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Silk Performer

Performance testing tool - Test performance under simulated peak stress and load

  • Silk Performer is an enterprise-class tool for automated software application performance and load testing.
  • It delivers realistic, dependable performance tests across the latest technologies by simulating loads and network speeds for web, enterprise, and mobile applications.
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Leading web support

Ensure high performance across all major web environments – AJAX, Adobe Flash/Flex, and Microsoft Silverlight – with Silk Performer: the world leader in performance testing.

Silk Performer Mobile

Mobile testing

Performance test mobile applications for a variety of mobile phones: Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and more. Simulate mobile network speeds of all mobile phone standards: GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSPA+, and LTE.

Cloud integration

Cloud integration

Use Borland’s cloud services to quickly simulate massive test loads without having to invest in load testing hardware and setup. Test and diagnose internet-facing and internal applications under immense global peak loads from the Cloud, using the built-in VPN functionality.

Rich reporting and analysis

Rich reporting and actionable analysis

Quickly detect, isolate and resolve the root cause of performance problems using TrueLog technology, integrated diagnostics and trending reports. Optimize web applications using the integrated Google PageSpeed recommendations.


Server monitoring

Monitor server statistics and automatically correlate data with load test results to determine why performance problems occur.

Enterprise application support

Simulate business scenarios across a broad range of enterprise application environments. Whether you use SAP, Oracle, Citrix, IBM Mainframe or others, Silk Performer helps you resolve performance issues.

Workflows & wizards

No coding required. Silk Performer walks you through creating your performance tests, allowing non-technical users to stay in control.


The most accurate simulation of real-life users gives you ultimate confidence in your applications’ performance. Know what will really happen to your application in the real world.