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"It has many interfaces and you can connect to any backend source that has another format, and convert it to the desired format.""We only use the basic features, but the most valuable one for us is the Publish-subscribe pattern.""The solution has good integration.""Performance-wise, this solution is really good.""Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage."

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"The solution is stable. We have gone for months or years without any issue. There are no memory restarts, so from my point of view, it's very stable.""The most valuable feature is the software development environment.""We usually had used PowerCenter for master data integration (by replication). But in some cases, it was better to use Fuse for providing the master data online. It doesn't make it necessary to replicate data.""The installation is quite okay. We don't really change much in the configuration. Most of the time, most of the settings remain with the default and we are able to handle our needs using the default setting."

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"The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is.""Technical support is very slow and needs to be improved.""The installation configuration is quite difficult.""The images and size of the containers are too big and I think that they should be more lightweight.""Technical support is good but they could have a better response time."

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"The pricing model could be adjusted. The price should be lower.""Our clients would like to see the user interface improved so that it is more user-friendly.""I don't know the product last versions. I know they are migrating a microservices concepts. We still didn't get there... but we are in the process.""Currently, the main point of concern for us is how flexible it is to cater to different requirements. It should be more flexible."

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"IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.""The price is very high and it's the main reason that we are searching for alternatives.""This product is more expensive than competing products.""I feel with IBM, when you want certain functions or features, you have to continuously purchase add-ons. There are always additional fees."

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"This is an open-source product that can be used free of charge."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage.
Top Answer: If you want to connect to the database, it provides solutions in India, but you have to purchase it separately. They are not mature enough and we have difficulties using them. They are expensive and… more »
Top Answer: The installation is quite okay. We don't really change much in the configuration. Most of the time, most of the settings remain with the default and we are able to handle our needs using the default… more »
Top Answer: In terms of price, it depends on the package the client signs.
Top Answer: Currently, the main point of concern for us is how flexible it is to cater to different requirements. It should be more flexible.
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WebSphere Message Broker
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Overview
WebSphere Message Broker is an enterprise service bus (ESB) providing connectivity and universal data transformation for service-oriented architecture (SOA) and non-SOA environments. It allows businesses of any size to eliminate point-to-point connections and batch processing regardless of platform, protocol or data format.

Red Hat JBoss Fuse is a lightweight, flexible integration platform that enables rapid integration across the extended enterprise - on-premise or in the cloud. JBoss Fuse includes modular integration capabilities, an enterprise service bus (ESB), to unlock information.

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Sample Customers
WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
Avianca, American Product Distributors (APD), Kings College Hospital, AMD, CenturyLink, AECOM, E*TRADE
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Computer Software Company27%
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Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company9%
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Computer Software Company37%
Comms Service Provider22%
Financial Services Firm8%
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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Red Hat Fuse and other solutions. Updated: July 2021.
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IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 7th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 5 reviews while Red Hat Fuse is ranked 8th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 4 reviews. IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.8, while Red Hat Fuse is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Message Broker writes "Easy to setup and deploy, with easy mapping, and it integrates well with MQ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat Fuse writes "Default settings are enough to handle most requirements, but needs more flexibility". IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, Mule ESB, IBM BPM and IBM WebSphere Application Server, whereas Red Hat Fuse is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, Oracle Service Bus and IBM DataPower Gateway. See our IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. Red Hat Fuse report.

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