IBM (NYSE: IBM) said that IBM Streaming Analytics and IBM Message Hub are now available as services on IBM Cloud.
Based on the Apache Kafka messaging engine, these tools work together to make it easier for developers to integrate external data into their apps, as well as visualize and continuously analyze this data.
Both services will be available to developers on Bluemix, IBM´s cloud platform.
IBM launched Bluemix with a USD1 billion investment in 2014. The open-standards-based Bluemix catalog includes over 120 tools and services spanning categories of big data, mobile, Watson, analytics, integration, DevOps, security and Internet of Things.