Performance Testing Tools: Which solution is best?

Peerspot users review the highest reviewed solutions in the performance testing tools market

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Performance testing has taken on greater importance to businesses as their IT environments become more complex and ambitious. However, the performance testing tool market is filled with many robust offerings and selecting the right tool can be difficult.

Over 540,000 professionals have used Peerspot research to inform their purchasing decisions. Its latest paper looks at the highest rated performance testing tool vendors, profiling each and examining what they can offer enterprise.

Here’s a breakdown of the key players currently active in the market:

Apache JMeter

Average Rating: 7.5

Top Comparison: Postman

Overview: An open-source Java application that tests load and functional behaviour and performance in applications.


Average Rating: 7.0

Top Comparison: Apache JMeter

Overview: Ensures delivery of high-performance software by enabling DevOps teams to run opensource-based performance tests quickly and easily against any mobile app, website or API at massive scale.

Eggplant Performance

Average Rating: 8.5

Top Comparison: Appium

Overview: Provides sophisticated performance testing and load testing tools that can test the widest range of technology and can scale up to simulate any load that a business needs.

LoadUI Pro

Average Rating: 9.0

Top Comparison: Apache JMeter

Overview: Allows businesses to reuse their functional API tests built on the industry's #1 open source-based API testing tool.

Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise

Average Rating: 7.0

Top Comparison: Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional

Overview: A global cross-enterprise performance testing tool which enables businesses to manage multiple, concurrent performance testing projects across different geographic locations without any need to travel between the locations.

Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud

Average Rating: 8

Top Comparison: Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional

Overview: A simple, smart, and scalable cloud-based load and performance testing solution for agile

and DevOps teams.

Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional

Average Rating: 7.6

Top Comparison: Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud

Overview: The Micro Focus industry-standard software solution for application performance and load testing.


Average Rating: 7.5

Top Comparison: Sauce Labs

Overview: The leading testing platform for web and mobile apps. Access the cloud for end-to-end testing from anywhere in the world. Test on real mobile devices, VMs, real Macs, and simulators and emulators.


Average Rating: 7.7

Top Comparison: SoapUI Pro

Overview: An all-in-one automated testing platform that allows teams to create, manage, and execute automated functional, security, and performance tests in one centralised interface.

Tricentis NeoLoad

Average Rating: 7.6

Top Comparison: Micro Focus LoarRunner Professional

Overview:  This tool for web and mobile apps realistically simulates user activity and monitors infrastructure behaviour to eliminate bottlenecks.

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