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"I don't remember the price, but there are no additional costs.""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."

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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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2nd
out of 21 in Application Server
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5,049
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Reviews
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out of 21 in Application Server
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Overview
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.

Oracle Application Server provides a single integrated packaged solution of for middleware infrastructure including Oracle Containers for J2EE, Oracle Web Cache, Oracle HTTP Server, Oracle Forms, Oracle Reports, Oracle Portal and Oracle Discoverer. Also included in this infrastructure are integrated security, management and integration technologies.

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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
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Government29%
Manufacturing Company29%
Healthcare Company14%
Insurance Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm17%
Comms Service Provider17%
Media Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company50%
Comms Service Provider10%
Government9%
Financial Services Firm6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business27%
Midsize Enterprise13%
Large Enterprise60%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Microsoft, IBM, Oracle and others in Application Server. Updated: April 2021.
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IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 2nd in Application Server with 8 reviews while Oracle Application Server is ranked 9th in Application Server. IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 7.2, while Oracle Application Server 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, IBM BPM and Oracle WebLogic Server, whereas Oracle Application Server is most compared with Oracle WebLogic Server, Tomcat and JBoss.

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