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

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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 very slow and needs to be improved.""The images and size of the containers are too big and I think that they should be more lightweight.""The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is."

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"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.""IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost."

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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: 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 .
Ranking
7th
out of 25 in ESB
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7.3
10th
out of 25 in ESB
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2,901
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3
Average Words per Review
463
Avg. Rating
7.7
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WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPowerWebSphere Message Broker
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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.

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
RBL Bank, AvailityWestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company45%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company12%
Media Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. IBM WebSphere Message Broker and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,441 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 7th in ESB with 3 reviews while IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 10th in ESB with 3 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.4, while IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.6. 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 WebSphere Message Broker writes "Mature, reliable, and performance-wise it is good". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and Layer7 API Management, whereas IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, Mule ESB, IBM BPM and TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. IBM WebSphere Message Broker report.

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