Imran SarwarSenior Enterprise Architect at a government
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The ESB, the enterprise service bus is what we primarily use. In addition to that, the API management. These are the two tools which we have been using extensively. The enterprise platform."
"The most valuable feature is the ability to investigate APIs."
"Whenever there was an issue, the support was excellent."
"The most valuable features are API development and API management."
"One of the more valuable features is the stability of the platform."
"The documentation is great; it is always up to date and well-presented."
"The most important features are the API management and API development."
"The developer portal is easy to integrate. It is easy to use, easy to integrate, and I like the developer portal."
"The most valuable features for us are security and centralization."
"The security, the authentication, and the publishing qualities are great."
"Rather than focusing on numbers, they should focus more on the customer support service."
"Better documentation to help explain each of the features would be really helpful."
"The pricing is quite expensive. It should be adjusted to make it more affordable for users."
"The most important thing that should be improved is that it is too heavy."
"Not many stand-out features."
"The initial setup is very complex."
"The API gateway and API runtime are too heavy, which means that it is not suitable for microservices."
"I would like to see more automation. Operations are done manually. It should also automate in the operation."
"Before gaining experience with the product, I found that it was not simple to use and things took longer to do than I had anticipated."
"From an administration and developer point of view, the user interface and user experience are not great."
"I'm unsure about licensing costs because I'm not the person who handles this. But, ballpark, it's probably somewhere around $300,000-$400,000 or something like that."
"The licensing fees are approximately $80,000 USD per year and there are costs for additional functionality, as well as premiums for connectors to systems such as Oracle and SAP."
"The pricing is very expensive, although you get a lot of power from the product."
"Oracle is not a cheap solution and it is not affordable for all of our clients in Portugal."
API Manager is a component of Anypoint Platform for designing, building, managing, and publishing APIs. Anypoint Platform uses Mule as its core runtime engine. You can use API Manager on a public cloud, such as CloudHub, a private cloud, or a hybrid. A hybrid deployment is an API deployed on a private server but having metadata processed in the public cloud.
Oracle API Management enable you to streamline business and IT objectives by managing the lifecycle of your APIs, outsource application enhancement by empowering developers through API adoption, and add a mobile front to your applications and capture new revenue opportunities with seamless API enablement.
Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is ranked 3rd in API Management with 13 reviews while Oracle API Management is ranked 24th in API Management with 2 reviews. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is rated 8.2, while Oracle API Management is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager writes "Good API management and an excellent enterprise platform". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle API Management writes "Good security and technical support, but the price could be made more affordable". Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Kong Enterprise and IBM API Connect, whereas Oracle API Management is most compared with Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management, Layer7 API Management and Amazon API Gateway. See our Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager vs. Oracle API Management report.
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