MuleSoft Reviews

Markus De Haan
Real User
Self Employed/Independent at a consultancy
Aug 23 2019

What is most valuable?

MuleSoft offers with the Anypoint Platform a unified platform for API management and an integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) as well as an on-premise Enterprise Service Bus pattern. The iPaaS and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

I worked for a MuleSoft partner for four years before going independent mid 2017.

What needs improvement?

MuleSoft's release calendar is rather conventional with two major, two minor releases and hotfixes in between. The competition sometimes offer more rapid release cycles and provides improved and new… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Licensing can be complex as is the case with most iPaaS/cloud offerings. I would advise on making an overview of the type of connections needed, technology, and applications used and to match this to… more»

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

Point-to-point connections. An iPaaS and/or API management offers more advantages, such as shorter time-to-market, less staff required for development and maintenance, less incidents on support, etc… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

BizTalk, Talend, and WSO2.
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»

MuleSoft Questions

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Aug 23 2019
One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is IBM Integration Bus vs Mule ESB. People like you are trying to decide which one is best for their company. Can you help them out? What is the biggest difference between IBM Integration Bus and Mule ESB? Which of these two solutions would… more»
Franco Paolo CarranzaThe most important matter for me is the learning and deploy/maintenance curve to… more»
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