With the boom in e-commerce, online shoppers have become increasingly demanding. While products and    pricing still have their part to play, if the ordering, payment, delivery and general functionality of a site are not efficient, competing sites are just a few clicks away and sales can be lost. Stringent load testing is therefore vital to ensure system behavior under both normal and anticipated peak load conditions is stable. This validation was particularly important for N Brown Group, a leading UK online retailer, as it moves through a period of huge business transformation which is impacting the IT infrastructure, architecture and software. Called ‘Fit 4 the Future’, the transformation also involves a move from legacy waterfall delivery of software developments to a more agile, DevOps iterative approach, with Infuseand Micro focus brought in to help

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