Press Release
15 Apr 2021

Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and LoadRunner Cloud Earn Leader Positions from GigaOm Radar for Performance Testing Tools


Awarded Leader Spots Based on Forward-Looking Analysis of Key Features and Technical Capabilities 

Santa Clara, Calif. – April 15, 2021 - Micro Focus (LSE: MCRO; NYSE: MFGP) today announced that LoadRunner Enterprise and LoadRunner Cloud, part of the Micro Focus LoadRunner Family of performance engineering solutions, have achieved leader positions among performance testing tools, scoring consistently high rankings across the key criteria and evaluation metrics, according to the GigaOm Radar Report for Performance Testing Tools.*

According to the report, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and LoadRunner Cloud achieved their leader positions for being “well positioned for forward-thinking organizations planning for application/solution lifecycles spanning three or more years, with superior management of test history and reusability of test cases.” The report also states that the solutions’ use of machine learning and artificial intelligence “enhance the test creation process and provide opinionated advice.”

“Continuous performance engineering practices are becoming more essential as organizations accelerate their digital transformations by launching new applications, upgrading business critical software, and supporting long term remote workers,” said Raffi Margaliot, Micro Focus Senior Vice President Application Delivery Management. “The Micro Focus LoadRunner family helps teams design with speed and efficiency in mind, meet established goals, and perform continuous testing to meet the highest of internal user and customer expectations.”

At Micro Focus, we believe that performance testing must evolve into a proactive, continuous performance engineering discipline. Leveraging tools right-sized for different users, exploiting test reuse, and delivering a scalable, shared infrastructure helps establish a performance engineering ecosystem for success. The LoadRunner integrated set of solutions builds a solid foundation for ultimate scalability and shared insights that makes building and maintaining high-performing applications a reality.

Select excerpts from the GigaOm Radar Report include:

  • Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is among the most flexible tools reviewed in this report. It offers automated test creation along with the ability to use existing scripts from unit tests, JMeter, and Selenium, and it can also consume tests from Micro Focus functional test tools.
  • The large number of protocols and integrations with third-party solutions (like SAP, Oracle applications, and Salesforce) allows Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise to have the greatest breadth of coverage.
  • Extensive monitoring tool integrations allow an enterprise to maximize the value of its existing operations tools and extend performance testing to support operations teams.

The Micro Focus LoadRunner family of performance engineering solutions includes LoadRunner ProfessionalLoadRunner EnterpriseLoadRunner Cloud and LoadRunner Developer. LoadRunner Developer is available free of charge and includes up to 50 virtual users. These solutions help teams deliver high-performing apps that surpass customer expectations using end-to-end performance engineering.

For More Information 

Please visit the Micro Focus page for the GigaOm Radar Report for Performance Testing Tools.

Join Micro Focus on LinkedIn and follow @MicroFocus Twitter. 

*Source: GigaOM Radar for Performance Testing Tools, April 2021

About Micro Focus

Micro Focus delivers enterprise software to empower 40,000 customers worldwide to run, transform, and adapt. With a comprehensive portfolio, underpinned by a robust analytics ecosystem, Micro Focus delivers pragmatic, customer-centric solutions to bridge the gap between existing and emerging technologies and enable organizations to achieve Smart Digital Transformation. That’s High Tech, Low Drama. 

About GigaOm

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