IBM Rational ALM vs TFS

IBM Rational ALM is ranked 19th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites vs TFS which is ranked 4th in Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Suites with 25 reviews. The top reviewer of TFS writes "Can Provide A Centralized Place To Store All Source Code And Build Information For Entire Organization". IBM Rational ALM is most compared with JIRA, Micro Focus ALM and TFS. TFS is most compared with JIRA, Micro Focus ALM and CA Agile Central.
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If running TFS on-premise is expensive, maybe you could consider moving to the Cloud and use the Visual Studio Team Services.Use the Microsoft recommended “seat-based” licensing model. This allows a single developer with multiple machines to consume only one client license.TFS is on the higher side, but if you intend to use the tool as a complete ALM tool, it will reduce your costs in the long run.It's just as expensive as HPE ALM, without many of the features, best used for development tool only to avoid higher costs.

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Compared 18% of the time.
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Also Known As
Also Known AsRational ALM, MKSTeam Foundation Server
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OverviewLifecycle management capabilities built on the open, unifying IBM Rational Jazz platform can help agile and traditional teams: see at-a-glance status, access better data for decisions, manage costs, reuse the most efficient processes across the organization, manage cloud, web, SOA and mobile application design and development. Teams can also gain real-time traceability, manage work across vendors, unify across a diverse set of lifecyle tools, and provide collaborative development for continuous delivery as part of the IBM DevOps solution.Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) is the collaboration platform at the core of Microsoft's application lifecycle management (ALM) solution. TFS supports agile development practices, multiple IDEs and platforms locally or in the cloud and gives you the tools you need to effectively manage software development projects throughout the IT lifecycle.
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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersTennis Australia, WeCloud AB, Port Otago Limited, Logicalis US, Valmer, The Chevrolet Volt, AshurstVendex KBB IT Services, Info Support, Fujitsu Consulting, TCSC, Airways New Zealand, HP
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm
36%
Software R&D Company
14%
Manufacturing Company
9%
Retailer
9%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm
26%
Manufacturing Company
13%
Insurance Company
8%
Retailer
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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11%
Midsize Enterprise
19%
Large Enterprise
70%
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