ALM Editions

HPE Application Lifecycle Management is also available in several editions which provide subsets of ALM functionality.

HP ALM Edition

Description

HPE ALM A unified platform for managing and automating processes, activities, and assets for building, testing, delivering, and maintaining applications. It includes modules for requirements, test, defect, and development management, and overall release and project planning. HPE ALM helps organizations drive consistent processes, shared best-practices, and asset sharing across projects.
HP Quality Center Enterprise Edition

Quality Center resides on the same unified platform as HPE ALM. It delivers core functionality for quality management. It supports building a quality center of excellence through tight integrations with HPE Unified Functional Testing, HPE Business Process Testing, and HPE Sprinter.

HPE ALM Performance Center Edition

Functionality for the complete management, scheduling, running, and monitoring of performance test scripts. It resides on the same platform as HPE ALM and integrates directly with HPE ALM and HP LoadRunner.

HP Quality Center Express Edition

Provides a subset of HPE ALM product functionality, and is designed to introduce new customers to HPE ALM. It provides core functionality for test management, including manual and automatic tests, and defect management. This license is limited to 20 named or concurrent users.

HP Quality Center Community Edition

Provides a subset of HPE ALM product functionality, and is designed to introduce new customers to HPE ALM. It provides core functionality for test management and defect management. This license is free, and is limited to five named users.

Note: Before using HP Quality Center Community Edition, you must assign named licenses to your users. Only then can the users successfully log in to ALM and see the appropriate modules. For more information on assigning named licenses, see the HPE Application Lifecycle Management Administrator Guide: Managing Licenses

The following table indicates the availability of ALM functionality according to edition. Further information on each function is provided below.

Functionality HP ALM Edition HP Quality Center Enterprise Edition HPE ALMPerformance Center Edition HP Quality Center Express Edition HP Quality Center Community Edition
Licensing
Release Management
Project Planning and Tracking (PPT) Releases

 

Multiple Requirement Types
Requirement to Requirement Traceability
Risk-Based Quality Management
Business Models Module
Test Authoring and Execution (partial) (partial)
Test Resources
Test Configurations
HPE Sprinter
Lab Management
Automatic Provisioning of Cloud Test Hosts
Versioning
Baselining
Sharing Requirements and Tests
Sharing Defects
Cross Project Customization
Cross Project Reporting
Export Data to Excel
Business Process Testing
Extensions (partial) (partial) (partial)
Upgrading Editions --