TIBCO BW : The rolls royce of integration solutions
Salah BENAMIRA | TrustRadius Reviewer
Updated December 06, 2019

TIBCO BW : The rolls royce of integration solutions

Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe)

TIBCO BusinessWorks is used as an integration layer in my organization. It resolves all problems to transport data (file, ftp, Web service, API...) inside our organization or with our partners.
  • Quick developement
  • Quick deployment
  • Easy monitoring
  • Easy scaling
  • API Rest and JSON tools are not natively available in the designer V5
  • Sometimes the mapping tab presents some bugs (for example : if statement)
  • Maven cannot be used to build TIBCO BusinessWorks projects
  • Quick time to market
  • Quick time to run
  • Integration
  • Orchestration
9 - Developpers, Architect, Production engineer
  • Musle Soft and IBM Integration BUS
I've used Mule Soft and IBM Integration BUS.
I found TIBCO the best and complete integration solution.
  • Product Features
  • Product Usability
  • Product Reputation
  • Prior Experience with the Product
  • Orchestration
  • Self-taught
It's very easy to learn Tibco BW. Many free videos and tutorials show you how to use it.
All integration problems can be quickly and easily solved with TIBCO BusinessWorks.

Learnings and Advice

Using TIBCO Cloud Integration core features

1- It's very easy to build hybrid integration system that connect across on-premises systems.
2- The Drag and Drop feature that easily allow developer to create flow, parse messages, and perform complex mapping.
3- The software is very user friendly.
SAP and Siebel Connectors. Instead of using file or web service to communicate with Siebel CRM or SAP, these connector helps de quickly integrate with these systems
Data integration, IoT and B2B; support for modern development methods; API creation and management, user experience ...

Using TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe)

2 - 
stress management
listening
priority management
Tibco BW Skills
  • Integration with AWS S3
  • Integration with Google BigQuery

Evaluating TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe) and Competitors

TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe) Training

TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe) Support

The support was able to answer each time. Even if sometimes, a little longer exchanges were necessary.
ProsCons
Quick Resolution
Good followup
Knowledgeable team
Problems get solved
Kept well informed
No escalation required
Immediate help available
Support understands my problem
Quick Initial Response
None

Using TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe)

TIBCO Businessworks is the one of the best ESB in the market. The version V5 is missing the JSON / RestFul functionnalities. So
Going to version 6 to remedy this, seems to me a relevant continuity
ProsCons
Like to use
Relatively simple
Easy to use
Well integrated
Consistent
Convenient
Feel confident using
Requires technical support
Lots to learn
  • Calling a SOAP Webservice
  • Most File Operations (Writing, updating, deleting)
  • Mapping Data
  • Data Transformation
  • Some HTTP methods are not supported
  • It's not possible to configure a proxy in the Designer when we use the JSON Plugin. This operation must be done in configuration file (very heavy)

TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe) Reliability

Integrating TIBCO Cloud Integration (including BusinessWorks and Scribe)

  • Salesforce
  • AWS S3
  • Google BigQuery
  • Talend Jobs
As the JSON Plugin is not natively included in version n°5, We were obliged to use Java code in order to exchange data with : AWS S3, Google BigQuey...
  • File import/export
  • API (e.g. SOAP or REST)
  • ETL tools
Each time, we are obliged to use java code