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"It's an expensive product.""It would be a good idea to bring down the pricing by at least 20 to 30 percent.""It should be cheaper. It has a yearly licensing.""API Connect is quite pricey.""IBM API Connect could be cheaper.""The pricing is too expensive with IBM. Sometimes, we prefer to go with an open source or something more lightweight.""It is expensive when compared to other products in this class. There were no extra fees for add-ons or technical support.""It is quite an expensive product."

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Top Answer: The interface is very nice. It makes the solution easy to use and navigate.
Top Answer: We have an SLA we can draw from. I need to keep within certain numbers, however, I don't have a problem doing so. I can't speak to exact costs.
Top Answer: The documentation needs to be a bit better. It's very sequential, however, I don't understand what options to choose for certain tasks. I need to read all of the documentation to find what I need… more »
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Cloud Elements is a cloud API integration platform that enables developers to publish, integrate, aggregate and manage all of their APIs through a unified platform. Using Cloud Elements, developers can quickly connect entire categories of cloud services (e.g., CRM, Documents, Finance) using uniform APIs or simply synchronize data between multiple cloud services (e.g. Salesforce, Zendesk and Quickbooks) using it’s innovative integration toolkit.
The IBM API Management family of products gives you software tools to create, manage and share application programming interfaces (APIs) in a secure, scalable environment. Available in both on-premises and cloud solutions, its detailed analytics and operational metrics allow you to monitor API usage to ensure that the developers' needs Ð and applications using the API Ð are being met.
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Financial Services Firm34%
Computer Software Company14%
Insurance Company10%
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company8%
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Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise65%
Find out what your peers are saying about MuleSoft, IBM, Seeburger and others in Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). Updated: November 2021.
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Cloud Elements is ranked 21st in Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) while IBM API Connect is ranked 2nd in Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) with 22 reviews. Cloud Elements is rated 0.0, while IBM API Connect is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM API Connect writes "Stable and easy to set up but might be too costly for small businesses ". Cloud Elements is most compared with Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, whereas IBM API Connect is most compared with Apigee, IBM DataPower Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and Amazon API Gateway.

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