Kong Gateway

The world’s most popular open source API gateway. Built for multi-cloud and hybrid, optimized for microservices and distributed architectures

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Accelerate your microservices journey with the world’s most popular open source API gateway. Built on top of a lightweight proxy, the Kong Gateway delivers unparalleled latency performance and scalability for all your microservice applications regardless of where they run. Exercise granular control over your traffic with Kong’s plugin architecture

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

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


Unparalleled Performance

Achieve the industry’s best latency performance with Kong’s ultra-performant core. Ensure seamless communication across all your services regardless of where they run.

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Designed for cloud-scale

Maximize resource efficiency and minimize footprint with Kong’s lightweight core. Scale Kong nodes linearly to process trillions of API calls with zero decrease in performance or stability.

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Unmatched Flexibility and Extensibility

Run Kong on any environment, platform, and in any implementation pattern – from baremetal to cloud, containers to Kubernetes. Easily extend Kong to fit any use case with custom plugins.

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Running Mission-Critical Microservices & APIs on Kong Enterprise

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Case Study

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