Respond to events before the moment passes
React to events as they happen, then use the opportunity to interact with a potential customer.
Create responsive and personalized customer experiences
Get data to your APIs before it’s required, making your business more responsive and the end-user experiences more delightful.
Bring real-time intelligence to your applications
Bring context to machine-learning models, making real-time recommendations that continuously evolve as the situation demands.
Event input feed for data analytics
Use Event Streams to collect massive volumes of events from IoT, website tracking or back-end systems to feed into big data analytics, enabling you to spot opportunities and risks to make decisions in real time.
Create agile, cloud-native applications built around a central event bus, using event-sourced patterns or reactive frameworks. This is often a pattern used for applications that need to scale.
Bridge to cloud-native applications
Extract events from existing systems to power the next generation of responsive, cloud-native applications.
IBM Event Streams
An event management platform built on Apache Kafka that adds enterprise-grade features and IBM Support
IBM Event Streams Community Edition
A free, unrestricted, unsupported version that delivers the basic features of IBM Event Streams for evaluation and developer use
IBM Event Streams on IBM Cloud
A hosted and fully managed Apache Kafka-as-a-service offering on the IBM Cloud™
Related middleware products
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Connect and engage
Engage with IBM Distinguished Engineers and Apache Kafka experts.