API Umbrella vs. Kong vs. Tyk Cloud



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Description

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.

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 Tyk Cloud?

Tyk is a lightweight, open source API Gateway and enables you to control who accesses your API, when they access it and how they access it. Tyk will also record detailed analytics on how your users are interacting with your API and when things go wrong.

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Pros

Why do developers choose API Umbrella?
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Why do developers choose Kong?
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Why do developers choose Tyk Cloud?
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Cons

What are the cons of using API Umbrella?
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What are the cons of using Kong?
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What are the cons of using Tyk Cloud?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use API Umbrella?
1 companies on StackShare use API Umbrella
What companies use Kong?
56 companies on StackShare use Kong
What companies use Tyk Cloud?
6 companies on StackShare use Tyk Cloud

Integrations

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What tools integrate with Kong?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Kong
What tools integrate with Tyk Cloud?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Tyk Cloud

What are some alternatives to API Umbrella, Kong, and Tyk Cloud?

  • Postman - Postman is the only complete API development environment.
  • Amazon API Gateway - Create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale
  • Paw - The ultimate REST client for Mac
  • Insomnia REST Client - The most intuitive cross-platform REST API Client 😴

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