Compare Quality Center vs. SmartBear TestComplete

Quality Center is ranked 6th in Test Management Tools with 4 reviews while SmartBear TestComplete is ranked 5th in Test Management Tools with 4 reviews. Quality Center is rated 9.0, while SmartBear TestComplete is rated 8.6. 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 SmartBear TestComplete writes "Stable and Integrates well with Azure DevOps ". Quality Center is most compared with TFS, UFT (QTP) and IBM Rational Quality Manager, whereas SmartBear TestComplete is most compared with Ranorex Studio, UFT (QTP) and Katalon Studio. See our Quality Center vs. SmartBear TestComplete report.
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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 most valuable feature is the integration with Azure DevOps.The database checkpoints detect problems which are difficult for a human resource to find.Customer service and technical support responsiveness are high. Everyone is very professional.Test items, project variables helps in managing automation suite and scheduling execution.

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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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What is currently missing from this solution is better support for mobile testing.Name Mapping feature should be clearer. Whenever I use it, I do not really know what will work and what will not work.Stability issues occurred only when connecting to the SourceSafe. Sometimes, after getting the latest version, the tool hangs and it should be reopened in order to recover.Increased performance with less memory and CPU usage.

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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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The license price for a physical machine is cheap, and for virtual machine, it is very expensive.Our ROI is about $10,000 a year.TestComplete now have come up with three modules (Web, Desktop & Mobile), so based on the type of product for automation, it is adequate to purchase the required module.

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Also Known As
Micro Focus Quality Center, HPE QC, HPE Quality Center
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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.

TestComplete is a powerful and robust automated testing tool for mobileweb and desktop  applications. Quickly and easily create accurate and repeatable tests across multiple devices, platforms and environments – regardless of experience level. It supports multiple languages, modern control sets and integrates with open source frameworks and tools like Selenium, SoapUI and Jenkins.

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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.Cisco, J.P. Morgan, Boeing, McAfee, EMC, Intuit, and Thomson Reuters.
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Insurance Company17%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Healthcare Company24%
Software R&D Company17%
Government12%
Comms Service Provider10%
REVIEWERS
Software R&D Company13%
Retailer13%
Comms Service Provider13%
Manufacturing Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company26%
Manufacturing Company12%
Financial Services Firm11%
Comms Service Provider6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business18%
Midsize Enterprise18%
Large Enterprise64%
REVIEWERS
Small Business14%
Midsize Enterprise38%
Large Enterprise48%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise32%
Large Enterprise56%
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