There is no made-for-all solution when it comes to optimizing a website for speed, and while putting a cloud platform in place is a good start, every cloud startup should ensure that they have an optimization plan formulated to help make the necessary tweaks to ensure the website, and the business behind it, is a success. A few of CloudTweaks readers favourite speed optimization tools are listed below.

DAREBOOSTSPEED TESTING Dareboost helps you check your website speed by running online tests based on Google Chrome. You can also compare the speed of two web pages of your choice.
DATA MONITORSPEED TESTING Data Montitor provides you with servers in 25 locations worldwide to test the speed of your website. They have facilities on all five continents. Automated testing feature is also available.
PINGDOM TOOLSSPEED TESTING Pingdom have an online website speed test that you can perform using a server in Australia, Europe, or North America. You can monitor uptime and performance upon registration.
GTMETRIXSPEED TESTING GTmetrix helps you optimize your website speed by providing actionable insights. It checks how fast your site loads and offers optimization recommendations.
PAGELOCITY SPEED TESTINGA nicely designed responsive speed testing app which provides competitive analysis, HTML & CSS insights as well as website analysis.