IBM MQ vs. Solace PubSub+

IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Queue with 63 reviews vs Solace PubSub+ which is ranked 6th 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. Solace PubSub+ is most compared with Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ and IBM MQ.
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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
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26,564
Comparisons
17,278
Reviews
63
Followers
721
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8.6
6th
out of 13 in Message Queue
Views
5,481
Comparisons
4,580
Reviews
0
Followers
418
Avg. Rating
N/A
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Also Known As
WebSphere MQSolace Virtual Message Router, Solace Cloud, Solace Message Router Appliance
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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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Solace PubSub+ is a message broker that lets you establish event-driven interactions between applications and microservices across hybrid cloud environments using open APIs and protocols.

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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp CorporationFxPro, TP ICAP, Barclays, Airtel, American Express, Cobalt, Legal & General, LSE Group, Akuna Capital, Azure Information Technology, Brand.net, Canadian Securities Exchange, Core Transport Technologies, Crédit Agricole, Fluent Trade Technologies, Harris Corporation, Korea Exchange, Live E!, Mercuria Energy, Myspace, NYSE Technologies, Pico, RBC Capital Markets, Standard Chartered Bank, Unibet
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm29%
Insurance Company15%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm39%
Insurance Company12%
Engineering Company9%
Transportation Company7%
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Small Business1%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise89%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business12%
Midsize Enterprise4%
Large Enterprise84%
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