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Top Answer: The API Connect gateway service and the SQL injection feature is good.
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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.

Windows Server AppFabric extends Windows Server to provide enhanced hosting, management, and caching capabilities for Web applications and middle-tier services. The AppFabric hosting features add service management extensions to Internet Information Services (IIS), Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), and the .NET Framework 4. This includes Hosting Services and Hosting Administration tools that make it easier to deploy, configure, and manage Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) based services. The AppFabric caching features add a distributed, in-memory object cache to Windows Server that makes it easier to scale out high-performance .NET applications, especially ASP.NET applications.
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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM, Microsoft, F5 and others in Application Infrastructure. Updated: August 2020.
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IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 7th in Application Infrastructure with 4 reviews while Windows Server AppFabric is ranked 27th in Application Infrastructure. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.8, while Windows Server AppFabric is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM DataPower Gateway writes "Deals with multiple protocols, but "WTX" components are problematic". On the other hand, IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and webMethods Integration Server, whereas Windows Server AppFabric is most compared with IIS.

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