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We performed a comparison between IBM Rational System Architect and Sparx Pro Cloud Server based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Architecture Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.

To learn more, read our detailed IBM Rational System Architect vs. Sparx Pro Cloud Server report (Updated: September 2022).
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Pros
"The solution is pretty stable.""There are a lot of features I find valuable, but I think that the metamodel customization is one of the best features that the solution offers."

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"We have found the technical support to be helpful."

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Cons
"The reverse engineering of the database is already there, but in the next release I would like to see some pilot supplied with the solution in order to address any database.""The solution needs to better integrate with other products, like Microsoft."

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"The user-friendliness could be even better."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer:I didn't use the solution for very long, so it's hard to go too in-depth with what the solution may have been lacking. In the commercial approach, a lot of implication is on the technical. I wasn't… more »
Top Answer:When we selected this product, we were in an implementation of our ERC, and in that context, we had a lot of information and models to manage. That was the main reason that I recommended back-up… more »
Top Answer:We have found the technical support to be helpful.
Top Answer:The pricing is quite good. When it comes to functionality vs cost, the product provides a good balance. It's a quality solution and provides good value for money spent. Other options are much more… more »
Top Answer:The user-friendliness could be even better. I've been looking at some alternative solutions, as it's very difficult to document in an Enterprise Architect model, a data model that's NoSQL. It's a very… more »
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12th
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1,773
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Average Words per Review
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Rating
8.0
14th
Views
220
Comparisons
153
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
582
Rating
8.0
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Overview
IBM Rational System Architect is an enterprise architecture solution for visualizing, analyzing, and communicating enterprise architecture and business process analysis. This solution provides decision support, process optimization, and integration into solution delivery. Rational System Architect addresses all aspects of your organization's enterprise architecture, including modeling, publishing, analysis, and execution.

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Pro Cloud Server opens your entire enterprise to your modeling efforts, enabling stakeholders to have secure access for discussion and review. WebEA, hosted on Pro Cloud Server, complements Enterprise Architect by providing a real-time view of project content, anywhere, anytime....

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Sample Customers
Wuxi Lake Cloud, Nationwide, ETI, IDS Scheer
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company16%
Manufacturing Company13%
Financial Services Firm10%
Government10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Manufacturing Company15%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company10%
Government8%
Company Size
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business16%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise73%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise84%
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Architecture Management
September 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Sparx Systems, erwin by Quest , Planview and others in Architecture Management. Updated: September 2022.
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IBM Rational System Architect is ranked 12th in Architecture Management with 2 reviews while Sparx Pro Cloud Server is ranked 14th in Architecture Management with 1 review. IBM Rational System Architect is rated 8.0, while Sparx Pro Cloud Server is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM Rational System Architect writes "Stable with good customization of the meta-model and good reporting". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sparx Pro Cloud Server writes "Scalable and reasonably priced with good technical support". IBM Rational System Architect is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, MEGA HOPEX, UNICOM System Architect, erwin Data Modeler by Quest and erwin Evolve by Quest, whereas Sparx Pro Cloud Server is most compared with Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, Sparx Prolaborate and iServer.

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