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Find out what your peers are saying about Mule Anypoint Platform vs. SAP Process Orchestration and other solutions. Updated: January 2022.
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"It is very easy to use for building connectors. It comes with a lot of connectors. For example, it has different adapters for NetSuite, which are very easy to use. It also has Salesforce connectors. The object store feature is also really easy to use. Mule Anypoint Platform is also good in terms of performance and how it is managed behind the scenes.""This is the easiest and best tool available.""The monitoring capabilities of this product are very good because of the feedback it supplies in statistics.""Mule works very well with Salesforce and CRMs.""The flexibility has been great overall.""I have found several things most valuable, including its very quick implementation that you can use a lot of out of the box templates, and lastly that it is a very mature product, especially in hybrid integration.""We are very satisfied with the DevOps support.""Overall, it is a pretty good product. It is also very scalable."

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"The solution is easy to use.""The product has good technical support but you usually will not need it because it is quite stable.""With the latest version what I find to be the most valuable are the REST, SuccessFactors, and Ariba Network adapters.""The initial setup is easy.""The initial setup was straightforward.""The most valuable feature is the seamless integration with backend systems.""The monitoring is one of the greatest features in Process Orchestration because it is user-friendly and easy for somebody who is not experienced.""SAP Process Orchestration is middleware where we are able to manage and interact with everything from a single location. One of the most beneficial areas is monitoring which is very easy because it is all in one place. There are many adapters added recently that can be used for new functionality. The solution is easy to operate and it is more mature than the cloud solution provided by SAP."

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Cons
"Lacks intelligent management data and intelligent mappings.""Mule should have better B2B integration.""Pricing is one aspect of the solution that is troublesome. It's too expensive for smaller organizations.""The solution is very expensive. They need to work on the pricing.""It doesn't work well when you try using it for the processing layer.""We would like an entire DevOps in place in this particular solution.""Its documentation needed a little bit of work to make it more usable. It is a platform that is used mainly by developers and other people for connecting systems. Its documentation was confusing in some areas and was not very helpful in other areas. I had to go to a consultant to get some work done, which ideally shouldn't be required.""An on-premise setup requires special skills and you need a lot of professional services."

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"I think the main area that SAP PO should improve on is offering pre-delivered content like they do when you use SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI). SAP should not forget that they still have a lot of customers using Process Orchestration and they should focus more on providing pre-delivered content in SAP PO.""The monitoring governance offered by SAP is too technical and needs to be geared more toward business users.""It is not a scalable solution for the cloud. I would not recommend this for the cloud.""The responsiveness of technical support needs to be improved.""In terms of technical support, it would be helpful if they handled the tickets a bit faster when queries are sent to them.""The solution could improve by making it more user-friendly by limiting the code required. We have to add some code in some cases where we need complex logic or some other functions. If this was able to be done in a more simplified manner then it would save a lot of effort and time.""It's very difficult to find errors in a simple way.""I feel that support is an area that needs improvement. They need to improve the response time and address the customer's issues as soon as possible."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "Mule is not the cheapest integration platform out there, but it deserves the price we are paying."
  • "The product comes complete at one set price including support."
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  • "The cost of SAP products is quite high but the quality is really good."
  • "The pricing for this solution is fine."
  • "There are fees in addition to the licensing."
  • "It's not an expensive solution."
  • "Looking at market conditions, vendors nowadays are giving products at very low price levels. However, SAP Process Orchestration have not yet reduced their prices. The prices could be reduced a lot to stay competitive."
  • "The license is a one-time payment, and additional costs are only incurred on the infrastructure side since it's an on-premise solution."
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    Questions from the Community
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    I architected solutions using Oracle SOA/OSB, Spring Boot, MuleSoft Anypoint Platform on cloud / on-premises and hybrid modes; What I see is though if you are an enterprise and have enough money… more »
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    Our organization ran comparison tests to determine whether TIBCO BusinessWorks or Mule Anypoint platform integration and connectivity software was the better fit for us. We decided to go with Mule… more »
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    We are very satisfied with the DevOps support.
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    In my opinion, SAP PO is the most mature suite of tools to integrate processes across SAP environments at this moment. It's really unbeatable because it allows you to integrate whatever scenarios you… more »
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    The license is a one-time payment, and additional costs are only incurred on the infrastructure side since it's an on-premise solution.
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    I think the main area that SAP PO should improve on is offering pre-delivered content like they do when you use SAP Cloud Platform Integration (CPI). SAP should not forget that they still have a lot… more »
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    Data Integrator
    SAP NetWeaver Process Integration, NetWeaver Process Integration
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    Overview

    With connectivity, composability, and control, Anypoint Platform solves the most challenging connectivity problems across SOA, SaaS, and APIs. It's a unified, highly productive, hybrid integration platform that creates an application network of apps, data and devices with API-led connectivity.

    SAP NetWeaver Process Integration facilitates the integration of business processes that span different departments, organizations, or companies. SAP PI is based on general standards so as to enable 3rd-party systems to be integrated. At the center of SAP PI is an XML-based communication that uses HTTP (Hyper Text Transfer Protocol). Irrespective of the scenario used, the application-specific contents are transferred in messages in user-defined XML eXtensible Markup Language) from the sender to the receiver either via the Integration Server, or directly between the systems involved. SAP PI can be installed in different ways: Dual usage type installation: Based on both AS ABAP and AS Java. and Advanced Adapter Engine Extended (AEX): Based on AS Java only.
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    Sample Customers
    VMware, Gucci, MasterCard, Target, Time Inc, Hershey's, Tesla, Spotify, Office Depot, Intuit, CBS, Amtrak, Salesforce, Gap, Ralph Lauren
    Lenovo, Dansk Supermarked A/S, Ego Pharmaceuticals Pty. Ltd, Kaeser Kompressoren
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company37%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
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    Computer Software Company18%
    Manufacturing Company18%
    Energy/Utilities Company18%
    Recreational Facilities/Services Company9%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Manufacturing Company9%
    Energy/Utilities Company7%
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    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise28%
    Large Enterprise50%
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    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise63%
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    Small Business31%
    Large Enterprise69%
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    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise86%
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    Mule Anypoint Platform is ranked 1st in Business-to-Business Middleware with 13 reviews while SAP Process Orchestration is ranked 3rd in Business-to-Business Middleware with 13 reviews. Mule Anypoint Platform is rated 7.8, while SAP Process Orchestration is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Mule Anypoint Platform writes "Constantly improving to help connect applications, data, and devices". On the other hand, the top reviewer of SAP Process Orchestration writes "Gateway for all integrations that is stable and quick to install". Mule Anypoint Platform is most compared with TIBCO BusinessWorks, Oracle Integration Cloud Service, Mule ESB, Informatica Cloud Data Integration and Informatica PowerCenter, whereas SAP Process Orchestration is most compared with SAP Data Services, webMethods Integration Server, IBM Sterling B2B Integration Services, Boomi AtomSphere Integration and TIBCO Cloud Integration. See our Mule Anypoint Platform vs. SAP Process Orchestration report.

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