A cloud native API platform that spans across the entire API lifecycle.
Set of 3 separate disparate products. Apigee Edge and Apigee X are built on different platforms.
Manage microservices and APIs natively using Kong Ingress Controller.
Legacy bolt-on approach with many moving parts
Advanced out-of-the-box security plugins
Limited security features across all use cases
Freedom to operate on premises, in cloud, hybrid and container-based environments
Customers are being asked to migrate to Apigee X (built on GCP) which is a complex and expensive migration
Light footprint and stateless architecture allows instant scaling
Large deployment footprint and complex architecture
Designed to meet customization needs via plugins
Limited ability to extend and customize
Seamless to all CI/CD vendors and workflows with support for declarative configuration
Requires Apache Maven and XML dependency
No limit on microservices or APIs that can be processed by Kong
60 API Proxies per environment limitation which results in scaling issues and higher hardware costs