BlazeMeter was a company that existed from 2011 to 2016. BlazeMeter provides load testing for software developers. They marketed a commercial, self-service load testingplatform as a service (PaaS), which is compatible with open-sourceApache JMeter, the performance testing framework from the Apache Software Foundation.

Company

In December 2011, BlazeMeter announced raising $1.2 million financing from YL Ventures.

BlazeMeter provides developers with tools using the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) service that provide mobile, web application, website, web-service or database testing that can simulate thousands of users. visiting a website simultaneously

BlazeMeter can be extended with a series of custom plug-ins. BlazeMeter provides a free plugin to JMeter, a Drupal module, and a Jenkins CI plugin for load testing.

In 2012, BlazeMeter was selected by CRN as a "Emerging Cloud Computing Vendor" for 2012 and "One of the 25 Coolest Emerging Vendors For 2012" by CRN and UBM Channel.

In August 2012, BlazeMeter announced a partnership with Acquia a commercial open source software company providing products, services, and technical support for the open source Drupal content management system.

In May 2013, BlazeMeter was named one of the top testing tools by Dr. Dobbs 'Jolt Awards: The Best Testing Tools.'

The company was acquired by CA Technologies in September 2016.