Compare CAST Application Intelligence Platform vs. Fortify Application Defender

CAST Application Intelligence Platform is ranked 2nd in Software Development Analytics with 1 review while Fortify Application Defender is ranked 18th in Application Security with 2 reviews. CAST Application Intelligence Platform is rated 5.0, while Fortify Application Defender is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of CAST Application Intelligence Platform writes "Source code has to be fed. Used for controlling the technical debt and code quality". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Fortify Application Defender writes "Helped us to improve the code quality of our organization". CAST Application Intelligence Platform is most compared with SonarQube, Checkmarx and Micro Focus Fortify on Demand, whereas Fortify Application Defender is most compared with SonarQube, Coverity and CAST Application Intelligence Platform.
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Used for controlling the technical debt and code quality.It supports most programming languages.

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The solution helped us to improve the code quality of our organization.Its ability to find security defects is valuable.

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It has very few plugins to access different code repositories, so source code has to be fed.Implementation could be made more simpler as it is complex.

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The solution is quite expensive.Support for older compilers/IDEs is lacking.

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CAST AIPHPE Fortify Application Defender, Micro Focus Fortify Application Defender
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CAST Application Intelligence Platform (AIP), a result of over $130M in R&D investment over two decades, is an enterprise-grade software measurement and quality analysis solution designed to analyze multi-tiered, multi-technology applications for technical vulnerabilities and adherence to architectural and coding standards and then provide business relevant information to the IT organization through various dashboards and products built with end users in mind.

  • Application Analytics Dashboard (CAST AAD): Provides IT executives with accurate business relevant analytics to drive their organization
  • Application Engineering Dashboard (CAST AED): Provides engineering and QA teams with powerful code and system level structural flaw insight and remediation guidance
  • Enlighten: Delivers to developers a powerful deep understanding of their application’s structure
  • Architecture Checker: Gives architects a reliable, automated solution to enforce architectures that deliver stability and performance of their critical applications

CAST’s underlying system-level analysis technology assesses both the health of an application, as measured through numerous health factors, as well as specific structural and system-level defects that drive performance and stability issues providing true system level analysis.

Micro Focus Security Fortify Application Defender is a runtime application self-protection (RASP) solution that helps you manage and mitigate risk from homegrown or third-party applications. It provides centralized visibility into application use and abuse while protecting from software vulnerability exploits and other violations in real time.
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Sample Customers
Steria, T-Systems MMS, Atos Origin, Accenture, Capgemini
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Top Industries
Software R&D Company43%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company6%
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