Kong Enterprise 3.2 delivers enhanced reliability, security and visibility of your APIs and microservices. Learn more

Empower Developers. Wow Customers.

Build delightful customer experiences and unleash developer productivity with Kong, the fastest cloud native API platform.

Why Kong

The Future of API Management is Here

APIs are the building blocks of modern applications, making up 80% of internet traffic. Take control of these connections across any environment with Kong.

Kong helps you stay ahead of customer demand (and the competition) with connected, scaled, and secured applications.

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Grow faster, scale reliably

Start where you are and scale. Kong’s future-proof platform handles complex mixes of legacy and cutting-edge tech.

Speed up time to market

Tap into developer-led innovation. Get flexibility they love in an automated environment that lets them ship fast.

Automate security

Trust your APIs and services are secure. We’ve got you covered with built-in security, governance, and compliance.

Gartner Names Kong a Leader for Third Year

Kong is once again listed as a Leader positioned furthest to the right for Completeness of Vision in the Magic Quadrant for Full Lifecycle API Management.

470x Faster than the competition
62K+ GitHub stars
375B+ API calls a day

Full Lifecycle API Management

Discover a better way to build, run, and govern APIs and microservices — with Kong, the leader for cloud native API management, Kubernetes Ingress, and service mesh connectivity.

  • Design APIs
  • Run APIs
  • Secure APIs
  • Govern APIs

Design APIs

Design, debug, and test APIs faster through collaborative workflows and automation

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Run APIs

Deliver delightful customer experiences anywhere with speed and scale

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Secure APIs

Consistently apply fine-grained security and traffic policies to services

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Govern APIs

Gain real-time visibility into all your services

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Powering API Innovation Across Industries

Builders and businesses rely on Kong to ignite innovation and drive growth, creating extraordinary digital experiences faster, more efficiently, and more securely

Trusted by more than 550 customers of all sizes across all industries.


Kong is King for Digital Transformation

The world’s fastest API gateway is only the start. Our enterprise offerings extend battle-tested technology with enhanced features and 24/7 support.

Plus, Professional Services offer expert guidance on setup — and training ensures teams have the skills to transform your organization.

More speed. More scale. More value.

Kong delivers more than 30x higher throughput when compared to Apigee and Mulesoft.


Ridiculously Fast. Instantly Scalable.

Kong lets developers work across any cloud, any platform, and any modern protocol.

Build smarter

Make APIs easier to build, operate, and reuse across architectures.

Build securely

Trade mind-numbing checks for automated enterprise-grade security.

Build anywhere

Cloud. On-prem. Hybrid. Kong lets you build applications where they operate best.

Build together

Kong helps millions build amazing things. And our community keeps the innovation going.

Plugins and Integration

Work Smarter with 400+ Plugins and Integrations

Kong's extensive ecosystem of plugins and integrations (plus the option to build your own) helps you ship feature-rich APIs faster.

Build faster, better, and more securely

Unleash developer productivity — and your organization’s potential — with the fastest API platform.