Easily power any realtime experience in your application. No complex infrastructure to manage or provision. Just a simple API that handles everything realtime, and lets you focus on your code.
See who is connected in a digital space.
React with an emoji to a message.
Display a list of user actions in realtime.
Visualise live metrics and data in a chart.
Track all cursors in realtime.
See when a user is typing a message.
We provide predictability so you can be confident your realtime application will always perform as expected.
Guaranteed ordering & delivery
We guarantee in-order data delivery, even after disconnections.
Fault tolerant infrastructure
Redundant at regional and global levels with 99.999% uptime SLAs.
High scalability & availability
Elastic, battle-tested global infrastructure for massive scale.
Global edge network
An edge network of 15 core routing datacenters and 200+ PoPs.
Deliver interactive learning experiences like multi-user classrooms with chat.
Power engaging virtual events with interactive realtime features.
Sports & Media
Deliver global realtime experiences to keep fans informed, engaged, entertained.
Deliver fast, personalised fintech data in realtime to mobile & web customers.
Power interactive gaming experiences that are wicked fast and utterly reliable.
Automotive, Logistics, & Mobility
Power asset tracking, live transit updates, race-critical diagnostics, and more.
Empower customers with realtime technology that gives them a competitive edge.
Provide HIPAA-compliant realtime apps healthcare professionals can depend on.
eCommerce & Retail
Enable realtime pricing, inventory, and transactions to enrich user experiences.
IoT & Connected Devices
Monitor and control global IoT deployments of any kind in realtime.
Track assets in realtime with a solution optimized for last mile logistics, food delivery applications, and urban mobility services.
Extend Kafka to the edge
Enhance and reliably expand Kafka's event streaming capabilities beyond your private network.
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Ably & AWS
A low-latency global edge network across 200+ PoPs.
Docs, quick start guides, tutorials, and API reference to help you start building with Ably’s platform and APIs.
Third-party integrations & plugins
Integrate and extend Ably with cloud services like AWS Kinesis.
We support pub/sub over WebSockets, MQTT, SSE, and more.
Streaming data sources
Augment your apps with realtime updates like weather or transit.
The Periodic Table of Realtime
A compendium for all things realtime and event-driven.
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Support & FAQs
Reach out to learn more about Ably and how we can help you easily build scalable and reliable apps with WebSockets.
For all the ways to get in touch with us, visit our contact page.
Our free plan includes: