2020-03-03T08:47:42Z

What needs improvement with IBM WebSphere DataPower?


Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with IBM WebSphere DataPower.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

Scripting needs improvement. It's hard for our customers.

2020-04-20T07:27:00Z
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Top 5LeaderboardConsultant

Care needs to be taken when applying firmware upgrades, as they often fail. Also, the components that they include in the product that are, in fact, a WTX, really need to be removed from the product because they tend to fail. It's got some native capabilities and it's gotten some imported capabilities and you need to know the history of the product to understand the difference between the two. Most notable is the COBOL copybook handling, which is really straight out of WTX. It's poorly supported and often leads to failures.

2020-03-29T08:26:00Z
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Top 10LeaderboardReal User

The solution is quite expensive. They should work to help make it more affordable for more companies. Right now, I wouldn't consider the price point to be very competitive. The solution requires a lot of training manuals in order to get to know it better and to be able to use it effectively.

2020-03-03T08:47:42Z
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