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"The price is high.""There is a different platform price between Windows, z/OS, and iSeries.""IBM products, in general, have high licensing costs and support costs are too high.""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.""It is a very expensive product compared to the open source products in the market.""It would be a 10 out of 10 if it wasn't so expensive.""It's a very expensive product.""IBM MQ is expensive and they charge based on the CPU."

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WebSphere MQ
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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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Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm37%
Retailer12%
Insurance Company11%
Transportation Company6%
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Computer Software Company27%
Financial Services Firm22%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government5%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise86%
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Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise86%
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Find out what your peers are saying about IBM, Apache, Solace and others in Message Queue (MQ) Software. Updated: August 2021.
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IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 38 reviews while PubSub+ Event Portal is ranked 16th in Message Queue (MQ) Software. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while PubSub+ Event Portal is rated 0.0. 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 Apache Kafka, VMware RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, PubSub+ Event Broker and Anypoint MQ, whereas PubSub+ Event Portal is most compared with .

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