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Red Hat AMQ

Lightweight messaging

Extend integration to the outer edges of your enterprise

To respond to business demands quickly and efficiently, you need a way to integrate the applications and data spread across your enterprise. Red Hat® AMQ—based on the Apache ActiveMQ open source project—is a flexible, high-performance messaging platform that delivers information reliably, enabling real-time integration and connecting the Internet of Things (IoT).

Red Hat AMQ for OpenShift Container Platform extends these capabilities to our container Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution, Red Hat OpenShift, for messaging services in the cloud.


What can you do with Red Hat AMQ?

  • Unlock enterprise assets with real-time messaging—integrate applications, endpoints and devices.

  • Reliably and scalably connect IoT.

  • Improve operations, and customer experience by deploying customized, real-time solutions on every device and with each, distributor, outlet, and partner.

  • Deploy a robust messaging solution to support application platforms, enterprise service bus (ESB) platforms, or service-oriented architecture (SOA) platforms.

  • Avoid vendor dependency and significantly cut your total cost of ownership (TCO).

  • Create global, secure, asynchronous communications with redundant paths for high availability.

Product details

Respond quickly with reliable messaging

Connect almost everything

The small footprint and adherence to standards of Red Hat AMQ make it possible to connect nearly everything. You can deploy and easily manage it in any configuration, so you can deploy a network of brokers across your infrastructure whether they're on premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid configuration.

Real-time integration

Using various messaging patterns to support real-time messaging, Red Hat AMQ integrates applications, endpoints, and devices quickly and efficiently. As a result, your enterprise is more responsive and agile.

Our retail clients are thrilled to have this real-time visibility, and they can now communicate with their customers faster and with greater accuracy than before.

Mike Leyland, I.T. Director, Hermes

Flexible configuration, multiple deployment options

Red Hat AMQ offers multiple deployment options, from lightweight, dynamic, on-premise based on OSGi, to the cloud using Red Hat AMQ for xPaaS. This flexibility lets you easily deploy Red Hat AMQ to connect solutions at every endpoint or device and with each, distributor, and partner. Furthermore, the interconnect feature allows the creation of multiple redundant paths over a wide area, globally traversing security and VPN boundaries safely, reliably, and securely.

Multilanguage client support

Red Hat AMQ supports connectivity from client programs written in multiple languages. In addition to Java clients, native connectivity from C, C++, Python, .Net, and more is supported. Streaming Text Orientated Messaging Protocol (STOMP) support provides messaging connectivity from scripting languages like JavaScript and Ajax. This allows a variety of enterprise assets to participate in real-time messaging.

Multiprotocol and language-based support

Red Hat AMQ supports:

  • Java Message Service (JMS) 1.1.
  • Transmission Control Protocol (TCP).
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).
  • User Datagram Protocol (UDP).
  • STOMP.
  • .NET Message Service (NMS).
  • Message Queue Telemetry Transport (MQTT).
  • Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) 1.0.

AMQP defines an open-wire protocol for messaging interoperability. Born out of a collaboration between major messaging vendors and end-user organization, AMQP lets your enterprise deploy various distributed messaging solutions to respond to evolving business requirements.

High performance, security, and reliability

Backed by Red Hat's award-winning support and services, Red Hat AMQ has a track record of supporting mission-critical applications. This messaging platform is based on open source projects from Apache Software Foundation, which has a proven history and a vibrant community of contributors.

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