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Score 8 out of 100
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Score 8.2 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Camel

Message brokering across different systems, with transactionality and the ability to have fine tuned control over what happens using Java (or other languages), instead of a heavy, proprietary languages.One situation that it doesn't fit very well (as far as I have experienced) is when your workflow requires significant data mapping. While possible when using Java tooling, some other visual data mapping tools in other integration frameworks are easier to work with.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Anypoint Platform

While the Anypoint Platform is a newcomer to API management tools, it still manages to be feature-rich and offers many resources for both API development and deployment needs.Pros:
  • Intuitive user interface. It's extremely easy to locate API information and consume analytic information. - Easy to do create new APIs via RAML. - Fast and easy deployments and updates. - Wide range of connectors.
Cons:
  • Customer support can be a bit slow and hard to reach. - Developer Portals for APIs do not allow for much customization. - If you manage a lot of APIs, it is hard to keep track and administer APIs since tables do not let you sort using API request date and other variables.
Nikhil Kohli | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Cloud Data Integration

Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
7.8
Pre-built connectors
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
9.0
Connector modification
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
6.6
Support for real-time and batch integration
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
8.3
Data quality services
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
7.8
Data security features
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
8.1
Monitoring console
Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
7.3

Pros

Apache Camel

  • Camel has an easy learning curve. It is fairly well documented and there are about 5-6 books on Camel.
  • There is a large user group and blogs devoted to all things Camel and the developers of Camel provide quick answers and have also been very quick to patch Camel, when bugs are reported.
  • Camel integrates well with well known frameworks like Spring, and other middleware products like Apache Karaf and Servicemix.
  • There are over 150 components for the Camel framework that help integrate with diverse software platforms.
  • Camel is also good for creating microservices.
Surjit Sen | TrustRadius Reviewer

Anypoint Platform

  • API Manager provides easy API Policy Governance. You do not have to manage multiple platforms for managing the policies.
  • Supports hybrid Mule EBS environments. You can configure both CouldHub-based and on-premise-based API using Mulesoft API manager in a similar manner.
  • It's very easy to implement API proxy.
  • User friendly UI.
  • Single platform to manage all.
Deepak Kushwaha | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Apache Camel

  • I find the "seda" endpoint to be less obvious that it is doing multi-threading than Spring Integration's executor mechanism.
  • Integration with Spring Beans is pretty good, but I believe SI's is a bit better (for obvious reasons, both being Spring products).
  • SI's use support is probably a bit better/faster and I believe the user base is larger so that there are most questions/answers for SI on StackOverflow
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Anypoint Platform

  • Mulesoft has tons of capabilities however where I see it's lacking is usability, it's tough to set-up Anypoint Studio on local machines. Though flow designer is an alternate to that, however, it has very limited capabilities and it's extremely tough to build integrations there for business users.
  • Very expensive and no pay as you go model.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Apache Camel

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Anypoint Platform

Anypoint Platform 8.0
Based on 1 answer
simple and easy graphics and containers helps developers to write complex flows
Federica Bianco | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Apache Camel

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Anypoint Platform

Anypoint Platform 6.8
Based on 8 answers
Anypoint Platform support is very responsive. There is also a huge knowledge base and an active online forum where answers to most questions can be found. When needed support engages the engineering group so adequate solutions or workarounds are always provided.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Apache Camel

We chose Apache Camel because it was lightweight, easy to get started with and because it had a groovy DSL since we were a grails shop when we started using it.
Akmal Muqeeth | TrustRadius Reviewer

Anypoint Platform

Anypoint Platform is really very easy to adopt for application integration. Simple UI and easy data weave language allows user to focus on business portion only. The API management and deployment of application are hassle free. We have selected Anypoint platform because it is open source and java based platform. A user can create proprietary application's connector and easily embed it to existing infrastructure.
Kamta Prasad | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Apache Camel

  • Apache Camel is open source and Java based. So if your engineering team is strong in Java this could be a good framework to adopt.
  • Apache camel is open source.
  • Camel could be run on OSGi containers like Karaf or Fuse.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Anypoint Platform

  • Mulesoft can be used to provide an integration platform to a large number of systems like Salesforce, ODBC, JDBC, SAP, Mongo DB, etc.
  • An excellent option to develop microservices and real-time integrations.
  • Not as robust in handling large data volumes, Informatica is better in that respect.
Nikhil Kohli | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Apache Camel

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Anypoint Platform

General

Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Camel
9.0
Anypoint Platform
7.6

Likelihood to Renew

Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
9.0

Usability

Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
8.0

Support Rating

Apache Camel
Anypoint Platform
6.8

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