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They have a feature where they can record traffic and create tests on the report traffic.

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The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.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 feature I like most is the ease of reporting.The ability to develop scripts in Visual Studio, Visual Studio integration, is the most valuable feature.

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The product is very slow to start up, and that is a bit of a problem, actually.

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The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.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 pricing is an issue, the program is very expensive. That is something that can improve.They should extend some of the functions that are a bit clunky and improve the integration.

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They do have a confusing licensing structure.

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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.

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Top Answer: The statistics that are available are very good.
Top Answer: While we are performance testing the engineering key, we need to come up with load strategies to commence the test. We'll help to monitor the test, and afterward, we'll help to make all the outcomes… more »
Top Answer: I primarily use the solution for performance testing. It can also handle capacity planning on web applications. Silk Test is a tool with which we can simulate the number of users, and with that, ramp… more »
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SOAtestSegue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test
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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.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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Lufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ BankKrung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
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Financial Services Firm46%
Government15%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Insurance Company8%
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Computer Software Company38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Government9%
Construction Company5%
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Computer Software Company50%
Comms Service Provider11%
Insurance Company6%
Manufacturing Company4%
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Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 16th in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Silk Test is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews. Parasoft SOAtest is rated 9.0, while Silk Test is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Parasoft SOAtest writes "Creates tests automatically based on recorded traffic". 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". Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with Postman, SonarQube, SoapUI Pro, Tricentis Tosca and Coverity, whereas Silk Test is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus UFT One, Selenium HQ, Apache JMeter and Tricentis Tosca.

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