Rational Build Forge Vs ModelSim (Jul 2020)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 21, 2020

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - Rational Build Forge or ModelSim?

Rational Build Forge is more expensive to implement (TCO) than ModelSim, ModelSim is rated with the same score (90/100) as Rational Build Forge (90/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Development Tools Platforms solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

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Who's more expensive? Rational Build Forge or ModelSim?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Development Tools Platforms software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for Rational Build Forge and ModelSim.

Rational Build Forge price starts at $799 per user/year , on a scale between 1 to 10 Rational Build Forge is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Development Tools Platforms software. ModelSim price starts at $945 per license , when comparing ModelSim to their competitors, the software is rated 2 - much lower than the average Development Tools Platforms software cost.

Bottom line: Rational Build Forge is more expensive than ModelSim.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared Rational Build Forge Vs. ModelSim based on some of the most important and required Development Tools Platforms features. Rational Build Forge: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. ModelSim: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

Rational Build Forge's typical customers include: Start up, Small business, Medium business, Large business, and ModelSim's target customer size include: Medium and large size businesses.

Rational Build Forge

ITQlick rating
(4/5)

starts at $799 per user/year

Rational Build Forge is a growing cloud-based Development Tools Platforms software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. Rational Build Forge received a rating of 4 from ITQlick tea...

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ModelSim

ITQlick rating
(5/5)

starts at $945 per license

ModelSim software is a cloud-based multi-language HDL simulation and debugging platform that helps in the recreation of the hardware description languages like SystemC, VHDL, and Verilog.

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Rational Build Forge: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

ModelSim: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
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Rational
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
6.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$799 per user/year
Functionality
4
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ModelSim
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$945 per license
Functionality
4
GitLab
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Score
90/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
3/10
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$4 per user/month
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15
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ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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85/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.8/10
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Functionality
4
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FileMaker
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
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82/100
Pricing Pricing score ranges between 1 to 10 while 1 is low TCO and 10 is high TCO (TCO - total cost of ownership: cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
5.4/10
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
$19 per user/month
Functionality
4
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.