Compare IBM MQ vs. Software AG Universal Messaging

IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Oriented Middleware with 31 reviews while Software AG Universal Messaging is ranked 15th in Message Oriented Middleware. IBM MQ is rated 8.4, while Software AG Universal Messaging 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 and Apache Kafka, whereas Software AG Universal Messaging is most compared with .
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33,752 views|25,257 comparisons
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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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Also Known As
WebSphere MQ
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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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Software AG Universal Messaging is a single solution for high-performance, low-latency messaging across a wide array of delivery channels, including all mainstream enterprise, web and mobile platforms.

For the enterprise, Software AG Universal Messaging delivers high throughput messaging for resilient, secure and highly scalable applications.

For web and mobile, Software AG Universal Messaging was designed from the ground up to provide real-time streaming to the edge of corporate networks and beyond.

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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
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Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm35%
Insurance Company13%
Retailer12%
Healthcare Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company39%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm8%
Insurance Company7%
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Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business6%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise86%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business10%
Large Enterprise90%
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