As all applications move into the cloud, so do their integration needs. The advantages of message oriented middleware have always been realized for a long time now. Let’s take a look at how to achieve messaging based integration while in the public cloud. The options in this space can be broadly classified into two types:
Award winning IBMWebSphere MQ (WMQ) software has been having a monopoly in this space for over a decade now. WMQ has about 83% of market share (in 2005 - probably more now). The product is so popular that a lot of consultants working in space can't think beyond this product for the advantages it offers. Here is a comparison of are 47 messaging middleware products based on the cost, suitability for enterprise deployment and product maturity in market with links where you can find more information about it.