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Proven messaging for hybrid and multicloud environments that’s high-performance and security-rich
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Make every message count

Connect applications and microservices in private data centers, across hybrid or multicloud environments, and at the edge of your enterprise.

Tap into the value of your existing mission-critical data to gain near-real-time insights. Only IBM® MQ protects your business from incorrect data and application errors with exactly-once message delivery.

Thousands of businesses worldwide depend on IBM MQ 90%

90% of the top 100 in the 2022 Forbes Global 2000.

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70% of the top 10 healthcare companies in the 2022 Forbes Global 2000.

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80% of the top 10 oil and gas companies in the 2022 Forbes Global 2000.

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60% of the top 10 media companies in the 2022 Forbes Global 2000.

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Benefits Insulate your business from risks

Unlike its competitors, IBM MQ will never lose a message or deliver a message more than once.

Simple multi-style messaging

Connect diverse systems with support for message queueing, events or PubSub, and making transactions.

24x7x365 technical support

A dedicated IBM MQ team is available to help you, along with a large user community.

Market-leading messaging, everywhere

Get the same proven, security-rich and high-performance messaging solution, however and wherever you deploy.

“Always-on” cloud native messaging

Minimal infrastructure and a light footprint make MQ perfect for cloud-native, highly available deployments.

Secure, enterprise-wide connectivity

Keep data safe with TLS secured communications, identity access management, message-level security and more.

Connectivity features Flexible deployment options

Deploy to public or private cloud in virtual machines or containers on Docker, Kubernetes/Cri-O or Red Hat® OpenShift®.

Uniform clusters

Automated and intelligent workload balancing lets you design applications for scale.

High availability, designed to be easy

Keep your business going with high availability that’s simple to set up and offers rapid recovery times.

A way to unlock the value of existing data

Harness mission-critical data as it flows around the enterprise to power analytics and AI.


Security by design

Protect data from threats with user access management, TLS-secured communications, and more.

Freedom to develop

Use broad language, API and messaging protocol support (including AMQP) plus simple management tools.

Connect. Protect. Simplify.

Simple universal connectivity Deploy queue managers quickly and more easily. Connect your applications for reliable enterprise-wide data transfer.

360° views of your estate View and manage all your queue managers from a single IBM MQ web console, no matter where managers are deployed.

Straightforward management Administer and monitor MQ in the way that best suits your skills. Use REST APIs, the web console, command line interface (CLI) and more.

Secure business data Keep data safe with rigorous security mechanisms, including access management, TLS certificates and audit options.

Pricing to suit every budget Use your free Lite plan as long as you like and upgrade any time to the deployment model that best suits your needs.

Financial institutions use MQ heavily; it’s very good at what it does. Paul Hatcher Head of Enterprise Messaging The Bank of New York Mellon Read the case study
Case studies Grocery retailer

A grocery retailer effortlessly transfers 50 million messages across the country every day.

The Professional Provident Society

The client had an 80% drop in remedial actions as a result of audits and 90% of system code was eliminated with IBM MQ Advanced.

Related products IBM MQ Advanced

Get all the benefits of IBM MQ, with advanced connectivity, security and reliability.

IBM API Connect®

Secure and manage APIs through their entire lifecycle across multiple cloud and on-premises environments.

IBM App Connect

A powerful all-in-one tool for easily connecting apps, integrating data, building APIs and acting on events.

IBM Event Automation

Turn messages flowing through IBM MQ into a key source of real-time business events, without any interruption or architectural changes.

IBM Cloud Pak® for Integration

Add IBM MQ as part of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration to extend your investment and scale with confidence.

IBM Support Offerings

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