Compare IBM Integration Bus vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus

IBM Integration Bus is ranked 3rd in ESB with 5 reviews while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus which is ranked 5th in ESB with 1 review. IBM Integration Bus is rated 8.4, while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is rated 8.0. 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 TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus writes "Enables users to create workflows and has good performance and scalability". IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, Oracle Service Bus and IBM WebSphere DataPower, whereas TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus and Red Hat Fuse.
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Pros
My favorite feature is the XML-based DFDL mapping, which is a tool that allows you to graphically map legacy data formats to modern data formats.IBM Integration Bus has a complete set of tools that are implemented between rules when it comes to run time, but it's not easy to understand.It is very straightforward. It is very user-friendly integration.It is one of the most stable products which I have seen in the market.Easy to understand documentation with a huge list of examples and tutorials.Web interface, REST API for viewing services, admin, stats, and deployment are premium features, which makes IIB stand among its competition.REST API design and development support are useful. Building and exposing APIs using GUI API designer with editor makes implementation a breeze.IBM support is fantastic and quick.

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The stability of this solution is excellent.

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Cons
This solution would benefit from improvements to the configuration interface.I would like to see more metered rest and API support. IBM is already working on it on Version 11, but it still needs improvement.To scale virtically, is difficult.IBM does not support orchestration, which is how they designed it, and other BPM tools in the market support orchestration. If they merged the BPM capability into this product, then it would be a better solution.Development toolkit (based on Eclipse) should be improved in terms of responsiveness.Current aggregation implementation should be deprecated. MQ independent, as well as an intuitive solution, should be proposed.

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In the configuration, where we need to customize, it takes more time that we expect it to, ideally.

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Support costs are high compared to the competition. Otherwise, the support is good.Pricing is on par with its competition.

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When it comes to cost, TIBCO is much more competitive than a product like Pega.

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3rd
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5th
out of 24 in ESB
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7,706
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794
Avg. Rating
8.0
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IBM WebSphere ESBActiveMatrix Service Bus
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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.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
Salesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks Colonial Life, CTBC Bank, New World Mobility, QUALCOMM, Swisscom Mobile, T-Mobile USA, Tata Teleservices, Telecom Italia
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Transportation Company13%
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Logistics Company10%
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