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"We pay around $200,000 annually.""The price of this product is higher than that of competitors.""We used to pay about $100,000-$120,000 US or somewhere around there. That was a bit cost-prohibitive for us to continue.""It is very expensive.""The price of IBM WebSphere Application Server could be less expensive and there is an annual license required for this solution."

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Top Answer: It does integrate well with the Tivoli Federated Identity Management system.
Top Answer: We used to pay about $100,000-$120,000 US or somewhere around there. That was a bit cost-prohibitive for us to continue. You need to pay for both software licenses and software support, which was the… more »
Top Answer: I'm not certain if the WebSphere solution was deployed by IBM. There are a lot of complexities in how the solution was actually built and deployed, which means troubleshooting on management for us is… more »
Ranking
13th
out of 20 in Application Server
Views
270
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Average Words per Review
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2nd
out of 20 in Application Server
Views
5,079
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4,079
Reviews
9
Average Words per Review
549
Rating
7.2
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XAP
WebSphere Application Server
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Overview
GigaSpaces eXtreme Application Platform (XAP), is a distributed in-memory data-grid suited for high performance and low-latency transaction processing as well as real-time analytics use cases. XAP performance is achieved by maximizing the utilization of RAM and SSD as the main data store.
IBM WebSphere Application Server provides a range of flexible, secure, Java EE 7 runtime environments available on premises or across any public, private or hybrid cloud.
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Sample Customers
Wolters Kluwer Health, Avanza Bank, Amdoc, Charles Schwab, Kohl's, Goldman Sachs, Avaya, Morgan Stanley, Societe General
TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal League
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Financial Services Firm23%
Comms Service Provider17%
Healthcare Company6%
REVIEWERS
Government22%
Financial Services Firm22%
Manufacturing Company22%
Healthcare Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm18%
Comms Service Provider16%
Insurance Company5%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise59%
Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and others in Application Server. Updated: September 2021.
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GigaSpaces XAP is ranked 13th in Application Server while IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 2nd in Application Server with 9 reviews. GigaSpaces XAP is rated 0.0, while IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 7.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Application Server writes "Bad documentation, does not scale well, and has a lot of complexities". GigaSpaces XAP is most compared with Oracle Coherence and GridGain, whereas IBM WebSphere Application Server is most compared with JBoss, Tomcat, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Oracle WebLogic Server and IBM BPM.

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