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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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TIBCO FTL connects with TIBCO eFTL, TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, TIBCO Messaging, Apache Kafka Distribution and TIBCO Messaging, Eclipse Mosquitto Distribution providing one platform to address all inter-application communication needs and receive data from IoT devices via MQTT and publish into Kafka streams. It caters a centralized monitoring and management streamlines an administrator's job. Other features including InfluxDB historical statistics and Grafana dashboards make for maintenance and downtime. TIBCO FTL is cloud-ready with Docker images provided for deployment in the PaaS of your choice for your applications development. It's optimized to leverage the latest advancements in hardware and networking technologies such as 10GbE, RDMA, 40Gb Infiniband and OFED and it uses a content-based filtering for data distribution.
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Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
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Financial Services Firm36%
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Financial Services Firm13%
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IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Oriented Middleware with 30 reviews while TIBCO FTL is ranked 8th in Message Oriented Middleware. IBM MQ is rated 8.2, while TIBCO FTL 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 and PubSub+ Event Broker, whereas TIBCO FTL is most compared with TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, TIBCO Rendezvous, TIBCO eFTL and PubSub+ Event Broker.

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