Podcast Series

Understanding Confluent's Capabilities and Data Streaming

Expert insight into the transformative world of data streaming​.

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Episode Summary

Join John and Italo for a dedicated podcast 'mini series' on insights into the world of data streaming. This series breaks down the complexities of data streaming, showcasing how real-time data can transform businesses and the public sector. Each episode focuses on practical applications and the benefits of using Confluent and Kafka to drive efficiency and innovation.

Learn about the basics of data streaming and its importance in today's digital landscape. The series explores how Confluent's cloud capabilities and connectors can streamline operations, tackle topics like navigating hybrid and multi-cloud environments, understanding data mesh and data fabric, and managing costs effectively with Confluent's pricing model.

Further episodes explore real-world applications and future trends, showing how Confluent supports cutting-edge AI and robust security measures in financial services. The series also looks at the evolving relationship between humans and machines, emphasising a balanced approach to technological advancement. For anyone new to data streaming or learning about the benefits of Confluent's solutions, this podcast series is for you!
Chapter 1. Building Expertise - The Confluent & Somerford Podcast Debut.
Chapter 2. The Evolution & Impact of Kafka in the Cloud Era.
Chapter 3. Navigating the Hybrid & Multi-Cloud Transition with Confluent.
Chapter 4. Deciphering the Data Mesh & Data Fabric: Where Confluent Fits.
Chapter 5. Mastering Cost Management with Confluent.
Chapter 6. Enhancing Generative AI with Confluent's Real-Time Data Streaming?
Chapter 7. Leveraging Confluent for Compliance & Fraud Detection in Financial Services.
Chapter 8. The Dawn of Collaborative Intelligence: Man & Machine in the Industry 5.0 Era.


John Dee,

Head of Strategy UK & UAE at Somerford

Italo Nesi,

Solutions Engineer at Confluent

Bringing a wealth of experience in various roles such as Software Engineer, Solutions Engineer/Architect, Pre-Sales Engineer, Full Stack Developer, IoT developer/architect, and a passionate home automation hobbyist, Italo stands out as a versatile and knowledgeable professional.

He possesses a strong penchant for building innovative solutions rather than starting from scratch, leveraging existing tools and technologies to deliver efficient and effective results for the core business.

Italo's expertise lies in combining his technical prowess with a practical approach, ensuring optimal outcomes while avoiding unnecessary reinvention of the wheel.

Additional Resources

How to Optimise Your SIEM Platform

How Confluent Adds to Open-Source Kafka

What is Data Streaming?

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Somerford are specialists in Confluent solutions and as a leading partner, we have achieved the prestigious “Partner Innovative Solution of the Year (EMEA)” award in the Confluent Partner Awards 2023, underscoring our dedication to cutting-edge solutions and solidifying our position as an industry leader.
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