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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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.
Named a Leader in iPaaS for Dynamic Integrations by Forrester, Workato is a modern automation and integration platform. With its enterprise-grade capabilities, you can seamlessly integrate and orchestrate workflow automation across cloud and on-premise applications, files and databases without coding.
The Workato team comes from a deep background in building integration products and will continue to expand and change the automation and integration space.
webMethods Integration Server is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 11 reviews while Workato is ranked 13th in Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). webMethods Integration Server is rated 8.0, while Workato is rated 0.0. 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". On the other hand, webMethods Integration Server is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, SAP Process Orchestration, Mule Anypoint Platform and Oracle Service Bus, whereas Workato is most compared with Mule Anypoint Platform, Zapier, Boomi AtomSphere Integration and Tray.io.
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