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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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"Scalability on the solution is great. It's very very easy to scale.""The solution is very scalable. It's easy to add processes even if you are new to the solution.""The program is scalable.""The most valuable feature is that it provides one place where you can control all of the services.""It integrates well with other solutions.""WebLogic adds a lot of value to business and investments.""The transaction handling of WebLogic and the way it is designed is excellent.""This is a robust solution."

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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 licensing for the solution is pretty expensive. It may be the most expensive solution, if you were to compare it to the competition.""The solution needs to share more information in terms of training. There needs to be more documentation involved to help those who are completely new to the product.""I think the support could be much better.""The restart capability needs to be improved because it takes us 15 minutes to restart any application.""Sometimes there are issues when we work on a VM because people use it to put all of their reports on it at the same time. Then I have to restart and rebuild the machine.""I would like to see the licensing policy simplified.""Support could be better. The expertise when we have some Oracle WebLogic issues and challenges is not there. The issues are not being addressed in time. This really needs to be improved going forward.""There are sometimes issues with clusters."

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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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"There is a license required for this solution and the price could be reduced."

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Top Answer: Integration and mapping are easy, which is a major advantage.
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Top Answer: There is a license required for this solution and the price could be reduced.
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WebSphere Message Broker
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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.
Oracle WebLogic Suite is an integrated solution for building onpremise cloud application infrastructures that span web server, application server and data grid technology tiers. It includes Oracle WebLogic Server, an application server for developing and deploying applications across conventional and cloud environments, Oracle Coherence Enterprise Edition, Oracle Web Tier, Oracle TopLink, Oracle Java Mission Control and Flight Recorder, and other component technologies.
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Sample Customers
WestJet, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, Sharp Corporation, Michelin Tire
State Revenue Office Victoria, Colab Consulting Pty. Ltd., Reliance Commercial Finance, Center for Railway Information Systems, Sascar, Banca Transilvania, UL, Chhattisgarh Infotech and Biotech Promotion Society, MCB Bank, Pacfico Seguros Generales
Top Industries
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm13%
Insurance Company9%
Financial Services Firm27%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Program Development Consultancy7%
Training & Coaching Company7%
Computer Software Company45%
Comms Service Provider13%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
Company Size
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Small Business31%
Midsize Enterprise7%
Large Enterprise62%
Find out what your peers are saying about IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. WebLogic Suite and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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IBM WebSphere Message Broker is ranked 8th in Application Infrastructure with 5 reviews while WebLogic Suite is ranked 6th in Application Infrastructure with 10 reviews. IBM WebSphere Message Broker is rated 7.8, while WebLogic Suite is rated 7.8. 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 WebLogic Suite writes "Console and enterprise management tools are really easy to work and it handles all environments". IBM WebSphere Message Broker is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server, Mule ESB, IBM BPM and Oracle SOA Suite, whereas WebLogic Suite is most compared with Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle WebCenter, Azul Zulu, Apache Web Server and Microsoft .NET Framework. See our IBM WebSphere Message Broker vs. WebLogic Suite report.

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