Gomez Named "Cool Vendor" by Leading Analyst Firm Monday 28 April 2008 PDF Print Vendors Selected for the “Cool Vendor Report” are Innovative, Impactful and Intriguing Windsor, UK - April 28, 2008 — Gomez, Inc., a leader in web application experience management, has been included in the list of "Cool Vendors in AD, 2008,” April 3, 2008 report by Gartner, Inc. analysts Jim Duggan, Matt Light, and Thomas E. Murphy. The “Cool Vendors in AD 2008” report states that “the business's expectations of IT traditionally have outstripped the IT organization's ability to deliver.” It highlights three vendors that “improve the match of delivery to expectations,” with a “cool’ approach to the specification and the quality delivery of complex projects.” According to analyst Thomas Murphy: “Using a suite of products spanning development and operational processes and exploiting a SaaS approach removes the need to build a complex test lab and provides a seamless connection between real-time performance monitoring and testing.” Used by more than 1,000 companies worldwide, the Gomez® ExperienceFirstSM platform is a SaaS-based web application lifecycle solution that helps businesses ensure their websites always look good and work well, anywhere in the world. The Gomez ExperienceFirst network is the world’s largest and most distributed network for on-demand website performance testing and monitoring, comprising 150 globally-located Internet backbone testing nodes and a Last Mile peer community of 40,000 desktops. About Gartner's Cool Vendors Selection Process Gartner's listing does not constitute an exhaustive list of vendors in any given technology area, but rather is designed to highlight interesting, new and innovative vendors, products and services. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness of a particular purpose. Gartner defines a cool vendor as a company that offers technologies or solutions that are: Innovative, enable users to do things they couldn't do before; Impactful, have, or will have, business impact (not just technology for the sake of technology); Intriguing, have caught Gartner's interest or curiosity in approximately the past six months. About Gomez Gomez, Inc. is a leading on-demand infrastructure provider for web application experience management solutions, helping businesses ensure quality web experiences for their customers. More than 1,000 companies use Gomez ExperienceFirst services worldwide, including 14 of the top 20 most visited websites. Gomez provides a comprehensive solution for managing the web application experience from development through deployment and the entire application life cycle, featuring visual, functional and load testing, actual end-user and active website monitoring, competitive benchmarking, and more than 40,000 data sources worldwide. For more information, please visit www.gomez.com. # # # Gomez and Gomez.com are registered service marks, and ExperienceFirst is a service mark, of Gomez, Inc. All other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. Media Contact: Vikki Chowney Six Degrees Tel: + 44 (0) 1628 480280 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Six Degrees Limited in the following categories: Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.