NATS is a connective technology built for the ever increasingly hyper-connected world. It is a single technology that enables applications to securely communicate across any combination of cloud vendors, on-premise, edge, web and mobile, and devices.
NATS consists of a family of open source products that are tightly integrated but can be deployed easily and independently. NATS is being used globally by thousands of companies, spanning use-cases including microservices, edge computing, mobile, IoT and can be used to augment or replace traditional messaging.
, the next generation streaming platform built into the NATS server. Check out the full list of
NATS was created by Derek Collison, in response to the market need for a simple, secure, and connective technology. NATS is currently deployed in some of the largest cloud platforms, including: VMware, CloudFoundry, Baidu, Siemens, and GE. NATS is 100% free to use under the Apache-2.0 Open Source License.
NATS is unique in its simplicity and performance, and as a result powers some of the largest production environments. You can learn more about NATS in our
Our roadmap represents coming features lined up for the future of NATS. We are excited to bring these advances to the NATS community and look forward to your valuable input. Please contact us at
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