Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud Review

Valuable features include the fact that you don't have to worry about the infrastructure setup.

What is most valuable?

  • The fact that you don't have to worry about the infrastructure setup.
  • The fact that 1000's of virtual users can log on to the cloud without having to set up.
  • Provides a solution for new or existing customers.
  • Alternative to LoadRunner, for new or existing clients with agile.

What needs improvement?

At the moment, its a bit early for us to tell - does everything we need it to. HP is looking to expand to see what exactly it can be used for.

For how long have I used the solution?

We did a trial since it was launched.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

No issues with deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

No issues with stability.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We were only running a small set of numbers, but no issues.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

It's not something we've really had to worry about - we were able to crack it open and begin.

Technical Support:

The help files on the web are good and the video links/ guides are good.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

We use LoadRunner extensively for Performance testing.

How was the initial setup?

Setup was straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

In-house implementation.

What was our ROI?

I can't calculate the ROI right now but I would assume a lot considering savings on infrastructure cost and license costs. It will still take some time to run a performance test but setup saves a lot of time.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluate a lot of testing tools. NeoLoad, LoadRunner, we prefer HP.

What other advice do I have?

If you're looking at an application that can be seen on the WAN and using agile approach, then its a tool that should be recommended and used.

**Disclosure: IT Central Station contacted the reviewer to collect the review and to validate authenticity. The reviewer was referred by the vendor, but the review is not subject to editing or approval by the vendor.
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