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Confluent for Internet of Things (IoT)

Stream all the Things

 Processing IoT Data with Apache Kafka

It has been estimated that by 2020, there will be over 26 billion connected devices across the globe. With connected devices comes data and with data comes opportunity. Tapping into that enormous flow of insight and changes the way we look at customers, products and how business operates.

Learn how British Gas is using Apache Kafka to Enable the Connected Home

Common Challenges with Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Systems are overwhelmed by dramatic increases in data volumes

  • The range of connected devices is broad, no one size-fits-all solution

  • Data streams must flow both in and out of devices

The Confluent Advantage

As the only event streaming platform built entirely on Apache Kafka, Confluent is the ideal solution for unlocking the value of all IoT data.

  • Connect endless services via a shared log

    • The Kafka Connect API  makes it easy to connect to leading data systems, and create custom connectors for lesser known ones
    • Makes it easy to scale to hundreds or thousands of devices
  • Create a back pressure valve for handling unlimited streams of data

    • Producers and consumers can operate at a different pace with no data loss
  • Operate with confidence

  • Backed by the original creators of Apache Kafka

    • Enterprise subscription  gives you access to the team that created and continues to develop Apache Kafka

Contact us to learn how Confluent can help with your IoT data.