Silk Test Review

Although the GUI interface needs work for non-developers, its GUI mapping is valuable

Valuable Features

  • GUI Mapping
  • 4Test

Improvements to My Organization

It speeds up testing efforts.

Room for Improvement

GUI interface could be simpler for non-developers.

Use of Solution

10 years.

Deployment Issues

No issues with deployment.

Stability Issues

No issues with deployment.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

8 out of 10.

Technical Support:

7 out of 10.

Previous Solutions

MI's Winrunner.

Initial Setup

It was a straightforward set-up.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

Initial cost was very high, took two years to save up for it. Wish Borland's Silk was less expensive.

Other Solutions Considered

Yes, several free and several paid. Amongst others, we looked at Selenium, Ranorex, WTP, Rational, MI, Auto-it, and Jmoeter.

Other Advice

Don't just research the automation tool, research what your needs are.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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