Confluent was founded by the creators of Apache Kafka® and provides the leading  streaming platform that enables enterprises to maximise the value of  data. With a streaming platform that spans to the edges of an  organisation and captures data into streams of real-time events,  businesses in industries such as retail, logistics, manufacturing,  financial services, technology and media are able to respond in real  time to every customer event, transaction, user experience and market  movement whether on premises or in the cloud.