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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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    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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Financial Services Firm36%
Retailer13%
Insurance Company12%
Healthcare Company7%
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Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company6%
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Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise85%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise89%
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IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 31 reviews while Software AG Apama is ranked 2nd in CEP. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while Software AG Apama 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 Software AG Apama is most compared with Apache Spark Streaming, Apache Flink and TIBCO Streambase CEP.

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