We performed a comparison between IBM Rational ClearCase and Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF based on real PeerSpot user reviews.
Find out in this report how the two Software Configuration Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
"ClearCase integrates well with other engineering tools and frameworks such as the Eclipse environment."
"IBM Rational ClearCase is a stable solution. I have not had any difficulty with reliability."
"We audit once a year for our ChangeMan access, accurate financial programs, and all of that. Auditors really love ChangeMan for how easy it is to get through and how tight the security is on it. Our internal auditors, external auditors, and SOX editors love this solution. We're in the healthcare business, so HIPAA regulations and all such things are a big deal, and this makes all that really simple."
"Scalability is great. It has absolutely met every need for us so far. We do have some concurrent development paths and we're able to flexibly assign variables. At the same time, our skeletons assemble where we want them to, so the scalability is very good."
"The protection needs to be improved."
"I have found it very difficult to understand many functionalities in IBM Rational ClearCase. We have had many problems and it is not user-friendly."
"I would like to see them enable parallel development for online. It's available now for batch stuff on the mainframe. Jenkins, IBM, and Rocket all supposedly already have safe and workable version of Git for the mainframe. With that in mind, we need to know where our feature is."
"As such, there's nothing wrong with the product. It is great, but there are small things that can be better to make it much more friendly. The way you navigate through fields can be improved. If I'm going to stage a component over something that exists and that I've created in another library, and I want to pull it in and write it over what I've got there in my package, I've got to type in that data set name every time. That can be aggravating. It is not a big deal. The way things are sorted can also be improved. If you're doing a delete of a bunch of components, you can't sort those out by type or anything. Some things are just standard, and you can't look at them in a way that would be helpful."
IBM Rational ClearCase is an enterprise-grade configuration management system that provides controlled access to software assets, including requirements, design documents, models, test plans and test results. It be can be integrated with other IBM solutions, including IBM Rational Team Concert, IBM Rational ClearQuest, IBM Rational Asset Manager and IBM Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software.
IBM Rational ClearCase is ranked 4th in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews while Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF is ranked 5th in Software Configuration Management with 2 reviews. IBM Rational ClearCase is rated 6.6, while Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of IBM Rational ClearCase writes "Highly reliable, easy to use, and it integrates well with other engineering tools". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF writes "It simplifies things and has tight security but needs better technical support and a few enhancements". IBM Rational ClearCase is most compared with IBM Rational ClearQuest, GitHub, Git, Bitbucket and CA Endevor Software Change Manager, whereas Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF is most compared with CA Endevor Software Change Manager, BMC Compuware ISPW and Micro Focus Dimensions CM. See our IBM Rational ClearCase vs. Micro Focus ChangeMan ZMF report.
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