Micro Focus ALM vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest

Micro Focus ALM is ranked 1st in Test Management Tools with 51 reviews vs Zeenyx AscentialTest which is ranked 14th in Test Management Tools with 3 reviews. The top reviewer of Micro Focus ALM writes "Provides QA management and project management - testing, defect management, and reporting". The top reviewer of Zeenyx AscentialTest writes "You can build tests using drag and drop. AUT is not required". Micro Focus ALM is most compared with JIRA, TFS and CA Agile Central. Zeenyx AscentialTest is most compared with SmartBear TestComplete, UFT (QTP) and Visual Studio Test Professional. See our Micro Focus ALM vs. Zeenyx AscentialTest report.
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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.It provides visibility on release status and readiness.It allows us to easily make linkage and dependencies, with plenty of integrations.Lab Management is a valuable feature, because you have a 360 view.As a system administrator, HPE ALM can be flexibly configured so that it can accommodate a variety of defined project lifecycles and test methodologies.Quality management, project management from a QA perspective - testing, defect management, how testing relates back to requirements.

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The most valuable feature of AscentialTest for us is that it fully supports PowerBuilder.

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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.HPE ALM’s out-of-the-box reporting can be perceived as rigid and limited, to an extent.I'd like to see the concept of teams put into it.I'd like to be able to improve how our QA department uses the tool, by getting better educational resources, documentation to help with competencies for my testers.It's not intuitive in that way, which has always been a problem, especially with business users.

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Classes are not as object-oriented as I would like, but I am a programmer and not QA so I expect a lot.

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Seat and concurrent licensing models exist; the latter is recommended if a large number of different users will be utilizing the product.If you have more than five users, a concurrent licensing model should be considered.

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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.

AscentialTest™ by Zeenyx Software is an enterprise level Test Management System that encompasses Test Planning, Development, Data Management, Execution and Defect Tracking for applications running on Windows, the web, java, dotNet, terminals and PowerBuilder. This “next generation” testing solution allows users to build robust automated and manual tests from reusable components created by its powerful object recognition engine without recording or scripting. Our patented ‘snapshot’ technology generates graphical representations of the application under test which allows users to build ‘Steps’ by dragging and dropping objects in a visual test editor. Reusable Steps are combined to form a multitude of automated and manual tests that are easy to create and maintain. With AscentialTest, companies realize a dramatic reduction in test creation and maintenance times, resulting in increased productivity and lower costs.
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Specsavers, Cardinal Health, KMD, TurkcellTJX Companies, Nuance Communications, Ericsson Inc., Transatlantic Reinsurance Company, Accenture, Nutrition Coordinating Center, Univ. of MN, iConectiv, Fortress Software, and LMP Corp.
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