Compare IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus

IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 7th in ESB with 2 reviews while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is ranked 4th in ESB with 3 reviews. IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.0, while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of IBM WebSphere Message Broker writes "Good performance, easy to use, and has support for many backend interfaces". On the other hand, the top reviewer of TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus writes "Easy to use, performs well, and it's the best platform in terms of speed". IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, IBM WebSphere DataPower and webMethods Integration Server, whereas TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus and Red Hat Fuse.
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Pros
The scalability of the solution is okay.It has many interfaces and you can connect to any backend source that has another format, and convert it to the desired format.

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TIBCO has the platform in terms of speed and ease of use.The most valuable features are the monitoring, ease of use, and easy to understand development GUI.The stability of this solution is excellent.

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Cons
The solution overall could be simplified. Everything is too complex.The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is.

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In the next release, there should be improvements made to the API manager.Migration to cloud solutions or products should be made convenient, transparent, and easily understandable.In the configuration, where we need to customize, it takes more time that we expect it to, ideally.

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IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.

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The licensing cost is a challenge for quite a few customers.When it comes to cost, TIBCO is much more competitive than a product like Pega.

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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.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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WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin TireColonial Life, CTBC Bank, New World Mobility, QUALCOMM, Swisscom Mobile, T-Mobile USA, Tata Teleservices, Telecom Italia
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