Compare IBM MQ vs. Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS

IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 30 reviews while Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS is ranked 13th in Message Queue (MQ) Software. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS 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 Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS is most compared with Apache Kafka and ActiveMQ.
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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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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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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).

Red Hat JBoss A-MQ for xPaaS extends the capabilities to our Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, Red Hat OpenShift, for messaging services in the cloud.

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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
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Financial Services Firm35%
Retailer13%
Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm8%
Media Company7%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise86%
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Small Business8%
Large Enterprise92%
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