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Pros
"The most valuable feature of this solution is virtualization."

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"The statistics that are available are very good.""The scalability of the solution is quite good. You can easily expand the product if you need to.""The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.""Scripting is the most valuable. We are able to record and then go in and modify the script that it creates. It has a lot of generative scripts."

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Cons
"I would like to see more integration with automation tools."

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"Everything is very manual. It's up to us to find out exactly what the issues are.""The solution has a lack of compatibility with newer technologies.""The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.""We moved to Ranorex because the solution did not easily scale, and we could not find good and short term third-party help. We needed to have a bigger pool of third-party contractors that we could draw on for specific implementations. Silk didn't have that, and we found what we needed for Ranorex here in the Houston area. It would be good if there is more community support. I don't know if Silk runs a user conference once a year and how they set up partners. We need to be able to talk to somebody more than just on the phone. It really comes right down to that. The generated automated script was highly dependent upon screen position and other keys that were not as robust as we wanted. We found the automated script generated by Ranorex and the other key information about a specific data point to be more robust. It handled the transition better when we moved from computer to computer and from one size of the application to the other size. When we restarted Silk, we typically had to recalibrate screen elements within the script. Ranorex also has some of these same issues, but when we restart, it typically is faster, which is important."

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"Our licensing fees are on a yearly basis, and while I think that the price is quite reasonable I am not allowed to share those details.""We paid annually. There is a purchase cost, and then there is an ongoing maintenance fee."

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Top Answer: I can talk about UFT Mobile and its use for managing mobile farm devices.  You can execute manual testing and it's integrated with other testing tools from Micro Focus such as: - UFT developer -… more »
Top Answer: Scripting is the most valuable. We are able to record and then go in and modify the script that it creates. It has a lot of generative scripts.
Top Answer: We paid annually. There is a purchase cost, and then there is an ongoing maintenance fee.
Top Answer: We moved to Ranorex because the solution did not easily scale, and we could not find good and short term third-party help. We needed to have a bigger pool of third-party contractors that we could draw… more »
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Also Known As
Mobile Center, Micro Focus Mobile Center, HPE Mobile Center
Segue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test
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Overview

Micro Focus UFT Mobile amplifies team productivity by providing a centralized, enterprise-level, end-to-end lab and management gateway of distributed real mobile devices and emulators that helps teams develop, debug, test, monitor, and optimize their omnichannel mobile applications to promote an enhanced user experience across all digital touchpoints. Testers and Developers alike can validate all aspects of the mobile user experience including functionality, performance, and security using services simulations and network virtualization. UFT Mobile supports continuous testing and drives continuous improvement and optimization by analyzing availability and performance of mobile application via production monitoring.

SilkTest is robust and portable test automation for web, native, and enterprise software applications. Silk Test's portability enables users to test applications more effectively with lower complexity and cost in comparison to other functional testing tools on the market. Silk Test's role based testing enables business stakeholders, QA engineers, and developers to contribute to the whole automation testing process, which drives collaboration and increases the effectiveness of software testing.
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Sample Customers
Bci, BPER Services, Die Mobiliar, Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare, HPE, Independent Health, Shanghai OnStar Telematics, Pick n Pay, UCB
Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company34%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government5%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise15%
Large Enterprise69%
REVIEWERS
Small Business21%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise57%
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Micro Focus UFT Mobile is ranked 27th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Silk Test is ranked 17th in Functional Testing Tools with 4 reviews. Micro Focus UFT Mobile is rated 8.0, while Silk Test is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Micro Focus UFT Mobile writes "Easy to use and has good virtualization capability". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Silk Test writes "An easy to use interface with a recording feature that our business users are happy with". Micro Focus UFT Mobile is most compared with Appium, Micro Focus UFT One, Experitest, AWS Device Farm and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Silk Test is most compared with Micro Focus UFT One, Selenium HQ, Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Apache JMeter and froglogic Squish.

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