Gartner Research

Business Requirements Drive Companies to Use More Message-Oriented Middleware

Published: 18 July 2013

ID: G00248622

Analyst(s): W. Roy Schulte, Jess Thompson

Summary

The growing size and variety of business applications is causing companies to use message-oriented middleware more widely, and to require new kinds of MOM technology. IT architects must understand the implications of the "universal messaging" strategies pursued by several MOM vendors.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • The growing workload volume, and the trends toward mobile, cloud, big data and OT, are causing IT leaders to deploy more MOM and use new kinds of MOM technology to satisfy escalating business requirements
  • The spread of new kinds of messaging is driving IBM to expand the capabilities of its WebSphere MQ product suite to protect its large share of the MOM market
  • The growing demand for nonconventional messaging is opening opportunities for other vendors to introduce universal messaging suites and new specialized MOM products to increase their shares of the MOM market

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