IBM MQ vs. TIBCO FTL

As of March 2019, IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Message Oriented Middleware with 63 reviews vs TIBCO FTL which is ranked 6th in Message Oriented Middleware with 1 review. The top reviewer of IBM MQ writes "I like that the ability to add applications to it is simple". The top reviewer of TIBCO FTL writes "Static and dynamic TCP have been the most useful". IBM MQ is most compared with RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ and Apache Kafka. TIBCO FTL is most compared with TIBCO Enterprise Message Service, TIBCO Rendezvous 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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29,770
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63
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793
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605
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517
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1
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52
Avg. Rating
9.0
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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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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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Sample Customers
Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
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Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm29%
Insurance Company15%
Retailer13%
Healthcare Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Financial Services Firm34%
Insurance Company17%
Retailer12%
Engineering Company8%
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Small Business2%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise88%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business11%
Midsize Enterprise3%
Large Enterprise86%
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