Compare IBM Rational ClearQuest vs. Visual SourceSafe

IBM Rational ClearQuest is ranked 4th in Software Configuration Management with 1 review while Visual SourceSafe is ranked 11th in Software Configuration Management. IBM Rational ClearQuest is rated 9.0, while Visual SourceSafe is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearQuest writes "It can be adapted to any process flow". On the other hand, IBM Rational ClearQuest is most compared with IBM Rational ClearCase, JIRA and IBM Engineering Workflow Management, whereas Visual SourceSafe is most compared with IBM Rational ClearCase, Visual Studio Team System and IBM Engineering Workflow Management.
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It's competitively priced and, as far as I know, it's just an enterprise license. We have found it is worth the money.It's worth the value. The pricing is fairly good, justifiable for the return on investment.Licensing is fairly simple, you don't need multiple licenses.Just make sure if you are going to license, ensure you license the right features.​

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Also Known As
Endevor Software Change Manager, CA Software Change Manager for Mainframe, CA Endevor SCMRational ClearQuest
CA (A Broadcom Company)
CA Endevor Software Change Manager (CA Endevor SCM) is the most widely used change management software for the mainframe environment. It can automate your entire development process, adapting to your specific business requirements and helping ensure consistency and complete control. Integration with IBM Rational Developer for System z can improve productivity, accelerate time-to-delivery and ensure the auditability of all programmer activities. Eclipse-ready, CA Endevor SCM helps shorten the learning curve for application developers. It provides your team with business-driven, customizable lifecycle paths and automated version control to protect your software assets and help maintain application integrity.

IBM Rational ClearQuest is a fully customizable database workflow application development and production system. It provides flexible change and defect tracking, customizable processes, near real-time reporting and lifecycle traceability for better visibility and control of the software development lifecycle. IBM Rational ClearQuest provides scalable, multiplatform support to any size organization so you can continue to customize processes as your development needs evolve.

Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, a file-level version control system that delivers restore point and team coordination capabilities.
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Sample Customers
Blue Hill Data Services Inc.Atos SE, STM, Regence BlueCross BlueShieldXP Investimentos, Weichert Lead Network, Arelik, ACS
Top Industries
Financial Services Firm56%
Insurance Company15%
Healthcare Company9%
Comms Service Provider6%
Insurance Company45%
Financial Services Firm29%
Software R&D Company16%
K 12 Educational Company Or School2%
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