webMethods Reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars
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Real User
SOA Governance at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sep 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The Integration Server It's obvious that the heart of the product lies here. It's comprised of all aspects of ESB (Enterprise Gateway, Adapter, TN, Java) and BPM (task, rules engine). Universal Messaging Universal Messaging is a Message... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Time effective and efficient to development phase, enhance agility and integration between application, platform, etc.

What needs improvement?

Perhaps the Java Service section, which is probably confusing for a new developer. It doesn't represent OOP very well, just a method and proprietary interface called IData. It would be great if we could create a Class, method, instance... more»
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System Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 18 2018

What is most valuable?

All of the following three features provided by webMethods are valuable: * Application integration * Business process integration * B2B partner integration But among these, I feel B2B partner integration is the most valuable. This module... more»

How has it helped my organization?

When my organization wanted to migrate the front-end applications from a Genesys framework to .NET for various security reasons, webMethods was used for ESB integration. At the time of migration, there was no work being done on the ESB side,... more»

What needs improvement?

When migration happens from the one release to an upgraded release from Software AG, many of the existing services are deprecated and developers have to put in effort testing and redeveloping some of the services. It would be better that... more»

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Technology Architect at a tech vendor with 10,001+ employees
Sep 25 2017

What is most valuable?

CentraSite for governance and life cycle management. It frankly fills the gap between IT and business by having approval and policy enforcement on each state and cycle of the asset from the moment it gets created until it is retired.

How has it helped my organization?

It becomes the only integration platform through which any external/internal data exchange does any web services. Below are more details: * There are many projects in the organization which need data from external entities and all integration... more»

What needs improvement?

Rapid application development has to be considered, especially for UI, where user interference is crucial.
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Associate Vice President at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 18 2017

What is most valuable?

Ease of implementation and flexibility to hold the business logic are the most valuable features.

How has it helped my organization?

We have used webMethods because of its ubiquitous nature to talk to various technology platforms. Also, the solution had a finite life, webMethods provided a quick integration solution since it is relatively easier to implement, and also, it... more»

What needs improvement?

Mostly, an improvement is needed in the product's documentation. The documentation deficiencies were in the following areas; since it has been a while, I could recall the top instances where the escalation reached to my level. wM SAP Adapter... more»
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Senior Software Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 18 2018

What is most valuable?

I would say the core Web-based integrations work the best with webMethods. They are the most efficient and robust implementations one can do with webMethods. There have always been some ups and downs in its specialized modules, but I have... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Given that you have one integration API in place, it takes very minimal effort to scale it to any other application that might want to use the same. Its flow-based development environment is a breeze and makes it really easy to re-use most of... more»

What needs improvement?

The stability of the various modules of the product suite have been a bit of a concern lately. Though their support team is always easy to reach out to, I would prefer it not come to that.
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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.

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Fujitsu, Coca Cola, ING, Credit Suisse, Electrolux, GTA, CosmosDirekt

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