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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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    Apache Kafka is open source and can be used for free. It has very good log management and has a way to store the data used for analytics. Apache Kafka is very good if you have a high number of users… more »
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    IBM MQ has a great reputation behind it, and this solution is very robust with great stability. It is easy to use, simple to configure and integrates well with our enterprise ecosystem and protocols… more »
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    The solution allows one to easily configure an IBM MQQueueManager.
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    Also Known As
    WebSphere MQ
    Enterprise Message Service
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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 Enterprise Message Service is a standards-based messaging solution that can serve as the backbone of an SOA by providing Java Message Service (JMS) compliant communications across a wide range of platforms and application technologies.
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    Sample Customers
    Deutsche Bahn, Bon-Ton, WestJet, ARBURG, Northern Territory Government, Tata Steel Europe, Sharp Corporation
    BNL, SunGard, TUI Group, UTi Worldwide, Yellow Pages Group
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm37%
    Retailer11%
    Insurance Company10%
    Transportation Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company26%
    Financial Services Firm24%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Government5%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm28%
    Computer Software Company24%
    Comms Service Provider11%
    Media Company5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business7%
    Midsize Enterprise9%
    Large Enterprise84%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise10%
    Large Enterprise76%
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    IBM MQ is ranked 1st in Business Activity Monitoring with 45 reviews while TIBCO Enterprise Message Service is ranked 6th in Business Activity Monitoring. IBM MQ is rated 8.0, while TIBCO Enterprise Message Service 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, PubSub+ Event Broker and Red Hat AMQ, whereas TIBCO Enterprise Message Service is most compared with PubSub+ Event Broker, TIBCO FTL, Amazon SNS, Amazon EventBridge and Real-Time Innovations DDS.

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