ALM Octane vs. CA Application Lifecycle Conductor

As of March 2019, ALM Octane is ranked 5th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 13 reviews vs CA Application Lifecycle Conductor which is ranked 27th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites. The top reviewer of ALM Octane writes "Saves time by making the most important information and functions available with one or two clicks". ALM Octane is most compared with JIRA, Micro Focus ALM and TFS. CA Application Lifecycle Conductor is most compared with IBM Rational ALM.
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For what it does, it's very reasonably priced. I like the licensing model as well, because it's very flexible. You can scale licenses up and down for short periods of time.In terms of pricing, it's comparable to what we had previously. It's not priced at the higher end of the scale by any means. It's priced nicely, in the middle of the market. For what you're getting, it's a very good tool.It's expensive. HPE products, and now Micro Focus, have always been expensive. The license is not cheap, and it will always be a challenge, particularly for small organizations like ours.It's pretty pricey, one of the most expensive ones on the market... The value depends on if you use all the features that it has. It comes with a lot of features. The difference between the license structure of ALM and Octane versus JIRA, is that you get everything with ALM and Octane... For JIRA, you buy the pieces one piece at a time.It will be as expensive as ALM.NET, if not more expensive. But here's a good tip: If you have ALM.NET, you are able to share your licenses from ALM.NET to Octane. You just have to define a dedicated number of licenses on ALM.NET and then you can share them with ALM Octane, with some configuration effort. This is something that you have to take into account, that there is a possibility of such license sharing that could decrease your costs. Compared to open-source tools, the price the ALM Octane is definitely higher, in terms of the licensing cost.Pricing is the weakest point. It is expensive, but the tool has plenty of features. The main problem we have is that the pricing is very high compared to some other solutions.

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Overview
In support of the bimodal nature of many customers today, Micro Focus has expanded the ALM experience by introducing ALM Octane, as a separate platform that is tuned and designed for high-velocity, Lean and Agile teams. ALM Octane is an included part of the ALM product, and integrates with both Micro Focus Agile Manager and the traditional Micro Focus ALM.NET platform to allow teams to easily share assets and report across projects.CA Application Lifecycle Conductor, creates one view and traceability across the application lifecycle from mobile to mainframe. It improves business agility by removing barriers to faster time to market and improved reliability. With CA ALC, customers can: Establish continuous feedback loops to improve governance, auditability, traceability and Mobile to Mainframe transparency; Simplify and store complex test relationships to automate and speed Mainframe testing; and Coordinate deployment with your preferred Application Release Automation solution to streamline code releases.
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Transportation Company30%
Financial Services Firm30%
Insurance Company10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
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Software R&D Company32%
Government14%
Financial Services Firm13%
Manufacturing Company12%
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