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Real-Time IoT Data Solution with Confluent

Take full advantage of data in motion to drive real-time insights from IoT sensors, connected objects and devices to transform your operations and attain a competitive edge.

Processing IoT Data

With connected devices comes data and with data comes opportunity. Tapping into the enormous flow of IoT data can transform enterprises into digital businesses and facilitate new business models, increase efficiency and improve customer engagement. Yet, legacy data infrastructures are holding you back.

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

Confluent Simplifies IoT Event Streams Processing

Confluent delivers continuous, real-time data integration across all applications, systems, and IoT devices, unifying data that is normally too large or complex for traditional data integration tools.

Connect Endless Services

Ingest and consolidate streaming data and events from today’s IoT sources, including cloud or edge and extend to the future with an extensive suite of pre-built data connectors.

Handle Unlimited Streams of Data from Edge to Cloud

Easily scale to hundreds or thousands of devices to ingest, process, transform and enrich your high volume data, without any disruption or data loss.

Derive Real-Time Analytics and Insights

Process millions of events per second, transform and enrich events in real time for monitoring, alerting, improved operational efficiency and faster and more intelligent decisions.

Operate with Confidence

Achieve mission-critical reliability and easily migrate across multi-cloud environments. Ensure confidentiality, compliance and secure access. Automate deployment on any platform.

Why Confluent?

Leverage every data source across your firm to connect with your customers on a highly personalized level, retain their trust, and boost your profitability and market share.

Enhance Developer Innovation

Launch new services and features faster by building, testing, and deploying new microservices without risk to applications running in production. A decoupled architecture allows your developers to reliably use the most recent data (e.g., trial a spending analytics feature on a mobile payments app) to optimize testing which can result in reduced development time and costs

Operation Resiliency at Scale

Maintain streaming data platform uptime and enable consistency of guaranteed messaging order during data volume spikes (Confluent’s “exactly once” feature will ensure transactions such as fund transfers aren’t replicated). A robust architecture ensures high performance and scalability as data streaming volume, velocity, and variety grows through your organization.

Interoperability and Integration

Free your data sources locked in legacy architecture or business silos and stream data across the business in real time. You have the flexibility to deploy on-premises, in your public or hybrid cloud, from bare metal to Kubernetes, or leverage a fully managed, cloud-native service with Confluent Cloud.

Leverage Untapped Data in Analytics

Harness complex data from a variety of applications and services to power more sophisticated big data analytics (such as risk management or stress testing models) and make intelligent, time-critical business decisions to improve customer experience.

Manage Data Governance

Stream, process, and store data in compliance with regional regulatory requirements and customer SLAs from one seamless, highly secure enterprise-grade platform. Whether that’s creating an appropriate system of record for FINRA or complying with the latest ISO 20022 standards.

Fully Managed by Data Streaming Pioneers for Lower TCO

Built and managed by the original creators of Kafka, get support from the world’s foremost Kafka experts who will guide development as applications are built out to support your mission-critical initiatives. With usage-based billing in Confluent Cloud, you only pay for what you use.

Use Kafka Event Streaming to Create Next-Gen IoT Applications

Autonomous and Connected Vehicles

Data generated by connected vehicles can be capitalized to deliver greater auto-safety, monitor vehicle performance and health and transform driving experiences. Capture IoT streams from cameras, radar, light detection and ranging (LIDAR) and other onboard sensors for insights into road conditions and traffic patterns to inform appropriate driving actions, prevent potential accidents and predict maintenance.

Read How Tesla Unlocks Fleet Insights with Kafka

Listen to how Audi Reimagined Transportation with Confluent

Retail Inventory Management

Real-time integration between mobile apps, customer activity, and back-end services like CRMs, loyalty systems, geolocation, and weather information creates a context-specific customer view and allows for better cross-selling, promotions, and other customer-facing services. Confluent can help you modernize your supply chain, optimize capacity planning, transform your operations and delight your customers.

Learn How Kafka Empowers Real-Time Omnichannel Capabilities at Walmart, Target,Nordstrom and Mojix

Healthcare Analytics

IoT devices at the edge are changing patients’ healthcare experience, whether it’s a mobile device collecting patient information at an emergency room visit or an on-body continuous glucose monitoring system. With all your data in Confluent’s platform, you can improve patient care, support drug and vaccine development, and advance care and precision medicine through data driven analytics.

See How Humana Improves Healthcare Through Real-Time Interoperability

Industrial IoT and Manufacturing

Industry 4.0 is driving increased focus on smart factories with connected machines, assets and industrial ecosystems to drive increased efficiency and productivity. With Confluent, process IoT event streams to meet the needs of changing customer requirements. Procure products effectively, coordinate efficient shipping and delivery routes and transform inventory, logistics, and manufacturing to create the supply chain of the future.

Smart Cities: Energy, Transportation, Parking and more

To build people-centered cities that are connected, efficient and more liveable requires real-time analysis of data from different sources - buildings, traffic lights, parking lots, geospatial data, video surveillance systems and many more. With Confluent, unify, transform and enrich all your data in real-time to increase safety, improve city planning, increase efficiency and reduce costs.

How to Build a Smart City with Confluent's Event Streaming Platform

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Bosch Drives a Digital Transformation and Smart Tools Innovation

To accelerate its IoT initiatives, Bosch Power Tools relies on Confluent Cloud and Apache Kafka for asynchronous communication between applications and microservices with real-time, event-based streaming and persistent storage of events.

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As founders and original creators of Apache Kafka, we’ve extended Kafka to create a truly secure, resilient and compliant data in motion platform that’s available across hybrid and multicloud environments.

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