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.

HQLondon, GB

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Employees (est.) (Jan 2022)98(+4%)
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Key People/Management at Ably Realtime

Matthew O'Riordan

Matthew O'Riordan

CEO & Co-Founder
Paddy Byers

Paddy Byers

CTO & Co-Founder
Ashley Friedlein

Ashley Friedlein

Tom Hammond

Tom Hammond

Alliance Director
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Ably Realtime Office Locations

Ably Realtime has an office in London
London, GB (HQ)
25 Luke St, Shoreditch
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Ably Realtime Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Ably Realtime total Funding

$8.3 m

Ably Realtime latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

Ably Realtime investors

Ably Realtime's latest funding round in April 2020 was reported to be $7 m. In total, Ably Realtime has raised $8.3 m
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Ably Realtime Revenue

Cash (28-Feb-2019)

GBPFY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019



Accounts Receivable


Current Assets

FY, 2015

Financial Leverage

-0.8 x
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Ably Realtime Operating Metrics

Apr, 2020

Messages Delivered Monthly

100 b
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Ably Realtime Cybersecurity Score

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Ably Realtime Online and Social Media Presence

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Ably Realtime Blogs

Redis scripts do not expire keys atomically

Integrity isn't guaranteed if you autoexpire multiple Redis keys within a script. To solve this, we switched from relative to absolute expiry times.

The realtime web: evolution of the user experience

Learn how the web has evolved to support asynchronous communication, and how organizations are putting realtime at the heart of their products.

Vue.js and Node.js tutorial: a realtime collaboration app hosted in Azure Static Web Apps

This tutorial describes how to build a realtime collaboration app, based on Vue.js, Node.js, and Static Web Apps, that scrum teams can use for planning poker.

The WebSocket Handbook: learn about the technology behind the realtime web

Learn about the core building blocks of the WebSocket technology and discover the benefits of event-driven architectures with WebSockets.

Ably wins three 2021 DevPortal Awards

We are honored to have won: Best Use of API Gateway Integration, Best API Business Model, and Best Overall SME Dev Portal.

Channel global decoupling for region discovery

We've rolled out a complete redesign of the way region discovery happens. This post explains our new approach: channel global decoupling.
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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 O'Riordan, Paddy Byers and Ashley Friedlein.

  • How many employees does Ably Realtime have?

    Ably Realtime has 98 employees.

  • Who are Ably Realtime competitors?

    Competitors of Ably Realtime include Axway, Pusher and PubNub.

  • Where is Ably Realtime headquarters?

    Ably Realtime headquarters is located at 25 Luke St, Shoreditch, London.

  • Where are Ably Realtime offices?

    Ably Realtime has an office in London.

  • How many offices does Ably Realtime have?

    Ably Realtime has 1 office.