Kong vs. Apigility vs. API Umbrella



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Description

What is Kong?

Kong is a scalable, open source API Layer (also known as an API Gateway, or API Middleware). Kong controls layer 4 and 7 traffic and is extended through Plugins, which provide extra functionality and services beyond the core platform.

What is Apigility?

An API-based architecture is essential to agile delivery of mobile applications. Apigility provides JSON representations that can be parsed and used in any mobile framework; write for the web or native applications simultaneously!

What is API Umbrella?

API Umbrella is a proxy that sits in front of your APIs. It can seamlessly add common functionality like api keys, rate limiting, and analytics to any API.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Kong?
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Why do developers choose Apigility?
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Why do developers choose API Umbrella?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kong?
No Cons submitted yet for Kong
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What are the cons of using Apigility?
No Cons submitted yet for Apigility
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What are the cons of using API Umbrella?
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Pricing

How much does Kong cost?
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How much does API Umbrella cost?

Companies

What companies use Kong?
56 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Apigility?
5 companies on StackShare use Apigility
What companies use API Umbrella?
1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with Apigility?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Apigility
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Kong, Apigility, and API Umbrella?

  • Istio - Open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices, by Google, IBM, and Lyft
  • linkerd - Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices
  • seneca - A Micro-Services toolkit for Node.js
  • Micro - A microservice toolkit

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Latest News

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