Ably Realtime

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Ably is a serverless infrastructure provider for the realtime Internet. It solves the complex problems to do with building and maintaining a global data stream network, allowing developers and businesses to focus instead on building applications, services, and APIs.


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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)20(+12%)

Key People/Management at Ably Realtime

Matthew ORiordan

Matthew ORiordan

CEO & Co-Founder
Paddy Byers

Paddy Byers

CTO & Co-Founder
Ashley Friedlein

Ashley Friedlein

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Ably Realtime Financials and Metrics

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Ably Realtime total Funding

$1.3 m

Ably Realtime latest funding size

$270.23 k

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Ably Realtime investors

Ably Realtime's latest funding round in October 2017 was reported to be $270.2 k. In total, Ably Realtime has raised $1.3 m
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The realtime API family

What do Event-driven, Streaming, Push, and Pub/Sub APIs all have in common? They're all part of the Realtime API Family.

The Engineering Snowball Sweeping SaaS

SaaS has revolutionized the way in which we buy software both at home and at work. But competition is fierce. Companies are driving growth and ensuring longevity by deploying the right technology to meet new expectations.

What is a Distributed Systems Engineer?

An opinionated guide on the concepts any Distributed Systems Engineering should have a thorough understanding of. Whether you're looking for a role or recruiting for your team, you'll find actionable insight in this article.

Introducing Channel Rewind

Channel Rewind is an optimization for Ably's Pub/Sub Channels. It simplifies the process of retrieving messages sent over a channel prior to connection by instantly loading state.

Data APIs: How to make the most of live 'open' data

A guide to overcoming the numerous challenges associated with making 'open' data accessible and available, focusing on realtime transport data.

DNS issues? Five practical strategies to remove single points of failure

June/July 2019’s Cloudflare incidents got the world thinking about additional safeguards against ‘unlikely’ DNS failure. The article below sheds light on five strategies for coping with these unlikely - but possible - DNS failures, as well as general advice for service reliability.
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Ably Realtime Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Ably Realtime founded?

    Ably Realtime was founded in 2013.

  • Who are Ably Realtime key executives?

    Ably Realtime's key executives are Matthew ORiordan, Paddy Byers and Ashley Friedlein.

  • How many employees does Ably Realtime have?

    Ably Realtime has 20 employees.

  • Who are Ably Realtime competitors?

    Competitors of Ably Realtime include Kong, Axway and Pusher.