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Pros
"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."

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"The most valuable feature is the software development environment.""We usually had used PowerCenter for master data integration (by replication). But in some cases, it was better to use Fuse for providing the master data online. It doesn't make it necessary to replicate data.""The installation is quite okay. We don't really change much in the configuration. Most of the time, most of the settings remain with the default and we are able to handle our needs using the default setting."

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Cons
"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."

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"Our clients would like to see the user interface improved so that it is more user-friendly.""I don't know the product last versions. I know they are migrating a microservices concepts. We still didn't get there... but we are in the process.""Currently, the main point of concern for us is how flexible it is to cater to different requirements. It should be more flexible."

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"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."

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"This is an open-source product that can be used free of charge."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I like that it is very stable, and we never experience any downtime.
Top Answer: 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.
Top Answer: Traceability could be improved, especially for business operations. The traceability of the transactions could be an improvement point for DataPower to work on. It would be better if they provided… more »
Top Answer: The installation is quite okay. We don't really change much in the configuration. Most of the time, most of the settings remain with the default and we are able to handle our needs using the default… more »
Top Answer: In terms of price, it depends on the package the client signs.
Top Answer: Currently, the main point of concern for us is how flexible it is to cater to different requirements. It should be more flexible.
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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPower
Fuse ESB, FuseSource
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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.

Red Hat JBoss Fuse is a lightweight, flexible integration platform that enables rapid integration across the extended enterprise - on-premise or in the cloud. JBoss Fuse includes modular integration capabilities, an enterprise service bus (ESB), to unlock information.

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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, Availity
Avianca, American Product Distributors (APD), Kings College Hospital, AMD, CenturyLink, AECOM, E*TRADE
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm19%
Comms Service Provider13%
Insurance Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise75%
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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Red Hat Fuse and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
534,057 professionals have used our research since 2012.

IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 4th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 9 reviews while Red Hat Fuse is ranked 8th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 3 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 8.2, while Red Hat Fuse 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 Red Hat Fuse writes "Default settings are enough to handle most requirements, but needs more flexibility". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM API Connect, Apigee, IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB and Oracle Service Bus, whereas Red Hat Fuse is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, Oracle Service Bus and OpenESB. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. Red Hat Fuse report.

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