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Pros
"The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good.""It's high-speed and it can be remotely administered via an API.""The solution is very easy to work with."

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"What I like best are the monitoring features.""The cost is pretty cheap, compared to what else is available in the market.""Promotes the reuse of developed resources to more efficiently consume resources.""Seamlessly integrates your different applications.""The most valuable feature is that it is clear and easy to learn.""The solution is stable and can scale relatively easily.""The most valuable feature is that it's robust and its time to market is very short.""The biggest advantage of this solution is that it is very easy to learn, and very easy to build applications."

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Cons
"Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers.""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.""The solution requires a lot of training manuals in order to get to know it better and to be able to use it effectively."

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"Technical support is something that should be better.""The solution needs to improve it's security and its proactive notification of security issues.""Session management can sometimes hand forcing server reboots.""The product lacks an integrated testing module.""The interface could be more user-friendly.""IBM doesn't really have a very strong community surrounding the product. Most of its direct competitors are open source solutions, and those have an excellent and well-developed community around the tech to help users navigate the ins and outs of the product. IBM is lacking in this area.""In terms of improvement, the UI should be more user-friendly.""One drawback that I have found is that there are issues with using the Java connector."

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"The price of this product could be lower.""Our licensing is based on a five-year contract, and as far as I know, there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fee."

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Questions from the Community
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.
Top Answer: It has the ability to be deployed without rewriting the code.
Top Answer: I don't have any information about licensing or costs. It's not something that I am in charge of.
Top Answer: I would like for them to make the training much easier. Once you work with a sphere of people that can integrate the solution, then it's stable. But just to educate people, it's not that easy to do… more »
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WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPowerIBM WebSphere ESB
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Overview

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.

IBM Integration Bus is an enterprise integration engine that offers a fast, simple way for systems and applications to communicate with each other. As a result, it can help you achieve business value, reduce IT complexity and save money.
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RBL Bank, AvailitySalesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks
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Computer Software Company45%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
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Financial Services Firm44%
Computer Software Company17%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government7%
Insurance Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. IBM Integration Bus and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 7th in ESB with 3 reviews while IBM Integration Bus is ranked 1st in ESB with 15 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.4, while IBM Integration Bus is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM DataPower Gateway writes "Deals with multiple protocols, but "WTX" components are problematic". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Integration Bus writes "A GUI that greatly simplifies data transformation and application developmet, but it is difficult to configure". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus, webMethods Integration Server and IBM WebSphere Message Broker, whereas IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Red Hat Fuse, Oracle Service Bus and webMethods Integration Server. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. IBM Integration Bus report.

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