Deliver more engaging customer experiences

Built on open source Apache Kafka, IBM® Event Streams is an event-streaming platform that helps you build smart apps that can react to events as they happen. Event Streams is based on years of IBM operational expertise gained from running Apache Kafka event streams for enterprises. This makes Event Streams ideal for mission-critical workloads.


Connectivity to enterprise systems

With connectors to a wide range of core systems and a scalable REST API, you can extend the reach of your existing enterprise assets.

Enterprise-grade deployment and operations

Rich security and geo-replication aids disaster recovery. Take advantage of IBM productivity tools and use the CLI to ensure best practices.

Event-driven architecture expertise

IBM Support is available for deep technical expertise whenever you need it.

How it’s used

See the award-winning UI

Screenshot of the IBM Event Streams user interface

See the award-winning UI

Event Streams has been recognized in the 2019 Indigo Design Awards. The award recognized UX, interface and navigation features, as well as interactive design.

A trusted Kafka offering

KONE runs 247 predictive management with IBM AI and serverless tech

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A trusted Kafka offering

IBM has years of experience running Apache Kafka for clients. See how KONE is using IBM event-streaming technology to run 24x7 predictive maintenance.

Deployment options

Cloud service

Running on IBM Cloud®, this is the IBM fully-managed Apache Kafka-as-a-service offering, available since 2015.

Certified container software

Running on Red Hat® OpenShift® or IBM Cloud private, the software helps you become a better event-driven enterprise.