Hyderabad, India and Livonia, MI – October 2021 Infoview Systems Inc. continues to expand the scope and feature set of the AS400Gateway suite of products with the recent launch of its IBM i (AS400) Kafka Connector.
There is a huge spike in the amount of valuable data that enterprises operate. There is imperative to process business events in near real-time to deliver the best customer experience. Streaming platforms such as Apache Kafka become the primary connecting tissue and is key to business success.
Companies operating their core business systems on the IBM i technology stack often struggle to connect these secure, time-tested and well-performing applications to external digital platforms and services. The purpose of the AS400Gateway for Kafka is to deliver a simple self-service experience for integrating these core business applications via the Kafka Connect event streaming ecosystem.
The IBM i Kafka Connector is a curated integration solution for companies seeking to evolve their legacy infrastructure towards real-time data insights using event streaming. IBM i (AS400) Kafka connector suite is a pre-built, customizable product developed and maintained by Infoview Systems Inc. aimed at saving IT organizations months of engineering to design, test and maintain in-house legacy integration solutions. With the IBM i Kafka Connector, development teams can now securely exchange the events with IBM i applications via Data Queues, or execute IBM i business logic by calling the back-end programs directly from Kafka Connect, with minimal or no custom development required on IBM i.
The connector is available at Confluent Hub. For more details on how the IBM i (AS400) Kafka Connector works, check out our blog: https://www.infoviewsystems.com/ibmias400kafkaconnectordescription/
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