IBM MQ Pricing and License Cost

Sunil Sahoo
Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
We have a multi-year OIO (open infrastructure offering) with IBM and if there is any additional licensing required it gets deducted from the OIO. We have been using IBM's other services as well. View full review »
Abraham Ansah-Cudjoe
Unix/Linux Systems Administrator at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
IBM MQ is expensive and they charge based on the CPU. View full review »
SrinathKatamreddy
Consultant at a transportation company with 10,001+ employees
For individual projects, IBM MQ may cost more. Here, we are using it globally. It is distributed around the world for our operations, so cost-wise it is less for us. But if you go with individual licenses, the cost of IBM is much more. View full review »
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Srinivas Mamidala
Integration Consultant at Dubai Technology Partners
Although I'm not involved with costs in our company, IBM products, in general, have high licensing costs and support costs are too high. A lot of people have started using open-source, like Kubernetes and microservices. There is also Apache ActiveMQ. There are many other products out there. View full review »
reviewer1181517
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
There is a different platform price between Windows, z/OS, and iSeries. View full review »
Eduardo Cano
Architect & System Engineer at Servicio de Impuestos Internos
The price is high. View full review »
Soumya Thomas
VP - Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd at Accelya World SLU
In terms of cost, IBM MQ is slightly on the higher side. View full review »
Alexander Fildish
Consulting BPM Architect at Ivory Software Corp
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. View full review »
Balanna N
Architect at Franklin Templeton
IBM MQ appliance has pricing options, but they are costly. View full review »
reviewer914592
User
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. View full review »
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