API Streamer provides the means to distribute data streams to third-party developers at scale, so they can integrate that data into their own apps and services using the protocols of their choice. Ably does all the heavy engineering lifting so you can deploy, manage, and distribute your data streams as event-driven APIs or integrations.
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Effortlessly distribute your data streams
Serverless infrastructure to quickly deploy data streams. We support integration with cloud, hybrid, or on-prem environments for seamless integration, whatever your architecture.
ManageThere’s no need to build in-house tooling to manage your data streams and integrations. Our management dashboard provides all the tools you’d expect: registration, permission management, analytics, rate limiting, security, and more.
DistributeAPI Streamer is built on Ably’s battle-tested Data Stream Network, enabling end-to-end streaming from data source to end-user device in milliseconds. It's infinitely scalable - you only pay for the capacity you use.
API Streamer already providing solutions for:
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Universal interoperability = reusable endpoints
Developers can deploy a stream once, using whichever protocol they wish, and create re-usable endpoints. API Streamer’s adapter function transforms source protocol to client destination protocol for unlimited numbers of customers to integrate with using the protocols and platforms of their choice.
Who’s using Ably?
Hundreds of companies trust Ably to deliver their realtime data.
Multiple protocols reduce friction for in-bound stream subscribers
Multiple protocols to help subscribers consume your streams at scale
A uniquely end-to-end solution
Designed with developers in mind
Efficient data delta streaming
Depend on super-low latencies
Our proximity to your subscribers, with 7 datacenters globally, means Ably API Streamer can guarantee class-leading performance with the lowest latency service available. We currently deliver global round-trip median latencies of less than 65ms
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Edge acceleration point-of-presence (PoP)
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The support you demand
Take control of your streaming APIs
Keep your information safe and secure
Our commitment to interoperability
See our our Open Protocol Policy
6 Six ways API Streamer helps you monetize in the realtime API economy
Skip infrastructure investment and go straight to creating realtime APIs, opening up new revenue streams by simplifying developer integration.
Manage who pays for message and bandwidth charges from your dashboard.
Access analytics on your realtime APIs to bill customers for their usage or, in the future, bill customers directly through our platform.
Get the control you need to implement different commercial models with your data. For example, a freemium model or volume based/subscription model.
API Streamer is the simplest, easiest way to take your business into the realtime API economy today.
Quickly move to a SaaS model of billing for data products as the realtime API economy grows.
Unrivalled uptime with five nines
Our customer-centric approach to availability, our proprietary client-side approach to routing, and ultimately our confidence in our realtime technology allow us to provide unrivaled uptime SLAs.See how we've performed in the last 12 months
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Dive in and Get Started
Find out how API Streamer can transform your business-to-business data streaming by trying out with a free trial account. Our video tutorials and live chat support will help you to get up and running.
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If you’ve got questions about Ably API Streamer, see our FAQs, or contact us to discuss your requirements.