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Pros
"The solution offers excellent stability."

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"The solution is very easy to work with.""It's high-speed and it can be remotely administered via an API.""The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good.""I like all of the features in this product and it does what it's supposed to do."

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Cons
"The solution needs to improve support for new, more recent protocols on the API."

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"The solution requires a lot of training manuals in order to get to know it better and to be able to use it effectively.""The components that they include in the product that are, in fact, a WTX, really need to be removed from the product because they tend to fail.""Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers.""Making it more user-friendly would be an improvement."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The solution offers excellent stability.
Top Answer: The licensing costs on a yearly basis are around $200,000. There are no additional costs besides the licensing fees. For example, you do not have to pay extra for technical support, etc.
Top Answer: The solution needs to improve support for new, more recent protocols on the API.
Top Answer: The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good.
Top Answer: If you want additional features, you will need to pay more.
Top Answer: Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers.
Ranking
11th
out of 24 in ESB
Views
1,673
Comparisons
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
495
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8.0
7th
out of 24 in ESB
Views
5,296
Comparisons
4,416
Reviews
4
Average Words per Review
464
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Also Known As
CX Messenger Enterprise, Aurea Sonic ESB, Aurea Sonic, Aurea Sonic MQWebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPower
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Overview

CX Messenger lets your technology keep pace with your business. Aurea’s industry leading Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) lets you adapt and change your infrastructure with plug-and-play speed and ease.

IBM DataPower Gateway is a single multi-channel gateway that helps provide security, control, integration and optimized access to a full range of mobile, web, application programming interface (API), service-oriented architecture (SOA), B2B and cloud workloads. It enables you to rapidly expand the scope of valuable IT assets to new channels - giving customers, employees and partners access to critical resources. It is available in the following form factors: physical, virtual, cloud, Linux and Docker.

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Sample Customers
Heathrow, HomeServe, Paypal, Freedom MortgageRBL Bank, Availity
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
International Affairs Institute11%
Retailer8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Insurance Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm10%
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Aurea CX Messenger is ranked 11th in ESB with 1 review while IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 7th in ESB with 4 reviews. Aurea CX Messenger is rated 8.0, while IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Aurea CX Messenger writes "Excellent stability, capable of scaling, and good at supporting security particulars". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM DataPower Gateway writes "Deals with multiple protocols, but "WTX" components are problematic". Aurea CX Messenger is most compared with Mule ESB, ActiveMQ, VMware RabbitMQ, IBM MQ and TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, whereas IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, IBM API Connect and NGINX Plus.

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