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"We have seen ROI with this solution over the years that we have used it.""The user interface is good. It's both clear and comprehensible. It's easy to work with."

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"The solution has wide use within Microsoft products. The integration with Microsoft products, and, in particular, Microsoft Office, is great.""This is a flexible tool compared to some other solutions.""I have to think less with this solution. It's simple.""Tech support is very responsive. They solved issues within a prompt response time.""iServer is a solution that helps catalog enterprise architect solutions and catalog information."

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"This solution can be more user-friendly and easier to use, with better dashboards.""There needs to be more information at the outset about how to use the solution and how to deploy it. The deployment process needs improvement."

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"The migration tool needs to be included in the main package, and not as a separate license.""The performance is slow, which is something that should be improved.""The one issue is that if you want to import predefined work, you need to put the licensing model in. So if you wanted to import work that was done before, you then need to buy a separate product for that.""It definitely needs help to improve the visual aspect of the solution.""There are other solutions out there that have a better user interface."

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IBM Rational System Architect is an enterprise architecture solution for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating enterprise architecture and business process analysis. This solution provides decision support, process optimization, and integration into solution delivery. Rational System Architect addresses all aspects of your organization's enterprise architecture, including modeling, publishing, analysis, and execution.

iServer is a unified software platform and enterprise modeling environment that extends and enhances the familiar, market leading Microsoft Visio and Office products. Core capabilities provided by iServer include an enhanced Microsoft Visio diagramming interface, a powerful central repository for all enterprise architecture or business process models and documentation, and a range of tools for visualization, analysis and decision making.

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Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government10%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Computer Software Company25%
Government13%
Comms Service Provider9%
Manufacturing Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Rational System Architect vs. iServer and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 13th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while iServer is ranked 10th in Architecture Management with 4 reviews. IBM Rational System Architect is rated 6.0, while iServer is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational System Architect writes "Modeling is useful, but many features need improvement and technical support is lacking". On the other hand, the top reviewer of iServer writes "Stable with the potential to scale and integrates well with Microsoft". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM, UNICOM System Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and MID Innovator, whereas iServer is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, ARIS BPM, Visio, Avolution ABACUS and MEGA HOPEX. See our IBM Rational System Architect vs. iServer report.

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