Multi-protocol

Unify Communications Across REST, GraphQL, gRPC, and Kafka Data Streaming Services

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Overview

Unblock adoption of emerging service platforms with Kong’s Multi-protocol support. With the ability to unify communications across REST, gRPC, GraphQL, and Kafka data streaming services, Kong enables adoption of new service platforms, use cases, and architecture paradigms without risk of siloes. Kong’s native support for gRPC and REST, and seamless integrations with Apollo GraphQL server and Apache Kafka enable users to effortlessly apply consistent policies across all services to minimize friction and maximize control.


Customer Voice

Customer Voice

“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

Customer Voice

Customer Voice

“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

Customer Voice

Customer Voice

“As we evaluated API platforms, it was critical that the vendor we chose could simultaneously support our existing services in the public cloud with what we are building in Kubernetes. Kong offered us the ability to unify services across clouds, which gave us the flexibility to build new services iteratively and how we wanted without fear of cloud lock-in.”

Jason Rodriguez,
VP of Engineering at SoulCycle

Benefits

Eliminate Siloes

Enable consistent communication across all service types to existing REST services. Get a global view of your service health within a single pane of glass.

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Unlock New Use Cases

Eliminate friction in building services that require gRPC, GraphQL, or Kafka. Enable adoption of IoT and other latency-dependent use cases with GraphQL and gRPC. Create an event mesh by exposing Kafka topics as upstreams in Kong, or use Kafka as additional logging backend.

Achieve Comprehensive Governance

Apply advanced Kong policies to GraphQL endpoints and queries. Limit requests by cost to ensure efficient resource use.

Customers

Related Resources

eBook

Blowing Up the Monolith

Case Study

Yahoo! Japan

Webinar

Full Lifecycle Service Management with Kong Enterprise 2020

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