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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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"It's very scalable, which is one of the best features.""The most interesting feature is its Mac-based function.""This is a flexible and versatile API management solution that has the power to integrate with more than just API."

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Cons
"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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"Integration is an area that needs to be improved.""API Manager is not easy to scale because some of its components lack scalability. It's a difficult point. Especially because companies are so cloud-based these days, microservice scalability is a major thing.""The interface needs to be modernized and made more user friendly so the product continues to have a growing community of users."

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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: I think the main difference is that WSO2 is open source and you can free download to use it in your on premises platform. But if you are willing to pay for a fully developed product, Mulesoft will… more »
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Also Known As
WebSphere DataPower, IBM DataPower, IBM WebSphere DataPower
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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.

WSO2 API Manager is an open source approach that addresses full API lifecycle management, monetization, and policy enforcement. It allows extensibility and customization, and ensures freedom from lock-in.

WSO2 API Manager is a unique open approach to full lifecycle API development, integration and management. As part of the larger WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, it is a central component used to deploy and manage API-driven ecosystems. It’s hybrid integration capabilities further simplify projects that span traditional as well as microservice environments. And unlike other API and lifecycle management products, it is fully open-source allowing for extensibility and customization.

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Sample Customers
RBL Bank, AvailityStubHub, Dialog
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company45%
Insurance Company10%
Comms Service Provider10%
Media Company7%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider19%
Media Company10%
Government7%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM DataPower Gateway vs. WSO2 API Manager and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
438,360 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM DataPower Gateway is ranked 10th in API Management with 3 reviews while WSO2 API Manager is ranked 9th in API Management with 4 reviews. IBM DataPower Gateway is rated 7.4, while WSO2 API Manager 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 WSO2 API Manager writes "Good integrations abilities with well-detailed logs". IBM DataPower Gateway is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, Mule ESB, Apigee, NGINX Plus and webMethods Integration Server, whereas WSO2 API Manager is most compared with Kong Enterprise, Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management, 3scale API Management and Axway AMPLIFY API Management. See our IBM DataPower Gateway vs. WSO2 API Manager report.

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