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Find out what your peers are saying about ReadyAPI vs. Silk Test and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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Pros
"The interface is ok and they have the ability to re-load tests so that you can reuse them.""The dashboards are very good and consolidate all of the tests that you are performing with the client.""The most valuable feature of ReadyAPI is that it is user-friendly.""It has the ability to combine it with different CI/CD tools.""A single platform for functional testing, load testing security, and service actualization."

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

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Cons
"I would like to see a better dashboard for monitoring in the next release of this solution.""If ReadyAPI had more integration with all of the big tools on the market then this would be very useful.""Performance and memory management both need to be improved because other solutions use less memory for the same amount of data.""The performance in some cases needs improvement. Sometimes it requires too many resources.""Lacking flexibility of adding more custom verification for security testing."

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

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"This is a cheap solution when you consider the money that will be saved in testing."

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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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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It has the ability to combine it with different CI/CD tools.
Top Answer: The performance in some cases needs improvement. Sometimes it requires too many resources.
Top Answer: Our primary use case of this solution is to test services to have an understanding of what the request to the service should be and the response. We also use it for performance tests.
Top Answer: The scalability of the solution is quite good. You can easily expand the product if you need to.
Top Answer: The solution has a lack of compatibility with newer technologies. When tests are recorded on to Silk Central, there is a bit of a lack of clarity in terms of what needs to be fed into Silk Central and… more »
Top Answer: The solution is generally a framework for test functional automation. We use it for automation of web applications for the most part.
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11th
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5
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8.2
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5,407
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5
Average Words per Review
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Avg. Rating
7.0
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Also Known As
Ready APISegue, SilkTest, Micro Focus Silk Test
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Overview

ReadyAPI combines the power of SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, ServiceV, and API Monitoring in AlertSite into a single pane of glass. From functional testing, to performance testing to post-deployment monitoring, SmartBear’s API tools help you to deliver accurate, fast, and secure APIs.

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
Healthcare Data Solutions (HDS)Krung Thai Computer Services, Quality Kiosk, Mªller, AVG Technologies
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company8%
Government5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company44%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company5%
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Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise23%
Large Enterprise62%
Find out what your peers are saying about ReadyAPI vs. Silk Test and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
442,194 professionals have used our research since 2012.
ReadyAPI is ranked 11th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews while Silk Test is ranked 14th in Functional Testing Tools with 5 reviews. ReadyAPI is rated 8.2, while Silk Test is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of ReadyAPI writes " A great single platform for functional testing, load testing security, and service actualization". 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". ReadyAPI is most compared with SoapUI Pro, Apache JMeter, Katalon Studio, BlazeMeter and Tricentis Tosca, whereas Silk Test is most compared with Micro Focus LoadRunner Professional, Micro Focus UFT One, Selenium HQ, Apache JMeter and Tricentis Tosca. See our ReadyAPI vs. Silk Test report.

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