TxMQ began its life in Toronto, Ontario Canada
August 1, 1979
TxMQ began its life in Toronto, Ontario Canada in 1979. Geoff Fridd and Laurie Kochen, having retired from IBM, began supporting IBM’s large mainframe customers, in much the way that they did during their IBM years.
TxMQ, Inc was formed in the US
September 1, 1999
We are now headquartered in the United States to continue this mission of supporting large IBM customers.
Current leadership took over
December 1, 2000
In 2000, the current leadership joined the company, and expanded this mission to include support for customers of all sizes, regardless of their technology platform. This included the addition of a staffing division to help our customers personnel needs, and the expansion of the company’s reach across the United States.
August 16, 2016
Today, TxMQ supports mid-market, and Global 2000 companies, who expand and increase their competitive advantage by leveraging our thought leadership and technical expertise. We invite you to learn more about us on these pages, and reach out for a no obligation consultation on how we can help your company realize continued success, plan for a merger or consolidation, or just better connect with your consumers.
We support companies across industries, though we have particular depth in the following areas:
At a high level, what do we do?
TxMQ has multiple operating units. These include staffing of both permanent employees for our customers, as well as non-permanent or ‘staff aug’ assistance for contract needs.
Our consulting group provides both strategic consulting for our customers, as well as solutioning capabilities when companies have a specific ‘end state’ in mind that they must work towards.
We help customers who need support for current our outdated versions of software
DataPower, MQ, WAS
If you, like most shops, have older DataPower boxes, older versions of MQ or WAS that are out of support, we can help you.
"Cloud", Integration, IIB
We can help you evaluate and execute projects to move to cloud.
If your offshore team is causing you stress, we have the tools and resources to help with that.
We Provide Best Practices Consulting in the following areas:
Project Management and PMO Consulting
Application and integration security
Enterprise messaging and integration
Social media advisement and integration
Application performance and tuning
Software Asset Management
Chuck joined TxMQ in 2000. He was initially hired by the company founders to lead a newly formed division of the business. Within a few years, he was invited to become a partner in the company. In 2005, when the founding partners decided to retire, Chuck bought them out and became the sole owner.
Miles joined TxMQ in 2011 with a strong background in business development, account management and IT solutions/talent identification. His personal approach to every account have made him invaluable to the TxMQ team, where he sits as the VP of Services & Support.
Cindy has been the TxMQ Practice Manager since 2013. She manages TxMQ’s team of technical consultants, with a heavy focus on Middleware and Application Integration Services. She drives project excellence on client engagements to define, scope and negotiate service delivery.