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"We pay around $200,000 annually.""The price of this product is higher than that of competitors.""We used to pay about $100,000-$120,000 US or somewhere around there. That was a bit cost-prohibitive for us to continue.""It is very expensive.""The price of IBM WebSphere Application Server could be less expensive and there is an annual license required for this solution."

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Top Answer: It does integrate well with the Tivoli Federated Identity Management system.
Top Answer: We used to pay about $100,000-$120,000 US or somewhere around there. That was a bit cost-prohibitive for us to continue. You need to pay for both software licenses and software support, which was the… more »
Top Answer: I'm not certain if the WebSphere solution was deployed by IBM. There are a lot of complexities in how the solution was actually built and deployed, which means troubleshooting on management for us is… more »
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IBM WebSphere Application Server provides a range of flexible, secure, Java EE 7 runtime environments available on premises or across any public, private or hybrid cloud.
The JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is a framework for developing enterprise application integration (EAI) and service-oriented architecture (SOA) solutions. It is made up of an enterprise service bus (JBoss ESB) and some business process automation infrastructure. It allows you to build, deploy, integrate and orchestrate business services. Key Points of a Service-Oriented Architecture: the messages being exchanged, the agents that act as service requesters and providers and the shared transport mechanisms that allow the messages to flow back and forth. By using its business rules and message transformation and routing capabilities, JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform enables you to manipulate business data from multiple sources.
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TalkTalk, Property management group, E.SUN Bank, Ohio National Financial Services, Aviarc, Cincom Systems, FJA-US, D+H, Staples, Michigan Municipal League
ANSES, Mazda Austria
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Government22%
Financial Services Firm22%
Manufacturing Company22%
Healthcare Company11%
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Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider16%
Insurance Company5%
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IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 7th in Application Infrastructure with 9 reviews while JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is ranked 27th in Application Infrastructure. IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 7.2, while JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Application Server writes "Bad documentation, does not scale well, and has a lot of complexities". On the other hand, IBM WebSphere Application Server is most compared with JBoss, Tomcat, JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Oracle WebLogic Server and IBM BPM, whereas JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform is most compared with Oracle SOA Suite.

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