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"The most valuable features are the recording and creating of virtual services.""There are several areas that are easily configurable.""In the case of the virtualization of TCP/IP protocols for third-party terminal insurance, there was a device terminal, which was interacting with the application via the TCP/IP protocol. Most of the tools don't support that, but we were able to achieve it using Broadcom Service Virtualization."

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"The technical support is good."

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"The cost is an area that needs improvement. There are a couple of other tools which provide support for performance testing with the base version itself, but Broadcom needs a separate component to support virtualization for performance testing. This is a costly component.""I would like to have more flexibility towards the mainframe virtualization and also in JDBC virtualization.""It is not a stable solution."

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"It needs support for a wider set of protocols."

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  • "There are additional fees for advanced-level technical support."
  • "I don't have the exact dollar amount, but we have spent close to $1,000,000 for a three-year agreement, for an enterprise level."
  • "There is a yearly licensing cost, and I would give it a four out of five."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:There are several areas that are easily configurable.
    Top Answer:I don't have the exact dollar amount, but we have spent close to $1,000,000 for a three-year agreement, for an enterprise level. Any number of people can use it, and it has three performance inputs… more »
    Top Answer:Because I have not compared it with other toolsets, I don't have a lot of insight. The only area that I can think of at the moment is the building of automated APA test cases. Based on your services… more »
    Top Answer:This solution has few features for customization. Also, if you want to customize something then there are a lot of steps. As it is now, you have to do a lot of scripting and it would be easier if the… more »
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    Also Known As
    ITKO LISA, CA LISA, CA Service Virtualization
    ServiceV Pro
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    CA Service Virtualization acts as a catalyst for DevOps by simulating constrained or unavailable systems across the software development lifecycle (SDLC). This allows developers, testers and performance teams to work in parallel to accelerate app delivery, as well as to “shift-left” the app testing to improve application quality. CA Service Virtualization was previously known as LISA, the product from the ITKO acquisition.

    API virtualization in ServiceV Pro helps you deliver great APIs on time and under budget, and does so for a fraction of the cost typically associated with traditional enterprise service virtualization suites.

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    Sample Customers
    Union Bank, Swisscom, Autotrader, KPN, ING Bank, Best Buy, American Family Insurance, TESCO, Telefonica, Molina Healthcare, California DMV, Aktia, City Index, Con-way, DirecTV, GRU Airport, Liquidnet, NAB, Nordstrom, T-Mobile, TIM Brasil, 
    Zurich Insurance Group
    Top Industries
    Financial Services Firm22%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Transportation Company7%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Computer Software Company36%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Energy/Utilities Company10%
    Computer Software Company45%
    Energy/Utilities Company13%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Educational Organization7%
    Company Size
    Small Business5%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise88%
    Small Business12%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise76%
    Small Business6%
    Midsize Enterprise21%
    Large Enterprise73%

    Broadcom Service Virtualization is ranked 1st in Service Virtualization with 3 reviews while SmartBear ServiceV Pro is ranked 4th in Service Virtualization with 1 review. Broadcom Service Virtualization is rated 8.0, while SmartBear ServiceV Pro is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Broadcom Service Virtualization writes "Scalable with good recording and creating of virtual services, but it's not stable and there is no support for previous versions". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SmartBear ServiceV Pro writes "Good RESTful API support and performs well, but customization is difficult and time-consuming". Broadcom Service Virtualization is most compared with Micro Focus Service Virtualization, Parasoft Service Virtualization, IBM Rational Test Virtualization Server and Tricentis Tosca, whereas SmartBear ServiceV Pro is most compared with Parasoft Service Virtualization and Micro Focus Service Virtualization.

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