Compare IBM Rational Functional Tester vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest

IBM Rational Functional Tester is ranked 24th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Zeenyx AscentialTest is ranked 16th in Functional Testing Tools with 4 reviews. IBM Rational Functional Tester is rated 7.0, while Zeenyx AscentialTest is rated 9.8. 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 Zeenyx AscentialTest writes "Our university students who enter our tests have found it easy to master with minimal assistance, but classes could be more object-oriented". IBM Rational Functional Tester is most compared with Selenium HQ, Micro Focus UFT One and SmartBear TestComplete, whereas Zeenyx AscentialTest is most compared with Selenium HQ, SmartBear TestComplete and Tricentis Tosca.
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The most valuable feature is the UI component tester.

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The most valuable feature of AscentialTest for us is that it fully supports PowerBuilder.If you use the PowerBuilder application, do choose AscentialTest without thinking twice.

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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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Classes are not as object-oriented as I would like, but I am a programmer and not QA so I expect a lot.I would like to see an improvement in the User Interface.

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Once it starts generating ROI, which for us took between three and six months, one will not even think about the investment.

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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.AscentialTest™ by Zeenyx Software is an enterprise level Test Management System that encompasses Test Planning, Development, Data Management, Execution and Defect Tracking for applications running on Windows, the web, java, dotNet, terminals and PowerBuilder. This “next generation” testing solution allows users to build robust automated and manual tests from reusable components created by its powerful object recognition engine without recording or scripting. Our patented ‘snapshot’ technology generates graphical representations of the application under test which allows users to build ‘Steps’ by dragging and dropping objects in a visual test editor. Reusable Steps are combined to form a multitude of automated and manual tests that are easy to create and maintain. With AscentialTest, companies realize a dramatic reduction in test creation and maintenance times, resulting in increased productivity and lower costs.
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EdumateTJX Companies, Nuance Communications, Ericsson Inc., Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Accenture, Nutrition Coordinating Center, Univ. of MN, iConectiv, Fortress Software, and LMP Corp.
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