ALM Octane editions

Your ALM Octane edition defines which activities you can perform in ALM Octane.

Editions overview

ALM Octane editions provide you with the following capabilities:

Edition Description
Enterprise

Allows you to scale ALM Octane to large groups with the benefits of cross-workspace capabilities. These include:

  • Shared customization (such as rules, user-defined fields, workflow, forms, and lists)

  • Shared entities (such as users, releases)

  • Cross-workspace reporting on data from multiple workspaces using the same widget.

For an overview of workspaces, isolated spaces, and shared spaces, see Manage spaces.

Pro Provides you the same set of features as Enterprise Edition within isolated workspaces. Shared space capabilities are not provided.
Team

Lightweight ALM Octane version to enable DevOps teams to plan, track, build and release applications using Agile and DevOps practices.

For details see Team Edition.

The following table describes the different editions in detail:

Module/Functionality Team Pro Enterprise
Dashboard
My Work
Backlog (epics and backlog management, cross-release planning)  
Team Backlog
Pipelines with build analytics
Basic analytics

Advanced analytics

Advanced analytics
IDE plugins
ChatOps
Security integration - Fortify Suite
Manual and Gherkin tests
Automated test execution (with UFT integration) and test suites  
Requirements  
Quality module and Defects module  
Synchronizer  
Shared workspaces and cross-workspace reporting    

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Trial license

When you first start using ALM Octane, you automatically receive a Trial license which gives you a 90-day trial for 100 users. 

A trial can be Team Edition or Enterprise Edition. By default, your trial is Enterprise Edition, which allows one shared space. If you want to start a trial with Team Edition, specify the Team trial type during the installation process. For details, see:

When starting a trial, keep the following in mind:

  • If you create a shared space in an Enterprise Edition trial and then install a license for Pro Edition, the sharing capabilities are no longer supported.

  • If you start an Enterprise Edition trial, you may not install a license for Team Edition later. This flow is not supported.

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License management

SaaS: You can view license usage details in MyAccount.

On-premises: For details on how to manage on-premises licenses and how to allocate licenses from ALM and Quality Center to ALM Octane, see Manage licenses (on-premises).

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