Great news MQ Users! IBM has just released the new IBM MQ v9.2 and it’s ready for download.
The new version has many features that continue to make IBM MQ the industry leader for messaging middleware software. MQ v9.2 is the follow-on long-term support release (LTSR) to MQ v9.1. With the LTSR release, fix packs will only provide fixes that include no new functions. MQ v9.2 includes the features that were delivered in the CD releases of MQ versions v9.1.1 to v9.1.5, along with some minor enhancements. The capabilities being incorporated into MQ v9.2 from previous MQ v9.1.x CD releases and those that are new in MQ v9.2 are detailed in the Description section. For more information, see the IBM MQ FAQ for Long Term Support and Continuous Delivery releases website.
This release encompasses all versions of MQ including the MQ Appliance and MQ on Cloud. Below we’ve outlined a few of the new enhancements included in the release.
MQ v9.2 includes enhancements in the following areas:
- Simplified, smart management
- Augmented security
- Expanded client application options
- Easier adoption of containers
- More flexible design and deployment
Extended Support for your IBM MQ
Keep in mind that although IBM has extended support for IBM MQ v8.x through September 30th, now’s the time to get your plans in order. If you need help determining an upgrade path or choosing the right option for End Of Service or End Of Life Support for your out of date software, contact TxMQ for a free discovery call.
If you’re interested in learning more about how TxMQ can help support your MQ, take a closer look at some of our services on our IBM MQ and WebSphere Support page.
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