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We performed a comparison between PractiTest and Zephyr Enterprise based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"The most valuable feature is the way the libraries are structured so that they were not folder driven."

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"It has many features, but the main things that we need are the test cycles and integration with automation because we have automation for the web and mobile applications. We use it for test case management to run the test cases and get the results. At this moment, it is fulfilling our requirements. We are able to get the test execution report and the test pass and fail report. This summary is delivered to our management.""It has 90% of the basic features you need without having to pay a lot of extra money."

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Cons
"It doesn't allow you to connect to multiple different tracking tools."

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"The reporting, and the ability to reorganize the test repository, which are a little stifling. There is definitely room for improvement there.""We have a lot of automation for our products, and we require a utility for its integration with automation. Currently, we have to write this utility ourselves. It would be great if they can provide such a utility.""The reporting, and the ability to reorganize the test repository, which are a little stifling. There is definitely room for improvement there."

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  • "Pricing is probably in the middle, it's not the cheapest but it's not the most expensive."
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  • "DFS is more expensive than Zephyr. DFS is around $32 per person, whereas Zephyr is $10 per person. There is a major difference in the price, which is the main reason why we are trying to shift to Zephyr."
  • "It costs a couple of thousand dollars for a little more than 125 users, per month."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable feature is the way the libraries are structured so that they were not folder driven.
    Top Answer:Pricing is probably in the middle, it's not the cheapest but it's not the most expensive. There were no additional fees, everything was included in the license and the online support was great.
    Top Answer:It doesn't allow you to connect to multiple different bug tracking tools at the same time. This is not an issue if you only have one bug tracker but we can potentially use different tools for… more »
    Top Answer:It has 90% of the basic features you need without having to pay a lot of extra money.
    Top Answer:The reporting, and the ability to reorganize the test repository, which are a little stifling. There is definitely room for improvement there. Those are most likely the two major areas.
    Top Answer:We have been working with DFS for almost six or seven years. We have a lot of automation in our own framework, and DFS is supporting that framework. We have integrated DFS with our automation… more »
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    SmartBear Zephyr
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    Overview

    Manage your QA and Testing process, controlling your testing tasks while getting complete visibility into your results, and most importantly releasing your products in a professional way

    Professional end to end QA management for your manual and automation testing. 
    • Create your manual tests and organize them based on cycles, sprints, etc.
    • Seamlessly integrate your manual testing with your automation and CI processes.
    • Reuse tests and correlate results across different releases and products.
    • Release your products with confidence and control.


    Zephyr Enterprise is a robust enterprise test management platform that manages all aspects of the testing lifecycle. The solution is provided as an on-premise installation as well as a SaaS-based installation. Zephyr Enterprise enables you to make a rigid process flow flexible enough to accommodate changes. In addition, it provides all the functionality QA teams and testers need in order to create and execute test cases with less effort, allowing more time to do actual testing by alleviating significant time-wasting steps.

    Zephyr Enterprise Features

    Zephyr Enterprise has many valuable key features. Some of the most useful ones include:

    • Visual dashboards
    • One-click integration
    • Multi Jira instance
    • Scalability
    • Third-Party Integrations
    • Reporting & Statistics
    • Data Import/Export
    • Data Visualization
    • User Management
    • Move & Copy
    • Software Testing Management
    • Requirements-Based Testing
    • Industry-strength scalability
    • Documented APIs
    • Regular maintenance and upgrades

    Zephyr Enterprise Benefits

    There are many benefits to implementing Zephyr Enterprise. Some of the biggest advantages the solution offers include:

    • Ready-to-use reports and customizable dashboards: With Zephyr Enterprise, reports and dashboards are updated in real time and you can share test results and link with your team in Jira to connect any known issues. In addition, the solution helps you increase workflow efficiency because it improves info sharing during standup meetings.
    • Supports bi-directional and multi-instance Jira integration: Not only does Zephyr Enterprise support bi-directional and multi-instance Jira integration, but it also gives you the ability to support multiple projects simultaneously – up to 200,000 test cases.
    • Global repository for test cases: Zephyr Enterprise helps you create, categorize, and store your test cases via a global repository that can be shared across your entire organization. You can also quickly reuse test cases using the structured folder management.
    • Test execution: Zephyr Enterprise makes it possible for you to execute tests step by step, manage pass/fail status, and launch automated execution, then file those defects into Jira. Zephyr Enterprise test executions allow teams to operate in a more efficient way.

    • Universal test automation: Zephyr Enterprise supports a wide range of automation frameworks, helping you decrease operational costs and increase test coverage.

      Reviews from Real Users

      Below are some reviews and helpful feedback written by PeerSpot users currently using the Zephyr Enterprise solution.

      A Manager of Enterprise Applications at a retailer says what’s most valuable is that “It's very easy and simple to use, which is beneficial. It has 90% of the basic features you need without having to pay a lot of extra money.” He also adds, “Zephyr Enterprise is very stable and the initial setup is straightforward.”

      Jawaad A., Test Automation Lead at Trapeze, explains, "It has many features, but the main things that we need are the test cycles and integration with automation because we have automation for the web and mobile applications. We use it for test case management to run the test cases and get the results. At this moment, it is fulfilling our requirements. We are able to get the test execution report and the test pass and fail report. This summary is delivered to our management."
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    Sample Customers
    Canonical, SAS, Amobee, Play Buzz, Abbott, Aternity, Zerto, Freeman
    Hyundai, Fujitsu, Google, David Jones, Burger King, Ingenico, Websense, Dow Jones, Harris, Saab
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company14%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company23%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Comms Service Provider10%
    Retailer6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise57%
    Large Enterprise14%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise55%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business21%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise60%
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    PractiTest is ranked 11th in Test Management Tools with 1 review while Zephyr Enterprise is ranked 4th in Test Management Tools with 2 reviews. PractiTest is rated 8.0, while Zephyr Enterprise is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of PractiTest writes "Flexible and intuitive with easy reporting, and good support that is instantly available through chat". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Zephyr Enterprise writes "Zero maintenance, with excellent technical support, easy to install and use". PractiTest is most compared with TestRail by Gurock, Microsoft Azure DevOps, Jira, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center and Tricentis qTest, whereas Zephyr Enterprise is most compared with TestRail by Gurock, Micro Focus ALM Quality Center, Tricentis qTest, TFS and SmartBear TestComplete.

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