IBM MQ Pricing and License Cost

Rashid Alam
Application Architect at a healthcare company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I'm not aware of the pricing. That's something others deal with, but they do tell me that it is expensive. I don't know how much it is. We have an ELA contract with IBM and everything is included. It's not like MQ has a different price, and different products have difference prices. Everything is done as part of one big contract View full review »
Sello Ndhlovu
Manager - Enterprise Information at a government with 51-200 employees
Since this was not the initial direction CIPC was embarking on, we had the minimal license requirement. The cost was less than the value we would be getting out of this product. There's an annual license with support and it is reasonable cost wise. View full review »
Sr. Solution Architect or Program Manager at a financial services firm
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. View full review »
Suganya Rane
Senior Principal Integration Architect at Sabre
It's super expensive, so ask them if they can consolidate some other licensing costs. But, IBM is IBM, so I guess we'll pay for it. View full review »
Abdel Moneim Emad
Enterprise Solutions Architect at Intercom Enterprises
IBM MQ has a flexible license model based on the Processor Value Unit (PVU) and I recommend it. View full review »
Gurvijay Bhatti
Senior Solutions Architect at a government with 10,001+ employees
I think the pricing is reasonable, especially with IIB as a part of it. View full review »
Alfredo Gan
Principal Middleware Engineer / Automation Specialist at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Use the new and lightweight version (Liberty) to lower licensing costs. View full review »
Soumya Thomas
VP - Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd with 1,001-5,000 employees
In terms of cost, IBM MQ is slightly on the higher side. View full review »
Alexander Fildish
Consulting BPM Architect with 10,001+ employees
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 a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
IBM MQ appliance has pricing options, but they are costly. View full review »
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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