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  • "The pricing and licensing costs for webMethods are very high, which is the only reason that we might switch to another product."
  • "The vendor is flexible with respect to pricing."
  • "This is an expensive product and we may replace it with something more reasonably priced."
  • "It's a good deal for the money that we pay."
  • "Currently, the licensing solution for this product is pretty straightforward. The way that Software AG has moved in their licensing agreements is very understandable. It is very easy for you to see where things land. Like most vendors today, they are transaction based. Therefore, just having a good understanding of how many transactions that you are doing a year would be very wise. Luckily, there are opportunities to work with the vendor to get a good understanding of how many transactions you have and what is the right limit for you to fall under."
  • "Pricing is the number-one downfall. It's too expensive. They could make more money by dropping the price in half and getting more customers. It's the best product there is, but it's too expensive."
  • "I do think webMethods is coming under increasing pressure when it comes to their price-to-feature value proposition. It's probably the single biggest strategic risk they have. They're very expensive in their industry. They've been raising the price recently, especially when compared with their competitors."
  • "The price is a little bit high, especially regarding their support."
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    It's a visual tool, so our transformations can be quickly implemented without a lot of fuss. The fact that we have an easy way to expose REST services is also very interesting. It offers the… more »
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    I don't think webMethods is the cheapest but I think the quality is worth it. But it's not cheap. We're satisfied with our choice and the price is not a reason to look for something else.
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    In terms of improvement, it would be better if it adapted quicker to open standards. It took a while for API specification before the last version was available. The spec of version two was rather… more »
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    Transformation Manager
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    Overview
    Transformation Manager is an integrated development toolkit that is used to build data migration and data integration solutions more efficiently. A metadata-driven code generator, Transformation Manager provides users with the ability to generate lightweight, easy-to-deploy code. It combines a Graphical User Interface with a statement-driven mapping language. The Transformation Manager software derives metadata from the elements, attributes and relationships in a source and target model. Transformation Manager then uses rules specified by Simple Mapping Language (SML), which is specifically designed for implementing data transformation projects, to generate code written in Java.

    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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    Sample Customers
    Honda, BNP Paribas, RBS, JPMorgan, Volkswagen, Thorn Lighting, OpenSpirit, Rolls-Royce, Ulster Bank
    Fujitsu, Coca Cola, ING, Credit Suisse, Electrolux, GTA, CosmosDirekt
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company34%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Government6%
    Insurance Company5%
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    Computer Software Company19%
    Manufacturing Company19%
    Energy/Utilities Company12%
    Insurance Company12%
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    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider15%
    Financial Services Firm6%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
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    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise7%
    Large Enterprise77%
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    Small Business29%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    ETL Solutions Transformation Manager is ranked 43rd in Data Integration Tools while webMethods Integration Server is ranked 1st in Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) with 16 reviews. ETL Solutions Transformation Manager is rated 0.0, while webMethods Integration Server is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of webMethods Integration Server writes "Its single hybrid-integration platform makes it easy to troubleshoot and quickly resolve issues. Upgrades are complex". ETL Solutions Transformation Manager is most compared with Palantir Gotham, Kofax RPA, Altair Monarch, Axway AMPLIFY Application Integration and SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite, whereas webMethods Integration Server is most compared with Mule ESB, IBM Integration Bus, SAP Process Orchestration, Mule Anypoint Platform and Oracle Service Bus.

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