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2018-05-23T20:34:00Z

What is your primary use case for IBM Integration Bus?

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Top 10Real User

In general, we are using IBM Integration Bus for integration purposes only because we have multiple applications to integrate.

2021-08-27T22:49:10Z
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Top 20MSP

We are, of course, using the latest version. We use the solution for bridging the gap between different legacy systems. Re-usability is another function of the solution. So too, we use it to limit the challenges faced between different systems that are unable to communicate at the same speed and rate, or that need to talk among different systems, to utilize a channel which is bigger and better, to make use of the back-end or in respect of some other point-to-point integration need. As such, our uses for the solution vary depending on the customer. An example would be that which relates to a banking industry, for which there would be a core banking system, the need for card systems, ATM transactions, et cetera. Middleware plays a key role in the usability of these services. The goal is to avoid point-to-point integration between the channels and the back-end systems making use of the solution.

2021-06-03T09:26:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We primarily use the solution for integrations of traffic between internal applications, communications, and transactions between various internal applications. We also use it for integration with various external parties.

2021-05-15T08:30:47Z
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Top 20Real User

It is used to enable communication between applications. For example, when application A needs to interact with application B, IBM Integration Bus provides a kind of bridge that helps application A to communicate with application B in terms of messaging. Application A might be using a specific format, such as XML, which needs to be converted into the format understood by application B. IBM Integration Bus takes care of this transformation and routing of messages from application A to application B. I have seen IIB been used in the banking, payments, and finance domains.

2021-05-11T19:59:24Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

We are a system integrator and this is one of the products that we propose for our clients. Some of our clients for this product are banks.

2021-04-12T11:28:20Z
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Top 5Real User

We are using the solution as an outer layer for all of our API calls we are making outside of our own devices. All APIs integrations are routing through the ESB only. We are using it for IIB server components and the DataPower, which is an API gateway. It is providing us with a security layer because all the outside calls do not have direct communication with our own server, this middle layer is called the ESB.

2021-02-12T11:49:01Z
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Top 10Real User

We are working on MQ, soap and rest based services. Some clients are accessing our services and vice versa.

2021-01-12T14:57:25Z
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Top 20Real User

I'm responsible for Strategy and Architecture for an IT consulting company they are partners with IBM.

2020-10-28T20:17:31Z
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Top 20Real User

We are trying to use IBM Integration Bus in our organization. We have multiple things to do. Like DataStage, we also have SAP BODS as another ETL. We are also using JAM Server and Java. Instead of separately writing the Java code and restful web service and then using the ETL and JAM Server to call on a file basis, I am thinking of using IBM Integration Bus. I have a message flow. Once I drop a file, IBM Integration Bus will pick up all the functions, do everything on the MQ Server, and finally fit it with the web service, which is also created in IBM Integration Bus. I would have the complete message flow in one architecture site. I can apply it by using ETL, Java, and the JAM Server. However, it is failing at the data mining stage itself. It could be because of my lack of knowledge of IBM Integration Bus.

2020-10-22T08:09:11Z
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Top 10Consultant

We are a solution provider and this is one of the products that we implement for our clients. Usually, they want to use this for consolidating the services. It is used to integrate their core insurance systems with the rest of the environment.

2020-10-04T06:40:29Z
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Top 20Real User

I am a developer and this is one of the products that I use in that capacity.

2020-09-27T04:10:16Z
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Top 10Real User

We use the solution for supply chain management between ERP systems and warehouse management systems. We use it with multiple external partners.

2020-09-09T06:28:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We are using Integration Bus for SOA (Service-Oriented Architecture) services. We are using it to connect APIs to servers, we are using it as an integration bus for hosting, and we are hosting our web services over it. I am using and testing this from the QA (Quality Assurance) perspective.

2020-09-08T09:10:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We use this product as an integration point between systems. We use it for logging and transformation of data between backend and frontend. Our use case involves the communications industry.

2020-08-23T08:17:24Z
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Top 20Real User

The primary use case for the solution is infrastructure optimization. Most times the client wants to optimize their integration infrastructure and they want to simplify it. When they feel home-grown solutions are not scaling well for them in terms of complexity, in terms of speed to market, they look to this solution. Projects take long and they break down all the time. That's when the clients start thinking Integration Bus. It's a solution that offloads all the integrations of their system.

2020-08-19T07:57:26Z
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Top 10Real User

We are a financial institution and we are using this solution for the APIs that we provide.

2020-07-12T11:48:52Z
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Top 5Reseller

We implement this solution for our customers.

2020-03-25T07:03:00Z
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Top 20Real User

The solution is primarily a middleware. It's security-enabled and we are using the same credentials for development. We plan on making a backend to handle growing requests.

2020-03-05T08:39:00Z
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Top 10Real User

We primarily use the solution as a basic integration platform for all the complicated technology solutions we have.

2019-10-24T04:52:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use for this solution is to integrate different applications into the aviation area. We have an on-premises deployment.

2019-09-26T04:12:00Z
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Real User

The primary use case of this solution is as a corporate integration bus, between different financial applications. We use IBM Integration Bus (IIB) with IBM MQ for asynchronous interaction. Additionally, web services for synchronized integration such as REST APIs, SOAP and HTTP Interfaces with XML interaction. For instance, it uses for the integration of the Banking front end with the banking core application. IBM Integration Bus installed on-premise.

2019-09-19T08:39:00Z
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Real User

The IBM Integration Bus platform is Advanced Enterprise service bus , Typically used in SOA Environments . with newer version it can work it container based platforms and can be used to implement Micro services. We have implemented IIB/WMB Based Solution in multiple organizations helping them to adopt Service oriented architecture , and eliminating point to point integrations.

2019-05-27T16:12:00Z
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Real User

My primary use case of this solution is for establishing an enterprise service between the orchestrated transactions of two different channels. This is the main purpose of this product.

2018-11-12T09:12:00Z
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Real User

Our primary use case is a content-based tool for system messaging. IIB comes with IBM MQ as its messaging backbone. With respect to our requirements, IIB fits well, and it does its job.

2018-07-23T06:38:00Z
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Consultant

We have used IIB as a complete ESB solution with IBM MQ for various financial institutions. IIB supports various connectors, message formats, and transport protocols. Its transformation language, ESQL, is easy to learn and use. Rich support of the mapping node (GUI mapping), JavaCompute Node, XSL, etc. make it useful and developer friendly. IIB 10's primary features: * REST API design and development support out-of-the-box. OpenAPI compliant. * Lightweight run time, hence it is ideal for Docker/microservices implementation. * Several ways to admin using web interface, REST API admin capabilities, and console administration. * Long list of already built-in connectors for legacy systems (CICS, MQ, etc) and modern system connectors (Salesforce, LoopBack, etc.). * Long list of parsers (XMLNSC, DFDL, JSON, etc.). * Easy to understand documentation with a huge list of examples and tutorials.

2018-05-23T20:34:00Z
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