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Pros
"I like all of the features in this product and it does what it's supposed to do.""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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"The solution is easily available. That's its most valuable aspect.""The deployment and asset management features are the most valuable. These are the product's main features.""Good for managing and administering the infrastructure.""Step-by-step documentation that clarifies the implementation procedure.""The availability performance matrix and the reporting capabilities are the solution's most valuable features.""The features that I have found most valuable are the ease of configuration and the easy discovery of the environment."

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"Making it more user-friendly would be an improvement.""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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"The multi-tenancy support needs to be improved. We need to have the ability to manage several different environments from one central point of administration.""We have some bugs but it's stable. It doesn't break every day. It works. Like other applications, it has a lot of bugs but they're manageable.""Could be more user friendly.""Implementation and integration in the case of multi-tenant environments needs improvement.""The solution's dashboard needs improvement.""They should have some customized solutions or internal development, then maybe it could be easier to use different solutions or some self-developed solution."

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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: The deployment and asset management features are the most valuable. These are the product's main features.
Top Answer: Evaluate tools for the best fit for your environment. In terms of setup cost and pricing of SCOM, evaluate and spec your infrastructure environment sufficiently to ensure the environment will handle… more »
Top Answer: In our case, the solution would be improved if they migrated to a cloud version. There could also be some improvement in the environment, it should be more user friendly.
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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPower
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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.

System Center helps customers realize the benefits of the Microsoft Cloud Platform by delivering unified management. Experience fast time-to-value with out-of-the-box monitoring, provisioning, configuration, automation, protection and self-service.
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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, AvailityKassen_rztliche Vereinigung Nordrhein, Magyar Telekom Nyrt., Adeka, QualCare, Aeriandi, UniCredit Bank d.d., Mostar, Allianz Australia Ltd., Grupo Familia
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company45%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
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Non Tech Company29%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
Financial Services Firm14%
Government14%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Microsoft System Center and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,944 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 8th in Application Infrastructure with 4 reviews while Microsoft System Center is ranked 10th in Application Infrastructure with 6 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.8, while Microsoft System Center 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 Microsoft System Center writes "Easy to configure and provides Better visibility of our environment ". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and webMethods Integration Server, whereas Microsoft System Center is most compared with Oracle SOA Suite. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Microsoft System Center report.

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