IBM Rational System Architect vs. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect

As of February 2019, IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 9th in Architecture Management vs Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect which is ranked 1st in Architecture Management with 16 reviews. The top reviewer of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect writes "It allowed teams and team members all over the world to collaborate and sync up on specific detailed parts of the solution or model easily with a minimum fuss". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner and ARIS BPM. Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect is most compared with Visual Paradigm, No Magic MagicDraw and Visio.
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Pricing and licensing are suitable even for small companies.Pricing and licensing is very attractive, simple, and straightforward.It’s the best deal in town, by far.Licenses are pretty low cost compared to, for example, ARIS.The pricing for ultimate version is steeply high.Use floating licenses strategically.The Corporate Edition, or one of the bundles, is the way to go.

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Overview
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.

Sparx Enterprise Architect is a platform that accelerates and integrates software, business and systems development. Twice winner of Jolt and multiple SD Times Awards with an installed base of 580,000 + licenses, supported by 230 partners in 160 countries. From requirements to implementation and beyond, Sparx Systems' Enterprise Architect is a fully featured tool suite that lets you model, design, simulate, prototype, build, test, manage and trace from vision to solution.

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Sample Customers
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS ScheerOmniLink
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REVIEWERS
Government15%
Financial Services Firm15%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm18%
Government16%
Transportation Company13%
Insurance Company6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise17%
Large Enterprise45%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business28%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise60%
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