IBM App Connect vs. Keboola Connection

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
IBM App Connect
Score 8.7 out of 10
N/A
IBM’s App Connect is a cloud-based data integration platform with data mapping and transformation capabilities within connectors between high-volume systems. App Connect also offers near-real time data synchronization and an API builder that is adaptable to the user’s coding skill level.N/A
Keboola Connection
Score 9.9 out of 10
Mid-Size Companies (51-1,000 employees)
Keboola provides an open and extensible cloud based data integration platform that enables clients to combine, enhance and publish data for their internal analytics projects and data products. Keboola aims to help companies of all sizes: Reduce time to launch for analytics projects Enable collaboration around data Lower TCO for analytics (all cloud) Easy to integrate into existing business processes Supports the whole data…N/A
Pricing
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Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
IBM App ConnectKeboola Connection
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Features
IBM App ConnectKeboola Connection
Cloud Data Integration
Comparison of Cloud Data Integration features of Product A and Product B
IBM App Connect
8.8
7 Ratings
8% above category average
Keboola Connection
-
Ratings
Pre-built connectors9.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Connector modification8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Support for real-time and batch integration8.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Data quality services8.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Data security features8.97 Ratings00 Ratings
Monitoring console8.67 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
IBM App ConnectKeboola Connection
Likelihood to Recommend
8.9
(8 ratings)
9.0
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
8.0
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Support Rating
8.0
(2 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
IBM App ConnectKeboola Connection
Likelihood to Recommend
IBM
- great when you need to integrate applications without any message lost or duplicated and when transnationality is important - if you need the highest throughput possible and not much (or not at all) mapping is required, a system like Kafka is more appropriate
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Keboola
Keboola Connection allows data to be well stored, accessed when required, and proper analytics handled in case the company requires information from various sources. Keboola Connection is fully integrated with various collaborative tools, and all of the needs are well addressed to bring a consistent and reliable summary report. Finally, Keboola Connection is a warehouse, that is flexible, secure, and standard.
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Pros
IBM
  • Just the ability to display and consume data through a single dashboard makes this a great application for our business purposes.
  • With the ability to consume their exposed API, data validation and manipulation becomes a breeze.
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Keboola
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Cons
IBM
  • The development and the transformation capability is not so great. I believe IBM is looking to incorporate some of features of IBM APP Connect into API Connect.
  • The authentications features are no way close to CA API Management (f.k.a Laye r7).
  • The development experience is not as good as Apigee's.
  • The GUI should be improved. Maybe the product team should see the other API management tools in their offering.
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Keboola
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Likelihood to Renew
IBM
It is the best on-premise application to cloud integration in the market. I guess IBM is planning to integrate IBM App Connect with the IBM API Connect solution.
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Keboola
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Usability
IBM
You can do some really powerful things with this system. The overall design is an attempt to make configurable some of the routine tasks/common functionality, but allow for development/customization of the core of the application.
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Keboola
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Support Rating
IBM
Support is good, however it takes longer than expected to get responses. When bugs are reported they often seem to fall into a black hole.
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Keboola
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Alternatives Considered
IBM
We did not select Cast Iron as our iPaaS solution, it was the weakest competitor in the field that we evaluated. Our experience was that it was not nearly as easy to learn, without in-depth training and guidance, and the developer UI was extremely buggy. We subjected each of the vendors to a battery of integrations, from simple to challenging, and it fell short on each one. One of the most simple integrations was grabbing a CSV file from an FTP source, parsing the data, doing a small amount of transformation, then inserting that data into an Azure MSSQL DB. After 2 hours on the phone with the Cast Iron support team, we were still unable to get this working.
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Keboola
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Return on Investment
IBM
  • I don't see any negative Impact .
  • I like using this tool to do my job.
  • I am comfortable using this tool.
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Keboola
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