Parasoft SOAtest vs Ranorex

Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 8th in Functional Testing Tools with 16 reviews vs Ranorex which is ranked 9th in Functional Testing Tools with 2 reviews. The top reviewer of Parasoft SOAtest writes "We use the product to test the interfaces of back-end services, simulating different points of sale". The top reviewer of Ranorex writes "Automation coverage overnight is very useful, although it needs to have modularity". Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with SmartBear TestComplete, SoapUI Pro and LoadRunner. Ranorex is most compared with SmartBear TestComplete, UFT (QTP) and froglogic Squish. See our Parasoft SOAtest vs Ranorex report.
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Pros
Parasoft SOAtest has improved the quality of our automated web services, which can be easily implemented through service chaining and service virtualization.We can automate our scenarios in a data driven format, which shows there is no rework on scripts. We only need to update the test data and run for a number of scenarios.If you want something that’s not provided out of the box, then you can write it yourself and integrate it with SOAtest.Automatic testing is the most valuable feature.The testing time is shortened because we generate test data automatically with SOAtest.Every imaginable source in the entire world of information technology can be accessed and used.We do a lot of web services testing and REST services testing. That is the focus of this product.Generating new messages, based on the existing .EDN and .XML messages, is a crucial part or the testing project that I’m currently in.

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Easy integration with CI Tools like Jenkins, TFS, and TeamCity.

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Cons
Reports could be customized and more descriptive according to the user's or company's requirements.Reporting facilities can be better.Compatibility with HTTP 1.1 and TLS 1.2 needs to be improved.During the process of working with SOAtest and building test cases, the .TST files will grow. A negative side effect is that saving your changes takes more time.Enabling/disabling an optional element of an XML request is only possible if a data source (e.g., Excel sheet) is connected to the test. Otherwise, the option is not available at all in the drop-down menu.The feedback that we received from the DevOps of our organization was that the tool was a little heavy from the transformation perspective.Parasoft SOAtest has an internal refresh function where you can refresh the software to show the changes you’ve made in your projects. Unfortunately this function does not work properly, because it often does not show the changes after you’ve hit te refresh button a few times.

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Other OS Support, Ranorex Spy performance improvement (Especially for Silverlight controls).

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We are completed satisfied with Parasoft SOAtest. The ROI is more than 95%.The license price is a little expensive, but it provides a better outcome in terms of the end-to-end automation process.It is an expensive product, so think carefully about whether it fits your purposes and is the right tool for you.I think it would be a great step to decrease the price of the licenses.The cost of Parasoft seems to have gotten higher with a projection that wasn't really stipulated for our company. They've done a tremendous job at negotiating those deals.From what I understand, Parasoft SOAtest isn’t the cheapest option. But it has a lot to offer.

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OverviewParasoft SOAtest is widely recognized as the leading enterprise-grade solution for API testing and API integrity. Thoroughly test composite applications with robust support for REST and web services, plus an industry-leading 120+ protocols/message types.

Ranorex is a leading software development company that offers innovative test automation software. Ranorex makes testing easy, saves time in the testing process and empowers clients to ensure the highest quality of their products. Its flexible tools and quick ROI make it the ideal choice for companies of virtually any size – and this is why thousands of clients in over 60 countries trust in its excellence.

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Sample Customers
Sample CustomersLufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ BankSiemens, TomTom, Adidas, Canon, Lufthansa, Roche, Cisco, Philipps, Dell, Motorola, Toshiba, Citrix, Ericsson, sage, Continental, IBM, Credit Suisse, Vodafone
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm
38%
Government
15%
Insurance Company
8%
Energy/Utilities Company
8%
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Financial Services Firm
44%
Healthcare Company
8%
Manufacturing Company
6%
Non Tech Company
4%
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Software R&D Company
50%
Media Company
11%
Financial Services Firm
11%
Maritime Company
6%
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Manufacturing Company
17%
Software R&D Company
14%
Financial Services Firm
12%
Insurance Company
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Small Business
20%
Midsize Enterprise
4%
Large Enterprise
76%
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Small Business
14%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Small Business
15%
Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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Small Business
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Midsize Enterprise
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Large Enterprise
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