Oracle Service Bus Competitors and Alternatives

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MarioGuerrero
Real User
CEO - Director General at Megapractical
Nov 01 2019

What is most valuable?

TIBCO has the best platform in terms of speed and ease of use. The brand is very important, it has a percentage of the research and development of the product. They look at how you can get to obtain the best features from the platform. Most… more»

What needs improvement?

One of the areas that this solution could be improved is to provide the vendors with updated information. We don't always know what is going on with the development of the solution. In the next release, there should be improvements made to… more»

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

We consult with TIBCO to understand the market and try to get the customer's different levels of pricing.

What other advice do I have?

In Latin America, there is a lot of immature environments in terms of connectivity or service-oriented architecture. The wave of technology or the wave of the transformation came from the US and other first-rate countries. Latin Americans… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Latin America has many vendors working with the same type of solutions that are open source. Companies feel that by it being open source it could be the key to getting a free platform, but that is not the case. They would prefer to purchase… more»
Real User
Enterprise Solution Architect at a transportation company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 27 2019

What is most valuable?

This product provides a relatively easy way to develop integration solutions. This solution has very good, high-availability features. From a performance point of view… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The whole of the radar data that we receive from the ARPA (Automatic Radar Plotting Aid) is transformed by the IBM Integration bus.

What needs improvement?

This product uses the PVU (Processor Value Unit) license model from IBM, and it is something that should be improved. It requires you to install monitoring software that… more»

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

Our licensing is based on a five-year contract, and as far as I know, there are no costs in addition to the standard licensing fee.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

When I started at the facility, they were using CORBA (Common Object Request Broker) for the integration. It was used very intensively, and the project to introduce this… more»

What other advice do I have?

My advice for anybody implementing this solution for the first time is to have people from IBM on-site to help you establish the operating procedures and the development… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated several similar products including solutions from Oracle and Software AG, and we chose this solution not only because of its technical features but also… more»
Mohamed Osman
Consultant
Independent Consultant - IT Technician Level 4 / Projects Technician at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 27 2019

What is most valuable?

This solution has many adaptors for convergence support. We need different messages formats for connection with files, databases, Excel sheets, etc. It has many interfaces and you can connect to any… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This solution has improved the way our organization functions. We are using three or four services in the backend for reformatting messages, and it is straightforward to use.

What needs improvement?

The user interface is designed mainly for experts, much in the way a BPM or another integration tool is. The administration console is ok because it's used by the administration team or the technical… more»

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

The licensing costs for this solution are paid by the customer-side, and not by my employer. IBM products are generally more stable and have more features, but also come at a greater cost.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I have also used Oracle Service Bus for these types of projects, and I feel that this solution is better. It is easier to use and it has better features.

What other advice do I have?

At this point, I only use twenty to thirty percent of the facilities or services that are offered by this tool. For the main purpose of the suite, I have no specific concerns about it. This is a good… more»
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