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Starting at USD 500 per month

The Professional edition is ideal for individual businesses or for project or departmental use. (Subscribe to our managed cloud service, hosted by IBM, or purchase software to deploy on premises or to any private or public cloud.)


Starting from USD 2,370 per month

The Enterprise edition is ideal for enterprise-wide use. (Subscribe to our managed cloud service, hosted by IBM, or purchase software to deploy on premises or to any private or public cloud.)

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A no-charge plan that provides the essential functionality to connect cloud and on-premises applications as automated event-action flows and RESTFul APIs or enterprise integrations.

  • 1000 flow runs per month
  • 1 GB data transfer per month
  • No processing capacity (VPC) caps
  • Prebuilt connectors for SaaS apps, packaged apps, interfaces and protocols

Integration styles

Integration capabilities extend to without-code, event-based and batch/bulk data processing.

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    Professional Enterprise
Real-time event-based   
Sync or migrate data with bulk   
Create no-code APIs   

Global transaction

Transaction between integrations such as XA.

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    Professional Enterprise
Two-phase commit transaction      


App Connect has the ability to connect to applications, services and custom-built software wherever they live, like HTTP, SOAP, SMTP, POP3, JDBC, ODBC, JMS or MQ as well as industry-specific endpoints, such as Commerce, PI systems or SWIFT.

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    Professional Enterprise
SaaS apps   
Packaged apps   
Off-the-shelf or custom apps   
Systems, devices, appliances      
Multi-platform software      
IBM Z™      
Industry-specific endpoints      


Both App Connect Professional and Enterprise have the ability to build no-code solutions. App Connect Enterprise specializes in advanced flows with rules engines, sequencing, callable flows and custom code in languages like Java™, C# and .NET.

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    Professional Enterprise
Web-based monitoring, mgt, log      
Configuration-based dev   
Prebuilt templates, patterns   
Build custom solutions   
Build hybrid integrations      
Switch to code or inject code      
Complete dev lifecycle   

Management and administration

Both versions of App Connect have tools to support the management and administration of built-in real-time performance statistics, analysis, activity logging and audit.

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    Professional Enterprise
Web-based mgt, monitoring   
User access and mgt support   
Auto dev-ops via APIs and CLIs   

Deployment options

With capabilities that can connect to anything in a multicloud environment, take advantage of versatility in deployment.

Comparison Table

    Professional Enterprise
IBM Cloud Public   
IBM Cloud Dedicated      
IBM Cloud Private      
Non-IBM clouds or on-premise   
As Docker containers   
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G2 Crowd Honors App Connect

For peer-to-peer review platform G2 Crowd’s 2019 Best Software awards, App Connect placed highly in the categories for Best Software Products, Top 50 Products for Mid-Market and Top 50 Products for Enterprise.

Start using App Connect for free

Increase integration performance, lower latency times and reduce costs. With our no-code setup, you’ll be up and running in minutes. We also offer expert advice, an install base and your first two flows—all for free with our Lite plan.