Preview: IBM WebSphere MQ will be enhanced with optional feature designed for smart sensors and telemetry devicesIBM United States Software Announcement 210-069
April 27, 2010
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IBM® plans to offer a new optional feature for WebSphere® MQ to provide messaging designed for connecting smart sensors and telemetry devices. This new feature will enable existing WebSphere MQ applications and networks to connect with remote sensors and devices enabling connectivity to the edge of the enterprise, supporting sense-and-respond solutions that enable smart work. This new feature will be comprised of optional capabilities that are separately orderable and separately chargeable.
MQ Telemetry Transport (MQTT) support was previously provided by WebSphere Message Broker. This new optional feature reduces the prerequisites needed for Telemetry messaging solutions while still enabling WebSphere Message Broker to connect to sensors and devices leveraging this optional feature of WebSphere MQ.
Capabilities to include:
- Optional feature for connecting telemetry devices like sensors and actuators
- Support for MQTT protocol optimized for resource-constrained sensors and devices
- Integrated configuration for telemetry messaging with WebSphere MQ Explorer Eclipse tooling
- MQ Telemetry toolkit, clients, and samples
MQTT is a concise messaging protocol optimized for resource-constrained sensors and devices. MQ Telemetry Transport uses TCP/IP networking and is optimized for low bandwidth communications networks with terse messaging headers that conserve bandwidth. MQ Telemetry Transport provides publish-and-subscribe messaging that enables sensors and devices to send and receive alerts and data when significant events occur.
IBM invites select clients and partners to apply to participate in an Early Access Program. They will have the opportunity to gain experience with the technology and to provide early feedback. To determine eligibilty to participate in the Early Access Program for this offering, contact your local IBM representative. More information about IBM Early Access Programs can be found at IBM BetaWorks.
The information on the proposed new feature is intended to outline our general product direction and it should not be relied on in making a purchasing decision. The information on the proposed new feature is for informational purposes only and may not be incorporated into any contract. The information on the proposed new feature is not a commitment, promise, or legal obligation to deliver any material, code functionality. The development, release, and timing of any features or functionality described for our products remains at our sole discretion.
Previews provide insight into IBM plans and direction. Availability, prices, ordering information, and terms and conditions will be provided when the new feature is announced.
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