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Aurea CX Messenger vs. IBM Integration Bus
May 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Aurea CX Messenger vs. IBM Integration Bus and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
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Pros
"The solution is highly scalable, this is very important for us. It can handle a lot of messages.""The features that I have found most valuable are that it is very easy to develop. Most of it is graphical, but we also have the option to add any custom call that you need."

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"What I like best are the monitoring features.""I recommend it for large enterprises but only for specific use cases. You need to have a relatively mature integration practice in your organization to leverage its capabilities fully.""It allows us to avoid the need for consumers to understand multiple API protocols and security arrangements, and in some circumstances can reduce the impact of systems being unavailable.""The most valuable features of the IBM Integration Bus are flexibility. It's also an alternative for integrating it with other projects, which we are not ready at this time to do, such as switching to tunnels. The tunnels would be used with other partners to make sure everything is secured.""The product is a user-customized tool so that you can adjust it to your specific needs pretty well with little trouble.""The solution offers good performance and is stable.""The cost is pretty cheap, compared to what else is available in the market.""It's easy to develop things, and it's easy to handle."

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Cons
"Aurea CX Messenger could improve by making better use of the new APIs""I don't know if the last version has the cloud option, but maybe that could be good. That could be something that is included."

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"I don't mind the pricing.""Today, the IBM business rule engine, the DataPower is outside the Enterprise Service Bus. It's sold as a different feature or application. If it could be integrated, then it's able to handle a lot more of what we are doing now rather than just have a stateless ESB that you can't do much on, and a set of normal business rules.""Storage capacity of the product should be addressed.""The solution is too expensive for smaller companies.""It needs improvement in terms of technical support as well as in terms of integration of data mining. I am not convinced about many things in this solution, such as the conversion of the DFDL or copybook file, which is the conversion from a text file to XML. It is very complex. They should also provide more information about this solution in the IBM Knowledge Center. I can get a lot of information from the IBM Knowledge Center about DataStage, but I don't get that much information about IBM Integration Bus. There is hardly any information even on the internet and various channels such as YouTube. They can provide good step-by-step documentation based on a company's requirements. It would be really helpful. My company is mainly looking for data mining and communicating with multiple servers. IBM Integration Bus is good for communicating with multiple servers, but it needs improvement for XML conversion and data mining. We have a lot of old systems that use XML.""IBM Integration Bus could improve by having a more lightweight installation. Additionally, automation could improve.""We used a third-party vendor, who help us install the solution and it was not easy.""The memory footprint should be minimized."

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  • "The price of this product could be lower."
  • "The solution requires a license and is very expensive here in India."
  • "The pricing could be improved to make it more competitive."
  • "The price of the license could be cheaper."
  • "The maintenance and support of the product are very expensive."
  • "IBM Integration Bus itself is prices fair but App-Connect is a bit expensive which we use in conjunction with it."
  • "IBM provides a quite complicated licensing model."
  • "I generally do not get involved in the licensing or pricing because I'm a hardcore technical guy, but I'm aware of the fact that IBM is highly expensive, so not everybody can afford it. All the products are licensed."
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    Questions from the Community
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    The solution is highly scalable, this is very important for us. It can handle a lot of messages.
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    I have been working with this tool for the last 14 years, so I've been seeing how it has evolved. What I'm seeing is that it is less expensive than other options, but I am not too involved in that.
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    Aurea CX Messenger could improve by making better use of the new APIs
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    I was previously part of the Oracle SOA/OSB development team. In my current capacity I architected solutions using MuleSoft Anypoint Platform on cloud / on-premises and hybrid modes and on PCE/RTF on… more »
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    Our team ran a comparison of IBM’s Integration Bus vs. Mule ESB in order to determine what sort of ESB software was the best fit for our organization. Ultimately we decided to choose IBM Integration… more »
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    We can have multiple endpoints, and we can integrate different applications from different platforms. In a large-scale enterprise setup, it becomes so easy to establish communication between… more »
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    Also Known As
    CX Messenger Enterprise, Aurea Sonic ESB, Aurea Sonic, Aurea Sonic MQ
    IBM WebSphere ESB
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    Overview

    CX Messenger lets your technology keep pace with your business. Aurea’s industry leading Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) lets you adapt and change your infrastructure with plug-and-play speed and ease.

    IBM Integration Bus is an enterprise integration engine that offers a fast, simple way for systems and applications to communicate with each other. As a result, it can help you achieve business value, reduce IT complexity and save money.
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    Sample Customers
    Heathrow, HomeServe, Paypal, Freedom Mortgage
    Salesbox, €sterreichische Bundesbahnen (€BB), Road Buddy, Swiss Federal Railways, Electricity Supply Board, The Hartree Centre, ESB Networks
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company31%
    Comms Service Provider21%
    Manufacturing Company7%
    Financial Services Firm7%
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    Financial Services Firm50%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Government6%
    Comms Service Provider6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company29%
    Comms Service Provider17%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Insurance Company7%
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    Small Business20%
    Midsize Enterprise20%
    Large Enterprise60%
    Buyer's Guide
    Aurea CX Messenger vs. IBM Integration Bus
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Aurea CX Messenger vs. IBM Integration Bus and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    598,116 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Aurea CX Messenger is ranked 12th in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 2 reviews while IBM Integration Bus is ranked 3rd in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 31 reviews. Aurea CX Messenger is rated 9.0, while IBM Integration Bus is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of Aurea CX Messenger writes "Easy to develop and easy to run". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Integration Bus writes "Good integration capabilities with an easy-to-learn language but is very expensive". Aurea CX Messenger is most compared with IBM MQ, Mule ESB, Apache Kafka and VMware RabbitMQ, whereas IBM Integration Bus is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM WebSphere Message Broker, IBM DataPower Gateway, Oracle Service Bus and Red Hat Fuse. See our Aurea CX Messenger vs. IBM Integration Bus report.

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