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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»
Consultant
System Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ 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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Consultant
Technology Architect at a tech services company 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.
Vendor
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»
Real User
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.
Consultant
Senior Consultant
Mar 08 2018

What is most valuable?

In my opinion, the best advantages are: * platform scaling * graphical data mapper (Designer and webMethods Developer in oldest versions) * integration BPM process layer with services * service management via packages.

How has it helped my organization?

Typically, webMethods Server and Mediator is used as an ESB. webMethods platform is used to build an EAI platform, enabling communication between many internal systems and third-party operators.

What needs improvement?

Business monitoring (BAM) needs improvement because the analytics and prediction module very often has performance problems. Additionally, this product has too many gaps. You find them after update installations. This should be covered by... more»
Consultant
User at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
Jul 21 2017

What do you think of webMethods Integration Server?

Valuable Features It is a bundled product stack for A2A and B2B usage. It is one of the best products which I have used during my integration career. It has all the features required to integrate and manage file transfers, Partner Management, logging mechanisms, adapters for mainframes, SAP, and many others. • Room for Improvement Need to see more API portal features like monetizing APIs and private cloud readiness. • Use of Solution I have been using this product stack for several years now. • Deployment Issues There were no deployment issues. • Stability Issues There were no stability issues. • Scalability Issues There were no scalability issues on-premises, but I have yet to check with the virtualization concepts and cloud scalability coming up. •...
Real User
WebMethods / Java Developer at a comms service provider with 5,001-10,000 employees
Sep 25 2017

What do you think of webMethods Integration Server?

Valuable Features How simple it is to create new solutions. • Improvements to My Organization It is an integration platform, so it has improved my organization by giving it one common platform to work with multiple systems. • Use of Solution 12 years. • Stability Issues Yes, somewhat. • Scalability Issues In terms of scale, I would give it a four out of 10. • Previous Solutions Yes. I was sent to a different company, and due to this, I switched solutions that I was working in. The company hasn't switch integration platforms since I have been working in this position (almost 10 years). • Initial Setup I was in the company when they only started with webMethods. It used to be a very simple solution used for a few integrations. Now, it is much more complex....
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What is webMethods Integration Server?

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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