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The fastest, most-adapted API Gateway

Kong takes a developer-focused, “less is more” approach, which makes it attractive to the growing number of customers who perceive competing offerings as complex and “heavy-duty.

Kong stands out among competitors for the plug-in architecture of its platform and a rich set of plug-ins. Through plug-ins, Kong’s customers can customize or extend out-of-the-box gateway features

Kong is King for Digital Transformation

Kong named a Gartner© Magic Quadrant™ Leader for Full Life Cycle API Management

Kong is a Leader in this Magic Quadrant. Kong’s full life cycle API management offering is Kong Konnect. This platform includes Kong Gateway, a commercial version of its open-source API gateway based on NGINX and OpenResty. Another component of the platform is Insomnia, Kong’s API design, test and documentation tool. Kong also supports service mesh deployments through Kong Mesh, which is built on top of Kuma, an open-source control plane built on Envoy.


Powering reliable API led connectivity for millions of
engineers and 500+ global brands


Why Kong is King for Modernization?

The world’s most sensitive and critical traffic volumes run on Kong. Why? With battle-tested open-source technology and enterprise-grade solutions and support, Kong is the most trusted and performant cloud-native API management platform for the modern tech stack.

And since Kong is cloud, protocol, and language agnostic, Kong's products work seamlessly with both emerging and legacy technologies. That’s why developers building modern enterprises find success with Kong.

Kong’s API gateway has a small footprint and delivers high levels of performance. In contrast to heavyweight, centralized API management solutions, users can configure and deploy it as either a lightweight API gateway or an enterprise gateway.

Kong vs Mulesoft Anypoint Platform: 470x Faster & 43x Higher Throughput

More Speed, More Scale, More Value

Accelerate API design, delivery, and discovery with an API platform purpose built for the modern enterprise. Deploy applications and services across any cloud, in any protocol, or in any language, maximizing innovation, productivity, and reducing TCO. Your enterprise shouldn’t be weighed down by yesterday’s tech. Shape the future on a lightweight, flexible platform designed to scale with your vision.

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