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.) (May 2021)60(+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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Ably Realtime total Funding

$8.3 m

Ably Realtime latest funding size

$7 m

Time since last funding

a year 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

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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

What is Realtime?

Realtime is the ability to react to anything that occurs as it occurs, before it loses its importance. In business contexts, realtime is the timely extraction of value from events with small deadlines.

Pub/Sub Examples: 5 Use Cases to Understand the Pattern and its Benefits

The pub/sub design pattern is very useful for a number of modern, distributed-systems applications. Here are 5 examples.

Introducing Ably Asset Tracking - public beta now available

Introducing Ably Asset Tracking: the best and fastest way to build delivery apps and logistics services that rely on realtime location data to track any asset.

Dependable realtime banking with Kafka and Ably

Learn how Ably complements and extends Kafka to end-user devices, enabling you to architect dependable realtime banking apps.

Implementing a simple WebRTC signaling mechanism with FSharp, Fable, and Ably

A code walkthrough of implementing a realtime WebRTC signaling mechanism with FSharp, Fable, and Ably.

Reliable WebSockets-based pub/sub with Spring Boot

In this tutorial, we’ll be going over WebSockets, Pub/Sub, and how to make the most out of these in your Spring Boot applications.
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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 60 employees.

  • Who are Ably Realtime competitors?

    Competitors of Ably Realtime include Kong, Axway and Pusher.

  • 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.