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"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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"Robust solution; console and enterprise management tools are really easy to work.""This is a robust solution.""The transaction handling of WebLogic and the way it is designed is excellent.""WebLogic adds a lot of value to business and investments.""It integrates well with other solutions.""The most valuable feature is that it provides one place where you can control all of the services.""The program is scalable.""The solution is very scalable. It's easy to add processes even if you are new to the solution."

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"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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"Lacking a solution for smaller applications.""There are sometimes issues with clusters.""Support could be better. The expertise when we have some Oracle WebLogic issues and challenges is not there. The issues are not being addressed in time. This really needs to be improved going forward.""I would like to see the licensing policy simplified.""Sometimes there are issues when we work on a VM because people use it to put all of their reports on it at the same time. Then I have to restart and rebuild the machine.""The restart capability needs to be improved because it takes us 15 minutes to restart any application.""I think the support could be much better.""The solution needs to share more information in terms of training. There needs to be more documentation involved to help those who are completely new to the product."

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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: This is a robust solution.
Top Answer: Oracle is costly compared to the other solutions that we have. It is double the price of a similar solution that we use from Microsoft.
Top Answer: For improvement, I think the area of clusters are sometimes problematic and we do have issues around that.
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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPower

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 WebLogic Suite is an integrated solution for building onpremise cloud application infrastructures that span web server, application server and data grid technology tiers. It includes Oracle WebLogic Server, an application server for developing and deploying applications across conventional and cloud environments, Oracle Coherence Enterprise Edition, Oracle Web Tier, Oracle TopLink, Oracle Java Mission Control and Flight Recorder, and other component technologies.
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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, AvailityState Revenue Office Victoria, Colab Consulting Pty. Ltd., Reliance Commercial Finance, Center for Railway Information Systems, Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society, MCB Bank, PacĀfico Seguros Generales
Top Industries
Computer Software Company45%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm23%
Comms Service Provider8%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
Healthcare Company8%
Computer Software Company63%
Comms Service Provider9%
K 12 Educational Company Or School4%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. WebLogic Suite and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 8th in Application Infrastructure with 3 reviews while WebLogic Suite is ranked 6th in Application Infrastructure with 10 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.4, while WebLogic Suite is rated 8.0. 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 WebLogic Suite writes "Easy to deploy and maintain, and straightforward to use". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and webMethods Integration Server, whereas WebLogic Suite is most compared with Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle WebCenter, Apache Web Server, NGINX Plus and Azul Zulu. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. WebLogic Suite report.

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