Why go with DATPROF vs CA

The fact that you need a test data management tool is probably the reason you are on this comparison page. Every software vendor has it’s pros and cons and it is important to evaluate them. Only then you can make a well-informed decision. That is why we created this comparison page.

DATPROF focuses on solutions for testers and developers. We build our products to give these people the right, secure test data whenever they need it, so they can innovate faster and ship their products with more quality. CA has a similar mission. But what are the differences and how do you choose the right TDM tool?

Top reasons why companies use DATPROF vs CA

Reason #1


The DATPROF product family are a consistent set of products that share the same concepts and user interface principles. We want you to focus on having great quality test data available in the shortest period of time, so you can really focus on what’s important. All products are developed by the same people and are in the beginning of their life cycle. Software vendors like CA aquire software to grow fast, but this is not always good for the customer. The marketed solution consists below the surface of products with different interfaces and user experiences.

Reason #2

Licensing & pricing

Our license model and pricing is based on which modules and technology you are using. Vendors like CA base their pricing on how many gigabytes you store. Your storage footprint will probably grow and the license costs will growth with it. With DATPROF your license costs will stay the same, even if your production data is growing.

Reason #3

Core business

It’s DATPROF’s mission and core business to provide developers and testers with tools to get the best quality test data possible at the right time. For most vendors like CA their products for Test Data Management are just a side product and one of their many products. Support, critical updates and new features cannot always be expected. DATPROF’s mission is to create and maintain affordable, smart and user friendly TDM solutions and we are working continuously to improve and bring new features to the products.

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“7 tips for choosing the right TDM tool”

The fact that you are looking for a TDM solution is great in itself. High quality test data management can help you save a lot of time and money. However, it can be difficult to choose the right tool.

Here is a comparison paper with 7 tips for choosing the right test data tool to help you make the right decision.

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What Our customers say

Within a couple of small steps we are now able to (refresh) mask and subset test data consistently over multiple systems with DATPROF!
Bert van de Broek<br />

Test Specialist, VGZ

We finally got the test data in control with DATPROF technology. This made a huge impact on our software quality process and in the delivery of the test data to our DevOps teams.
Erwin Allers

Head of Testing, APG

The ease of use, the flexibility and possibilities to implement and maintain the software ourselves was decisive to choose DATPROF as Test Data software vendor.
Mario van Os

Test Data Management Specialist, Dela


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“DATPROF products are exemplars of user experience, ease of use and intuitive design: they are the easiest to use products we have seen in the Test Data Market”

Bloor Research, Test Data Management, 23rd January 2018

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