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"The test repository to follow the test progress is most valuable because we can easily create and manage a huge number of test scripts. We can copy and paste, replicate, and drag and drop many tests scripts. We can create test scripts en masse. When you have a high volume of tests, the tool is quite useful. It works well when you want to manage a lot of tests, such as you have 1,000 or more test scripts."

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"I like the dashboard and seeing the test results. As a manager, I like to see the insights of the people using it, understanding the total path and run. I can see all of that as a manager. I also know team members love seeing the dashboard and seeing the test results in real-time.""The most valuable feature is the cross-browser feature, it has many android and iOS devices both simulators and real devices. It's easy to integrate. I also like video recording too.""I have found the live test section with Sauce Labs to be extremely valuable. When you can't quite figure out why a test is failing, you can go to the live test results section within their tool and launch your test (specifying a given OS/browser, or device) manually and step through the test to see the issue more clearly, usually opening up the developer's tool console and watching the network calls and console (within Chrome) to usually find the underlying issue.""The most valuable feature is cross-browser, cross-OS, cross-mobile device testing.""Supplying devices to a testing team of possibly close to one thousand testers and developers is a great undertaking but Sauce Labs has made this very easy and a welcomed solution.""So far, the stability has proven to be quite good.""The Failure Analysis feature is really important for us, one of the most important aspects. What is the root cause? Is it because we have a defect or is it that we have a test case that we need to fix or modify? The Failure Analysis is one of the main functionalities that I am exploring all the time in Sauce Labs... The Failure Analysis helps us to discover which test cases we need to work on.""Live device testing. As we all know, It's really hard and challenging to find/purchase many real devices to test because it will be costly and not all the team can be able to purchase all of the devices out there. We used to have a lot of real devices under our labs. However, it is really time-consuming to maintain those devices and make sure they are up to date with the testing requirements."

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"The setup of Panaya Recorder is a bit complex. Panaya is a SaaS application, but you need to install some components on your computer. You need to set up your computer to allow Panaya Recorder to work. There are five or six things to do each time you install Panaya for any user. If you miss something, Panaya Recorder doesn't work. So, it is complex to install."

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"Overall, I think Sauce Labs provides us with a valuable tool and resource. As far as what could be improved, I would say the overall test execution time. Some of the calls take a bit longer than I expect, for example in web browser tests; while the execution time isn't obnoxious, it could be improved so that overall tests/test suites finish faster.""As a web product QA team, we sometimes need to spot check some new child site on multiple browsers and OS(es). It was a little time consuming for us since we need to click on each of the browser/OS combinations and start a new session to test. Every sprint, with new features and child pages being added, we mostly need to do the same steps over and over again.""If I had to speak of an area that could be improved it would probably have to be the speed of interaction with the devices. There is at times a considerable amount of lag while using some of the virtual and at times even physical device farm""Sauce Labs has room for improvement with its price point. Using a real mobile device, and having that dedicated to your team, costs more than actually purchasing a mobile device. We haven't tried the real devices yet. This is because of their price point.""They should provide a JIRA integration plugin so that we can easily log issues.""The one issue I have is the 14-day trial that a new user gets for free. I understand the concept of the trial period; however, I think this could be revamped to a free 30-minute run time every few months or after a significant update once the trial period has ended.""The only drawback is the speed, it will be good if we have a server in Asia too. It will be great if we can improve speed while initialization and execution.""I can't remove team members that have left the organization. I can only set them as inactive. It would be really nice to clean up my data and delete them from the team management."

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  • "It is expensive. Because of its cost, we couldn't deploy Panaya to a large extent. Its licensing should be improved, and there should be more license types. There should be an advanced license and a basic license."
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  • "The pricing is definitely on the higher end, and there are other options that are more cost-effective."
  • "With respect to pricing, they did a bundled discount because we went with Sauce Labs for both mobile and browser. They were very competitive on pricing and provided a bundle discount for us as a larger customer."
  • "We did initially go with Sauce Labs because of the pricing and integration."
  • "The number of concurrent VMs that Sauce Labs provides depends on your purchase license level."
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    The test repository to follow the test progress is most valuable because we can easily create and manage a huge number of test scripts. We can copy and paste, replicate, and drag and drop many tests… more »
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    It is expensive. Because of its cost, we couldn't deploy Panaya to a large extent. Its licensing should be improved, and there should be more license types. There should be an advanced license and a… more »
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    The setup of Panaya Recorder is a bit complex. Panaya is a SaaS application, but you need to install some components on your computer. You need to set up your computer to allow Panaya Recorder to… more »
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    So far, the stability has proven to be quite good.
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    The testing process is difficult. I need to prove the complete competency of the tool, and I am finding that challenging.
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    I am part of the QA team. I am implementing this solution. Right now, we are also trying to implement this solution in order to gather results in the testing process. We have several stores around the… more »
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    Overview

    Panaya Test Dynamix makes it easy for large enterprises to test smarter and release faster, by gaining control and visibility of every aspect of their ERP testing wherever they are.

    With SAP ERP testing holding unique challenges, Test Dynamix offers provides all test management and execution capabilities in a single place , with a business process-centered approach designed specifically for SAP and Oracle testing, risk-based testing and test automation, to ensure the most efficient and effective large-scale testing possible.

    Sauce Labs provides the world's largest secure and highly scalable automation cloud for testing desktop, mobile web, native, and hybrid applications. Sauce Labs helps companies accelerate software development cycles, improve application quality, and deploy with confidence across 450+ browser/OS/device/platform combinations.

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    Sample Customers
    Over 3000 leading enterprises worldwide including SONY, NICE, NEC, Shiseido, DHL, ABB and Grupo Bimbo
    Salesforce.com, Mozilla, Zendesk, Puppet Labs, Twitter, Bank of America, Eventbrite, Bleacher Report, Okta, Intuit, Travelocity, Sharecare, CapitalOne.
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company35%
    Comms Service Provider20%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Media Company4%
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    Healthcare Company13%
    Media Company11%
    Marketing Services Firm8%
    Computer Software Company8%
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    Computer Software Company34%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Financial Services Firm9%
    Energy/Utilities Company5%
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    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise22%
    Large Enterprise53%
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    Small Business17%
    Midsize Enterprise59%
    Large Enterprise23%
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    Panaya Test Dynamix is ranked 23rd in Functional Testing Tools with 1 review while Sauce Labs is ranked 6th in Functional Testing Tools with 16 reviews. Panaya Test Dynamix is rated 8.0, while Sauce Labs is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Panaya Test Dynamix writes "Easy and very flexible usage. Provides a good picture of your progress and useful for a huge number of test scripts. Licensing model and the Panaya recorder installation can be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Sauce Labs writes "Robust documentation, helpful support representative, good licensing model". Panaya Test Dynamix is most compared with Tricentis Tosca, Worksoft Certify, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, Micro Focus UFT One and Tricentis qTest, whereas Sauce Labs is most compared with BrowserStack, Perfecto, Tricentis Tosca, CrossBrowserTesting and HeadSpin.

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