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User review of Sauce Labs

Fast, easy to use and affordable

- by Dominic

USER SATISFACTION

RECOMMENDATION
7 out of 7
Definitely
COST EFFICENCY
7out of 7
Superb
OVERALL IMPRESSION
5out of 5
amazing
EASE OF USE
5out of 5
amazing
CUSTOMER SUPPORT
5out of 5
amazing

PROS & CONS

What are the best aspects of this product?

SauceLabs is fast and other solutions we have tried could not keep with VMs that are always available. Our test was from more than five hours run time on Xamarin to less than 18 minutes by influencing parallel test runners. The best thing is that there is not additional configuration and it uses Selenium Grid so we are sure that our test suites will finish it soon to give a feedback to developers. It is worth the price.

What aspects are problematic or could work better?

My biggest issue is that the reporting portal is slow to load. SauceLabs is always improving their product, I have noticed changes at the dashboard but loading videos is slow and there are large lists of test runs.

What specific problems in your company were solved by this product?

We are focusing to end-to-end testing for our iOS, Android, Mobile Web and Desktop website and SauceLabs is the only test cloud company that works with every client in the book. Its integration with third party services is hard always, but it was good to know that they could hand all our needs without contacting different providers. At the very beginning when we started to use these tests in our integration pipeline, the important features we were searching for were high availability and scalability, to make sure that our testing solution is going to grow line to line with more apps, test and teams. Scaling is simple with purchasing extra VMs that does not require and changes in the configuration, which results more efficiency. QA Engineers should focus on products testing, not configuring test infrastructure.

Are you a current user of this product?

Yes

USER DETAILS

What is your role with this product?

  • I use it myself

How long have you been using this product?

1-3 years

COMPANY DETAILS

What is your company size?

More than 100 Employees

What is your industry?

Hospital & Health Care

USAGE & IMPLEMENTATION

Did your company use a different software before this one?

no

How many people in your company actively use this product?

several employees

PRICING & COSTS

How long is your contract with the vendor?

1 year

FEATURE DETAILS

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