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The scalability of the product is quite good.We needed this type of integration and WebShepere is the best tool for it.This solution is easy to use with a GUI that is intuitive and very helpful.It has good stability of the application server in the long term compared to other solutions.The solution is robust. The connection management and the scalability, which IBM provides to the Stack, are also valuable.The most valuable feature of this solution is Portal Virtualization.High availability, alert management, and deployments are the most valuable features for us. We have the ND version so we can do deployments.

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There are many features of the solution that are quite useful. For us, the most valuable aspect may be visibility.

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Cons
The availability of the solution needs improvement.I think that this is a good product but I think that the cloud environment could be improved. I think that the future is in the utilization of the product in a product as a service way which is something that is lacking at this moment.Some things are very difficult to do, so the interface and usage could be more intuitive for those.It should be able to serve more concurrent requests like Oracle. Oracle has more powerful stability, availability, and real-time serving.They should make the solution more lightweight and not bundle everything into a single product.In the next release of this solution, I would like to see support for the Arabic language.The footprint could be reduced so that we can use a smaller virtual machine to run the application. We could also use more scripts. I would like this solution to be more script oriented, rather than GUI oriented.

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The solution could improve its user interface.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We pay around $200,000 annually.The price of this product is higher than that of competitors.I don't remember the price, but there are no additional costs.

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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.SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management (SAP NetWeaver BRM) is part of the SAP NetWeaver AS Java. SAP NetWeaver BRM enables your organization to externalize business rules and manage them flexibly across multiple installations for greater agility, for consistent and transparent enforcement of policies across the entire enterprise.
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IBM WebSphere Application Server is ranked 6th in Application Infrastructure with 7 reviews while SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management is ranked 19th in Application Infrastructure with 1 review. IBM WebSphere Application Server is rated 7.8, while SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management is rated 6.0. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Application Server writes "Valuable connection management and scalability but is quite expensive". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management writes "Good stability and good visibility but requires a better user interface". IBM WebSphere Application Server is most compared with JBoss, Tomcat, IBM BPM, Oracle WebLogic Server and IIS, whereas SAP NetWeaver Business Rules Management is most compared with .

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