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    Top Answer:Visual Studio is highly powerful. It's probably the best software development tool on the market.
    Top Answer:We have both options. Some licenses are paid yearly. Others are monthly subscriptions.
    Top Answer:Visual Studio Test Professional could improve by having better integration with external databases.
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    Rational Quality Manager
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    Overview
    IBM Rational Quality Manager is a collaborative hub for business-driven software and systems quality across virtually any platform and type of testing. This software helps teams share information seamlessly, use automation to accelerate project schedules and report on metrics for informed release decisions. Rational Quality Manager helps quality assurance teams collaborate by sharing project information and status updates seamlessly so team members can synchronize teamwork throughout the lifecycle. It helps them automate by reducing labor-intensive activities to accelerate project schedules. In addition, it helps them govern by understanding and reporting on project metrics enabling accurate, reliable and timely release decisions.
    Visual Studio Professional Edition provides an IDE for all supported development languages. As of Visual Studio 2010, the Standard edition was dropped. MSDN support is available as MSDN Essentials or the full MSDN library depending on licensing. It supports XML and XSLT editing, and can create deployment packages that only use ClickOnce and MSI. It includes tools like Server Explorer and integration with Microsoft SQL Server also. Windows Mobile development support was included in Visual Studio 2005 Standard, however, with Visual Studio 2008, it is only available in Professional and higher editions. Windows Phone 7 development support was added to all editions in Visual Studio 2010. Development for Windows Mobile is no longer supported in Visual Studio 2010; it is superseded by Windows Phone 7.
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    Sample Customers
    Ehrhardt, Cisco Systems, Anadolu Hayat Emeklilik, CareCore National, Itaƒ BBA, Barr
    Transport for Greater Manchester, Ordina, Bluegarden A/S, CLEAResult, Jet.com, OSIsoft, Australian Taxation Office, BookedOut, Tracasa
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Financial Services Firm9%
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    Computer Software Company50%
    Transportation Company8%
    Healthcare Company8%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government8%
    Company Size
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    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise38%
    Large Enterprise50%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise76%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise25%
    Large Enterprise65%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise72%
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    IBM Rational Quality Manager is ranked 18th in Test Management Tools while Visual Studio Test Professional is ranked 3rd in Test Management Tools with 8 reviews. IBM Rational Quality Manager is rated 0.0, while Visual Studio Test Professional is rated 8.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Visual Studio Test Professional writes "Offers lots of features, including memory analysis and code sharing". IBM Rational Quality Manager is most compared with Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, TestRail by Gurock, Tricentis qTest, Micro Focus LoadRunner Cloud and Zephyr Enterprise, whereas Visual Studio Test Professional is most compared with TFS, Apache JMeter, Tricentis Tosca, Katalon Studio and Micro Focus UFT Developer.

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