Azure DevOps Server vs. Mendix

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Azure DevOps Server
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
AzureDevOps Server (formerly Team Foundation Server, or TFS) is a test management and application lifecycle management tool, from Microsoft's Visual Studio offerings. To license Azure DevOps Server an Azure DevOps license and a Windows operating system license (e.g. Windows Server) for each machine running Azure DevOps Server.N/A
Mendix
Score 8.0 out of 10
Enterprise companies (1,001+ employees)
Mendix is a low code platform-as-a-service offering with mobile and social extensions. Mendix was acquired by Siemens August 2018.
$0
Pricing
Azure DevOps ServerMendix
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
Free Edition
$0
Pro Edition
1,250
per month (billed annually)
Pro Edition
1,250
per month (billed annually)
Enterprise Edition
1,675
per month (billed annually)
Enterprise Edition
1,675
per month (billed annually)
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Azure DevOps ServerMendix
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Features
Azure DevOps ServerMendix
Low-Code Development
Comparison of Low-Code Development features of Product A and Product B
Azure DevOps Server
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Ratings
Mendix
8.2
7 Ratings
5% below category average
Visual Modeling00 Ratings7.77 Ratings
Drag-and-drop Interfaces00 Ratings8.47 Ratings
Platform Security00 Ratings8.77 Ratings
Platform User Management00 Ratings8.37 Ratings
Reusability00 Ratings7.97 Ratings
Platform Scalability00 Ratings8.17 Ratings
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User Ratings
Azure DevOps ServerMendix
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(47 ratings)
8.4
(64 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
10.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.7
(3 ratings)
8.1
(10 ratings)
Support Rating
8.4
(10 ratings)
7.8
(12 ratings)
Implementation Rating
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.0
(2 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Azure DevOps ServerMendix
Likelihood to Recommend
Microsoft
Azure DevOps is good to use if you are all-in on the Microsoft Azure stack. It's fully integrated across Azure so it is a point-and-click for most of what you will need to achieve. If you are new to Azure make sure you get some outside experience to help you otherwise it is very easy to overcomplicate things and go down the wrong track, or for you to manually create things that come out of the box.
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Siemens AG
I think it's well suited if you have data available and you want to create customized solutions for different types of users. Mendix is very good at doing that. It allows you to do it very easily. So those are good use cases.
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Pros
Microsoft
  • Reporting Integration- Azure boards provides Kanban and other dashboard, their templates for easy management of project.
  • Project Pipeline- easy integration and development of CI/CD pipelines, helped in testing, releasing project artifacts.
  • Version Control- Integration with Git and code IDE made it easy to share, review our code, fix bugs and do testing.
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Siemens AG
  • Using Mendix you can build an application in a week compared to building the same application in Java in 1 month.
  • You can simultaneously build applications for all kinds of devices (Desktop, Mobile and tablets).
  • All in one tool, in Mendix Modeler you can manage databases, webservices, Mendix code , Java code, etc.
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Cons
Microsoft
  • Can add more build templates for specific technology requirements
  • Can have more features in dashboards which can help dev teams stream line their tasks and priorities
  • Can have raise alarm feature in case of any sort of failure in devops pipeline execution
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Siemens AG
  • Earlier versions lacked in UI/Ux. This is still improving.
  • Since everyone and anyone can create custom add ons (widgets), Mendix could improve their quality checks (but not as rigid as eg Apple).
  • Upgradeability used to be somewhat of an issue. Version 7 looks to be handling this better than previous versions.
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Likelihood to Renew
Microsoft
Because we are a Microsoft Gold Partner we utilize most of their software and we have so much invested in Team Foundation Server now it would take a catastrophic amount of time and resources to switch to a different product.
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Siemens AG
No answers on this topic
Usability
Microsoft
Azure DevOps Server or TFS is a complete suite in itself. From Developer's machine where the code is developed to the production environment where the code is meant to run it take care of complete flow within itself. It acts as a code repository you can check-in check-out codes using GIT interface. It also acts as a Build and Automation Test tool which can help you to judge sanctity of your code. It further acts as a release manager to deploy your application to the production environment. And all these steps can also be performed without any manual intervention with the option to have approval processes. Hence its a perfect blend of all set of tools and capabilities required to bring code to production.
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Siemens AG
A 10 would say I have nothing to wish for. A 9 means I haven't seen anything better.This tool really helps you in the whole creation and maintenace cycle, so from requirements to building/modeling to testing to deploying to capturing feedback.
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Support Rating
Microsoft
I have not had to use the support for Azure DevOps Server. There have never been any issues where I was not able to figure it out or quickly resolve. Our Scrum Master has used support before though, and the service has always been prompt and clear with a customer-focus
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Siemens AG
Response times are quick and you will get updates regularly about the status of your request. Even with very technical questions they have specialists that can help you with your problems it will give you an answer or help you with a work around.
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Implementation Rating
Microsoft
Do research beforehand and, if possible, do a trial run before implementing into production environment.
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Siemens AG
No answers on this topic
Alternatives Considered
Microsoft
In my opinion, DevOps covers the development process end to end way better than Jira or GitHub. Both competitors are nice in their specific fields but DevOps provides a more comprehensive package in my opinion. It is still crazy to see that the whole suite can be used for free. The productivity increase we realized with DevOps is worth real money!
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Siemens AG
Mendix would be my preferred system all the way. The system is designed for these kinds of works. I've worked with WP and DNN but they should be used just for websites. To create an app for a business value, I would suggest Mendix. Also, the offline capabilities of Mendix have greatly improved since the deployment of Mendix 7.13.
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Return on Investment
Microsoft
  • It has streamlined the pipeline and project management for our agile effort.
  • It has helped our agile team get organized since that is a new methodology being leveraged within the Enterprise.
  • The calendar has improved visibility into different OOOs across the project team since we all come from different departments across the larger organization.
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Siemens AG
  • It helps to speed up application development because of its low code by the fact that it's low code. It allows professional developers to focus more on specialized application development rather than the more routine application development that business IT and super users can do for themselves with some coaching from the IT department. So it's just allowing the more specialist professional developers.net, for example, Java in our organization to focus on more complex engineering application developments.
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ScreenShots

Mendix Screenshots

Screenshot of Agile Project Management: Collaborate. Manage. Iterate.Screenshot of Central App Management: Application Management Made Easy.Screenshot of App Store: Hundreds of building blocks to get you out of the gate.Screenshot of 1-Click Deployment: Efficient DevOps. Enabled.