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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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"It helped in achieving the testing of on-premise applications, as well as cloud-based applications, without much difficulty.""NeoLoad is best tool for testing in production without making many changes to the script or solution.""I like the scripting and parameterization features.""The scripting is really user-friendly and the reporting is very good.""The test cases are quite easy to build and to maintain. This is the most valuable aspect of the solution for us. It's the reason why they changed from JMeter to NeoLoad.""The most valuable feature is flexibility, as it connects to all of the endpoints that we need it to.""Very easy to use the front end and the UI is very good."

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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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"NeoLoad does not support Citrix-based applications.""While importing the scripts from backup it should not create the new variables because it has created some issues for us.""I would like to see support for auto-correlations.""Sometimes it's complicated to maintain the test cases. It's much easier than in JMeter, however. I'm not sure if this depends so much on NeoLoad, or is more based on the environment that we are testing.""Most people focus on HTTPS or TCP, but it would be good to have support for a variety of different protocols.""Support wasn't able to solve a technical issue."

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"The licensing cost is less compared to other licensing performance testing tools.""Licensing for NeoLoad is subscription-based."

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Questions from the Community
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 test cases are quite easy to build and to maintain. This is the most valuable aspect of the solution for us. It's the reason why they changed from JMeter to NeoLoad.
Top Answer: Overall, we're quite satisfied with the product. Sometimes it's complicated to maintain the test cases. It's much easier than in JMeter, however. I'm not sure if this depends so much on NeoLoad, or is… more »
Top Answer: We primarily use the solution for load testing. Our focus is not so much performance testing. We focus more on load testing, which does inadvertently include performance testing, however.
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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.

The NeoLoad load and performance testing tool for web and mobile apps realistically simulates user activity and monitors infrastructure behavior to eliminate bottlenecks. It covers all performance testing from component and automated tests to system-wide hybrid-cloud load tests.

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Sample Customers
Ehrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, ItaÒ BBA, BarrDell, H&R Block, Best Buy, Orange, Verizon Wireless, ING, Mazda, Siemens, University of Oxford
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider19%
Manufacturing Company10%
Government6%
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Retailer19%
Government19%
Individual & Family Service13%
Computer Software Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
Company Size
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise50%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise20%
Large Enterprise74%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Neotys NeoLoad and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,719 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 10th in Load Testing Tools with 3 reviews while Neotys NeoLoad is ranked 4th in Load Testing Tools with 6 reviews. IBM Rational Quality Manager is rated 7.6, while Neotys NeoLoad is rated 8.4. 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 Neotys NeoLoad writes "Easy to build test cases, good stability and good scalability". IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, TestRail by Gurock, Tricentis qTest, Zephyr Enterprise and TFS, whereas Neotys NeoLoad is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Apache JMeter, BlazeMeter, Micro Focus LoadRunner Enterprise and Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud. See our IBM Rational Quality Manager vs. Neotys NeoLoad report.

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