Compare HeadSpin vs. Silk Test

HeadSpin is ranked 35th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Silk Test is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews. HeadSpin is rated 8.0, while Silk Test is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of HeadSpin writes "The first connected intelligence platform that is easy to use for testing mobile devices". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Silk Test writes "An easy to use interface with a recording feature that our business users are happy with". HeadSpin is most compared with Perfecto Mobile, BrowserStack and Sauce Labs, whereas Silk Test is most compared with Micro Focus UFT One, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional and Selenium HQ.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is that this is the first connected intelligence all-in-one platform.

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The statistics that are available are very good.The scalability of the solution is quite good. You can easily expand the product if you need to.The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.The feature I like most is the ease of reporting.The ability to develop scripts in Visual Studio, Visual Studio integration, is the most valuable feature.

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Cons
Support and pricing could be improved.

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Everything is very manual. It's up to us to find out exactly what the issues are.The solution has a lack of compatibility with newer technologies.The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.The pricing is an issue, the program is very expensive. That is something that can improve.They should extend some of the functions that are a bit clunky and improve the integration.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
It's not cheap, but there are a few different packages and different prices for enterprises with different product versions.

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Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis, and while I think that the price is quite reasonable I am not allowed to share those details.

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7.0
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Also Known As
Segue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test
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Overview

HeadSpin is the world’s first Connected Intelligence Platform™ that provides Web, Mobile, IoT, and 5G solutions to unify testing, monitoring, and analytics across applications, devices, and networks. HeadSpin empowers development, QA, operations, and network teams to optimize connected experiences and ensure digital business success.

SilkTest is robust and portable test automation for web, native, and enterprise software applications. Silk Test's portability enables users to test applications more effectively with lower complexity and cost in comparison to other functional testing tools on the market. Silk Test's role based testing enables business stakeholders, QA engineers, and developers to contribute to the whole automation testing process, which drives collaboration and increases the effectiveness of software testing.
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Sample Customers
Zynga, Tinder, Pinterest, Akamai, Microsoft, Airbnb, Jam City, TMobile, Mozilla, CNN, Cognizant, Yahoo!, ebay, Quora, Walmart, Kohls, TelstraKrung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company64%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company8%
Financial Services Firm6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company49%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company9%
Retailer5%
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