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Server Benchmark Tests from UL

Accurate and impartial

Servermark is a new benchmark suite for testing server performance for a range of common uses.

Designed for industry, enterprise and press use, Servermark brings UL's trusted expertise to IT professionals searching for accurate and impartial server benchmarks. Servermark tests are easy to install, run, and understand, which means you can choose and compare servers with confidence.

Created by experts

UL benchmarks are created in partnership with leading technology companies using a development process that's been government-vetted for neutrality.

UL is a global safety science company with more than a century of expertise and innovation in the fields of product testing, inspection and verification services.

Available now

  • Media Transcode
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

In development

  • Web server

Servermark Media Transcode

Servermark Media Transcode server benchmark test

Servermark Media Transcode is a benchmark for testing the performance of media transcoding servers, either individually or as a cluster.

The benchmark determines the number of video streams a server can deliver using high-performance transcoding libraries from Intel and NVIDIA.

You can choose from a range of codecs, resolutions, and quality settings while the video content covers challenges such as high motion and low light.

The benchmark produces a useful set of quality and performance metrics that help you choose and compare media transcoding server configurations.

  • Intel Media SDK and NVIDIA Video Codec SDK.
  • Supports HEVC (H.265) and AVC (H.264).
  • 4K UHD and Full HD with three quality settings.
  • High and low motion and low light video content.
  • Impartial metrics for performance and quality.

From $4950 per year

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  • English
  • German
  • Russian
  • Simplified Chinese


Latest version 1.0.433 | November 20, 2017

Servermark Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

Servermark VDI server benchmark test

Servermark VDI is a benchmark for measuring the performance and capacity of Virtual Desktop Infrastructures.

It offers a range of workloads from basic office tasks to demanding content creation work. This flexibility helps IT pros match and allocate VDI resources to the distinct roles and needs of their end users.

Use the Servermark Universal VDI benchmark with any supported virtualization platform to see if your server can deliver acceptable end-user performance for a specific number of virtual machines.

The Servermark VMware VDI benchmark determines the maximum number of virtual machines that can be supported at an acceptable level of performance.

  • Easy to install, set up, and run.
  • Practical metrics for VDI performance & capacity.
  • Supports most popular virtualization platforms.
  • Command line automation and scripting.
  • Export results as PDF and XML for reporting.
  • Priority technical support by email and phone.

From $4950 per year

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  • English


Latest version 1.0.19 | August 27, 2018

Servermark Benchmark Development Program

The Benchmark Development Program™ is a UL initiative for building partnerships with technology companies. OEMs, ODMs, component manufacturers and their suppliers are invited to join the development of new server performance benchmarks. For details, please contact Jani Joki, Director of Engineering, on +358 40 766 7466 or via email at

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