webMethods Integration Server Alternatives and Competitors

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JustinJames
Real User
IT Consultant at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 19 2019

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of Mule ESB is data transformation, i.e. our interacting with different systems and orchestrating for our business needs. For example, a customer has liabilities in loans and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

One of the important features of Mule ESB as an enterprise architect is that it should be scalable. It should be customizable for different kinds of clients. For client A, we need only two products… more»

What needs improvement?

Technically, there are mainly two API standards. One we call SOAP and the other one is the REST API. SOAP is nothing but fully external. It's very old, but huge complex enterprise companies are still… more»

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

WebMethod is very expensive, but their support is awesome. I closely work with the operating technical support team. For retrieving the code from our bank, they are working with us very closely… more»

What other advice do I have?

My opinion is that Mule ESB depends on the business and the continuity of their enrollment. If you are a system that has not much left to repair, then your products and your APIs are assets within… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Oracle, AG webMethods, and Red Hat OpenShift. The final one was MuleSoft. I'm very impressed with MuleSoft because of the pricing and license. You have to implement several components… 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.

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