we're changing the way developers, testers and DevOps teams ensure the quality and stability of their websites, apps and APIs.

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In the News

Observations on AWS Lambda Development Efficiency

Columbia University adjunct professor and SparqTV CTO Donald Ferguson used Load Impact testing in his analysis of AWS Lambda

Donald F. Ferguson's Blog 8 June, 2016


Load Impact CTO Talks Load Testing

Load Impact CTO Robin Gustafsson chatted with Hosting Advice about the importance of continuous load testing, our company culture and more

Hosting Advice 18 May, 2016


Testing a four-million-user disaster recovery plan

Preparing broadcaster MTGx's websites for the Winter Olympics won Load Impact the 2015 Computer Weekly European Private Sector Award

Computer Weekly 11 August, 2015


SaaS: Building Tools for the DevOps-Minded

DevOps, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration and Continuous Testing are no longer just methodologies and development strategies — they’re all a part of a growing economy within the tech industry.

DevOps.com1 July, 2015


Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015 winners revealed

The winners have been announced for the Computer Weekly European User Awards 2015. Best private sector project of the year: MTGx, entered by Load Impact.

Computer Weekly26 June, 2015


Cloud-based performance testing launches for mobile apps, sites

Agency app developers can now load test their products using a new cloud-based load testing service designed for mobile apps, application programming interfaces and websites.

GCN 30 April, 2014


Cloud Based Performance Testing From Load Impact For Mobile Apps, APIs, Websites

With a plethora of mobile apps, websites, and apps being built regularly, Load Impact has now released a cloud based performance testing solution for them.

ToolsJournal 8 April, 2014


5 free online tools for testing your website's speed

Is your website slow? Use these free website speed testing tools to get information about your website's loading speed and performance, as well as an understanding of issues that slow your site down.

The Next Web 13 November, 2013


Why Wasn't Healthcare.gov Load Tested?

Load Impact, a widely used load testing service, announced this week that they could help get Healthcare.gov back on track – all the government has to do is contact them.

Government Technology 31 October, 2013


Load Impact opens beta of cloud-based performance testing service for Continuous Delivery software development

Load Impact, the cloud-based performance testing service, today began accepting applications for early access to it’s new Load Impact Continuous Delivery service.

SD Times 17 October, 2013


Measuring Traffic Load and API Requests per Second: An Interview with Load Impact

ProgrammableWeb caught up with the Load Impact team to discuss how API consumers and providers can make use of the performance metrics service.

ProgrammableWeb 10 October, 2013



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State of Web Readiness 2013 [Infographic]

Infographic - State of Web Readiness.pdf

State of Web Readiness 2013

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Server Metrics Agent [Infographic]

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Load Impact Product Spec Sheet

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The Team

Haakan Tylén Håkan Tylén, CEO

Haakan has a solid background in managerial and growth building positions in Sales, Marketing and technology with US based start-up companies like 3Com (HP), Cognos (IBM), FAST (Microsoft) and for him customer first and creating a joint win-win situation has always been the guiding principle. Haakan has a degree in Computer Science from Umeae University and started his career as a coder in the late 80's.

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Ragnar Lönn, Product Manager Ragnar Lönn, Founder & Product Manager

Ragnar Lönn is founder and product manager of Load Impact, the world's most widely used online load testing service. He has always been a coder, but started his career in hardware, building and selling custom-made PCs in the late 80's and early 90's. In 1994 he founded Algonet, one of the very first consumer ISPs in Sweden (sold to telco Telenordia in 1996). Then he ran a software consulting business for a few years, building software for test and performance measurement, ultimately leading to the creation of Load Impact.

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Robin Gustafsson, CTO Robin Gustafsson, CTO

Robin Gustafsson is currently CTO at Load Impact. Prior to his role as CTO, he held positions as Solutions Architect, Consultant and lead developer for numerous other tech startups and tech firms, including Ericsson. He also owned and operated his own web development company, Popmint Media, from 2002-2005. Robin specializes is performance testing, software architecture, cloud and distributed computing, as well as Continuous Delivery software development.

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David Rosén, Head of Product David Rosén, Head of Product

David is the Head of Product at Load Impact, bringing 15+ years of experience in technical business roles from the DevOps, Continuous Delivery, engineering productivity and cloud infrastructure space. Prior to Load Impact, David held global strategy, product and sales leadership roles at Sourcegraph, Huawei and Electric Cloud. David has been based in Silicon Valley since 2010.

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