Compare IBM MQ vs. Iron.io

IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 29 reviews while Iron.io is ranked 14th in Message Queue (MQ) Software. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while Iron.io is rated 0. The top reviewer of IBM MQ writes "We don't lose messages in transit and we can store messages and forward them when required". On the other hand, IBM MQ is most compared with VMware RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Apache Kafka, PubSub+ Event Broker and TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, whereas Iron.io is most compared with VMware RabbitMQ and Apache Kafka.
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IBM MQ is expensive and they charge based on the CPU.It's a very expensive product.It would be a 10 out of 10 if it wasn't so expensive.It is a very expensive product compared to the open source products in the market.Most of our customers are quite happy with the solution but they have an issue with the cost. They want to move to cheaper solutions.IBM products, in general, have high licensing costs and support costs are too high.There is a different platform price between Windows, z/OS, and iSeries.Our costs haven't increased but they also have not improved.

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    IBM MQ provides the universal messaging backbone for service-oriented architecture (SOA) connectivity. It connects virtually any commercial IT system, whether on premise, in the cloud, or a mixture. For more than 20 years IBM has led the market in messaging middleware and more than 10,000 businesses across all geographies and industries rely on IBM MQ.

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IronMQ is an elastic message queue created specifically with the cloud in mind. It’s easy to use, runs on industrial-strength cloud infrastructure, and offers developers ready-to-use messaging with highly reliable delivery options and cloud-optimized performance.

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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp CorporationZenefits, Google, Turner, Whole Foods Market, Thrillist, Harry's, Untappd, Twitter, Consyl, Edeva, Hotel Tonight
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm35%
Retailer13%
Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company7%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise85%
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Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise91%
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