Compare Mule ESB vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus

Mule ESB is ranked 2nd in ESB with 6 reviews while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is ranked 4th in ESB with 3 reviews. Mule ESB is rated 7.6, while TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is rated 9.4. The top reviewer of Mule ESB writes "Easy to implement and supports platforms like Windows, Linux, and Mac". 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". Mule ESB is most compared with IBM Integration Bus, webMethods Integration Server and Oracle Service Bus, whereas TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus and Red Hat Fuse. See our Mule ESB vs. TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus report.
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Pros
The most valuable feature is the Salesforce integration.The most valuable feature of Mule ESB is data transformation, i.e. our interacting with different systems and orchestrating for our business needs.Once it is started, we don't see any problems on a day to day basis.The most powerful feature is DataWeave, which is a powerful language where data can be transformed from one form into another.The architecture based on events has several connectors which allow integration from external and internal applications of the company.

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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 Anypoint platform consumes a lot of memory, and it would be great for developers if it were more lightweight.Mule ESB is more into the latest REST APIs, not much into the SOAP web services. Developing is all about web services and not easy with Mule.We would like to have a built-in logging framework in which we can do auditing.I would like to see support for BPM in the next release of this solution.The payment system needs improvement.

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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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Pricing and Cost Advice
The various features and components for this solution are no longer free.

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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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2nd
out of 24 in ESB
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25,196
Comparisons
17,103
Reviews
6
Average Words per Review
447
Avg. Rating
7.7
4th
out of 24 in ESB
Views
3,093
Comparisons
2,534
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
779
Avg. Rating
9.3
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Overview
For companies looking to modernize and unlock the value of existing on-premises systems and applications, an enterprise service bus (ESB) architecture serves as a critical foundation layer for SOA. When deployed as an ESB, the Mule runtime engine of Anypoint Platform combines the power of data and application integration across legacy systems and SaaS applications, with a seamless path to the other capabilities of Anypoint Platform and the full power of API-led connectivity.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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Sample Customers
Ube, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Justice Systems, CamelotColonial Life, CTBC Bank, New World Mobility, QUALCOMM, Swisscom Mobile, T-Mobile USA, Tata Teleservices, Telecom Italia
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company34%
Financial Services Firm9%
Comms Service Provider8%
Manufacturing Company7%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise54%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business13%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise83%
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