Take the Next Step in Building Your API-First Business

Use the API gateway your dev teams love with the scale and security your enterprise needs

Unlock greater security, visibility, and support for your increasingly complex architecture with Kong's Enterprise solutions. Thrive in an API-first environment with a platform that scales with your needs, ignites innovation, and simplifies API governance. Because less time worrying over service security, reliability, and maintenance means more time building the next big thing.

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Achieve Greater Security and Increase Developer Productivity With Enterprise Support When You Upgrade From Kong's Open Source Solution

Security and Governance

  • Consolidated expertise on cutting edge security hardening and risk mitigation are embedded into enterprise services
  • Top Auth Capabilities: ensure sensitive APIs are carefully guarded and properly authenticated with the least costly and most secure auth methods
  • Worlds most comprehensive OIDC capabilities complete with well tested integration with the most commonly used IDP services

Enterprise Support and Service Reliability

  • Expert service while decreasing operational cost of designing, implementing, running and maintaining
  • SLA commitment means you're not waiting on the community to respond during a critical downtime
  • Protected against the most stringent implementation of Kong's best practices

Gain Global Traffic Observability and Infrastructure Monitoring

  • Improve managing deployments across multiple teams and reduce development cost for new APIs
  • Ship faster with reuse of existing APIs
  • Increase visibility across all of your services

Level Up With an Enterprise Solution

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API Runtime
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Fast, Lightweight, Cloud-Native API Gateway
End-to-End Automation
Kubernetes Native
Gateway Mocking
High-performance proxying of APIs
Drive a GitOps flow of API design and execution
Deploy APIs to Kubernetes in a native fashion
Mock API responses directly on the API gateway
Kafka Integrations
Transform requests into Kafka messages and send Kong logs to Kafka
API Governance
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Developer Portal
Service Hub
API Analytics
Admin GUI
API Portal for external teams
Global service catelog for internal teams
Real-time visibility into all your APIs and gateway performance
Self-managed
Self-managed
SaaS
SaaS
SaaS
SaaS Runtime Manager
Admin GUI
Visually manage runtimes, plugins, APIs, and consumers
Self-managed Kong Manager
Operational Efficency
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SaaS Control Plane
Database Hosting
Lower operational complexity and cost of managing the control plane
Lower operational complexity and cost of maintaining a database
Self-managed
Self-managed
Self-managed
Self-managed
SaaS
SaaS
SLA on Gateway Control Plane and Database
SLA for Developer Portal, Service Hub, API Analytics, Admin GUI and database
Self-managed
Self-managed
99.9% Uptime SLA
Traffic Management
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Basic Traffic Control and Data Transformation Plugins
GraphQL
Advanced Data Transmission
Manage ACME certificates, basic rate limiting, and lightweight caching. Add or remove headers, JSON data, or query string
Convert GraphQL queries to REST requests. Rate limit and cache GraphQL queries
Advanced JSON transformations of requests or responses with the ability to chain transformations
Enterprise-grade rate limiting with sliding window controls
Advanced Rate Limiting
Security and Governance
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Advanced Authentication
Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
Policy Driven Traffic Management via OPA
Secret Management (OOTB integration with 3rd party secret management tools)
FIPS 140-2 Compliance
Enterprise-grade API authentication - Full OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, Vault, Mutual TLS, TLS Handshake Modifier, TLS Metadata Headers, JWT Signing/Resigning, full LDAP
Control gateway configurations based on a user's role in the organization
Control access to APIs with complex, programmable, enterprise-wide rules
Securely store and manage sensitive keys, certificates, and passwords in secret management tools such as Hashicorp Vault and AWS Secret Manager
Kong Gateway core in a FIPS 140-2 compliant mode
Coming soon
Coming soon
Gateway Event Hooks
Automatically log out or send web hooks on changes to the gateway, such as administrators added or rate limits exceeded
Enterprise Support and Services
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Enterprise Support
Customer Success Packages - Add-on
24/7 x 365 technical support SLAs
Accelerate time to value with dedicated Technical Account Managers and Field Engineers

Supporting Customers on Their OSS to Enterprise Journey

Kong’s Enterprise Solutions Power Reliable Connections for the World’s Largest Brands

Verifone

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Verifone Trusts Kong for its Global, Omnichannel Payments Solution

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Papa John's

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Papa John’s Accelerates Time to Market 3X with Kong

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Comcast’s Self-Service API Gateway Development Journey

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Goldman Sachs Accelerates the Build-Out of Digital Platform in the Public Cloud

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