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175 Ratings
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Score 9.1 out of 100

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Highlights

Postman and ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) are API testing and development tools. Postman is designed as a centralized platform for teams to develop, test, and manage their APIs. ReadyAPI is more tightly focused on testing, with features aimed at helping teams create, maintain, and execute test suites. Both Postman and ReadyAPI are primarily used by enterprise-level organizations, likely because of their focus on helping large teams manage complex APIs and test suites.

Features

Although both Postman and ReadyAPI are centered around API testing and development, they vary in how general-use or specialized each product is.

Postman is designed to support more steps of the API development and testing process, with API design and development tools on top of testing capability. It also includes team collaboration features, such as shared workspaces for specific APIs, built-in version control, and granular access permissions. It offers support for a wide array of endpoint types, and users report that Postman makes it easy to switch between different testing modes, API languages, and request types when needed.

ReadyAPI stands out as a specialist in API testing and CI/CD features. It features native integrations with software lifecycle tools, such as Maven and Jenkins. ReadyAPI has plenty of features to help users perform comprehensive testing, with random data generation, support for test parameter variables, and test data importing from external datasheets. Its security testing features are powerful and cover a wide range of potential malicious actions, and its reporting dashboard helps teams analyze and understand test results.

Limitations

Despite the benefits of Postman and ReadyAPI, the two platforms have limitations as well. Make sure to consider the drawbacks of each before committing to either.

Some Postman users have experienced lagging and freezing, especially under heavy or complex API loads. Its reporting features aren’t robust enough for some users, and other testers wished for more test automation options for advanced QA and integration testing. Finally, Postman isn’t beginner-friendly. Its UI can be confusing, and it can take a long time to get familiar with its more advanced features.

ReadyAPI is a bulky tool, with many users reporting slow responsiveness, poor cache management, and clunky folder setup and organization. Some users found its web UI and mobile app testing capabilities lacking for their needs, while others wanted additional CI/CD tools for Azure integration. Finally, ReadyAPI is sold in three separate packages, each containing different features. Security testing and performance testing are split into different packages, which left some single-package customers frustrated at the seeming lack of desired features.

Pricing

Postman uses a tiered monthly per-user subscription model. The Free tier is free and includes basic API design, development, and test features for single users. The Team tier is $12 per user per month and adds additional collaboration and development tools for up to 19 users. The Business tier is $24 per user per month and adds SSO and access control features for up to 99 users. The Enterprise tier is priced by quote and is designed for 100+ users.

ReadyAPI offers three separate modules priced on an annual per-license basis. The API Test Module starts at $685 annually per license and includes CI/CD automated testing, security testing, and both scriptless and scripted testing options. The API Performance Module starts at $5,374 annually per license and includes server monitoring, load generation, and API load testing. The API Virtualization Module is $1,060 annually per license and includes tools to deploy virtual services, generate mock data, and simulate server-side behavior. Customers can also contact the vendor for bundle pricing, which includes all three packages.

Likelihood to Recommend

Postman

I consider [Postman] a universal platform every
business type can get much benefit from it. In addition it is very easy to
configure and it handles the URLs in most effective way. It keeps users up to
date by its efficient alert functions.
Kerry Haupt | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

Generally speaking, it's the most powerful tool if you're working with soap services. It's well suited to be used to automate daily time-consuming tasks that rely mainly on soap services, by using groovy scripts that can help add an unlimited set of functionality like creating test data, verifying test data, and adding documents through soap services to requests. It's not very appropriate to be used with RESTful services since there are more powerful tools that provide a wider range of functionalities.
Ahmed Amer | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

API Management

Postman
8.5
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
API access control
Postman
8.8
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
Rate limits and usage policies
Postman
8.5
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
API usage data
Postman
8.3
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
API user onboarding
Postman
8.8
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
API versioning
Postman
8.6
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
Usage billing and payments
Postman
8.1
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
API monitoring and logging
Postman
8.3
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

Pros

Postman

  • Issue GET and POST calls to external APIs to verify headers and responses.
  • Verify developed internal APIs.
  • Build a library collection of useful API calls to be used as needed.
  • The history of previous calls is easily searched to pull up calls to be modified and repeated.
Gary Davis | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

  • Ease of use (ability to automatically import API definitions, Jenkins integration for running in the pipeline).
  • Detailed test reports (allow to easily identify weak spots during both functional and performance testing).
  • One platform for all tests (allows to closely couple and reuse existent tests).
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Postman

  • Enterprise version is easy to setup and use but the number of requests is limited. I feel it would be great if there were more requests.
  • Pricing for enterprise should be less.
  • I don't have any more complaints as it is very good tool.
Sumanthkumar Nagamalli | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

  • Needs good documentation
  • Need to improve the performance of the tool
  • Setup is very complex and for such [a] commercial tool, it should easy and straightforward
  • Tool says it supports security testing but in reality, it is not at an extensive level.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Postman

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 7.5
Based on 18 answers
The only reason this isn't a '10' is because of the cost. This product is definitely meant for organizations who are serious about making sure they invest in the full ecosystem of API design, development, maintenance. But there is a significant cost associated with this investment. and because of this cost (and the non-tangible output for executives), it is a difficult line-item to justify in this post-pandemic environment.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Postman

Postman 8.5
Based on 3 answers
I think from a non-technical perspective there are a few things that could be more clearly labeled to better understand what is being asked for or where to add certain parts of the request.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 10.0
Based on 4 answers
SOAP UI was mainly developed to test SOA-based application which is majorly SOAP-based web services, SOAP UI works well with SOAP services which are XML-based and when you work with SOAP UI for some time you will understand that it is meant to test SOAP services predominantly.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Postman

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 9.0
Based on 2 answers
Soap UI has managed to continuously build on it's solid foundation and keep improving by each release. It is by far the most dependable and accurate testing tool out there of its kind. Available via connecting to VM's created as SoapUI test machines give access to it anytime, anywhere practically.
Christopher Saleh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Postman

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 8.0
Based on 2 answers
It has an excellent GUI design and the reporting mechanism is also very
good. It does consume a lot of memory though during concurrent testing.
Christopher Saleh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Postman

Postman 7.1
Based on 22 answers
There is a lot of in-depth documentation for Postman available online, including detailed guides with screenshots and videos. They provide example APIs for new users to explore while learning how to use the tool. Generally, bugs in the client are quickly addressed through frequent free updates. Community and professional support options are available - most of the time, the free/community level support is adequate
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 7.9
Based on 12 answers
To be honest, we didnt had much issues with the support, as there is already plenty of online communities available for help. But if ever there were some minor issues with the membership or the certificates, the tech support was always quick and efficient enough to resolve the issue ASAP
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Implementation Rating

Postman

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 7.0
Based on 3 answers
no very easy but lacks documentation
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Postman

Previous to using Postman, I would either use browser tools directly, or write an in-house tool to send requests. Postman eliminates that need while providing a much better experience and more features. At the base level, Postman is as simple as typing in the address as you would in a browser. Authentication can be provided simply as well.
Anthony Aziz | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI provides intuitive GUI capabilities compared to their own open source product. When compared to Postman, ReadyAPI also supports SOAP based services, which is a saver especially when integrating with legacy or other third party systems.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Postman

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) 7.0
Based on 1 answer
It has an excellent GUI design and the reporting mechanism is also very
good. It does consume a lot of memory though during concurrent testing. However, I have read that added monitoring tools have been added, which if so the 7 could possibly go to a 8 or 9.
Christopher Saleh | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Postman

  • Postman is free (although there's a paid tier that offers more features) so using it for testing APIs comes with little to no risk (besides learning curve).
  • The learning curve is a little steep for non-developer users, but developers should find it easy to pick up and use right out of the box, so to speak.
Juan Palma | TrustRadius Reviewer

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

  • Very quick regression testing, hence having the testing results very soon, even the same day of deployment
  • for same above reason, it can save money for corporation (so no tedious, costly and erroneous manual testings)
  • The test reports are compatible with TestNG, so the corporation can integrate the reports in our Autamation frameworks such as Allure or Jira Zephyr
Payam Pirooznia | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Postman

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Postman Editions & Modules

Edition
Free$0.00
Team$15.00 ($12.00)2
Business$30.00 ($24.00)2
EnterpriseContact Sales
  1. none
  2. per user per month (billed annually)
  3. none
Additional Pricing Details

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Postman
9.0
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
8.2

Likelihood to Renew

Postman
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
7.5

Usability

Postman
8.5
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
10.0

Reliability and Availability

Postman
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
9.0

Performance

Postman
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
8.0

Support Rating

Postman
7.1
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
7.9

Implementation Rating

Postman
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
7.0

Scalability

Postman
ReadyAPI (formerly SoapUI Pro, LoadUI Pro, & ServiceV Pro)
7.0

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