Compare Parasoft SOAtest vs. Rapid7 AppSpider

Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 10th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 3 reviews while Rapid7 AppSpider which is ranked 18th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 2 reviews. Parasoft SOAtest is rated 9.0, while Rapid7 AppSpider is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Parasoft SOAtest writes "Offers the possibility for continuous testing using the server-side (nightly) batch runs". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Rapid7 AppSpider writes "The identification mechanism can enhance each scan through consideration options". Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with SoapUI Pro, SonarQube and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Rapid7 AppSpider is most compared with Checkmarx, Rapid7 InsightAppSec and Imperva Incapsula. See our Parasoft SOAtest vs. Rapid7 AppSpider report.
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Pros
They have a feature where they can record traffic and create tests on the report traffic.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.

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Rapid7 AppSpider is good at managing different applications. It uses applets and generates reports to cover the PCA/GDPR compliance requirements.I like the ability the product has to detect vulnerabilities quickly, when it has been released in our environment, then displaying them to us.

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The product is very slow to start up, and that is a bit of a problem, actually.Reports could be customized and more descriptive according to the user's or company's requirements.

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Implementing Rapid7 AppSpider requires scanning and self-identification mechanisms. You can add different types of authentication to each scan.The product needs to be able to scale for large companies, like ours. We have millions of IP addresses that need to be scanned, and the scalability is not great.

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They do have a confusing licensing structure.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.

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Overview
Parasoft 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.

SPAs, APIs, mobile—the evolution of application technology is measured in months, not years. Is your web application security testing tool designed to keep up? AppSpider lets you collect all the information needed to test all the apps so that you aren’t left with gaping application risks.

Our dynamic application security testing (DAST) solution crawls to the deepest, darkest corners of even the most modern and complex apps to effectively test for risk and get you the insight you need to remediate faster. With AppSpider on your side (or, rather, all of your sides), you’ll be able to scan all the apps today and always be ready for whatever comes next.

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Lufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ BankMicrosoft
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Financial Services Firm46%
Government15%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Transportation Company8%
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Retailer11%
Government9%
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