Enterprise-grade test and development in the cloud

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The question is now not whether to use the cloud, but how, when and for what. Enterprise users face particular challenges. In many cases they operate mature mission-critical applications, and changes are often subject to strict procedures. Notwithstanding the clear benefits, the move from a secure private infrastructure to an Internet-accessible multitenanted infrastructure is a daunting one. For very many enterprises, test and development is the easiest first step into the cloud.

How can developers tap into the cloud to complete enterprise-level testing of software applications? This Rackspace white paper looks at how an agile cloud-hosted platform for application testing, with its inherent agility and suitability, to enterprise-level can make good economic and technological sense.