IBM® Rational® ClearQuest® is a bug tracking system that provides flexible defect and change tracking, process automation, reporting and lifecycle traceability for better visibility and control of the development lifecycle. With the release of IBM Rational ClearQuest V7.1 and IBM Rational ClearCase® V7.1, IBM strengthens its software delivery solutions that help you improve productivity, effectively unify distributed teams, automate processes, improve quality, gain better visibility into projects, and provide traceability across the software development lifecycle for fast delivery of high-quality software.

The resources below provide information on installing and using Rational ClearQuest, as well as for contacting IBM for support after you download the trial version of this product.

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When you download the trial version of the Rational® Software Development Platform products, you are automatically entitled to online technical support at no charge for the evaluation period.

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To help you get started quickly and maximize your productivity with IBM Rational products, a variety of service options are available, including technical support, professional services, and instructor-led and Web-based training.

IBM Rational ClearQuest is available for purchase with either authorized user (single user) or floating (concurrent user) licenses. Read a guide to selecting the licensing option that is best for you.

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