IBM B2B Integrator Competitors and Alternatives 2019

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Kharlon Galbreath
Real User
System Engineer at First Citizens
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

I like the ability to: * Customize * Manage partners * Do all the file transfers that it handles * Write code * Manipulate the files: Zip and unzip… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It allowed us to set up partners and communicate with our different vendors, in regards to file transfers for the bank.

What needs improvement?

Ciphers: Security around ciphers and handling the changes within that industry could use improvement. They could make it easier to enable and… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

I started with a company that was using Connect Enterprise, and it was just too open to scripting. People weren't writing the same type of scripts… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would give them basic information about how to set it up to make sure that it runs efficiently. I would give them performance advice, as well as… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Integration Architect at a pharma/biotech company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

Both data transmission and data transformation are the two very, very critical features of this application. We use a Sterling B2B Integrator file… more»

How has it helped my organization?

When it comes to data transformation, it's very flexible. It allows us to convert from any format to any format, such as from CSV to XML, or flat… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like more visibility, because IBM has partnered with other companies that sell frameworks. So I thought if IBM can invest more on providing… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We have been acquired by another company, so we already have quite a few technologies that we use for the same thing. Even for EDI, we have TIBCO… more»

What other advice do I have?

It's a case-by-case basis, so advice depends on what your needs are and what you're looking for. But if you're looking for something like data… more»
Anonymous User
Real User
CEO at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 19 2017

What is most valuable?

The key features that you would expect from the solution are: * The communications and the protocols: The communication is very critical for any B2B product, especially for EDI… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The benefits are in terms of the two most critical sides of the business: the buy side and the sell side. This has become the de facto standard. It helps in the supply chain… more»

What needs improvement?

There have been a couple of issues that we have raised in terms of scalability and high availability. IBM has responded back with the next-generation product and new features like the… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

The previous solutions had challenges. A lot of the customers came to us saying they wanted a new standard and what they had was failing. They said, "We need a better platform and we… more»
Mohammed Haji
Real User
Principal IT Program Analyst at a energy/utilities company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 19 2017

What is most valuable?

It is GUI-based and has a very user-friendly interface. The new version of Sterling B2B Integrator has easy-to-use business processors and also… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It definitely helps do things faster and with fewer errors. It is more efficient.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see a more step-by-step way of doing things. Even though it is a GUI-based interface, there are certain things that will get stuck… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We have been using this product for the last 10-13 years. They get better and better every time they have a new version. They fix issues that we… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would definitely recommend others to go with this solution. You can learn and invest in the future rather than selecting a solution in which you… more»
Bryan Scott
Real User
Senior Account Executive at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
Apr 18 2017

What is most valuable?

One of the most valuable aspects of this solution is that it's a "consolidated" suite of communication protocols, offerings, data transformation… more»

How has it helped my organization?

It allows us to scale quicker to what a customer needs. A lot of your available time is reduced because it's efficient.

What needs improvement?

It's a very good solution, but there's also room for improvement to make it easier and a little more user friendly. It's still more of a toolbox in… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

We upgraded because of limited capabilities in an earlier solution which didn't keep up with the set of standards, such as the newer versions of… more»

What other advice do I have?

Try to reach out in the network of users via LinkedIn, or at an IBM conference. Get the feedback from other clients that use the solution and see… more»
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