Apigee Edge vs. TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Apigee Edge
Score 8.2 out of 10
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Apigee Edge is an API management platform now owned and offered by Google, since Google acquired Apigee in 2016.N/A
TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Score 8.5 out of 10
N/A
TIBCO Integration is used to connect diverse business solutions, data sources, and devices into a single, seamless system.N/A
Pricing
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Free Trial
NoNo
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional Details
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Community Pulse
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Considered Both Products
Apigee Edge

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TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Chose TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
I have used Oracle SOA and it is extremely complex to develop in it, set up the environment for deploying and managing the environment in production.

TIBCO is quite straightforward to set up and also learn how to develop.
Chose TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
TIBCO BW is good in heavy lifting and complex orchestration, also performance wise it beats other competitors. Coupled with this, excellent customer support .
Top Pros
Top Cons
Features
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
API Management
Comparison of API Management features of Product A and Product B
Apigee Edge
9.4
7 Ratings
14% above category average
TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
-
Ratings
API access control9.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Rate limits and usage policies9.07 Ratings00 Ratings
API usage data9.07 Ratings00 Ratings
API user onboarding9.97 Ratings00 Ratings
API versioning9.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Usage billing and payments9.06 Ratings00 Ratings
API monitoring and logging9.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Cloud Data Integration
Comparison of Cloud Data Integration features of Product A and Product B
Apigee Edge
-
Ratings
TIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
5.8
128 Ratings
34% below category average
Pre-built connectors00 Ratings7.5121 Ratings
Connector modification00 Ratings5.58 Ratings
Support for real-time and batch integration00 Ratings7.0118 Ratings
Data quality services00 Ratings5.56 Ratings
Data security features00 Ratings2.77 Ratings
Monitoring console00 Ratings6.8121 Ratings
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User Ratings
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(7 ratings)
8.2
(236 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
1.0
(28 ratings)
Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
4.6
(23 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
8.9
(6 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
7.2
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
6.0
(1 ratings)
7.3
(28 ratings)
In-Person Training
-
(0 ratings)
1.3
(5 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
5.6
(3 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(8 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(5 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(21 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
7.8
(23 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(6 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(4 ratings)
User Testimonials
Apigee EdgeTIBCO Integration (including BusinessWorks and Flogo)
Likelihood to Recommend
Google
Few scenarios 1. For viewing API analytics, I think it is best in the market 2. For earning money via API monetization 3. Securing API 4. Onboarding legacy APIs to provide modern REST endpoints
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TIBCO Software Inc.
In BusinessWorks it is quite easy to develop applications and monitor where as it is not similar with Scribe. The data which successfully processed in Scribe is quite difficult to view. I think the Scribe console tool should have better view for the data it has processed.At times we founds some of our sales orders are missing which are unable to update/insert in the DB, after investigation found the issue is in Scribe tool. A case has been raised 02129657 for the same and as per the guidelines from the Scribe support engineer we did changes in the shutdown interval to zero. ''update SCRIBEINTERNAL.SCRIBE.KSYNC
set keyvalue= 0 where KEYNAME = 'SETTINGS.SHUTDOWNINTERVAL''. Later this change we started getting alert emails like ''Fatal error 325 occurred: Message processor shutting down
- defined maximum memory usage (900MB) exceeded. Please contact Scribe support
at support@scribesoft.com if this
problem persists''. We found this issue is a critical one as the occurrences of it is decreased but still it is persist.
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Pros
Google
  • Better exception handling with the Raise exception policies help to monitor the flow by setting up the flow conditions.
  • Easy development of a Proxy and APIs with much less tutoring and helps make getting started for new users easy.
  • Very good documentation and blog with details of most common failures and error handling.
  • A very very easy to use console.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • The UI is easy to navigate and map flows are intuitive and easy to build upon after some basic training. However, a user should have some basic knowledge of writing nested statements.
  • Very responsive customer support.
  • The debug feature is a great tool for troubleshooting. You can easily identify where the issue is in your flow. At each debug step, it returns the expected value, and when there isn't the expected value, you know when to modify your flow.
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Cons
Google
  • Only one user can be active in a proxy at a time
  • No version control
  • Prohibited from using JSON.stringify on Apigee objects (tokens)
  • Debugging is difficult
  • Unable to rename or delete policies without bumping revision
  • Why would anyone give a js policy one name, display name something else, and script a different name?
  • 'Trace' limited to only 20 transactions
  • UI allows users to add target servers, but users must utilize the api to turn on SSL.
  • I'm sure there's more, they just aren't coming to mind right now.
  • Apigee forgets (expires?) your password at random intervals without notice. Every few weeks, or days, sometimes even three times in one day, I'll attempt to login to Apigee and my password will be 'wrong'. I've reset my password and Apigee still claims it's wrong. I've had to reset my password three times before it finally let me log back in.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • Missing functionality: We like to run all the files available in the FTP when clicking the run button. Right now, we have to click the run button several times (or have multiple solutions) in order to run files from our FTP site one at a time.
  • Generating column fields every time a file changes from the source in the FTP is very tedious. Working in integrations makes me have to go back and forth a lot of the time, and doing this is incredibly annoying.
  • The security is horrendous. We installed an on-premise agent on the customer side, but we don't want them even touching the ETL tool at all. The only knowledge we are fine with knowing and being able to see is that they installed the agent, not the solutions themselves.
  • Our company's connector would have to point to the dataset name rather than dataset ID. It was very frustrating because we change the dataset name a lot, and then we'd have to repoint it.
  • It's very difficult to monitor the different integrations that go on because there isn't a consolidated dashboard.
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Likelihood to Renew
Google
I am not the one deciding whether to use apigee or not really. But personally, I would recommend the use of it as developing APIs on it is easy. And as a mediator between backend servers, we could easily modify request and responses in it without touching any backend code while having a centralize gateway to access our backend APIs too.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
We are deeply entrenched in using Tibco Scribe capabilities, and we are only expanding our usage. It would be one thing if we used it only for a one-time data load, but we have several Scribe maps running constantly, keeping business-critical data up to date. And the ease of use for the occasional, mass data update or upload is simply icing on the cake. I'm a big Microsoft fan, so there is potential down the road to convert our Scribe data integrations to Microsoft Flow (or Power Automate as it is now called). But for now, the functionality just isn't there with Flow (Power Automate), plus the work involved to change all our current integrations would be a large undertaking. So for now and the foreseeable future, Scribe will remain our data integration tool of choice.
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Usability
Google
Support has helped us to resolved all the queries and community support was also good.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
As mentioned in the previous sections, setup and maintenance is extremely easy. We don't have many issues for which we need support and there is no need for deep technical skills to use Tibco Cloud Integration platform. The solution provides everything we need for our specific use case, being the replication of our Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM data to our on premise database for reporting.
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Reliability and Availability
Google
No answers on this topic
TIBCO Software Inc.
We have not had any issues with TIBCO not being available when needed. I have only had to contact support less than 5 times in about 5 year time frame due to syncing issues or a problem with the agent. Support is very quick to respond as well as very helpful.
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Performance
Google
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TIBCO Software Inc.
TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe)'s performance of the user interface are not to be complained about. The user interface is swift and is a pleasant user experience. The replication jobs take some time to finish but that is because the number of records to be updated/created on a daily basis is quite big. I did split up the jobs between highrunners (entities with a lot of changes) I update on a daily basis and quite stable entities that I update weekly. That solved my issue of a way to long replication.
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Support Rating
Google
Quite hard to get support, at least on the coding side, when we encounter blockers. But general concerns, they would schedule a call to you for them to get a whole picture of your concern. Albeit in my experience, bad really as they haven't replied about the progress, but otherwise seems to have been fixed.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
For creating new process, you have lots of palettes to do every develop you need. For created process it is easy to understand even if you have ever seen before it. You can analyze your process in all their detail. User Experience is positive for beginner and expertise people. Just debug mode is still raw, but better in TIBCO BusinessWorks 6.x than TIBCO BusinessWorks 5.x .
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In-Person Training
Google
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TIBCO Software Inc.
Before using TIBCO Businessworks, I participated an official training with a specialized instructor. In this training, I learned what I needed to know to build some applications or web services and how to manage its. It was been very important to me. I understood many technical stuff to familiarize with this powerful platform. I can advice TIBCO Educational Services.
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Online Training
Google
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TIBCO Software Inc.
really good resources
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Implementation Rating
Google
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TIBCO Software Inc.
If we don't design the process correctly, it can do lot of damage (like deleting files or data etc.,) and might assume product issue rather than a design flaw. So it is always recommended to do thorough unit testing , QA and a design review even for a small process to avoid major problems.
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Alternatives Considered
Google
Apigee is the best in the market in terms of API Analytics Apigee is having wonderful Documentation with short videos Security is a major concern and Apigee provides an easily configurable policy to secure API Quota and rate-limit is again very easy to configure on every API basis It provides various policies to transform the response from one form to another form e.g. JSON to XML or XML to JSON
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TIBCO Software Inc.
Used TIBCO for migration of our data for our learning management system.TIBCO, succesful Content ,data migration(courses, classes, registrations, transcripts etc.) ,User migration(Internal users and Partner migration)and Report migrationIntegrations with different applications Workday,Single Sign-On,CertTracker,Okta,Partner contact sync and Questionmark is succesful.LOD: Learn on demand is a third party vendor application where all Virtual classes are delivered by the vendor application. Learning management system sends the class and registration events to learn on demand via real time web service call through TIBCO
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Scalability
Google
No answers on this topic
TIBCO Software Inc.
We could easily add multiple agents and new systems. This had no impact on the performance. We had some issues because flows cannot be splitted and called by each other. So you have lots of flows which are the same. It would be great if this was improved. Also transferring values via variables between flows seems to be impossible. You can only use global lists with dictionaries.
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Return on Investment
Google
  • As a public entity it is hard to say how much ROI we can have. We have yet to create a billing and ROI plan. We are thinking of other ways to create ROI, possibly through data/service barter.
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TIBCO Software Inc.
  • Startup time - the quick time in which we can provision integrations means we can deliver requirements quickly, which is what our departments need
  • The online training means we can easily get users up and running without the need for the internal cost of training
  • Development time - The development that was needed to create connectors for our custom application was large
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