Parasoft SOAtest Reviews

4.1 out of 5 stars
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Consultant
Senior Consultant at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
May 05 2017

What is most valuable?

SOAtest is, at its base, a collection of tools that can be combined to generate test scenarios. Input data can be gathered from any possible source from web GUIs, databases, Excel, and files and is used in SOAP/REST tools and web browser... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our tests are run nightly on every environment using Jenkins CI. We moved from the Waterfall/V-model to Agile a couple of years back. With SOAtest, we are able to test features in every sprint, quickly and efficiently. We use SOAtest to test... more»

What needs improvement?

Sadly, almost everything needs improving. Don’t get me wrong, the tool is very powerful and immensely useful for day-to-day usage. But certain things are missing or are set up in a way that makes it unnecessarily complicated. Here are some... more»
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Real User
Director Test/Quality Assurance at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
May 04 2017

What is most valuable?

We do a lot of web services testing and REST services testing. That is the focus of this product. It has also enabled easy automation and concentration. Working with the Parasoft team was very easy for us. They helped us get some of the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It enabled an easy integration of our adjacent platform that was for full automation. We did reach over 97% automation with the use of this tool. It was extremely lightweight. The only unfortunate part is that as the organization no longer... more»

What needs improvement?

The feedback that we received from the DevOps of our organization was that the tool was a little heavy from the transformation perspective. However, Parasoft seems to be working on a solution to make the tool slightly lighter. That is one of... more»
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Testprofessional at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 22 2018

What is most valuable?

* Fast and easy automated tests for UI * Interfaces (SOAP, REST) * Additional database queries * Easy validations on responses (soap, rest, json, sql, Gui) Most valuable for us is the combination of all these items in one solution for us.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It provides us with fast(er) test results, more predictable results and automatic (regression) test runs outside the employee workstations. This tooling made us more agile and more ready for continuous integration. We use the night hours to... more»

What needs improvement?

In general, its user-friendliness needs a little improvement since there are a few bugs that still remain. It needs to be (possibly) more lightweight and have more validation options. The bulk changes in the test cases are not always easy.... more»
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Senior Technical Consultant at a software R&D company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 16 2018

What is most valuable?

* Diff control tool * Reporting * Different service types of support and Jenkins. * Plug and play * Service virtualization * Marketplace

How has it helped my organization?

Parasoft SOAtest has improved the quality of our automated web services, which can be easily implemented through service chaining and service virtualization. The best feature to integrate with third party tools is the integrated plug and play... more»

What needs improvement?

Reports could be customized and more descriptive according to the user's or company's requirements.
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Consultant
Bigdata Consultant & Engineering / Continuous Delivery Architect & Coaching & Engineering at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 15 2017

What is most valuable?

For integration tests, it’s hard to set up component tests due to dependencies. This means you cannot test without using the other components in the loop. The combination of SOATest + Virtualize gives us the opportunity to do this much easier... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We can now test as early as possible, so we are achieving better control over our components.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see more concrete examples, easy to download studies of very simple Java projects, or TIBCO stuff. Now, I’m sometimes stuck and only finding whitepapers or other reading material, without having concrete examples. Sometimes... more»
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What is Parasoft SOAtest?

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.
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