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Likelihood to Recommend

Mule ESB

If you’re bringing anything into Salesforce you should just invest now into Mule, you will get your money’s worth and find a myriad of uses to build APIs between many other systems. Once you build a component you can easily reuse it as a building block to attach to another source/destination. This makes it easy to ramp up quickly and spread usage of Mule throughout your enterprise. A good value for medium to large companies, but probably cheaper to outsource your job to a consulting firm if you are smaller.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 ESB is an awesome product for companies looking to venture into the world of SOA with an ESB. They have a lot of other products too that can work really well with their carbon infrastructure. The interface is simple for deploying and managing proxy services. You can also write custom modules within the ESB using Java with IDE like Eclipse
Sonam Samdupkhangsar | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pros

Mule ESB

  • It is best suited for Rest API development. Mule ESB uses RAML as an API descriptor which is less complex and easy to understand. RAML is an open standard majorly supported by Mulesoft. Once RAML is developed, it is very easy (a few clicks)to create flows corresponding to the resources defined in the RAML. One can also include JSON schema validation in RAML, and with the use of APIkit router, Mule ESB makes the request validation very easy (it's automatic basically.)
  • Mule ESB comes with a large spectrum of community and enterprise connectors. We have connectors for all the major platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Salesforce, SAP, etc. This enables Mule ESB to integrate with the other systems in a faster and more robust way. Mule ESB has many components to fulfill the requirements of each integration (for example batch processing, parallel processing, choice, etc.)
  • Mule API gateway is one of the best tools (modules) of Mulesoft's offering. It supports API governance and management very well. One can easily enforce policies on their APIs with API gateway. It enables some of the must-have features in an API solution (i.e. throttling, oAuth, access levels, etc.)
  • Implementing a CI/CD (DevOps) environment for Mule ESB is a very easy task. Mule majorly uses MAVEN as its build tool, which in turn makes it best suitable for CI/CD approach. Mule also provides MAVEN plugins for auto deployments to the servers. Mule also has a best Unit testing module which is MUnit. MUnit can be used for both Unit and Functional testing, and it is easy to write and generates coverage reports in various formats.
Deepak Kushwaha | TrustRadius Reviewer

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

  • One of the basic requirement of an ESB product is that it should be able to support transformation. WSO2 ESB provides support of XSLT, so you can transform your request to whatever format. Moreover, transformations like converting your xml payload into JSON and JSON payload to XML are out of the box available.
  • WSO2 ESB provides a scheduler feature, by which you can configure your own scheduler to call a proxy service at a particular time of day or or initiate sequence.
  • WSO2 ESB provides excellent error handling techniques, WSO2 ESB provides detailed error handling scenarios to tackle all the situations. WSO2 ESB also provides custom error handling by which you can make your own custom error message before sending it back to client.
Omer Khalid | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Mule ESB

  • Make sure to not over-engineer shared components. It can complicate development
  • Create a roadmap for where you are going - if not, you may miss components
  • I suggest getting support, otherwise it could be a difficult learning curve
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

  • While it's easy to configure for a quick start, it is not so easy to deploy by yourself in a complex production scenario.
  • Not very stable for production usage, we encountered several trivial bugs that make us believe that this product is still not widely adopted.
  • Lack of a built in mechanism for auto-restart in case of an application server crash.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Usability

Mule ESB

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WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus 6.0
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Compared to competitors the overall experience has been fine
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Reliability and Availability

Mule ESB

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WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus 2.0
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Lack of auto-restart built-in capabilities. In case of running out of memory there are no built-in methods to recover from a crash, just for example, Oracle WebLogic Node Manager.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Performance

Mule ESB

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WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus 6.0
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The product is performing well and consuming few resources
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Mule ESB

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WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus 7.0
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Our experience with the WSO2 support has beent satisfactory
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Alternatives Considered

Mule ESB

It doesn't have API . We have to go for another API manager. But in Mule, it has both API manager and ESB
KamaL Vachiravel | TrustRadius Reviewer

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

It's the only one truly open source and free.
Javier Rodríguez Rodríguez | TrustRadius Reviewer

Scalability

Mule ESB

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WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus 10.0
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Adding a server node is really straightforward, there are just few point in the configuration files.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Mule ESB

  • Overall a great tool for complex integrations
Ankit Goyal | TrustRadius Reviewer

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

  • Very well documented tutorials and case studies makes it easy to learn.
  • It has a really supportive community
  • It is fast and it can easily handle 300 tps of average use on a VM with 4Gig RAM
Reza Ameri | TrustRadius Reviewer

Pricing Details

Mule ESB

General

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

WSO2 Enterprise Service Bus

General

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

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