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Mendix vs. Pega BPM
May 2022
Find out what your peers are saying about Mendix vs. Pega BPM and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
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Pros
"We find it intuitive and easy to use.""The solution is stable.""There are free online learning and certifications if a user would like to learn more and better understand the solution.""The most valuable features are the integration and UI customization.""It is stable.""You can scale the solution.""The most valuable features are the decorative style, model-driven development, and the fact that Mendix validates flows. Mendix is quick to develop because it's a low-code platform. It's very robust, flexible, open, and scalable. It's for a low-code customer. The tooling is also really good and it has mobile capabilities.""They are leading in the smart manufacturing, and connectivity space."

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"In general, we use web services to integrate this solution with our other tools. It is the main approach we use with this solution and it integrates with all tools that we need. If you want to integrate with other solutions such ThreatFire or similar, it is possible as well.""The initial setup is pretty straightforward.""Scalable and stable BPM software with a powerful case management feature. It also has good workflow.""The solution has very helpful technical support.""The solution is operating well overall.""The solution is able to support the size and scale required.""Pega BPM's most valuable feature is the use of CDX to solve problems.""Pega is a local platform that has evolved from a BPM perspective. This allows teams using this solution to address complexities without having deep knowledge in a specific development area."

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Cons
"You need experienced programmers and developers to understand this solution.""There's no direct tech support.""Mendix is slightly less scalable than I'd like.""There are not enough developers who are using Mendix. The knowledge base available online and in the market is not as rich as other competitors.""It is expensive.""There needs to be an increase in the number of the UI components.""My understanding is that, if you are not using the free version, it is very expensive.""While the community is great, they need to work on making their direct technical support services better."

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"The main problem with Pega is that it is quite complex, so it is very difficult for the developer to learn.""Pega BPM could be improved by including token-based authentication and extending its integration options.""It's called a local platform but on the other hand, it needs a lot of experience. It's not all that easy to click and plug and play. If you really want to use all the features out of this platform, you definitely need a lot of experience and a lot of training to get there.""They are currently spending some time on improving the product with respect to machine learning, especially related to robotic automation. They probably could be a little more adept on that area would help.""Pega's technical support could be better.""The way the IDE works with the chatbox and the taxonomy imports could be a little smoother.""Pega is claiming they're into low code but as per Gartner Magic Quadrant, Pega is not there now.""The local development approach is good in Pega, however, cost-wise, it's getting expensive. That needs to be addressed."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Licensing costs are similar to those for all other IT technology, but they vary by region."
  • "Mendix seems a bit expensive. But in terms of wanting to have less developers and higher velocity, the total cost of ownership is fine. It's not cheap, though."
  • "Mendix is not open source, but its license cost is cheap, particularly when compared to the Appian license. The license model would depend on how many users you have and how many applications you are creating. If you are creating a single app, you just need to have a single app license, so it's free. If you want a multiple app license to cover two thousand or three thousand users, for example, internal users or external users, then you need to pay for the license. There's also a license model for above three thousand or four thousand, or five thousand internal and external users."
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  • "It's a user-based license where, as you scale the numbers of users, the price increases."
  • "It is cost-effective for medium enterprises. It is cheaper than ServiceNow."
  • "The solution could be less expensive according to my customers. However, I think the price of the solution is fair."
  • "We mostly have a yearly license."
  • "The price is a bit expensive."
  • "Pricing is good."
  • "The licensing model for Pega BPM needs to be improved."
  • "The licensing is on a yearly basis. Because of our special relationship, all the training certifications are free of cost. All our employees can do Pega certifications at zero cost. It is all on Pega."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:They are leading in the smart manufacturing, and connectivity space.
    Top Answer:The solution can get expensive. A single simple application can start at $50,000. That's approximately the total cost of ownership. If you just quote on a single app without any support, they can even… more »
    Top Answer:There is always a layer of custom code required. There is a misconception of low-code, or Mendix, or the industry in general. They are perceived as more of a dashboarding tool, and as a visualization… more »
    Top Answer:I can't speak about the exact costs. I don't deal with that aspect of the solution.
    Top Answer:The solution could be more scalable. It has some DevOps limitations. The product could be more robust and faster compared to what they have right now.
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    Also Known As
    Pegasystems, SmartBPM
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    Overview
    The Mendix App Platform enables enterprise development teams to rapidly build, integrate, and deploy beautiful multi-device applications. Enterprise IT teams that need to quickly build innovative and differentiating applications in close collaboration with business stakeholders use Mendix.

    Pega BPM helps you simplify and automate your operations so that you can reduce costs and improve business agility. Pega's unique Build For Change technology delivers repeatable solutions that can be efficiently reused and tailored to meet the requirements of diverse customers, product lines, channels, and geographies.

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    Sample Customers
    Genzyme, TNT, Yahoo, Capgemini, Roche, D&B, Aegon, kpn, AZL, Sky, Arch, Penn State Univeristy, BancABC
    The State of Maine, ANZ, Coca-Cola, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA), ME, New South Wales, OptumRx, Texas Department of Transportation, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm33%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Real Estate/Law Firm11%
    Manufacturing Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company27%
    Comms Service Provider19%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Financial Services Firm5%
    REVIEWERS
    Computer Software Company32%
    Financial Services Firm32%
    Real Estate/Law Firm8%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company28%
    Financial Services Firm18%
    Comms Service Provider12%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business56%
    Midsize Enterprise6%
    Large Enterprise38%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business16%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business10%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise78%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise75%
    Buyer's Guide
    Mendix vs. Pega BPM
    May 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Mendix vs. Pega BPM and other solutions. Updated: May 2022.
    610,190 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Mendix is ranked 6th in Rapid Application Development Software with 11 reviews while Pega BPM is ranked 4th in Rapid Application Development Software with 23 reviews. Mendix is rated 8.0, while Pega BPM is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Mendix writes "Low-code/no-code and has microflows, nanoflows, and data model access features". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Pega BPM writes "Good case management and BPM workflow with easy cloud implementation". Mendix is most compared with Microsoft PowerApps, OutSystems, Appian, Oracle Application Express (APEX) and ServiceNow, whereas Pega BPM is most compared with Camunda Platform, ServiceNow, Appian, IBM BPM and OutSystems. See our Mendix vs. Pega BPM report.

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