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Fully Managed Apache Kafka® on Azure

Focus on building apps and not managing clusters with a scalable, resilient & secure service built and operated by the original creators of Apache Kafka. Effortlessly connect to your existing data services to build real-time, event driven applications with managed connectors to Azure Blob Storage, Data Lake Gen 2, Microsoft SQL Server & more making Kafka a central event store.


Why Confluent Cloud on Azure marketplace?

Access Confluent Cloud with Azure Active Directory for Single-Sign On and integrated Azure billing when you subscribe through the Azure Marketplace. Built and operated by the original creators of Apache Kafka, Confluent Cloud provides a simple, scalable, resilient, and secure event streaming platform for the cloud-first enterprise, the DevOps-starved organization, or the agile developer on a mission.

  • Serverless

    Scale with cloud-native agility

    • Scale elastically between 0 - 100 MBps
    • No cluster sizing with self-serve provisioning
    • Pay only for what you actually stream
    • Start streaming in minutes
  • flexible

    Stream across hybrid clouds

    • Build a persistent bridge from on-premises to cloud with hybrid Kafka service
    • Stream across public clouds for multi-cloud data pipelines
  • reliable

    Run mission-critical apps

    • Guarantee 99.99% uptime SLA for Multi-Zone
    • Scale to 10s of GBps with dedicated capacity
    • Achieve sub 30 ms latency at scale
    • Enterprise-grade security & compliance
  • complete

    Do more with Apache Kafka

    • Ensure data compatibility with fully-managed Schema Registry
    • Real-time processing with fully-managed ksqlDB
    • Integrate all your systems quickly with Kafka connectors

Features and Pricing

Focus on app development with a complete event streaming service that includes fully managed Apache Kafka, Schema Registry, Connect & ksqlDB.



Streaming Data with Microsoft Azure and Confluent

Read about the benefits of being able to access Confluent Cloud on the Azure marketplace and learn how you can get started.

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