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.

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 helps large enterprises become modern and real-time by giving them everything they need to make their business operations and customer interactions event-driven. With PubSub+, the market’s first and only event management platform, the company provides a comprehensive way to create, document, discover and stream events from where they are produced to where they need to be consumed – securely, reliably, quickly, and guaranteed.

Behind Solace technology is the world’s leading group of data movement experts, with nearly 20 years of experience helping global enterprises solve some of the most demanding challenges in a variety of industries – from capital markets, retail, and gaming to space, aviation, and automotive.

Established enterprises such as SAP, Barclays and the Royal Bank of Canada, multinational automobile manufacturers such as Renault and Groupe PSA, and industry disruptors such as Jio use Solace’s advanced event broker technologies to modernize legacy applications, deploy modern microservices, and build an event mesh to support their hybrid cloud, multi-cloud and IoT architectures.