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Pros
"The solution offers excellent stability."

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"It has many interfaces and you can connect to any backend source that has another format, and convert it to the desired format.""We only use the basic features, but the most valuable one for us is the Publish-subscribe pattern.""The solution has good integration.""Performance-wise, this solution is really good.""Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage."

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

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"The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is.""Technical support is very slow and needs to be improved.""The installation configuration is quite difficult.""The images and size of the containers are too big and I think that they should be more lightweight.""Technical support is good but they could have a better response time."

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"IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.""The price is very high and it's the main reason that we are searching for alternatives.""This product is more expensive than competing products.""I feel with IBM, when you want certain functions or features, you have to continuously purchase add-ons. There are always additional fees."

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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: Performance-wise, this solution is really good.
Top Answer: This product is more expensive than competing products.
Top Answer: The size of the container used in the deployment is still large and I think it should be improved and become lighter. It would be useful to make container deployment easier .
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11th
out of 24 in ESB
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8.0
10th
out of 24 in ESB
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2,937
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7.7
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Also Known As
CX Messenger Enterprise, Aurea Sonic ESB, Aurea Sonic, Aurea Sonic MQWebSphere Message Broker
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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.

WebSphere Message Broker is an enterprise service bus (ESB) providing connectivity and universal data transformation for service-oriented architecture (SOA) and non-SOA environments. It allows businesses of any size to eliminate point-to-point connections and batch processing regardless of platform, protocol or data format.
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Sample Customers
Heathrow, HomeServe, Paypal, Freedom MortgageWestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
International Affairs Institute11%
Retailer8%
K 12 Educational Company Or School8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider14%
Insurance Company10%
Media Company6%
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Aurea CX Messenger is ranked 11th in ESB with 1 review while IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 10th in ESB with 5 reviews. Aurea CX Messenger is rated 8.0, while IBM WebSphere Message Broker 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 WebSphere Message Broker writes "Easy to setup and deploy, with easy mapping, and it integrates well with MQ". Aurea CX Messenger is most compared with Mule ESB, ActiveMQ, VMware RabbitMQ, IBM MQ and TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, whereas IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, IBM DataPower Gateway, Mule ESB and IBM BPM.

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