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Pros
"It has different type of interfaces that can integrate with companies.""Technical support is good."

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"The most valuable features are data virtualization and reporting."

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Cons
"It is not easy to deploy. It requires someone with a high level of knowledge in the solution to deploy it, not just anyone can do it.""The installation of containers could be simplified, as it currently requires a senior-level installer."

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"The technical support could be a little better."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"It is very expensive if we want to scale.""The price could be better."

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"I think that this product is too expensive for smaller companies."

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Top Answer: The pricing could be better. Licensing is on a yearly basis.
Top Answer: This solution is used as the integration hub between the internal application of any enterprise.
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11th
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1,349
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Reviews
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Average Words per Review
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Rating
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1
Average Words per Review
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5.0
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IBM Cast Iron
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Overview

Rapidly connect public clouds, private clouds and on-premises application

App Connect Professional is IBM’s cloud integration offering which delivers an integration solution
• With ease-of-use, flexibility and increased responsiveness to the evolving business needs, while removing the daunting complexities of integration.
• Provides the powerful combination of a ‘simple integration experience’ for business users looking to automate how their applications talk to each other; coupled with a ‘configuration based integration’ approach for IT.
• App Connect Professional is for the teams and integration developers who need to solve more complex problems and need powerful tooling for integration scenarios

IBM Cloud Pak® for Data is a fully-integrated data and AI platform that modernizes how businesses collect, organize and analyze data to infuse AI throughout their organizations. Cloud-native by design, the platform unifies market-leading services spanning the entire analytics lifecycle. From data management, DataOps, governance, business analytics and automated AI, IBM Cloud Pak for Data helps eliminate the need for costly, and often competing, point solutions while providing the information architecture you need to implement AI successfully.

Building on the streamlined hybrid-cloud foundation of Red Hat® OpenShift®, IBM Cloud Pak for Data takes advantage of the underlying resource and infrastructure optimization and management. The solution fully supports multicloud environments such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud™ and private cloud deployments. Find out how IBM Cloud Pak for Data can lower your total cost of ownership and accelerate innovation.

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Sample Customers
United Way of Allegheny County, Saint-Gobain CPS, Ricoh, SunTrust Banks Inc.
Qatar Development Bank, GuideWell, Skanderborg Music Festival
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company43%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company6%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm9%
Government8%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise57%
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IBM App Connect is ranked 11th in Cloud Data Integration with 2 reviews while IBM Cloud Pak for Data is ranked 3rd in Data Virtualization with 1 review. IBM App Connect is rated 9.6, while IBM Cloud Pak for Data is rated 5.0. The top reviewer of IBM App Connect writes "Can integrate using different interfaces". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Cloud Pak for Data writes "Good reporting, but resource utilization is high and technical support can be improved". IBM App Connect is most compared with IBM Cloud Pak for Integration, Mule Anypoint Platform, IBM InfoSphere DataStage, TIBCO BusinessWorks and Oracle Integration Cloud Service, whereas IBM Cloud Pak for Data is most compared with Azure Data Factory, Palantir Foundry, Denodo, Mule Anypoint Platform and Informatica PowerCenter.

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