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IBM Rational ClearCase is an enterprise-grade configuration management system that provides controlled access to software assets, including requirements, design documents, models, test plans and test results. It be can be integrated with other IBM solutions, including IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Rational ClearQuest, IBM Rational Asset Manager and IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system that delivers restore point and team coordination capabilities.
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IBM Rational ClearCase is ranked 3rd in Software Configuration Management with 1 review while Visual SourceSafe is ranked 13th in Software Configuration Management. IBM Rational ClearCase is rated 8.0, while Visual SourceSafe is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearCase writes "Highly reliable, easy to use, and it integrates well with other engineering tools". On the other hand, IBM Rational ClearCase is most compared with IBM Rational ClearQuest, Git, Bitbucket, HCL Compass and CA Endevor Software Change Manager, whereas Visual SourceSafe is most compared with .

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