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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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"Keeping up with DevOps, thus the best feature of StormRunner is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore.""The most valuable feature is having load generators in countries where we don’t have access to them.""The most valuable feature is that you can create an infrastructure on-demand and do performance testing with it.""The usability and ability to integrate with other solutions is quite good. When I use it in on Azure, then Red Hat is the most likely solution I use. When I use AWS, then I tend to use Lambda functions. In either case, it works well and you can use it either way.""The most valuable feature is that we do not have to accommodate the load-testing infrastructure in our own data center.""The record and playback feature is the most valuable feature. It's all driven by the script, so it's a script-based tool where the background tracing starts. Java's background process does a lot of tracing. The process starts in the background. It sees what peaks of volumes that the process can handle. It's easy to use because it's script based, record, and playback. I"

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Cons
"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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"There is a steep learning curve for the product, too.""An area for improvement is analytics on why response times are slow from certain countries.""Improvements to the reporting would be good.""I don't know of any features that should be added. The solution isn't lacking anything at this point.""There are three modules in the system that are different products packaged into one, and they can sometimes be difficult to figure out, so they should be better integrated with each other.""I would like for there to be better integration with other tools so that when you do load testing you can also do a security check."

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"The pricing is very reasonable and the licensing is straightforward.""There is no monthly or yearly cost but rather, the fees are based on the amount of traffic that you use."

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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 »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is that you can create an infrastructure on-demand and do performance testing with it.
Top Answer: Improvements to the reporting would be good. Technical support can be improved.
Top Answer: I have been using LoadRunner Cloud for performance testing.
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Rational Quality ManagerStormRunner Load, LoadRunner Cloud, Micro Focus StormRunner Load, HPE StormRunner Load
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Overview
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.

Micro Focus StormRunner Load is a simple, smart and scalable solution for Agile Cloud testing. It helps you to detect performance issues and ensure that your mobile and web apps are ready for the load. It provides an Intelligent and predictive analytics for fast problem detection and scale up to millions of user in minutes from different regions.

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Ehrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, ItaÒ BBA, BarrN Brown Group, aHOC
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Computer Software Company32%
Comms Service Provider20%
Government7%
Media Company6%
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K 12 Educational Company Or School50%
Financial Services Firm25%
Engineering Company13%
Retailer13%
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Computer Software Company49%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company6%
Government5%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business23%
Midsize Enterprise27%
Large Enterprise50%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
446,956 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 9th in Load Testing Tools with 3 reviews while Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is ranked 3rd in Load Testing Tools with 6 reviews. IBM Rational Quality Manager is rated 7.6, while Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Quality Manager writes "Has good integration with the other professional tools but usability needs improvement ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud writes "The best feature is that we don't have to build and maintain infrastructure anymore". IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, TestRail by Gurock, Zephyr Enterprise, TFS and Tricentis qTest, whereas Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise, Apache JMeter, BlazeMeter and Neotys NeoLoad. See our IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud report.

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