DISH Sets Data in Motion with Confluent, Unlocking the Power of the First 5G Smart Network™
Via DISH Network
Jan 31, 2022
By harnessing data in motion with Confluent, DISH is creating a central network nervous system based on Kafka that connects all its customers, operations and network systems with data. With Confluent, DISH can deploy a cloud-native data architecture that harnesses and exposes data in a scalable and elastic manner, without the headaches of having to manually manage its infrastructure.
This data exposure and ecosystem allows DISH to leverage the best artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches and provide game-changing real-time intelligence to DISH and its enterprise customers. It will maximize performance, streamline dynamic behaviors, enhance the value of connectivity and enable much more than currently imaginable.
"The telecommunications industry is slow to embrace new, cloud-based technology and is saddled with legacy infrastructure," said
Setting Data in Motion at DISH
Data in motion is a key component of a modern data stack and is at the heart of DISH's data platform. With Confluent Cloud, DISH has a connected system to run data-driven processes, like maintaining real-time inventory of microservices, supporting dynamic network security and monitoring mission-critical network parameters categories, to prevent network downtime or potential data loss. The more data DISH streams, analyzes and processes across its network, the faster the data converges and produces a true intelligently automated network with unparalleled performance and reliability.
"Organizations must set their data in motion in order to innovate and compete in today's digital economy," said
How the Confluent and AWS Partnership Helps DISH
DISH is leveraging AWS' infrastructure and services to build its cloud-based 5G network. Confluent also has a relationship with AWS, which made the process of deploying Confluent Cloud on AWS for the DISH 5G network radically simplified. Through their partnership with AWS, Confluent Cloud can be accessed via
"Working closely with Confluent to help DISH deliver the world's first cloud-native 5G network illustrates how AWS customers can utilize our breadth of offerings and world-class partners from
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