Simplify the complexity of automated end-to-end testing and enable functional, load, performance, and security testing earlier in the SDLC.

Parasoft SOAtest helps cut through the complexity of testing applications that have multiple human and non-human interfaces (i.e. mobile, web, API, and database). It extends API testing with automation and mitigates the cost of re-work by proactively adjusting your library of tests as services change. SOAtest efficiently transforms your existing test artifacts into security and performance tests, to increase re-usability and reduce redundancy, all while building a foundation of automated tests that can be executed as part of Continuous Integration and DevOps pipelines.

Use artificial intelligence to convert your manual UI tests into automated API tests

Addressing Critical Issues Impacting Teams

Reduce the cost of developing high-quality software, without sacrificing time-to-market.

  • Continuous Testing

    Automate the execution of API, performance, and security tests as part of your continuous delivery pipeline, leveraging CI infrastructure such as Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, and VSTS, to provide a faster feedback loop for test development and management.

  • Agile

    Accelerate the feedback process required in agile methodology, by integrating test results with your requirements and issue management systems, such as Jira, to enable traceability and continuously validate your level of risk.

  • Test Quality

    Increase test productivity by simplifying initial test creation. Rapidly craft rich end-to-end test scenarios, regardless of the technology, and string test scenarios together with data to constantly validate your application.

  • Complexity of Modern Test Environments

    Execute your tests and view results within the context of the test environment, while controlling the behavior of constrained dependencies to ensure predictability, leveraging service virtualization.

  • Shift-Left Identification of Scalability Issues & Security Vulnerabilities

    Security and load/performance testing are often left to the end of the development cycle, but present the greatest risk to delayed releases. Integrate this testing earlier into your SDLC to reduce corporate risks associated with performance outages and security breaches.

Parasoft is a leader in Forrester Wave 2018 for Omnichannel Functional Test Automation

"Parasoft has an impressive and concrete road map to increase test automation from design to execution, pushing autonomous testing. Parasoft shined in our evaluation specifically around effective test maintenance, strong CI/CD and application lifecycle management (ALM) platform integration, as well as reporting through its analytics system PIE."

- The Forrester Wave: Omnichannel Functional Test Automation Tools, Q3 2018

View the Forrester Report

Functional Test Automation with Parasoft SOAtest

From a single intuitive interface, SOAtest automates end-to-end test scenarios across multiple interfaces and a variety of endpoints (i.e. mobile, REST APIs, SOAP services, databases, Web UIs, ESBs, or mainframes). SOAtest reduces the time it takes to create and execute data-driven test scenarios by providing a visual test-creation mechanism to take care of common testing challenges like complex assertions, looping, data extraction, or data generation.

Use SOAtest to reduce test maintainability problems by proactively adjusting your tests as APIs change, and integrate SOAtest into your Continuous Delivery pipeline to ensure that your applications have an acceptable level of risk.

  • Plug in the Smart API Test Generator. This transformational technology uses artificial intelligence to unlock hidden value from manual testing, automatically converting UI tests into scriptless API test scenarios that can be used and scaled in Parasoft SOAtest.
  • Rapidly create smart tests without scripting or coding experience, from a variety of sources (i.e. RAML, Swagger, WSDL, recording from browser, i.e. Chrome, IE, Firefox, etc.). These tests are extensible, reusable, and easily maintainable.
  • Perform tests on a broad set of platforms, technologies - with support for 120+ protocols and message formats including IoT and microservices.
  • Create impactful omni/multi-channel tests by exchanging data across mobile, web, API, middleware, and database test steps, efficiently validating your application's entire interface.
  • Execute your test cases automatically using command line automation or through the intuitive REST API.
  • Data drive and automate your test inputs and validations.
  • Immediately understand test changes via the Parasoft Change Advisor, increasing testing efficiency by proactively adjusting your test cases as your APIs undergo schema change.
  • Use SOAtest's event monitor to hook into the internals of your application stack, to validate messages as they flow through your system.
  • Integrations for your existing SDLC, e.g. test frameworks (i.e. Cucumber, BDD, TDD, Selenium, Appium, etc.) and CI infrastructures (i.e. Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo, VSTS, etc.). See Parasoft's full list of integrations.
  • Easily extend SOAtest for your specific needs with a Java extensibility API, support for scripting (JavaScript and Python), and the ability to execute external tools. Download free add-ons from the Parasoft Marketplace.

Load and Performance Testing with Parasoft LoadTest

Parasoft LoadTest takes the tests from SOAtest and runs them under load to validate your application's performance under stress. It verifies that your services meet specific quality-of-service metrics and shows you where performance bottlenecks exist. Load and performance testing can be fully automated and run continuously, enabling constant validation and providing immediate feedback on the impact of change against SLAs.

  • Streamline testing by re-using functional API and end-to-end tests for load and performance testing needs.
  • Improve root-cause analysis, with customized and detailed reporting to debug applications that have failed.
  • Quickly scale your load tests, leveraging both on-premise and cloud-based agents.
  • Get visibility into API performance over time with Parasoft's LoadTest Continuum, a thin-client interface that displays performance-trending information, providing unique insights to testers, developers, and managers.
  • Optimize the deployment of your application by monitoring backend systems when under load, to identify bottlenecks such as memory leaks, thread saturation, etc.

Security Testing with Parasoft SOAtest

Parasoft SOAtest helps teams prevent security vulnerabilities through API penetration testing and execution of complex authentication, encryption, and access control test scenarios. By leveraging already-existing functional tests for security scenarios, teams can approach security testing earlier, and address critical security defects before they are buried deep in the release.

  • Quickly find and fix security vulnerabilities earlier at the API and Web layer.
  • Repurpose existing test cases to drive security tests.
  • Easily validate authentication, encryption, and access control threats.
  • Combine results with application coverage from Jtest or dotTEST to pinpoint the underlying penetrated code.
  • Build a security sandbox with service virtualization and simulate malformed responses and unexpected outages from the backend.

Integrated Service Virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize

In today's complex test environments, performing a complete test scenario is often bottlenecked due to constrained dependencies, such as third-parties that are unavailable or require a transaction fee, systems that are not scalable to the performance required for effective testing, or systems that are unavailable due to Agile roadblocks.

By creating simulated representations using service virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize, you can free yourself from your testing constraints to test anytime, anywhere as part of your CI process.

Which edition is right for you?

Teams Enterprise
SOAtest Professional Desktop SOAtest Automation Edition SOAtest Runtime Server

Deployment:

Desktop

Deployment:

Automation Server

Deployment:

Web Server & Thin-Client Interface for SaaS (via the Continuous Testing Platform)

Capabilities:

API, Web, Mobile, and Database Test Automation

Capabilities:

API, Web, Mobile, and Database Test Automation

Capabilities:

API, Web, Mobile, and Database Test Automation

Security Testing:

HTTP-based security and penetration testing

Security Testing:

HTTP-based security and penetration testing

Security Testing:

HTTP-based security and penetration testing

Service Virtualization Support:

Integrated service virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize

 

Service Virtualization Support:

Integrated service virtualization with Parasoft Virtualize

Load Testing Support:

5 Virtual Users (VUs) included (additional VUs available)
Distributed Cloud Load Generators

Load Testing Support:

100 Virtual Users (VUs) included (additional VUs available)
Distributed Cloud Load Generators
Performance testing dashboard included

 

Protocols:

REST (Swagger, OpenAPI, RAML)
WebServices (WSDL, Schema)
SOAP
XML
JSON
Literal
FIX
SWIFT
Protobuf
and more

Protocols:

REST (Swagger, OpenAPI, RAML)
WebServices (WSDL, Schema)
SOAP
XML
JSON
Literal
FIX
SWIFT
Protobuf
and more

Protocols:

REST (Swagger, OpenAPI, RAML)
WebServices (WSDL, Schema)
SOAP
XML
JSON
Literal
FIX
SWIFT
Protobuf
and more

EDI:

Enhanced messaging packs available:
EACORD AL3, CARGO,
EANCOM, EDIFACT, Edig@s,
HIPAA, HL7, IATA (various),
NCPDP (various),
TRADACOMS, X12

EDI:

Enhanced messaging packs available:
EACORD AL3, CARGO,
EANCOM, EDIFACT, Edig@s,
HIPAA, HL7, IATA (various),
NCPDP (various),
TRADACOMS, X12

EDI:

Enhanced messaging packs available:
EACORD AL3, CARGO,
EANCOM, EDIFACT, Edig@s,
HIPAA, HL7, IATA (various),
NCPDP (various),
TRADACOMS, X12

Tools:

Clients (Literal, JSON, REST, SOAP, XML)
Advanced Clients (Custom Message, Fixed Length, EDI)
Databanks (XML, JSON, Text, Header, Parameter)
XML/JSON Tools (Sort, Transformer)
XML Tools (Encryption, Decryption, Signer, Converter, Validator)
Validation Tools (Diff, Assertor, Search, WS-I, Browse)
Attachment Handler
DB Tool
Data Generator
Write File
and more

Tools:

Clients (Literal, JSON, REST, SOAP, XML)
Advanced Clients (Custom Message, Fixed Length, EDI)
Databanks (XML, JSON, Text, Header, Parameter)
XML/JSON Tools (Sort, Transformer)
XML Tools (Encryption, Decryption, Signer, Converter, Validator)
Validation Tools (Diff, Assertor, Search, WS-I, Browse)
Attachment Handler
DB Tool
Data Generator
Write File
and more

Tools:

Clients (Literal, JSON, REST, SOAP, XML)
Advanced Clients (Custom Message, Fixed Length, EDI)
Databanks (XML, JSON, Text, Header, Parameter)
XML/JSON Tools (Sort, Transformer)
XML Tools (Encryption, Decryption, Signer, Converter, Validator)
Validation Tools (Diff, Assertor, Search, WS-I, Browse)
Attachment Handler
DB Tool
Data Generator
Write File
and more

Static Analysis:

Ability to execute and create static analysis rules for HTML, JavaScript, CSS

Static Analysis:

Ability to execute and create static analysis rules for HTML, JavaScript, CSS

Static Analysis:

Ability to execute and create static analysis rules for HTML, JavaScript, CSS

Extension Framework:

Java
JavaScript
Jython
Groovy

Extension Framework:

Java
JavaScript
Jython
Groovy

Extension Framework:

Java
JavaScript
Jython
Groovy

 

Reporting & Analytics:

Ability to publish results to Parasoft DTP for centralized reporting and analytics

Reporting & Analytics:

Ability to publish results to Parasoft DTP for centralized reporting and analytics

 

CI Support:

Command-line execution for integration with build automation and CI infrastructure (plugins available for Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, and VSTS)

CI Support:

REST API execution for integration with build automation and CI infrastructure (plugins available for Jenkins, Bamboo, TeamCity, and VSTS)

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