Scaling High-Performance APIs and Microservices

Featuring Marco Palladino, CTO, and Reza Shafii, VP of Product, at Kong Inc.

February 08, 8:00 AM (Pacific Time) Register Now
Use Cases

Identity and encryption
automatically delivered

The more services our teams create and the more important it is to provide a platform to deliver zero-trust security and OPA to our apps.

    Build stronger security walls

    Reduce risk in a world plagued by security and repetitional threats with 1-click zero trust security and supercharged OPA integration.

    Reduce operational complexity

    Creating a strong security stance comes with substantial overhead. Kong Mesh eliminate the complexity with automatic TLS and OPA management.

    Improve TCO for every service

    When our teams are not asked to build security infrastructure, they are more productive and they execute faster with overall more secure apps.

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

    Yahoo! Japan - Looking Beyond the API Platform

    Verifone Trusts Kong for its Global, Omnichannel Payments Solution

    Papa John’s Accelerates Time to Market 3X with Kong

    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

    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

    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

    As these integrations scaled up, the addition of a robust API Gateway solution like Kong to our technology stack was a no-brainer.

    Sarika Attal , Senior Director at Papa John’s

    Zero-Trust in 1-click

    Enable automatic provisioning of identities across every service in the organization without having to update our services.

    • Built-in, custom and HashiCorp Vault CAs
    • Dynamic provisioning of TLS identities for every service.
    • Transport encryption for secure service communication.
    • Automatic rotation and management of certificates.
    • Works on Kubernetes, VMs and bare metal.
    • Support for multi-cluster and multi-cloud.

    AuthN/Z delivered via OPA

    Abstract away authN/Z checks and provide a standardize way to enable security across our services and APIs.

    • Supercharged OPA that doesn’t require additional agent sidecar
    • Support for local or 3rd party policy storage (ie: Styra)
    • Single and multi-zone support with automatic propagation

    Automatic TLS certificate lifecycle

    Issuing and managing TLS certificates can be an extremely complex operational task, especially across multiple environments.

    • Automatic rotation and expiration of data plane proxy certificate
    • Automatic rotation and expiration of the CA stores
    • Spiffe compliant TLS issuance
    • CA compartmentalization for multiple applications
    • API & GUI certificate lifecycle status and reports

    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.

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