Use Cases

Take control of your Kubernetes clusters

Natively manage your APIs in Kubernetes to seamlessly implement policies for security, identity, traffic management, and more across every cluster

Reduce Disruptions and Outages

Natively manage Kong via Kubernetes CRDs to deliver auto-scaling and eliminate the risk of disruptions caused by configuration drift.

Strengthen Your Security

Implement security and identity policies directly into your YAML file to ensure consistency across VM and kubernetes workloads.

Boost Dev Efficiency

Automatically generate Kong Declarative or Kong Ingress Controller configurations with directly from OpenAPI spec files anywhere in your CI/CD pipeline.

MS3 Selects Kong Mesh to Power its Next-Generation Integration Platform

Being able to inject end-to-end security and tracing without introducing performance issues is huge for our customers. With Kong Mesh and Kong, we know that our customers will get a flexible, high-performance solution for all their needs, now and in the future.

Aaron Weikle
CEO at MS3

Yahoo! Japan - Looking Beyond the API Platform

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. Kong allows us to deploy on-premise, easily integrates with all the technologies we use across the company and gives us the flexibility we want to avoid vendor lock-in.

Kanaderu Fukuda
Senior Manager at Yahoo! Japan

Verifone Trusts Kong for its Global, Omnichannel Payments Solution

Since all regional payment systems were previously monoliths exposing APIs separately, the API gateway was a greenfield project for Verifone. "In moving to microservices, we knew we needed an API gateway.

Hans van Leeuwen
Lead Architect at Verifone

Sky Italia modernized and transformed into an APIOps-led organization with Kong Enterprise

By using Kong Enterprise, we have been able to build a 360° API lifecycle management platform that has allowed Sky Italia to improve performance and availability while reducing our deployment time. Embracing an API-based model has allowed us to make a deep cultural change, operating according to a “product-driven” pattern and getting closer to our end customer needs

Marco Daccò
Architecture & Integration Director at Sky Italia
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Kubernetes-native API Management

Configure Kong Gateway the same way as k8s, using kubectl with a declarative API to implement traffic management, transformations, and observability across Kubernetes clusters with zero downtime.

  • Gain global visibility at the ingress
  • Natively manage using CRDs
  • Implement rate-limiting and other traffic policies
  • Declarative configuration for Ingress and API Gateway resources
  • OpenShift, AKS, EKS, GKE and more

Single Source of Truth for Security

Bridge the gap between legacy and cloud-native by unifying Kubernetes security and identity policies with all your other workloads.

  • Support for Kubernetes, VMs and Baremetal
  • Inject security and identity into YAML files
  • Validate specs to ensure that policies are in place
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Workflows Built for GitOps

Seamlessly integrate with Git providers to minimize friction in pushing configurations for your Kubernetes Ingress and API Gateway through the pipeline.

  • Automatic Spec Generation
  • NAutomated testing on every push

Questions about breaking your monolith down into smaller parts?

Contact us today and tell us more about your configuration and we can offer details about features, support, plans and consulting.