Compare Parasoft SOAtest vs. WebInspect

Parasoft SOAtest is ranked 10th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 3 reviews while WebInspect which is ranked 17th in Application Security Testing (AST) with 3 reviews. Parasoft SOAtest is rated 9.0, while WebInspect is rated 6.4. 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 WebInspect writes "Great centralized dashboard but is a bit overpriced". Parasoft SOAtest is most compared with SoapUI Pro, SonarQube and Tricentis Tosca, whereas WebInspect is most compared with HCL AppScan, PortSwigger Burp and Micro Focus Fortify on Demand. See our Parasoft SOAtest vs. WebInspect 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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I've found the centralized dashboard the most valuable. For the management, it helps a lot to have abilities at the central level.Technical support has been good.Guided Scan option allows us to easily scan and share reports.

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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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I'm not sure licensing, but on the pricing, it's a bit costly. It's a bit overpriced. Though it is an enterprise tool, there are other tools also with similar functionalities.The initial setup was complex.One thing I would like to see them introduce is a cloud-based platform.We have often encountered scanning errors.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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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It’s a fair price for the solution.

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SOAtestMicro Focus WebInspect, Fortify WebInspect
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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.Most enterprises rely heavily on the Web to conduct their normal operations, whether providing services, a mechanism for retail sales, or a host of other functions. Yet, most still struggle with efficiently managing their application security risks. For one thing, they need solutions of scale that can be used to manage thousands of active sites and assessments while also tracking discovered vulnerabilities, retesting procedures, and more. They need to perform repeated security tests to address compliance with regulations, legislation, and internal security policies and also see how their risk posture has changed over time. The enterprises have to protect their data, brand, and bottom line from the harsh impacts of what successful vulnerability exploitation could bring. Micro Focus WebInspect Enterprise enables organizations to solve these security problems quickly, efficiently, and intelligently.
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Lufthansa, Siemens, DirecTV, NZ BankAaron's
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Financial Services Firm46%
Government15%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Transportation Company8%
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Financial Services Firm34%
Retailer11%
Government9%
Manufacturing Company9%
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