Compare Quality Center vs. Silk Test

Quality Center is ranked 6th in Test Management Tools with 4 reviews while Silk Test is ranked 16th in Functional Testing Tools with 3 reviews. Quality Center is rated 9.0, while Silk Test is rated 7.4. The top reviewer of Quality Center writes "We can have multiple users execute tests independently on their own computers because the UFT scripts are stored online". 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". Quality Center is most compared with TFS, UFT (QTP) and IBM Rational Quality Manager, whereas Silk Test is most compared with UFT (QTP), LoadRunner and Selenium HQ.
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Pros
Ability to customize modules, particularly Defect Tracking module on company specific needsBy using QC we broke down silos (of teams), improved the organization of our tests, have a much better view of the testing status, and became much quicker in providing test results with document generation.The enhanced dashboards capabilities are useful for senior management to view the progress of releases under the portfolio in one go and also drill down to the graphs.By standardizing our template, we publish reports at the business unit level.

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The major thing it has helped with is to reduce the workload on testing activities.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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Cons
The BPT also known as Business Process Testing can sometimes be very time intensive and sometimes might not be very intuitive to someone who is not familiar with BPT.We would like to have support for agile development.

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The support for automation with iOS applications can be better.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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Pricing and Cost Advice
Quality Center is pricey, but cheaper is not always less expensive.I feel that the licenses are expensive. ​It has several limitations in adapting its agility easily.

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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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Also Known As
Micro Focus Quality Center, HPE QC, HPE Quality CenterSegue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test, Silk Performer
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Overview

Test more, test faster.

Eliminate poor quality releases and reduce the cost of rewriting applications with Micro Focus Quality Center.

Quality Center helps teams build and organize the testing effort, track progress throughout the application lifecycle, and is architected around testing best practices, asset fostering re-use. Teams can quickly build or import requirements and tests, execute enhanced manual testing, schedule and manage test-automation and manage defects throughout the lifecycle.

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
Quality Center has over 5,000 customers including The Federal Administration, Bank Asya, CitiPower, Powercor, DB Systel, JetBlue, Seagate, Swiss Life, and NNE Pharmaplan.Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
Top Industries
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Insurance Company17%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company10%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Healthcare Company23%
Software R&D Company21%
Government11%
Financial Services Firm10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company43%
Insurance Company12%
Comms Service Provider12%
Retailer5%
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