When it comes to increasing the capacity of IT systems you can either scale “vertically” by increasing the power or storage of a given device, or “horizontally’ by adding new devices or instances of that software. Solace eliminates the disadvantages of horizontal scaling because each Solace message router can meet the need of a few high-volume applications or many low volume applications with a single appliance. Learn more.

In this 10-minute video, Solace CTO Shawn McAllister explains the challenges and drawbacks associated with horizontally scaling enterprise messaging middleware brokers. These include the capacity wasted by inter-broker communications and capacity planning problems including focused overload and stranded capacity.

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Solace technology enables open data movement by routing information between applications, devices and people across clouds using open APIs and protocols. Open data movement helps companies modernize legacy applications and successfully pursue analytics, big data, cloud computing and Internet of Things strategies. Innovators and leaders in a wide range of industries and around the world have used Solace technology to become more agile and efficient, to improve decision making and to offer their customers innovative data-driven services.