Gartner Research

Innovation Insight for Event Brokers

Published: 31 July 2018

ID: G00362911

Analyst(s): Keith Guttridge , W. Roy Schulte , Paul Vincent , Yefim Natis , Nick Heudecker


Application leaders engaged in digital transformation must include event-driven computing in their portfolio of skills and technology, including the key related responsibilities for event brokering and event stream analytics.

Table Of Contents


  • Definition
  • Description
    • Event-Driven Architecture in Context
    • Event Brokers in Context
    • All Event Notifications Arrive as Streams, Though Only Some Are Subject to Stream Analytics
  • Benefits and Uses
    • Adoption Rate
  • Risks
  • Event Broker Alternatives
  • Recommendations
  • Representative Providers

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