- Take advantage of PAYG payment models and speed application deployment by connecting on-premise applications directly to the cloud.
- Have the freedom to run an application anywhere, either on-premise, in a private cloud or in other clouds, such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon EC2.
- Connect distributed applications running both off and on-premise simply and efficiently.
- Benefit from the write once run anywhere capability of the MQ Light API by seamlessly moving applications from running against a local development messaging server on a laptop (MQ Light) to an the enterprise messaging backbone (MQ) or the cloud (the MQ Light Bluemix Service).
Please note that the IBM MQ Light Bluemix service has been retired. See MQ Light retirement schedule blog. To use the MQ Light API in Bluemix, try Message Hub. We are delighted to announce that the MQ Light Bluemix messaging service can now be accessed from outside of Bluemix. This opens up a whole new range of messaging scenarios, from hybrid cloud integration to aiding application development. For example: