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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: I think the number one feature everybody likes is the capability to easily generate virtual users as well as the reporting.
Top Answer: The price is okay. You're able to buy it, as opposed to paying for a full year. You can just on-demand purchase it for your users for a day or two, which is nice in an MSP business like mine. If I… more »
Top Answer: I think LoadRunner is still getting into grips with me — maybe, I've not used it that much. It's not that popular on the cloud. Also, we have not tried this on mobile platforms with mobile virtual… more »
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Also Known As
Performance Center, Micro Focus Performance Center, HPE Performance Center
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Overview

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.

Test Asset reusability for performance monitoring
Silk Performer can considerably speed up testing cycles by allowing you to reuse your existing functional tests. Use Silk Test® or Selenium for performance testing and synthetic monitoring purposes as well.

Cloud in
Integrated scalability from the Cloud
Silk Performer load testing enables your applications for 'battle readiness' that can withstand massive, global usage. Easily simulate any size peak-load and avoid costly investments in stress testing hardware and setup.

Retina scan
Monitor user experience with advanced diagnostics
Detect, isolate, and resolve performance issues with effective end-to-end diagnostics. Design scripts to uncover errors from the user’s perspective and analyze results with easy to read visual reporting.

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A leading web support for load and stress testing
Validate performance of your most complex web applications and efficiently create comprehensive tests that reflect real world conditions and usage patterns.

Comprehensive mobile performance testing
Lower the cost and complexity of testing mobile web and mobile native applications at scale. Silk Performer provides a complete set of profiles for all popular mobile devices, application types, and connection speeds.

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Sample Customers
Hexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
University of Colorado, Medidata, Monash University
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm24%
Computer Software Company18%
Insurance Company15%
Retailer15%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm11%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm10%
Insurance Company7%
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Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise78%
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Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is ranked 4th in Load Testing Tools with 6 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 15th in Load Testing Tools. Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is rated 7.6, while Silk Performer is rated 0.0. 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". On the other hand, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, Apache JMeter, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and LoadUI Pro, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Apache JMeter, Neotys NeoLoad and Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional.

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