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"The solution is very stable.""The level of support is quite good and the integration is also very flexible."

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"This product is better oriented to large, enterprise-oriented organizations.""The solution is a very user-friendly tool, especially when you compare it to a competitor like BlazeMeter.""This is a product that has a lot of capabilities and is the most mature tool of its kind in the market.""The most valuable part of the product is the way you can scale the basic testing easily.""Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise Is very user-friendly.""I think the number one feature everybody likes is the capability to easily generate virtual users as well as the reporting."

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"The test clip should be more user-friendly.""Akamai cloud test integration into our current CI/CD pipelines (i.e.) identify and resolve the issues during the sprint phase which helps in delivering an absolute product and reduces time to market/release."

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"While the stability is generally good, there are a few strange issues that crop up unexpectedly which affect consistent use of the product.""The solution is a very expensive tool when compared with other tools.""The TruClient protocol works well but it takes a lot of memory to run those tests, which is something that can be improved.""Third-party product integrations could be a little more slickly handled.""The reporting has room for improvement.""It's not that popular on the cloud."

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"It is a bit expensive, especially for smaller organizations, but over-all it can save you money.""The price is okay. You're able to buy it, as opposed to paying for a full year.""They have a much more practical pricing model now."

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Top Answer: The information that the reports provide is very valuable, it can tell you the number of users you have, how long it is taking for specific tasks, and how much memory you have.
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SOASTA CloudTestPerformance Center, Micro Focus Performance Center, HPE Performance Center
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Overview

Soasta's CloudTest rapidly builds realistic test scenarios using real user data, then tests, analyzes and repairs faster. CloudTest's visual test environment and real-time analytics test your website, mobile app and api backend to give you a streaming view of all your performance data while tests run from back-end systems to front end performance.

Micro Focus Performance Center is a global cross-enterprise performance testing tool which enables you to manage multiple, concurrent performance testing projects across different geographic locations without any need to travel between the locations. Performance Center administers all your internal performance testing needs. With Performance Center, you manage all aspects of large-scale performance testing projects, including resource allocation and scheduling, from a centralized location accessible through the Web. Performance Center helps streamline the testing process, reduce resource costs, and increase operating efficiency.

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Chester ZooHexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
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Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider15%
Media Company9%
Retailer8%
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Financial Services Firm24%
Computer Software Company18%
Insurance Company15%
Retailer15%
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Computer Software Company45%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise78%
Find out what your peers are saying about Akamai CloudTest vs. Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
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Akamai CloudTest is ranked 11th in Performance Testing Tools with 2 reviews while Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is ranked 4th in Performance Testing Tools with 6 reviews. Akamai CloudTest is rated 7.6, while Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Akamai CloudTest writes "Helps to cater to on-demand capacity and load and is easy to use". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise writes "Tests the performance of our applications and has the ability to share the screen while you are running a test". Akamai CloudTest is most compared with Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, BlazeMeter and Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, whereas Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, Apache JMeter, LoadUI Pro and Apica LoadTest. See our Akamai CloudTest vs. Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise report.

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