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webMethods.io vs. MuleSoft Comparison

Which is the best iPaaS provider for you?

November 29, 2022

Written by
Louis-Victor Jadavji, Cofounder of Taloflow

Who should you choose and why?

âś‹ Most important consideration

  • webMethods.io was a very popular on-premises integration tool for some time (and still is!). Unfortunately, they came late to the iPaaS party and are largely playing catchup to other prominent iPaaS providers. Still, although MuleSoft and others have better features and functionality, webMethods.io is easy to deploy and Software AG (its parent) offers very flexible pricing.

🤔 Strongly consider webMethods.io over MuleSoft if

  • You are looking to build IoT integration scenarios that require handling MQTT protocols.
  • You want application connectors for your integrations.
  • You want to migrate older integrations to more modern cloud-based iPaaS solutions.

🤔 Strongly consider MuleSoft over webMethods.io if

  • You are looking for “ease of integration” using standard APIs and tools.
  • You want more advanced role-based access control (RBAC) features.
  • You are planning to use packaged solutions for common integration scenarios.

đź“ť Other Notes

  • MuleSoft provides better support for multi-tenant architecture compared to webMethods.io.

Software AG webMethods.io

WebMethods.io Integration is a user-friendly integration platform offering a unique blend of capabilities, traditionally provided by ESBs, data integration systems, API management tools, and B2B gateways. This assortment of features provides users with a single platform to address multiple integration needs, reducing the complexity typically associated with managing several disparate systems. Consequently, users can create, manage, and integrate APIs more efficiently while also enabling effective B2B communications.

Mulesoft AnyPoint Platform

Mulesoft's Anypoint Exchange presents a holistic integration solution, combining iPaaS, API Management, and classic Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) tools. Its three-layered API architecture is highly regarded among enterprises for its structured approach to API development and management. Mulesoft further enhances its offering with Mulesoft Compose, a low-code solution facilitating deep integrations with Salesforce. This blend of solutions provides businesses with a unified, comprehensive platform to manage their integrations and APIs, enabling seamless data flow and operational efficiency.

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"Gotchas"

  • webMethods.io does not have any good mechanisms for sharing integration assets across different teams.

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About the Author

Louis-Victor Jadavji (or "LV") is a recognized leader in the cloud services industry. He's helped 50+ digital native companies like ModusBox, Later, and NS1 choose the right cloud stack for their applications. His work has been featured in Forbes (30 Under 30 All-Star), HuffPost, The New York Times, The Globe and Mail, and Inc. Magazine.

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