Compare IBM MQ vs. Software AG Optimize for Process

IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Business Activity Monitoring with 29 reviews while Software AG Optimize for Process is ranked 8th in Business Activity Monitoring. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while Software AG Optimize for Process 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 Software AG Optimize for Process is most compared with PubSub+ Event Broker.
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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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Optimize for Process is a Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) solution that gives you real-time, actionable insight into process activity for greater operational control. You can see where to make proactive changes to prevent breakdowns and increase your service levels.

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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp CorporationSwisscom
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm35%
Retailer13%
Insurance Company13%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company41%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm7%
Media Company7%
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Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise9%
Large Enterprise85%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business5%
Midsize Enterprise5%
Large Enterprise91%
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