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Pros
The cost is pretty cheap, compared to what else is available in the market.Promotes the reuse of developed resources to more efficiently consume resources.Seamlessly integrates your different applications.The most valuable feature is that it is clear and easy to learn.The solution is stable and can scale relatively easily.The most valuable feature is that it's robust and its time to market is very short.The biggest advantage of this solution is that it is very easy to learn, and very easy to build applications.It has the ability to be deployed without rewriting the code.

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I am a part of the software developing team and I mainly use this solution for the integrating applications.The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications.The ability to master the process in one location.The most valuable feature is the adapters.This product is not complicated and very easy to learn.

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Cons
The solution needs to improve it's security and its proactive notification of security issues.Session management can sometimes hand forcing server reboots.The product lacks an integrated testing module.The interface could be more user-friendly.IBM doesn't really have a very strong community surrounding the product. Most of its direct competitors are open source solutions, and those have an excellent and well-developed community around the tech to help users navigate the ins and outs of the product. IBM is lacking in this area.In terms of improvement, the UI should be more user-friendly.One drawback that I have found is that there are issues with using the Java connector.I would like for them to make the training much easier.

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The connectivity with the solution is an area that needs to be improved. On occasion, requests are lost due to losing connectivity.This solution should work better with RESTful services.There are issues, especially if you want to create some compensation in your service bin.This solution would benefit from having more cloud-based adapters.There are times when I select components in composite and they do not appear, and I cannot figure out why.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
Our licensing is based on a five-year contract, and as far as I know, there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fee.

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The price of this solution is better than the subscription-based Mule ESB.

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: It has the ability to be deployed without rewriting the code.
Top Answer: I don't have any information about licensing or costs. It's not something that I am in charge of.
Top Answer: I would like for them to make the training much easier. Once you work with a sphere of people that can integrate the solution, then it's stable. But just to educate people, it's not that easy to do… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature of this solution is that you can connect with different applications.
Top Answer: The price of this solution is better than the subscription-based Mule ESB.
Top Answer: I had a problem with one of my projects because OSB cannot send cookies to the RESTful services. This solution should work better with RESTful services.
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1st
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out of 25 in ESB
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5
Average Words per Review
404
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8.4
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IBM WebSphere ESB
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Overview
IBM Integration Bus is an enterprise integration engine that offers a fast, simple way for systems and applications to communicate with each other. As a result, it can help you achieve business value, reduce IT complexity and save money.

Oracle Service Bus transforms complex and brittle architectures into agile integration networks by connecting, virtualizing, and managing interactions between services and applications. Oracle Service Bus delivers low-cost, standards-based integration for mission critical SOA environments where extreme performance, scalability and reliability are critical requirements.

Oracle Service Bus enables companies to use the values of their enterprise applications portfolio. From on-premise, to the cloud to mobile devices, Service Bus allows companies to leverage their existing investments in new ways by extending the performance and scalability leadership of Oracle SOA and API Management.

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Sample Customers
Salesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks MakeMyTrip Ltd., Griffith University, Colab Consulting Pty. Ltd., Pacfico Seguros Generales, IGEPA IT-SERVICE GmbH, Guangzhou Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, Pacfico Seguros Generales, Bank Audi S.A.L., Rydges Sydney Airport, Intelligent Pathways, Nacional Monte de Piedad IAP
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Financial Services Firm41%
Computer Software Company18%
Comms Service Provider12%
Government6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company48%
Comms Service Provider11%
Government7%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company54%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government6%
Media Company6%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
437,064 professionals have used our research since 2012.
IBM Integration Bus is ranked 1st in ESB with 14 reviews while Oracle Service Bus is ranked 5th in ESB with 5 reviews. IBM Integration Bus is rated 8.4, while Oracle Service Bus is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of IBM Integration Bus writes "A GUI that greatly simplifies data transformation and application developmet, but it is difficult to configure". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Service Bus writes "Functional message delivery service, but there are issues with monitoring". IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Red Hat Fuse, IBM DataPower Gateway and webMethods Integration Server, whereas Oracle Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, webMethods Integration Server, Red Hat Fuse, TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus and WSO2 Enterprise Integrator. See our IBM Integration Bus vs. Oracle Service Bus report.

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