ServiceV Pro by SmartBear

Easy API Virtualization with ServiceV Pro provides affordable and powerful API sandboxing to enable rapid development. Watch the ServiceV Overview Video.

As the connected world grows, teams face increasing pressure to release high quality APIs quicker than ever before just to maintain a competitive edge. Using advanced mocking (a.k.a. virtual APIs) helps you:

  •  speed release cycles by developing and testing in parallel
  • overcome 3rd party downtime, rate limits, overage fees
  • perform integration and isolated testing safely
  • minimize impact of developers on your production APIs

API virtualization in ServiceV Pro helps you deliver great APIs on time and under budget, and does so for a fraction of the cost typically associated with traditional enterprise service virtualization suites.

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Reduce delays due to 3rd party APIs

Smartbear Reduce Delays with 3rd Party APIsDon’t let your integrations to 3rd party APIs become a bottleneck for development and testing! With the dynamic mocking and service virtualization capabilities in ServiceV, you can simulate 3rd party APIs to:

  • overcome rate limits and overage charges
  • decouple your own process from time-boxed access to external systems
  • quickly isolate bad actors and poor performers during integration and load testing
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Speed delivery with parallel development and testing

Smartbear: Speed Delivery with parallel development and testingImagine if you could test the final version of your API or app before it’s actually build, how much time would you be able to save in the long run? That’s the whole idea behind ServiceV, where you can:

  • start developing and testing immediately well before your actual API is deliverable
  • empower testers with more control over simulated responses and error handling
  • smooth out versioning problems and speed up resolution during continuous integration cycles
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Load test without disrupting others

Smartbear: Load test without disrupting othersDo you really want to be considered a denial-of-service attack and have your access shut off to someone else’s API just because you needed to know the performance and scalability of your code? ServiceV dramatically simplifies:

  • minimizing the negative impact on specific APIs of a load test
  • isolating performance problems down to specific 3rd party APIs
  • simulate poor API performance to build more resilient apps and integrations
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Reduce project risk and cost

Smearbear: Reduce Project Risks and CostsWhy wait for another developer to change your API’s code just to build an accurate, resilient test? What if the API’s code isn’t yours, but you still want to know how bad data from another system affects your app or API? ServiceV gives you back the power to control both sides of the equation, and can help you:

  • reduce time-to-completion for testing and UX design tasks
  • simulate error conditions to ensure you’re writing resilient tests
  • pay for only what you really need to simulate APIs instead of bloated service virtualization suites
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API Virtualization Fuels Delivery of Better Services

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Virtual APIs are a great tool to reduce dependencies and delays during a delivery cycle, but is a fantastic companion to functional, load, and security testing as well. ServiceV Pro compliments:

  • Creating test suites before a version of the actual API is implemented.
  • Overcoming downtime in other services while developing or testing.
  • Isolating third parties that are poor targets for load testing.
  • Building more robust tests to handle positive and negative conditions.
  • Simulating conditions that depend on dynamic data.

Underlying Secure Pro is a common core based on a decade of open-source testing experience, including SoapUI NG Pro, LoadUI NG Pro, Secure Pro, and ServiceV Pro. The Ready! API platform gives you one experience, from functional to performance and security testing to service virtualization.

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last modified: November 15th, 2015 by Edward Haletky