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    Also Known As
    Performance Center, Micro Focus Performance Center, HPE Performance Center
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    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.

    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
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Computer Software Company17%
    Insurance Company14%
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Insurance Company6%
    Computer Software Company37%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Company Size
    Small Business11%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise79%
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    Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is ranked 3rd in Load Testing Tools with 7 reviews while Silk Performer is ranked 16th 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 "Full geographical coverage, integrates well with monitoring tools, granular project inspection capabilities". 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 BlazeMeter, whereas Silk Performer is most compared with Apache JMeter, Tricentis NeoLoad, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional and Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud.

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