By Deborah Schalm on September 16, 2020Leave a CommentAcquisition will dramatically boost Webpagetest.org’s core capabilities; offering superior performance monitoring to the web performance community(New York, USA) – September 16, 2020 – Catchpoint,® the leader in Digital Experience Monitoring, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Webpagetest and Webpagetest.org, an open-source web performance testing software and service. The transaction will allow Catchpoint to strengthen and expand Webpagetest’s capabilities and Webpagetest.org’s geographical performance testing footprint, leveraging Catchpoint’s best-in-class infrastructure, adding capacity and improving consistency and quality of analytics.
Catchpoint and Webpagetest have shared the same mission from the beginning; to help web developers and ops teams deliver the best possible digital and web experience to their users.
The web performance community will continue to utilize Webpagetest.org for free, with dramatically improved consistency, capacity and quality of test results.
Today, IT teams struggle to meet web and application performance expectations and keep pace with the demands and growth from digital transformation,” said Patrick Meenan, Engineering Fellow at Catchpoint and Founder of Webpagetest.org.