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Silk Performer
The leading enterprise-class load and stress testing solution.
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Why Choose Silk Performer?

Silk Performer enables you to create powerful, realistic load and stress tests for users across a range of application environments, including the latest web and mobile technologies. This leading load testing solution simulates peak-loads of any size from multiple geographies without you having to invest in load and stress testing hardware and setup. Finding problems early in the release cycle enables you to correct issues before they reach your end-users, reducing project cycle time and development costs.

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Features of Silk Performers

Unlimited scalability from the Cloud

Unlimited scalability from the Cloud

Silk Performer CloudBurst quickly simulates any size peak-loads from multiple geographies without you having to invest in stress testing hardware and setup.

Benefits:

Silk Performer’s load testing capabilities ensure that your applications are 'battle ready' and can withstand massive, global usage.

Visual diagnostics and customization

Visual diagnostics and customization

With an array of performance analysis tools and reports, Silk Performer helps you build automatic content verification into scripts, insert parsing functions for static session data, and gain insight into the root causes of errors.

Benefits:

Find the root cause of errors before 'go-live'. TrueLog enables you to quickly and visually analyze the behavior of your application as errors occur during load tests.

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Network emulation

Network emulation

Silk Performer accurately simulates a variety of wired, wireless and mobile network technologies. In addition to mobile bandwidth profiles for phone standards like 3G, HSPA+ and LTE, Silk Performer simulates packet drop rate and latency.

Benefits:

You can now measure the impact of different network conditions like poor antenna signal, high latency on long distance connections, and reduced transfer rates. Silk Performer ensures that you understand what your end users will really experience.

Leading web support

Leading web support for load and stress testing

Silk Performer provides support for the very latest web and mobile technologies, enabling you to perform load and stress testing with confidence, and with the widest platform coverage.

Benefits:

Easy-to-use load and stress testing across all major web environments including AJAX, Flash/Flex, and Silverlight. Create tests which reflect real-world end user experience and significantly reduce scripting time.

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Mobile Performance Testing

Mobile Performance Testing

Replicate traffic for a variety of mobile phones such as Android, OS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. Simulate mobile bandwidth speeds like EDGE, 3G, and 4G, for unrivaled accuracy.

Benefits:

Silk Performer provides real-world performance testing through simulation of worldwide mobile traffic. Gain confidence in knowing how your application will perform and understand the impact traffic could have on it.

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Who is Silk Performer for?

CIO/VP of Applications

CIO/VP of Applications

Reduce the risk of project failures by improving performance, scalability, reliability and by meeting service-level thresholds. Shorten project cycle times and cut project costs while you maintain and improve quality. Save tool costs by eliminating the need for special-purpose tools to support enterprise environments. Silk Performer gives you the ability to accurately plan capacity requirements.

Performance Engineers

Performance Engineers

Use a single solution for stress and load testing all your web, mobile and heterogeneous enterprise applications. Intuitive diagnostic and analysis capabilities help you detect the root cause of performance problems and resolve issues quickly. Reduce test and fix cycles and accelerate time-to-market by supporting critical release decisions. Integrate performance testing into your Agile projects.

QA Managers

QA Managers

Reduce the risk of project failures by improving performance, scalability, reliability and by meeting service-level thresholds. Make efficient use of available staff and equipment resources while meeting project time lines and ensuring quality through effective performance testing. Reduce defect and bottleneck repair costs.

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National Trust

National Trust
National Trust

"Intuitive script creation, the ease with which we can change scripts, run dynamically changing scenarios, Silk Performer's ability to support multiple browsers – it all adds up for us and we basically haven't found anything we couldn't do with Silk Performer." - Stephen Jenkins, Performance Test Consultant at National Trust Read more »

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Case Studies

Quality Kiosk

Quality Kiosk

Quality Kiosk adds Micro Focus® Silk to its quality management methodologies to support a wide range of technologies for its clients.

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AAA Life Insurance Company

AAA Life Insurance Company

Improved test automation with Silk Performer, Silk Test and Silk Central.

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Features

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Technical

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Integration

Learn how Silk Performer’s integrations and plugins help you get the most from your performance testing.

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Case Studies

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Resources

Discover how Silk Performer’s new features can help you create tests faster and more easily than ever before. Check out the datasheet and learn more about performance testing.

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