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Announcing Kong Summit 2021: Developing the Connected World

November 11, 2021 | < 1 MIN READ

Understanding 5xx and Other Errors in Your APIs Faster

You’ve just added an API gateway to your setup, and now you’re buried under a load of developer complaints that your services are not working. However, your API gateway is configured and working as intended. Your teams end up spending time they do not have troubleshooting 4xx and 5xx errors along with a wide variety of other common issues. The assumption is usually that the gateway is misconfigured; however, the issues are more likely due to problems with the upstream or downstream applications.

In this session, Derick Felsman will discuss the need for proper error management tools for your services and provide guidance for incorporating them as a critical component of your operational toolchain.

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Announcing Kong Summit 2021: Developing the Connected World

November 11, 2021 | < 1 MIN READ

Using a Hybrid Multi-Cloud Architecture With an IaC, GitOps-Powered Approach at Kore Labs

As the world’s first Product Relationship Management (PRM) SaaS platform, Kore Labs delivers a cloud-enabled solution that provides financial institutions with the ability to digitize data and events throughout the financial product lifecycle, from ideation to retirement.

In this session, Angelo Ovidi, chief architect and head of technology at Kore Labs, and James Farquhar, CTO at Kore Labs, will discuss how the company has adopted an API-based, modular approach with Kong to ensure safe, secure and reliable integration for many of its leading financial institutions. This session will explore how Kore is leveraging Kong’s API gateway to automatically deploy its microservices-based SaaS platform via strict CI/CD pipelines on hybrid/multi-cloud and Kubernetes environments.

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Announcing Kong Summit 2021: Developing the Connected World

November 11, 2021 | < 1 MIN READ

Developing an API-First Mindset at Telus

APIs have become critical tools for business growth and agility. With APIs becoming such a central part of many companies’ digital strategies, it becomes essential to have proper API lifecycle management in place. In this session, Randi Bryne reviews the journey that Telus is taking, developing a program with a grassroots approach to consolidating their end-to-end lifecycle management for APIs. This session will cover how Telus has:
• Standardized different technologies and established the right fit governance to increase adoption and accelerate time to market
• Deployed Kong to help smoothly transition to the cloud

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Announcing Kong Summit 2021: Developing the Connected World

November 11, 2021 | < 1 MIN READ

Kong as a Strategic Initiative to Smoothly Migrate Legacy Systems to a Modern Security Concept

API gateways are a classic, efficient way of managing services and the communication between them. But applying service orientation within a larger environment of legacy systems and a heterogeneous mix of distributed software can be cumbersome and really time-consuming. The introduction of modern authentication frameworks like OAuth2 and OpenID Connect is especially a challenge. The use of Kong as an API gateway can leverage different aspects of migration activities. In this talk, I will share our journey at GfK of modernization and security enhancement with Kong and how we intend to move a large number of services and web applications within a hopefully short time to the next generation.

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Announcing Kong Summit 2021: Developing the Connected World

November 11, 2021 | < 1 MIN READ

Nigerian Central Switch APIs – Zero to Hero!

Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System Plc (NIBSS), otherwise referred to as the Nigeria Central Switch (NCS) was incorporated in 1993 and is owned by all licensed banks in Nigeria including the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).

With an ever-increasing demand for digital payments from existing and new entrants in the Nigerian payments space, NIBSS recently embarked on a transformative journey to become a world-class shared utility for the Nigerian payments industry. At the heart of this is to create a modern API platform that standardizes all NIBSS APIs, scales efficiently and creates a world-class developer experience. In this session, Aminu Maida, Executive Director – Tech & Ops and Yusuf Sheriff, Strategy & Research Associate at NIBSS, will talk about the role played by Kong in helping to begin this journey of transformation.

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