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"Technical support is very good. I'm very satisfied with the assistance we've received so far."

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"It's very reliable as a solution.""Integration with the other professional tools is a very strong advantage, so that we can have a traceability between the requirements and defects in Rational Team Concert. That's the most important aspect.""The most valuable feature is the RFT because it allows us to automate manual test cases."

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"The solution is not easily scalable. If you want to extend the solution, you need to purchase a different kind of license. You also have to work with the IBM team to assist in scaling."

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"Currently, the user interface needs to be more user-friendly.""I think it's fine from a performance perspective but usability is something that needs improvement.""Adding support for uploading a collection of test cases would be a helpful addition."

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Top Answer: Integration with the other professional tools is a very strong advantage, so that we can have a traceability between the requirements and defects in Rational Team Concert. That's the most important… more »
Top Answer: Clients often ask about monthly licensing fees, however, I'm not sure about how IBM actually charges. For example, I'm unsure as to if it's a yearly or a monthly fee. It's unclear from my end how the… more »
Top Answer: I think it's fine from a performance perspective but usability is something that needs improvement. It might be because of the complexity. They introduce some entities before people learn how these… more »
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Overview
IBM Rational Performance Tester is a performance testing solution that validates the scalability of web and server applications. Rational Performance Tester identifies the presence and cause of system performance bottlenecks and reduces load testing complexity.IBM Rational Quality Manager is a collaborative hub for business-driven software and systems quality across virtually any platform and type of testing. This software helps teams share information seamlessly, use automation to accelerate project schedules and report on metrics for informed release decisions. Rational Quality Manager helps quality assurance teams collaborate by sharing project information and status updates seamlessly so team members can synchronize teamwork throughout the lifecycle. It helps them automate by reducing labor-intensive activities to accelerate project schedules. In addition, it helps them govern by understanding and reporting on project metrics enabling accurate, reliable and timely release decisions.
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Sample Customers
andagon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of OregonEhrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, ItaÒ BBA, Barr
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company55%
Comms Service Provider15%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider20%
Manufacturing Company7%
Government6%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise44%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise50%
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IBM Rational Performance Tester is ranked 15th in Test Management Tools with 1 review while IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 14th in Test Management Tools with 3 reviews. IBM Rational Performance Tester is rated 8.0, while IBM Rational Quality Manager is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Performance Tester writes "A solution that supports multiple integrations and offers great technical support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Rational Quality Manager writes "Has good integration with the other professional tools but usability needs improvement ". IBM Rational Performance Tester is most compared with Apache JMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Neotys NeoLoad, Silk Test and IBM Rational Test Workbench, whereas IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, TestRail by Gurock, Tricentis qTest, Zephyr Enterprise and TFS.

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