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"The most valuable feature is the UI component tester.""It is compatible with all sorts of Dark Net applications. Its coverage is very good.""IBM Rational Functional Tester is very contextual."

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"The most valuable feature is the real-time testing, which helps you to test your website on more than two thousand combinations of browsers and operating systems.""This product offers out-of-the-box geolocation testing in automation, which is amazing!""In case something goes wrong at LambdaTest end, the Support team is extremely responsive to analyze any platform-related issues.""Builds that took days to complete with in-house infrastructure were executed in a couple of hours.""The Docker tunnel integration for local testing can be extremely useful to run on multiple instances in parallel.""LambdaTest easily integrates with leading project management, bug tracking, and CI-CD tools like Jira, Asana, Jenkins, Circle CI, and more.""The support docs are precise and you can get started with them easily.""Our test execution time was reduced to 16 mins from five hours when executed in parallel on multiple VMs. This has been extremely helpful!"

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"As many of our products are moving from PC to mobile, the most important thing that this solution needs is mobile app support.""If the solution is running on Linux, there are some issues around application compatibility.""They need to do a complete revamp so that even a non-technical person can manage the tool."

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"I would like to see all of the features available in the freemium plan so that I can test them.""Mobile application testing would be helpful for us.""The analytics over the automation dashboard can be more intuitive.""I think Lambdatest is a valuable tool for our team and things that have room for improvement would be mobile app testing, as it can be an important addition to the tool.""It would be nice to have an API for visual regression testing.""Responsive testing UI is a bit cluttered, whereas the LT browser is much better to use.""You cannot perform native-app testing, as they offer simulation for web testing only.""Their smart testing module needs improvement."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"Licensing is good but the prices for the products are expensive. A single-user license may go for something like $10,000 to $30,000. There are no additional costs, and support is included within that price."

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"LambdaTest is on the cloud, offers both free and paid plans which start at $19 USD per month.""This is an affordable product.""The pricing for LambdaTest is affordable, and one of the reasons we implemented it.""It is affordable as compared to similar SaaS solutions.""LambdaTest is priced well, which is why we migrated to it.""It is free to start, which means you can actually see how it works and then take the decision to buy.""It is 60% cheaper and there is no fuss in maintaining the lab, so we have more time to do the testing."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: IBM Rational Functional Tester is very contextual.
Top Answer: RFT needs to think from a contemporary point of view — from the current context. They need to look at the way they're positioning the tool. They need to do a complete revamp so that even a… more »
Top Answer: We provide this solution and others like it to our customers. We have implemented IBM Rational Functional Tester for at least 10 to 15 customers between banking and telecom.
Top Answer: The slow nature of a cloud platform was compensated with parallel testing, and now we are able to finish our testing job faster than it was before COVID.
Top Answer: It is free to start, which means you can actually see how it works and then take the decision to buy.
Top Answer: I feel that the automated screenshot testing takes a little longer on MacOS sometimes. Though the stability is good, cloud platforms are a bit slower. The platform provides good emulators and… more »
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Rational Functional Tester
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Overview
IBM Rational Functional Tester is an automated functional testing and regression testing tool. This software provides automated testing capabilities for functional, regression, GUI, and data-driven testing. Rational Function Tester supports a range of applications, such as web-based, .Net, Java, Siebel, SAP, terminal emulator-based applications, PowerBuilder, Ajax, Adobe Flex, Dojo Toolkit, GEF, Adobe PDF documents, zSeries, iSeries, and pSeries.

LambdaTest is a cloud-based cross browser testing platform that helps enterprises run web automation tests at scale (through parallel testing).

**Selenium Automation Grid and Cypress CLI on LambdaTest**
You can attain better browser coverage by running tests across 2,000+ different browsers, devices, and operating systems online. LambdaTest provides a secure, scalable, and reliable cloud-based Selenium Grid that helps run Selenium tests at a faster pace.
The Cypress CLI on LambdaTest, helps you expand Cypress test coverage to 40+ browser versions across Windows and macOS platforms.
Along with automation testing, you can also perform manual tests, visual UI tests, and real-time tests.

**LT Browser - Responsive Web Testing**
Additionally, LambdaTest also offers LT browser - a path-breaking developer-oriented tool that helps assess the responsiveness of your website. LT Browser eases the task of mobile testing as responsive tests can run against 50+ different device resolutions.
You can also create custom device (or viewports) and test localhost URL without any extensions (or tunnels).

**Key Features of LambdaTest Platform**
1. Selenium Web Testing Automation.
2. Selenium Grid For Mobile Web-Automation Testing.
3. Run Cypress Tests Across 40+ Browser Versions Of Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.
4. Parallel Testing For Faster Go To Market Launch.
5. Continuous Testing with Continuous Integration Tools (e.g. Jenkins, Circle CI, GitLab CI, etc.).
6. Live Interactive Browser Compatibility Testing.
7. Scroll Sync To Test Two Viewports Simultaneously Using LT Browser App.
8. Faster Automated Screenshot Testing.
9. API For Continuous Testing.

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Bringmax, Totpal, Nethhouse, Integreplanner, Cognizant, Vendisol, Clearscale, Edureka
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider17%
Government10%
Healthcare Company7%
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Computer Software Company38%
Financial Services Firm25%
Manufacturing Company13%
Aerospace/Defense Firm13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider20%
Financial Services Firm6%
Construction Company5%
Company Size
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business36%
Midsize Enterprise29%
Large Enterprise36%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. LambdaTest and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
536,548 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Rational Functional Tester is ranked 25th in Functional Testing Tools with 3 reviews while LambdaTest is ranked 5th in Functional Testing Tools with 13 reviews. IBM Rational Functional Tester is rated 6.6, while LambdaTest is rated 9.2. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Functional Tester writes "Good coverage and compatibility with excellent stability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of LambdaTest writes "Reliable, integrates well with other platforms, and is less costly than our previous solution". IBM Rational Functional Tester is most compared with Selenium HQ, HCL OneTest, Micro Focus UFT One, Katalon Studio and Tricentis Tosca, whereas LambdaTest is most compared with BrowserStack, TestProject, CrossBrowserTesting, Sauce Labs and SmartBear TestComplete. See our IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. LambdaTest report.

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