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Find out what your peers are saying about Mule ESB vs. WSO2 Enterprise Integrator and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
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We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The most valuable feature for Mule is the number of connectors that are available."
"The transformation and the data format are the features that I like the most."
"Easy connectivity and easy integration."
"The connectivity the solution provides is excellent. There are often too many systems that we have to integrate and this helps with that."
"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 productivity is the most valuable feature. It is very easy to write remediations."
"The learning curve for this solution is very good."
"The stability is excellent."
"MuleSoft is not so strong in method-based integration, so they're not so functional in that regard."
"It's not easy to troubleshoot and we still can't make it work."
"Lacking some connectors that could be included."
"The solution isn't as stable as we'd like it to be. There are some ongoing issues and therefore Mule has to provide frequent patches. Mule's core IP should be more stable overall."
"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 server is very specific and it is very difficult to get experience with it."
"I would like to see better documentation for the open-source version."
"There are a lot of security settings that when you apply you have to re-apply again every time you modify a setting. It is something that really needs to be enhanced."
Pricing and Cost Advice
"The licensing is yearly, and there are additional fees for services."
"The various features and components for this solution are no longer free."
"The open-source, unsupported version is available free of charge."
Questions from the Community
Question: What do you like most about Mule ESB?
Top Answer: The connectivity the solution provides is excellent. There are often too many systems that we have to integrate and this helps with that.
Top Answer: I'm unsure of the licensing costs. I believe the total price is less than IBM, but it's still rather expensive.
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|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.|
WSO2 Enterprise Integrator, core to the WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, is an open source Integration product for cloud native and container-native projects. It enables enterprise integration experts to build, scale, and secure sophisticated integration solutions to achieve digital agility. Unlike other integration products, WSO2 Enterprise Integrator already contains integration runtimes, message brokering, business process modeling, analytics and visual tooling capabilities.
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