IBM MQ vs. Red Hat AMQ

As of March 2019, IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue with 63 reviews vs Red Hat AMQ which is ranked 8th in Message Queue. The top reviewer of IBM MQ writes "I like that the ability to add applications to it is simple". IBM MQ is most compared with RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ and Apache Kafka. Red Hat AMQ is most compared with ActiveMQ, Apache Kafka and RabbitMQ.
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To implement such an IBM solution, a company has to pay a lot in term of licensing and consultancy. A pricing model might be a better option.In terms of cost, IBM MQ is slightly on the higher side.IBM MQ appliance has pricing options, but they are costly.99.999 percent availability for less than a penny per message over the past 25 years. IBM MQ is the cheapest software in the IBM software portfolio, and it is one of the best.Pricing could be better, as with all IBM products. But their performance in production, along with security and scalability, will pay returns in the long run.I think the pricing is reasonable, especially with IIB as a part of it.Use the new and lightweight version (Liberty) to lower licensing costs. It is also easier to upgrade/maintain.IBM MQ has a flexible license model based on the Processor Value Unit (PVU) and I recommend it.

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Ranking
1st
out of 13 in Message Queue
Views
29,770
Comparisons
19,380
Reviews
63
Followers
793
Avg. Rating
8.6
8th
out of 13 in Message Queue
Views
3,190
Comparisons
2,641
Reviews
0
Followers
119
Avg. Rating
N/A
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Also Known As
WebSphere MQRed Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss AMQ
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Overview

    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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To respond to business demands quickly and efficiently, you need a way to integrate the applications and data spread across your enterprise. Red Hat JBoss A-MQ—based on the Apache ActiveMQ open source project—is a flexible, high-performance messaging platform that delivers information reliably, enabling real-time integration and connecting the Internet of Things (IoT).

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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp CorporationE*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm29%
Insurance Company15%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm34%
Insurance Company17%
Retailer12%
Engineering Company8%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business2%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise88%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise86%
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