MQTT Could Reshape Enterprise Wireless; Even Facebook Messenger is a Fan

Vance McCarthy | Integration Developer News | January 1, 2012

IBM and Eurotech have contributed software to the Eclipse Foundation to support communications among the next wave of smartphones and wireless devices. Message Queuing Telemetry Transport (MQTT), already in use for Facebook Messenger, is a scalable protocol to easily and quickly connect data from devices with low CPU, memory and limited bandwidth access, officials said.

Even though MQTT has been around for more than a decade, Today, MQTT is attracting attention from many involved with smartphones, texting and other devices that transmit small, burst-type messages, Andy Piper, IBM’s WebSphere Messaging Community Lead told IDN. Even engineers for Facebook’s Messenger mobile messaging app adopted MQTT...