Compare IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise

IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 14th in Load Testing Tools with 1 review while Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is ranked 3rd in Load Testing Tools with 7 reviews. IBM Rational Quality Manager is rated 8.0, while Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IBM Rational Quality Manager writes "Fast and reliable with good customization capabilities". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise writes "Tests the performance of our applications and has the ability to share the screen while you are running a test". IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, Zephyr Enterprise and TFS, whereas Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise is most compared with LoadRunner Cloud, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional and Apache JMeter.
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It's very reliable as a solution.

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The information that the reports provide is very valuable, it can tell you the number of users you have, how long it is taking for specific tasks, and how much memory you have.The solution is a very user-friendly tool, especially when you compare it to a competitor like BlazeMeter.This product is better oriented to large, enterprise-oriented organizations.We are delivering fine performance results and performance recommendations using Performance Center.IP Spoofing can be done using Performance Center.We can book load generators.It is mostly user-friendly and usable.It is also good for reporting purposes, which would be most familiar for QC and UFT users.

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Currently, the user interface needs to be more user-friendly.

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It would be nice to know how much GPU memory we are using because the data points are not there or it's hard to read.The solution is a very expensive tool when compared with other tools.While the stability is generally good, there are a few strange issues that crop up unexpectedly which affect consistent use of the product.More real-time monitoring should be available for the system under test.Dashboard creation should be implemented, so we can get the results in a desired format.It is tough to maintain from the infrastructure side.New features have been added in latest version and need to be improved with the DevOps integration.We are expecting more flexible to use Jenkins in continuous integration going forward.

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We license it as we need it. If we use it for one client, and only need it once a year, the licensing cost for 500 users would be approximately US $2.50 per day, per user, so approximately US $1250.00 per day.It is a bit expensive, especially for smaller organizations, but over-all it can save you money.It is a bit expensive when compared with other tools.ROI is 200%.

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Top Comparisons
Compared 11% of the time.
Also Known As
Rational Quality ManagerPerformance Center, Micro Focus Performance Center, HPE Performance Center
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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 Performance Center is a global cross-enterprise performance testing tool which enables you to manage multiple, concurrent performance testing projects across different geographic locations without any need to travel between the locations. Performance Center administers all your internal performance testing needs. With Performance Center, you manage all aspects of large-scale performance testing projects, including resource allocation and scheduling, from a centralized location accessible through the Web. Performance Center helps streamline the testing process, reduce resource costs, and increase operating efficiency.

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Sample Customers
Ehrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, Itaƒ BBA, BarrHexaware, British Sky Broadcasting, JetBlue
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REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm25%
Retailer16%
Insurance Company16%
Software R&D Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company35%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm11%
Retailer6%
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