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DataTorrent, whose founders created the real-time streaming technology that is now the Apache Apex open source project, is seeking to stand out from the crowd with a more use case/application-centric approach.


  • DataTorrent is differentiating itself by taking more of an application- and business use case-driven approach that differs from the technology focus of most of its rivals.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses DataTorrent's shift from a technology to an application-centric product and go-to-market strategy.
  • Analyzes the differentiation of DataTorrent's underlying Apex streaming engine.

Key questions answered

  • Why should enterprises put DataTorrent on their radar?
  • What is DataTorrent's unique IP for developing applications?

Table of contents


  • Catalyst
  • Key messages
  • Ovum view

Recommendations for enterprises

  • Why put DataTorrent on your radar?


  • Background
  • Current position

Data sheet

  • Key facts


  • On the Radar
  • Further reading
  • Author