Confluent Honored by Bank of America For Enterprise Technology Innovation

Company recognized by financial services leader for helping re-architect its infrastructure for an event-driven world with an event streaming platform

Mountain View, Calif. – October 23, 2019 –  Confluent, Inc., the event streaming platform pioneer, was honored by Bank of America during the leading financial institution’s 11th annual Technology Innovation Summit. Confluent was recognized for its event streaming platform innovations that enable businesses to leverage the power of Apache Kafka’s® real-time capabilities to modernize and accelerate their ability to serve customers and clients.

“Confluent’s mission is to help companies around the world adopt event streaming so they can harness the power of real-time data,” said Jay Kreps, co-founder and CEO, Confluent. “We are delighted that Bank of America recognizes our leadership in the movement towards event streaming.”

Every year, as a part of its Technology Innovation Summit, Bank of America acknowledges emerging companies and technologies that help meet and exceed the needs and expectations of its customers and clients. As one of the recipients of this honor, Confluent will continue to build a universal event pipeline for modern businesses that fulfills the need for a complete picture of historical data as well as visibility into events taking place in real time. This architecture, powered by Apache Kafka, is purpose built to connect all applications and data sources, enabling businesses to react and engage their customers in a quicker, more personalized and efficient manner.

Founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka, Confluent has pioneered event streaming with the goal of making event-driven, real-time data accessible to any business. By removing limitations on the scalability, performance and resiliency of Kafka’s event streaming data, Confluent has empowered businesses to more effectively ingest and draw insights on data in real time for game-changing competitive advantages. Kafka has been adopted by nearly two thirds of the Fortune 100 as businesses across financial services, retail, automotive and more are making event streaming a core part of their businesses.

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About Confluent

Confluent, founded by the original creators of Apache Kafka®, pioneered the enterprise-ready event streaming platform. With Confluent, organizations benefit from the first event streaming platform built for the enterprise with the ease of use, scalability, security and flexibility required by the most discerning global companies to run their business in real time. Companies leading their respective industries have realized success with this new platform paradigm to transform their architectures to streaming from batch processing, spanning on-premises and multi-cloud environments. Backed by Benchmark, Index Ventures and Sequoia Capital, Confluent is headquartered in Palo Alto and London with offices globally. To learn more, please visit www.confluent.io. Download Confluent Platform and Confluent Cloud at www.confluent.io/download.

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