Micro Focus, the leading provider of enterprise application modernisation, testing and management solutions, today announced its SilkPerformer 2010 testing tool has achieved certified integration with SAP NetWeaver Application Server (SAP NetWeaver AS) 6.20. Micro Focus SilkPerformer is used by organizations for automated load and performance testing. Through this certified integration, it can now carry out load and performance tests for the SAP NetWeaver technology platform.

The easy-to-use SilkPerformer solution allows organizations to optimize performance, scalability and operability of business-critical applications. Users can also accurately identify single points of failure in applications and the underlying infrastructure.

The SAP Integration and Certification Center (SAP ICC) has certified that SilkPerformer 2010 integrates with SAP NetWeaver AS through integration with the extended computer aided test tool (eCATT) via the graphical user interface (GUI) for Windows (BC-ECATT) 6.2 integration scenario. This certification confirms that SilkPerformer 2010 supports SAP’s GUI for use with Windows, can be used in conjunction with eCATT and is also SAP Solution Manager-ready. Users can carry out SilkPerformer load tests in eCATT as well as verify and optimize the performance of SAP NetWeaver applications.

In addition to certified integration with SAP solutions, SilkPerformer supports numerous enterprise applications and technologies such as Windows-based business applications, Web 2.0, .NET, J2EE, WebServices or Citrix, delivering a single comprehensive solution for end-to-end quality control of business-critical systems.

“SAP NetWeaver provides a powerful platform for merging information and processes in a service-oriented architecture,” said Rich Novak, president and general manager, Testing and Application Management Division, Micro Focus. “Through certified integration with SAP NetWeaver, SilkPerformer enables organizations to assess the performance of their systems and detect the causes of performance issues easier and faster. The certification confirms that SilkPerformer integrates with SAP NetWeaver according to SAP’s guidelines.”