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"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 most valuable feature is that it is a service-oriented architecture, SOA-based.""The solution is very stable.""TIBCO has the platform in terms of speed and ease of use.""The most valuable features are the monitoring, ease of use, and easy to understand development GUI.""The stability of this solution is excellent."

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Cons
"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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"Our version does not have cloud capabilities.""If TIBCO could be able to sort the size of their base image in the Container edition, it would be really marvelous. Right now it's around 299 MB. We'd really want it to reduce to a few MBs.""In the next release, there should be improvements made to the API manager.""Migration to cloud solutions or products should be made convenient, transparent, and easily understandable.""In the configuration, where we need to customize, it takes more time that we expect it to, ideally."

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"The licensing cost is a challenge for quite a few customers.""When it comes to cost, TIBCO is much more competitive than a product like Pega."

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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 solution is very stable.
Top Answer: We consult with TIBCO to understand the market and try to get the customer's different levels of pricing.
Top Answer: If TIBCO could be able to sort the size of their base image in the Container edition, it would be really marvelous. Right now it's around 299 MB. We'd really want it to reduce to a few MBs. TIBCO… more »
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out of 25 in ESB
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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPowerActiveMatrix Service Bus
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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.

TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is a platform for developing, deploying, and managing applications that conform to a service-oriented architecture. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is a lightweight enterprise service bus that helps organizations bridge the mediation gap in their SOA infrastructure. It reduces complexity and increases flexibility and reuse by replacing hard-coded service dependencies with configuration, and can be used to onboard services from a third-party environment or a TIBCO-based infrastructure. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus provides service mediation capabilities to the TIBCO ActiveMatrix SOA platform. Service mediation allows you to adapt to changing requirements for developing mediation flows.
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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, AvailityColonial Life, CTBC Bank, New World Mobility, QUALCOMM, Swisscom Mobile, T-Mobile USA, Tata Teleservices, Telecom Italia
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company44%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
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Computer Software Company49%
Comms Service Provider20%
Retailer5%
Insurance Company4%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 7th in ESB with 4 reviews while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is ranked 4th in ESB with 5 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.8, while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is rated 9.2. 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 TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus writes "Easy to use, performs well, and it's the best platform in terms of speed". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and Oracle Service Bus, whereas TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, Red Hat Fuse, Oracle Service Bus and Workday Business Process Framework. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus report.

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