A lot of improvements over Axis. It handles much more modern constructs and has a cleaner dependency tree than Axis. Better supported, IMHO Also handles REST interfaces.
What do you dislike?
Documentation is OK, but can be tricky to de-tangle responses for Axis vs Axis 2. They are NOT connected products, even though the names would imply so. There were some configurations that were not possible (which were understandable but required me to make changes to the library for an integration with a weird vendor set up. )
Recommendations to others considering the product
Works well. Don't expect it to be a simple drop in replacement for Axis. It's a newer approach, and also allows REST support, so you definitely can do more with it than Axis.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Generating Interfaces for integrations between our company software and various partner companies.
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