Mule ESB Reviews

Filter by:Reset all filters
industry
Filter Unavailable
Company Size
Filter Unavailable
Job Level
Filter Unavailable
rating
Filter Unavailable
Ananth Krishnan
Real User
Co Founder & Principal Architect at a tech vendor with 1-10 employees
May 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* Salesforce connector * Enterprise JDBC * SAP connector and other connectors like FTP and SFTP * Parallel processing... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are a technology consulting company specialized in Systems Integration using Mule ESB. (www.app-integrators.com)... more»

What needs improvement?

* SOA governance of ESB * Versioning and exception handling * Easier development * Documentation/good design guidelines... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

It is cheaper than competitors in pricing and licensing. We have an open source option available as well. Most of the... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We used Oracle OSB before and some of our clients used TIBCO middleware or Java CAPS. But we suggested that clients... more»

What other advice do I have??

I would recommend this solution due to its support for multiple integration options.
vaibhavshukla.vibhu
Real User
Senior Software Engineer at a software R&D company with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* Writing your complex business logic as a simple workflow which can be understood by not so technical people * Hot deployment of those... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We had to design a complex diagnostic and analysis tool that catered to different ERPs. For example, connecting to different types of data... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

I would advise using the Community Edition if you are developing an application as an additional service to a customer or a non-critical Tier-2... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

I did not use any ESB earlier, but this is the best Community Edition ESB available in the market. However, we abused it as a workflow engine.

What other advice do I have??

Don’t abuse it. Be clear if you want a Mule application to solely solve your business problems, or if you want it as an add-on to solve a few... more»
Find out what your peers are saying about MuleSoft, WSO2, Software AG and others in ESB.
291,567 professionals have used our research since 2012.
samir douichi
Consultant
Solution Architect at Aractronic
May 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Deployment strategies: Mule supports a wide variety of deployment strategies. * SOA architectural style: Mule can embrace the architectural style and SOA practices in place where... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It integrates between an ERP (J2EE inventory module), a CRM (PHP) and a new mobile development platform (Angular JavaScript web services). The aim of the solution was to connect to... more»

What needs improvement?

I think using Anypoint Studio at the beginning can be seen as not straightforward, especially when dealing with the visual editor. A vertical representation of the flow can really... more»

What other advice do I have??

My advice to organisations looking to implement this product is to begin with the community version as a proof-of-concept and a way to avoid risks. You can then directly migrate to... more»
Nagesh Chemakura
Real User
Sr. Integration Architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
Oct 21 2017

What is most valuable?

* Routing * Enrichment * DataWeave * Choice of connectors * Light weight containers * Packaging and deploying * API... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* Ability to integrate disparate systems with a seamless movement of data on-premises and in the cloud * Gives the... more»

What needs improvement?

* Limitation on external subscribers to listen to the messages on the bus. * VM queues and memory/thread management... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Get your basics right about your requirements and plan ahead especially w.r.t volumes, any premium connectors to be... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

We switched because this solution was found to be cost effective, freely available for community edition, and an easy... more»

What other advice do I have??

Plan your use cases and set your expectations on the features that need to be implemented. It is an ESB that can deploy... more»
Jee Hyun Lim
Consultant
Senior IT Consultant at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
May 25 2017

What is most valuable?

There are many already defined endpoint components such as HTTP, JMS, FTP, etc., and these are the main tools for communicating with various... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I am not sure about how it has improved the way my organization functions but certainly with regard to simple integration, development speed is... more»

What needs improvement?

The HTTP request connector should have the ability to change the hostname on the fly instead of the URL endpoint only.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

It is getting expensive and I recommend clients to use Camel ESB if enterprise support is not required. If a cluster is not required, then just... more»

What other advice do I have??

Make an architectural plan in depth before implementing a solution based on this product. Otherwise, it might cost far more than expected.
Naveen Tak
Consultant
Senior Integration Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Oct 03 2017

What is most valuable?

* We can use Java expressions anywhere in the flow * Provides API support out-of-the-box * API management can be done... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is very easy to learn and implement. We were able to meet project deadlines on time.

What needs improvement?

It needs more samples. Also, the dependency on Maven should be removed.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

This is expensive. In my next project, we had to go to other vendor. Apparently, this is the most expensive ESB... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Firstly, the project architecture team decided to go with Mule. Secondly, the project was from scratch and we want only... more»

What other advice do I have??

Go for it, but first read their sample exercises. It is a one stop solution and it is an amazing product. However, 1.... more»
Vasanth Raj
Real User
Software Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
May 22 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable features are the connectors, DataWeave, and the way it simplifies the application development and deployable files.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has reduced interdependency.

What needs improvement?

The Mule IDE (Integrated Development Environment) could be more stable. For example, in Anypoint Studio, when we add some components and then... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

This is an affordable product.

What other advice do I have??

Since most organizations are now going digital and opening up their resources via APIs, companies should explore using this solution.
Integrat6de8
Real User
Integration Architect @ Information Management, Integration and Analytics - RXP Services Limited at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
May 17 2017

What is most valuable?

DataWeave: It allows for complex mappings using a simple DSL (Domain Specific Language).

How has it helped my organization?

Integration between systems can often take several days. However, with MuleSoft ESB, it can take as little as fifteen... more»

What needs improvement?

The CloudHub offering requires some time to mature. However, it is a good overall solution. Some further details: 1.... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing??

Pricing is tailored to the customer. As such, I would recommend speaking with your account representative.

Which other solutions did I evaluate??

Previously, we used Apache Camel and Spring Integration. However, they require more technical involvement than MuleSoft... more»

What other advice do I have??

Focus on the business problem you want to solve, as the technical integration in MuleSoft is relatively simple.
See 3 More Mule ESB Reviews

Articles

User Assessments By Topic About Mule ESB

Find out what your peers are saying about MuleSoft, WSO2, Software AG and others in ESB.
291,567 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Mule ESB Questions

Mule ESB Projects By Members

Mule ESB Consultants

What is Mule ESB?

For companies looking to modernize and unlock the value of existing on-premises systems and applications, an enterprise service bus (ESB) architecture serves as a critical foundation layer for SOA. When deployed as an ESB, the Mule runtime engine of Anypoint Platform combines the power of data and application integration across legacy systems and SaaS applications, with a seamless path to the other capabilities of Anypoint Platform and the full power of API-led connectivity.
Mule ESB customers
Ube, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Justice Systems, Camelot
BUYER'S GUIDE
Not sure which ESB solution is right for you?

Download our free ESB Report and find out what your peers are saying about MuleSoft, WSO2, Software AG, and more!

Sign Up with Email