Compare IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. Parasoft SOAtest

IBM Rational Functional Tester is ranked 24th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 2 reviews. IBM Rational Functional Tester is rated 7.0, while Parasoft SOAtest is rated 9.6. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Functional Tester writes "Automatically adapts to changes, saving time and effort, but mobile app support is needed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Parasoft SOAtest writes "Improved the quality of our automated web services". IBM Rational Functional Tester is most compared with Selenium HQ, Micro Focus UFT One and Katalon Studio, whereas Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with SoapUI Pro, SonarQube and Postman.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the UI component tester.

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They have a feature where they can record traffic and create tests on the report traffic.Parasoft SOAtest has improved the quality of our automated web services, which can be easily implemented through service chaining and service virtualization.We can automate our scenarios in a data driven format, which shows there is no rework on scripts. We only need to update the test data and run for a number of scenarios.

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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.

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The product is very slow to start up, and that is a bit of a problem, actually.Reports could be customized and more descriptive according to the user's or company's requirements.

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They do have a confusing licensing structure.We are completed satisfied with Parasoft SOAtest. The ROI is more than 95%.The license price is a little expensive, but it provides a better outcome in terms of the end-to-end automation process.

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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.Parasoft SOAtest is widely recognized as the leading enterprise-grade solution for API testing and API integrity. Thoroughly test composite applications with robust support for REST and web services, plus an industry-leading 120+ protocols/message types.
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Sample Customers
EdumateLufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ Bank
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Financial Services Firm46%
Government15%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Transportation Company8%
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Software R&D Company32%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer9%
Manufacturing Company8%
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