We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The solution is very easy to work with."
"It's high-speed and it can be remotely administered via an API."
"The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good."
"I like all of the features in this product and it does what it's supposed to do."
"It can look for the various security threats, productions, payload scanning, and perform routing based on the content type."
"It is easy to use, easy to install, and it's resilient for high availability."
"What I like most is the stability."
"The scalability of the solution is good."
"The most valuable feature is the adapters."
"The ability to master the process in one location."
"The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications."
"I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications."
"Overall it is a pretty good solution."
"The solution is quite stable overall. We haven't witnessed any performance issues so far."
"I like the ease of deployment and the ease of implementation."
"The interface is fine and the solution is quite robust."
"The solution requires a lot of training manuals in order to get to know it better and to be able to use it effectively."
"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."
"Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers."
"Making it more user-friendly would be an improvement."
"Some pre-packaged connectors for integration with various applications, such as SaaS offerings, would be a useful addition."
"In the next release, I would like to see the product price reduced. It should be cheaper."
"The two biggest issues of this solution are the complexity and the maintenance procedures."
"The product should be more adapted to the DevOps process."
"This solution would benefit from having more cloud-based adapters."
"There are issues, especially if you want to create some compensation in your service bin."
"This solution should work better with RESTful services."
"The connectivity with the solution is an area that needs to be improved. On occasion, requests are lost due to losing connectivity."
"The interface console is very slow. Even in production, we need to increase the RAM or CPU. And even after that, the performance is still not good in production."
"The initial setup is likely complex for many organizations."
"The support for GraphQL needs to be improved, and the response time for global support could be faster."
"Security needs to be more integrated."
"The cost of this product varies from customer to customer and the relationship with IBM, including how many offerings from IBM are already being used."
"It's expensive when you compare it with others."
"The licensing cost is very expensive."
"As far as I know, they have a perpetual license for this product. They are paying perpetual fees rather than an annual subscription or annual pricing."
"The price of this solution is better than the subscription-based Mule ESB."
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.
Oracle Service Bus transforms complex and brittle architectures into agile integration networks by connecting, virtualizing, and managing interactions between services and applications. Oracle Service Bus delivers low-cost, standards-based integration for mission critical SOA environments where extreme performance, scalability and reliability are critical requirements.
Oracle Service Bus enables companies to use the values of their enterprise applications portfolio. From on-premise, to the cloud to mobile devices, Service Bus allows companies to leverage their existing investments in new ways by extending the performance and scalability leadership of Oracle SOA and API Management.
IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 4th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 9 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 8 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 8.2, while Oracle Service 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 Oracle Service Bus writes "A pretty good solution with helpful plugins and reasonable pricing". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM API Connect, Apigee, IBM Integration Bus and Mule ESB, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, Red Hat Fuse, webMethods Integration Server and JBoss ESB. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Oracle Service Bus report.
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