Compare IBM Rational Performance Tester vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest

IBM Rational Performance Tester is ranked 13th in Test Management Tools with 1 review while Zeenyx AscentialTest is ranked 10th in Test Management Tools with 3 reviews. IBM Rational Performance Tester is rated 8.0, while Zeenyx AscentialTest is rated 10.0. 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 Zeenyx AscentialTest writes "Enables us to have a single test run across multiple sets of data". IBM Rational Performance Tester is most compared with LoadRunner, Apache JMeter and BlazeMeter, whereas Zeenyx AscentialTest is most compared with Selenium HQ, SmartBear TestComplete and UFT (QTP).
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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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If you use the PowerBuilder application, do choose AscentialTest without thinking twice.

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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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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 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.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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andagon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of OregonTJX 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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