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We performed a comparison between Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and Telerik Test Studio based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Load Testing Tools solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise vs. Telerik Test Studio report (Updated: September 2022).
633,952 professionals have used our research since 2012.
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Pros
"The product is good, and the concept is good as well.""We have a centralized delivery team and we are able to meet enterprise requirements, which include different types of protocols that are involved, including scripting. The technology supports that and enables us to have a wider range of testing. Enterprise-level testing is something that we are satisfied with.""The initial setup was straightforward. I was able to download everything myself without any IT support.""It offers easy integration with third-party tools like Dynatrace, Splunk, etc.""The user interface is fine.""LoadRunner Enterprise's most valuable features are load simulation and creating correlation for parameters.""Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise Is very user-friendly.""What I like most in Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is the comparison between two different exhibitions which gives value to my company. I also like that the solution is user-friendly, especially in terms of making specific changes. For example, in the past, you can't see the changes when you upload scripts into the Performance Center, but now, it has that visibility, so whenever you want, you can change the script in the Performance Center. I also like that Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is the only tool you can utilize for all your needs, even for different protocols and scripting. The solution also has the latest features, for example, networkability, where it can, within the UI, follow the waterfall model. You can use the insights in the Performance Center of Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise to address or test URLs that usually take up much time."

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"Has a very smooth process for launching and closing the application after execution."

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Cons
"LoadRunner Enterprise's reporting should be quicker, easier, and more flexible.""Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise needs to add more features for Citrix performance-based applications testing. This was one of the challenges we observed. Additionally, we experienced some APIs challenges.""It's not that popular on the cloud.""Currently, when we try open LRE we encounter cookie banner issues. However, I'm not sure if it is within the enterprise solution or with the vendors.""A room for improvement in Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is that it should take multiple exhibitions for a particular scenario and have automatic trending for that. This will be a very useful feature that lets users look into how many exhibitions happened for the scenario and their performance, and you should be able to see the data within the Performance Center dashboard. For example, there's one scenario I'm focusing on multiple times in a month, and if I check five times, there's no way for me to see the trend and find out how it went with those five exhibitions. It would be great if the Performance Center has a view of all five exhibitions, particularly transaction by transaction, and how they happened. If Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise shows you the time trends, information about one exhibition to another, and how each performed, it'll be an immense feature, and that should be visible to every user. Reporting should be simpler in Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise. If I did a scenario with one exhibition now, and I did that scenario again, then I should be able to schedule that scenario for the exhibition, and if that scenario is executed multiple times, there should be the option to turn it into a single view that shows you all the transactions, how the performance was, what the trend graph is for a particular time, etc.""It would be good if we could look forward at the future technology needs we have. I would like to see Micro Focus provide more customer awareness around how LoadRunner can fulfill requirements with Big Data use cases, for example, where you do performance testing at the scale of data lakes... when it comes to technologies our company has yet to adopt, I would like to see an indication from Micro Focus of how one does performance testing and what kinds of challenges can we foresee. Those kinds of studies would really help us.""I believe the data that demonstrates the automated correlations should be corrected.""Micro Focus needs to improve in terms of support. With the same support plan but when the product was owned by HP, support was more responsive and better coordinated."

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"It can be improved by including a feature that allows multiple file types to be selected simultaneously."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "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."
  • "I have not been directly involved in price negotiations but my understanding is that while the cost is a little bit high, it provides good value for the money."
  • "The price of Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise could improve, it is expensive."
  • "The price is a bit too high."
  • "We purchased the license via SAP."
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    Questions from the Community
    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 »
    Top Answer:Has a very smooth process for launching and closing the application after execution.
    Top Answer:The product could be improved by implementing a feature that allows users to select multiple different file types simultaneously. For example, it could provide the user with the ability to choose a… more »
    Top Answer:I rate this product a seven out of ten. The product is good but it can be improved by including a feature that allows multiple file types to be selected simultaneously.
    Ranking
    3rd
    out of 24 in Load Testing Tools
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    Average Words per Review
    705
    Rating
    7.9
    11th
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    Rating
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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.

    Telerik Test Studio is an innovative and easy-to-use automated web, WPF and load testing solution. Test Studio tests support essential technologies like ASP.NET AJAX, Silverlight, PHP and MVC. Test Studio functional testing is a comprehensive yet cost-effective automated testing suite. Users can complete tasks quickly and easily with the product's point-and-click interface, which is augmented by Telerik-exclusive features like a visual storyboard and 3D element selection. Test Studio also offers script-less test automation for Silverlight applications. Test Studio load tests allow users to capture quickly capture, multiply and replay complex web traffic. Record HTTP traffic from desktop browsers, mobile devices and web services, and replay traffic with hundreds or thousands of virtual users spread across multiple machines. Fine-tune your load scenario with data binding, user authentication, and dynamic targets. Test Studio Mobile is an intuitive and easy to use test automation solution for Mobile application testing. Create tests once and test across multiple devices and OS's. The point and click functionality allows users to capture quickly and replay complex mobile testing functionality. There is no need to write a single line of code. Test against any number of real devices as you wish or through an emulator by connecting through Wifi. Test Studio for APIs helps customers verify the integrity and reliability of their APIs in an easy way and incorporate their API testing effort in their continuous testing and delivery process. Test Studio for APIs is used to determine whether APIs return the correct response for a broad range of commonly accepted requests, react properly to edge cases such as failures and unexpected inputs, as well as deliver the responses in an acceptable amount of time.
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    Sample Customers
    Hexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
    Fox, Chicco, BNP Paribas, eBay, Coca Cola, AT&T
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company24%
    Financial Services Firm22%
    Insurance Company12%
    Retailer12%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm14%
    Comms Service Provider9%
    Insurance Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    Government7%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise78%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise76%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise65%
    Buyer's Guide
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    Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is ranked 3rd in Load Testing Tools with 11 reviews while Telerik Test Studio is ranked 11th in Load Testing Tools with 1 review. Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Telerik Test Studio is rated 7.0. 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, the top reviewer of Telerik Test Studio writes "Helps us automate software cases but needs a feature that allows multiple file types to be selected". Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud, Apache JMeter, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and Tricentis NeoLoad, whereas Telerik Test Studio is most compared with Selenium HQ, Katalon Studio, SmartBear TestComplete, Ranorex Studio and Apache JMeter.

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