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Pros
"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."

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"The feature I find most valuable is that this solution allows us to manage our security.""It is a good product for API management.""The most valuable feature is the load balancing with the circuit-breaker function."

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Cons
"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."

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"I would like to see some additional features like having some extensions for .NET core because we use it for our back-end language.""It is a young product and does not have the kind of brand recognition that would make it a more popular solution with our clients.""Sometimes when new features are released, they are not immediately stable."

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"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."

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"The price is low compared to other products of a similar type.""There are different versions and plans available depending on the requirements, so there is flexibility in terms of the pricing."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I think the main difference is that WSO2 is open source and you can free download to use it in your on premises platform. But if you are willing to pay for a fully developed product, Mulesoft will… more »
Top Answer: The most important features are the API management and API development.
Top Answer: 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. You're not obligated… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the load balancing with the circuit-breaker function.
Top Answer: There are different versions and plans available depending on the requirements, so there is flexibility in terms of the pricing. Compared to other products, this is a cheaper solution.
Top Answer: Sometimes when new features are released, they are not immediately stable. It can take a few months for them to catch up completely.
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Overview

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.

Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast and scalable, an API management platform featuring an API gateway, analytics, developer portal and dashboard. Available in three flavours to best suit your architecture and governance. We offer full cloud or on-premises options, and the best of both worlds with our unique hybrid model. www.tyk.io
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Sample Customers
Coca-Cola, Splunk, Citrix, UCSF, Vertu, State of Colorado, National Post, TiVo, Deakin, LLS, Oldcastle Precast, ParcelPoint, Justice Systems, Ube, Sumitomo Corporation, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Groupe Initiatives, Camelot, PanvivaTrip Advisor, Juniper Networks, AT&T
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Computer Software Company30%
Manufacturing Company20%
Financial Services Firm20%
Insurance Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider11%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company10%
Financial Services Firm9%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise69%
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Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is ranked 6th in API Management with 9 reviews while Tyk is ranked 15th in API Management with 3 reviews. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is rated 8.2, while Tyk is rated 8.0. 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 Tyk writes "An inexpensive integration solution that needs more time to develop as a mature product with better brand recognition ". Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Kong Enterprise and TIBCO Mashery API Management, whereas Tyk is most compared with WSO2 API Manager, Kong Enterprise, Apigee, Amazon API Gateway and Microsoft Azure API Management. See our Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager vs. Tyk report.

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