HP Quality Center is industry-leading, global quality management software. It lets you manage the quality process and the application lifecycle process for delivering high-quality applications efficiently and effectively.
The current version is HP Quality Center 11.5 (as of February 2013). It includes the following functional areas:
- Release Management
- Project Planning and Tracking
- Requirements Management (including Business Process Models)
- Test Definition
- Test Planning
- Test Execution (manual and automated)
- Defect Management
- Reporting and Analysis
- Library Management (Baseline Management)
Organizations also run the previous versions HP Quality Center 9.2, 10.0 and 11.0.
HP Quality Center 11.5 is available in three editions: Quality Center Essentials, Enterprise and ALM. Availability of features depend on edition. To be precise: Quality Center Enterprise 11.5 is available as technical preview currently (Feb 2013).
There are additional products available which enhance HP Quality Center by functionality such as performance testing, automated testing and business process testing.