Forrester Research White Paper: The Total Economic Impact of Service Virtualization and Test Automation Solutions

In 2013, IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to examine the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by deploying the IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation solutions. The IBM offerings represented in this analysis include the following IBM Rational products:
  • IBM Rational Test Workbench®: Provides test automation for complex and highly integrated applications delivering end-to-end functional, regression, load, and integration testing.
  • IBM Rational Test Virtualization Server®: Models and simulates real-system behavior to eliminate application test dependencies and reduce the set-up and infrastructure costs of traditional testing environments.
  • IBM Rational Performance Test Server®: Enables application and integration level load generation to provide a complete view of performance and scalability across all application components.
The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact of adopting IBM Rational Service Virtualization and Test Automation solutions for their own organizations.  
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