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.
Xplenty is a data integration cloud platform that enables the integration and processing of data from over 100 data stores and SaaS applications. We offer no-code and low-code options, so you can add Xplenty to your data solution stack with ease. For advanced customization and flexibility, use our API component. You can also connect Xplenty with your existing monitoring system using our service hooks.
We use a plethora of cloud-based infrastructure components that allow us to provide you with a scalable, secure and reliable data integration service that caters to any type of workload, whether it’s processing thousands of records a day or billions of records 24/7.
webMethods Integration Server is ranked 2nd in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 11 reviews while Xplenty is ranked 66th in Data Integration Tools. webMethods Integration Server is rated 8.0, while Xplenty 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 Xplenty is most compared with SSIS.
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