We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The pricing and licensing costs for webMethods are very high, which is the only reason that we might switch to another product."
"The vendor is flexible with respect to pricing."
"This is an expensive product and we may replace it with something more reasonably priced."
"It's a good deal for the money that we pay."
"Currently, the licensing solution for this product is pretty straightforward. The way that Software AG has moved in their licensing agreements is very understandable. It is very easy for you to see where things land. Like most vendors today, they are transaction based. Therefore, just having a good understanding of how many transactions that you are doing a year would be very wise. Luckily, there are opportunities to work with the vendor to get a good understanding of how many transactions you have and what is the right limit for you to fall under."
"Pricing is the number-one downfall. It's too expensive. They could make more money by dropping the price in half and getting more customers. It's the best product there is, but it's too expensive."
"I do think webMethods is coming under increasing pressure when it comes to their price-to-feature value proposition. It's probably the single biggest strategic risk they have. They're very expensive in their industry. They've been raising the price recently, especially when compared with their competitors."
"The price is a little bit high, especially regarding their support."
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Ikon by Keross is an orchestration platform that delivers on information integrity, confidentiality and availability.
We conceived, built and deliver Ikon as a multi-tenant, universally adaptable technology platform. It is sector-neutral, system friendly and comfortable in all business environments, on the cloud or on premise.
Ikon’s output is across a range of data management and visualisation modules that enable real-time action by all decision makers across the entire organisation. The technology aggregates live workflow data immediately producing relevant reports and notifications. This means all businesses can be managed from the core across people, systems and processes. Ikon does this by activating built-in Infrastructure Management "IoT", Business Process Management, Analytics and Robot Process Automation.
The award-winning webMethods Integration Server, our Enterprise Service Bus (ESB), is a complete enterprise application integration solution. It's standards-based so it "speaks" any technology. You can integrate any technology from any vendor: ERP systems, databases, mainframes and legacy apps. SaaS platforms, Web services, JMS messaging systems and packaged apps.
Ikon is ranked 74th in Data Integration Tools while webMethods Integration Server is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 11 reviews. Ikon is rated 0.0, while webMethods Integration Server is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of webMethods Integration Server writes "Its single hybrid-integration platform makes it easy to troubleshoot and quickly resolve issues. Upgrades are complex". Ikon is most compared with Datamatics TruBot, whereas webMethods Integration Server is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, SAP Process Orchestration, Mule Anypoint Platform and Oracle Service Bus.
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