Kong Gateway Enterprise

Enterprise-grade Security, observability and scalability built on top of the world's most popular open source API Gateway

    Meeting digital demand means ensuring that every connection is scalable, secure, and observable. Kong Gateway Enterprise expands on the lightweight, high-performance Kong Gateway Community to provide the full lifecycle API and microservices management capabilities needed to successfully run complex modern architectures at scale.

    Control and Data Diagram

    Scale Up and Down with Demand

    Declaratively configure Kong to ensure service availability across Kubernetes and legacy platforms. Instantly apply policies for advanced routing and transformations to meet SLAs.

    Secure Every Connection

    Secure every transaction by default across platforms. Enable authentication for every service using OIDC, JWT, LDAP, and more. Support any OIDC-compliant IdP in the app registration process.

    Observe Everything

    Get a 360-degree view of service health and behavior. Use Kong Vitals analytics to monitor and understand service behavior. Capture telemetry and export to Datadog, Splunk, and more.

    Enterprise Capabilities

    Advanced Authentication

    Secure every service and transaction with full support for OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect, Vault, mutual TLS and more

    Enhanced Traffic Control

    Ensure maximum performance and reliability with high availability rate limiting, advanced service routing, distributed caching and more

    Governance by Default

    Assign access privileges automatically during onboarding through workspaces and role-based access control (RBAC)

    Intelligent Monitoring and Alerting

    Autonomously monitor your API traffic with Kong Immunity to identify potential security breaches or performance issues

    Vitals Analytics

    Monitor the health of your deployment to ensure optimum performance and availability using Vitals Analytics and intuitive dashboards

    Support for Emerging Protocols

    Connect and orchestrate traffic policies for REST, gRPC, Kafka, and GraphQL services using the same Kong runtime and interface

    Intuitive User Interface

    Manage privleges, view dashboards, and implement policies across teams and environments with just a few clicks

    API Productization

    Enable API re-use across teams, partners, and customers via the customizable Kong Developer Portal with App Registration

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    “We put Agile, DevOps and CI/CD at the heart of everything we do, and we realized that we needed new tooling to match the new ways we wanted to build products and services”

    Jason Walker,
    Sr Enterprise Architect, Cargill

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    “With Kong, we knew that we would get something that would work perfectly with our technology today and set us up for where we want to go with microservices.”

    Kanaderu Fukuda,
    Senior Manager of Computing Platform, Yahoo! Japan

    API Connectivity for the Cloud Native Era

    Support Microservices, Mesh, and More

    Kong’s flexible, lightweight runtime allows it to support any design pattern, including monoliths, microservices and service meshes.

    Create a Single Source of Truth in Kubernetes

    Manage containers as well as the full lifecycle of your APIs through a Kubernetes native interface that enables consistent operations across clouds and infrastructures.

    Achieve Unparalleled Performance and Scalability

    Minimize latency and maximize throughput with lightweight, high-performance Kong Gateway data planes. Use declarative configuration to create dynamic deployments that adapt to demand.

    Extend Your Architecture for Any Use Case

    Instantly apply out-of-the-box plugins from Kong’s robust ecosystem. Build bespoke plugins in Go or LUA to fit your unique requirements.    

    Become Technology Agnostic

    Let developers choose the best technology to build a service by providing the ability to connect their APIs across any cloud, platform or protocol.

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    Kong Immunity

    Autonomously identify service issues with machine learning-powered anomaly detection.

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