The latest MQ appliance is here: Meet the M2003


Reduce cost and simplify your estate

IBM MQ solutions are used by thousands of enterprises worldwide to be confident their business data is protected and will reliably arrive in the right place at the right time.

For those additionally trying to simplify maintenance and reduce costs while freeing space in their datacenters, the MQ Appliance is a natural choice.


Simple set-up

IBM MQ firmware is pre-installed on dedicated, secured hardware so your teams can get started rapidly.

Maximize performance

Handle even the most demanding high-volume workloads with greater processor power, faster storage, and increased networking capacity.

Business resiliency

Easily create a highly available, resilient architecture for continued access to message data in the event of outages.

Reduced costs

Save on hardware and maintenance costs by simplifying your estate and eliminating time spent installing, patching, and maintaining complex, multi-stack environments.

Data insights without interruption

Harness mission-critical data as it flows through your enterprise with streaming queues to seamlessly power analytics and AI.

Protect against threats

Encrypt highly sensitive and valuable business data at all stages of its journey without writing complex code or modifying applications.

Features of IBM MQ

Powerful messaging

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

Assured delivery

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

Market-leading messaging – everywhere

The same secure, proven, high-performance messaging solution however and wherever you deploy.

Uniform clusters

Automated and intelligent workload balancing so that you can design applications for scale.

Freedom to develop

Broad language, API, and messaging protocol support (including AMQP) and simple management tools.

24x7x365 technical support

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




  • 256 GB RAM, 16 x 16 GB DDR4 DIMMs

Ethernet ports

Ethernet ports

  • 1 GbE ports: 8
  • 10 GbE ports: 4
  • 40 GbE ports: 4
  • 100 GbE ports: 2
  • 1 GbE management ethernet ports: 2 (1 supporting IPMI)

Processors and disks

Processors and disks

  • 2 x 16-core Intel Xeon Gold 6326 Processors. 2.9 GHz QXS7, Hyperthreading enabled
  • 4 x 3.2 TB NVMe SSDs under hardware-controlled mirrored RAID


Case studies

Servicio De Impuestos Internos

Learn how a government agency in Chile uses MQ Appliance to service one million end users.

A financial services organization

MQ Appliance helps to reduce costs for ATM transactions, loan applications and mobile banking.

Deployment options

IBM® MQ on Cloud

Deploy IBM MQ across clouds for a common messaging backbone.

IBM® MQ Advanced

Get core IBM MQ functions with additional file transfer and end-to-end message data encryption.

IBM® MQ for z/OS

Transfer data on the mainframe with custom code designed for IBM z/OS.


A security-rich messaging solution for cloud, mobile, IoT and on-premises environments.