Build reactive applications and modernize your business

Reactive Platform enables you to revitalize existing and build new applications that take advantage of advances in distributed architecture and cloud computing. Offered by IBM in partnership with Lightbend, Reactive Platform is based on the leading JVM development platform for creating reactive microservices and fast-data applications on a message-driven runtime. Reactive Platform Development Accelerator gives developers access to advanced libraries and tools that work in concert with the Open Source Core. It also connects developers with subject matter experts to assist in eliminating development “blockers.”
Reactive Platform

Revitalize legacy systems

Breathe new life into legacy systems with an asynchronous, message-driven approach that integrates with Java and Scala libraries and tools, as well as IDEs, DBs and Fast Data systems.

Build cognitive solutions

Capitalize on high-velocity, high-volume data streams by building reactive systems of microservices with Reactive Platform for enterprise AI or cognitive solutions.

Accelerate time to value

With Development Accelerator, gain access to the tools and experts to accelerate learning and support project success by removing development blockers and promoting knowledge transfer more seamlessly.

What it can do for your business

  • More reliable infrastructure
  • More profitable infrastructure
  • Massive scalability and elasticity
  • Rapid time to value
  • Higher developer productivity
  • Disrupt markets

Which option is right for you?

  • Free Edition

    Reactive Platform Open Source Core is comprised of Akka, Play and Lagom, the key open source software projects underpinning the commercial product.

  • Development Accelerator

    Reactive Platform Development Accelerator gives developers access to tools, software and subject matter experts to speed development of reactive applications.

  • Reactive Platform

    Reactive Platform is a full function development platform and production run-time environment for reactive solutions on the JVM using Scala or Java.

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