IBM Transformation Extender Reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
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Solutions Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Mar 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The whole WTX suite is the most valuable to me. Every single feature of this product is unique, highly flexible, and scalable for the user's needs. Some examples are: * Type trees where we define the formats * WTX maps where we define the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I used this product in one of the top five global banks, where the application was built on the WTX suite. This suite was acting as a payment engine connecting the front-end and back-end applications. The amount of volume that it handled was... more»

What needs improvement?

The product has all capabilities that is required for conversion/translation that can run in distributed environment. One thing, missing is marketing and awareness among the industry to use this product. IBM should bring awareness and promote... more»
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Real User
Support at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 02 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the multiple capabilities that it provides. We use it in a couple of our applications. It's pretty flexible. It's quick to code in, so that also makes a difference.

How has it helped my organization?

We use a lot of IBM products, so it's well integrated within the IBM infrastructure. We've got ELAs with IBM, so it's easy in terms of the support. It works out well and it's pretty stable.

What needs improvement?

Things are working fine, except for the upgrade part. We are having some struggles with upgrading the product. The product isn't complex, but the application that we developed is pretty complex. We've used too many things in there, so we... more»
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Lead Developer at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Apr 18 2017

What is most valuable?

We use the mapping tools. We use the solution for mapping. It maps to our data format and then we insert it to the mainframe.

How has it helped my organization?

Different trading partners have different file sets. It is very difficult to map their data format into our format. This is a nice tool which converts one format of data to another format.

What needs improvement?

We want to see more API support from Transformation Extender. Right now, there is a lack of API support. It has an API that we always use; we use Java to call the Extender, the maps, with the external API. That API is limited. It's not... more»
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Integration Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Apr 09 2017

What is most valuable?

Any-to-any transformations are possible with this product. This is one of the very rare products that supports transformation of data from any format to any other format on the planet. In addition, it also provides plugins/packages for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Development of transformations is easier and quicker. My clients are able to easily embrace various industry standard data formats enabling them to support their customers who exchange data in different formats.

What needs improvement?

Readability of mapping rules should be improved.

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What is IBM Transformation Extender?

IBM Transformation Extender (formerly IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender) enables your organization to integrate industry-based customer, supplier and business partner transactions across the enterprise. It helps automate complex transformation and validation of data between a range of different formats and standards.

The solution provides complex data processing capabilities for some of the most mission-critical applications in the world—from stock exchanges and pharmaceuticals to manufacturing, insurance and global commerce.

IBM Transformation Extender offers these features and benefits:

  • Provides a single, universal transformation solution to help eliminate the need for multiple data transformation tools.
  • Offers flexible deployment options to deliver transformation capabilities across your IT infrastructure.
  • Supports industry-standard data transformation requirements to help meet customer demands and government mandates.
Also known as
WebSphere Transformation Extender
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