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AVP, aPaaS Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Reasonably price, high performance, and simple installation

What is our primary use case?

We are using Checkmarx for application code scanning, such as scanning for different leverages in the application code.

What is most valuable?

The solution has good performance, it is able to compute in 10 to 15 minutes. 

What needs improvement?

Checkmarx could improve the REST APIs by including automation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Checkmarx for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Checkmarx is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of Checkmarx is good, we can onboard easily. We have approximately 200 people in my organization using this solution.

How are customer service and support?

I have not contacted technical…

What is our primary use case?

We are using Checkmarx for application code scanning, such as scanning for different leverages in the application code.

What is most valuable?

The solution has good performance, it is able to compute in 10 to 15 minutes. 

What needs improvement?

Checkmarx could improve the REST APIs by including automation.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using Checkmarx for approximately one year.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

Checkmarx is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of Checkmarx is good, we can onboard easily.

We have approximately 200 people in my organization using this solution.

How are customer service and support?

I have not contacted technical support. We have not required it.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have used SonarQube previously.

How was the initial setup?

The installation is straightforward and takes approximately 40 minutes.

What about the implementation team?

I am able to do the implementation myself.

We have administrators and engineers that support and maintain the solution.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

We have purchased an annual license to use this solution. The price is reasonable.

What other advice do I have?

I rate Checkmarx a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Director and Co-Founder at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Real User
Fits our requirements, scales easily, and is easy to use
Pros and Cons
  • "It is very useful because it fits our requirements. It is also easy to use. It is not complex, and we are satisfied with the results."
  • "Its pricing model can be improved. Sometimes, it is a little complex to understand its pricing model."

What is most valuable?

It is very useful because it fits our requirements. It is also easy to use. It is not complex, and we are satisfied with the results.

What needs improvement?

Its pricing model can be improved. Sometimes, it is a little complex to understand its pricing model.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for a couple of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is pretty stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It has the capability to scale very easily. It is not a problem.

How are customer service and technical support?

Their support is good. It has a good webpage with a lot of details.

How was the initial setup?

It is very easy to set up. It takes a couple of days. It is not an issue.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It is not expensive, but sometimes, their pricing model or licensing model is not very clear. There are similar variables, such as projects or developers, and sometimes, it is a little bit confusing. 

What other advice do I have?

I would absolutely recommend this solution. I would rate Checkmarx a nine out of 10.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
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Procurement Analyst at a pharma/biotech company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Flexible features, stable, but more supported languages needed

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for scanning the code for security.

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable features is it is flexible. 

What needs improvement?

The integration could improve by including, for example, DevSecOps. In an upcoming release, they could improve by adding support for more languages.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution is good. We have approximately 4000 using the solution in my organization and they are mostly engineers.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical…

What is our primary use case?

We use the solution for scanning the code for security.

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable features is it is flexible. 

What needs improvement?

The integration could improve by including, for example, DevSecOps.

In an upcoming release, they could improve by adding support for more languages.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using the solution for two years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I have found the solution to be stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability of the solution is good. We have approximately 4000 using the solution in my organization and they are mostly engineers.

How are customer service and technical support?

The technical support we have experience was good but they could be faster.

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate Checkmarx a six out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud
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Senior Software Engineer at a computer software company with 10,001+ employees
Consultant
Simple to use interface, but it needs to have support for more languages

What is our primary use case?

We use Checkmarx for scanning our source code.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the simple user interface.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the rate of false positives reduced. Checkmarx needs support for more languages, including COBOL.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability is fine.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have not been in contact with technical support.

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I recommend and I would rate it a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises

What is our primary use case?

We use Checkmarx for scanning our source code.

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is the simple user interface.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see the rate of false positives reduced.

Checkmarx needs support for more languages, including COBOL.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The stability is fine.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have not been in contact with technical support.

What other advice do I have?

This is a product that I recommend and I would rate it a seven out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

On-premises
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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