Parasoft Service Virtualization Archived Reviews (More than two years old)
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Feb 12 2018
What do you think of Parasoft Service Virtualization?I’m a frequent user of Parasoft products, amongst those products is Virtualize. Virtualize is a tool that enables me to create virtualized services. In my case, most of these have been webservices. Virtualize isn’t limited to webservices only as it supports other kind of services as well. One of the best features of Virtualize (and all Parasoft products) is that it is very open. Meaning that if the feature you seek isn’t supported out of the box, the Eclipse IDE most of the time will have a solution available for you. If this isn't available either, there is always the open API which can be used to build in your own solution. This allows you to alter the tool specific for your needs. At this moment Virtualize is able to be used in a Continuous Delivery environment. Service Virtualization…
Jun 20 2016
What is most valuable?There are several features of Parasoft Virualize worth mentioning, but some of them are: 1. Ease of creating message responders 2. Using custom transports, message formats and tools 3. Working with message proxies 4. Customizing request matching and correlations
How has it helped my organization?Parasoft Virtualize helped us in accelerating application delivery by allowing us to test early. We were given an application under test when some of the major back-end components were not available, apart from the service contracts being ready. Using SV allowed us to expose defects when they were fastest, easiest and least costly to resolve. We were able to complete system testing, and resolve… more»
What needs improvement?Performance enhancement for large payloads.
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Jun 10 2016
What is most valuable?1. Ease of creating working bank-end web services 2. Ability to customize individual responses 3. Minimum knowledge required for setup 4. Always ON-LINE
How has it helped my organization?Parasoft Virtualization allowed us to create a simulated environment and test the code before entering the testing cycle. Also, increase testing cycles without impacting any major line of business and back-end components. Furthermore, it provide us with an environment that is always available for… more»
What needs improvement?An area of improvements would be Data Repository, as in current stage it is difficult to manage data from this aspect. Searching, modifying and updating data is a tedious task. In addition, importing to the repository function is
Which other solutions did I evaluate?Yes we have evaluated Selenium.
Jun 02 2016
What is most valuable?Quick generation of virtual assets from service definitions such as WSDL documents Extend the basic functionality of virtual assets using scripting Environment Manager… more»
How has it helped my organization?I have used Virtualize in two projects now, and in both projects it has delivered impressive results. * In the first project, at a major telecommunications service… more»
What needs improvement?Even though improvements are being made in this area with the developments around Data Repositories, I am still missing the opportunity to easily store and reuse data… more»
What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?Yes, there is an initial investment requirement, and you should definitely do some research to see whether this investment pays off in terms of increased speed of delivery… more»
Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?No, this is the first service virtualization solution I have used. I do have previous experience using simpler stubbing solutions, but these do not provide the flexibility… more»
What other advice do I have?Additional information, presentations and case studies regarding Parasoft Virtualize, its features and the proven benefits it has provided to a range of Parasoft customers… more»
Which other solutions did I evaluate?No, as I was (part of) the implementation team, not the person responsible for product selection and buying.
What is Parasoft Service Virtualization?Parasoft's service virtualization solution enables organizations to rapidly simulate and easily manage test environments to bring higher quality software to the market faster and at a lower cost.
Parasoft Service Virtualization customersComcast, Lufthansa, Samsung, AIG, amdocs