Compare Micro Focus ALM Quality Center vs. TestRail by Gurock

Micro Focus ALM Quality Center is ranked 1st in Test Management Tools with 14 reviews while TestRail by Gurock is ranked 9th in Test Management Tools with 3 reviews. Micro Focus ALM Quality Center is rated 8.6, while TestRail by Gurock is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus ALM Quality Center writes "We can have multiple users execute tests independently on their own computers because the UFT scripts are stored online". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TestRail by Gurock writes "Easy to write new test cases and test plans and it is flexible". Micro Focus ALM Quality Center is most compared with JIRA, Micro Focus ALM Octane and TFS, whereas TestRail by Gurock is most compared with Zephyr Enterprise, TFS and Hiptest. See our Micro Focus ALM Quality Center vs. TestRail by Gurock report.
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Pros
Ability to customize modules, particularly Defect Tracking module on company specific needsBy using QC we broke down silos (of teams), improved the organization of our tests, have a much better view of the testing status, and became much quicker in providing test results with document generation.From reporting to team management, everything is better now.The AI and functionality interface are useful.It has a good response time.It improved productivity and increased levels of internal data security.The ability to integrate this solution with other applications is helpful. If there is automation, it comes with improved quality and speed.This solution is open and very easy to integrate. The interface is good too.

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The most valuable features are the flexibility, ease of use for writing new test cases, the test plans, and the composition.The solution is very stable. We've never had any issues with it.The most valuable features are the reporting in the dashboard and the general way in which we can create test runs is helpful.

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The BPT also known as Business Process Testing can sometimes be very time intensive and sometimes might not be very intuitive to someone who is not familiar with BPT.We would like to have support for agile development.ALM uses a waterfall approach. We have some hybrid approaches in the company and need a more agile approach.Certain features are lousy. Those features can drag the whole server down. There are times that the complex SQL queries are not easy to do within this solution.They should focus on giving greater value to the IoT and social networks.There needs to be improvement in the requirement samples. At the moment, they are very basic.It needs Pure-FTPd WebUI and single sign-on.The QA needs improvement.

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It's not easy to create a custom report. It's not straightforward. A good improvement would be if there was a way to report and create a custom report without using a plugin or scripting language.I've encountered at some point, some difficulties on the administration side, but I don't remember exactly what they were.It would be useful if it had its own issue management system. At the moment, it's purely a test management tool and you have to link to a defect management tool, like JIRA. It would be useful if there was an option to use its own defect management tool so that it's integrated and not two separate tools.

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Quality Center is pricey, but cheaper is not always less expensive.We have divided our licenses between Micro Focus ALM and ALM Octane. It works for us.It allows us to keep our costs low. I do not want to pay beyond a certain point for this solution.I feel that the licenses are expensive. ​It has several limitations in adapting its agility easily.

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Also Known As
HPE ALM, Quality Center, Quality Center, Micro Focus ALM
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Overview

Micro Focus Application Lifecycle Management software (ALM), is a unified platform that helps teams prioritize, align and focus their project activities, provides actionable insight, and fosters the re-use of assets from requirements through development, testing, and readiness for delivery. 

Built on best practices, an extensible architecture and centralized repository, Micro Focus ALM is one of the first unified, technology-agnostic application management systems available now; integrating out-of-the-box with over 30 open source and competitive industry products.

Micro Focus’s ALM suite provides flexible solutions and deployment options to meet your needs and scale with you as you grow.

TestRail helps you manage and track your software testing efforts and organize your QA department. Its intuitive web-based user interface makes it easy to create test cases, manage test runs and coordinate your entire testing process.

Easily track and follow the status of individual tests, milestones and projects with dashboards and activity reports. Get real-time insights into your testing progress and boost productivity with personalized todo lists, filters and email notifications. Efficient test management, get started today!

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Sample Customers
Specsavers, Cardinal Health, KMD, TurkcellApple, Microsoft, Boeing, Intel, NASA, Amazon, HP, Samsung
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm20%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company8%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company36%
Comms Service Provider10%
Manufacturing Company9%
Financial Services Firm8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company34%
Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm9%
Media Company8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise75%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise2%
Large Enterprise94%
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