Kong Konnect is a unified API management platform offered by Kong Inc. It claims to securely manage APIs across various cloud environments, teams, gateways, protocols, and architectures from a centralized control plane. According to the vendor, this platform caters to businesses of all sizes, including...
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Kong Konnect is a unified API management platform offered by Kong Inc. It claims to securely manage APIs across various cloud environments, teams, gateways, protocols, and architectures from a centralized control plane. According to the vendor, this platform caters to businesses of all sizes, including small startups and large enterprises. IT professionals, developers, API architects and managers, software development companies, as well as industries such as e-commerce, retail, and financial services, are among the target users of Kong Konnect.
Kong Gateway: According to the vendor, Kong Gateway can be deployed anywhere to optimize security, observability, traffic management, and performance. It aims to ensure high availability and reliability of APIs while seamlessly integrating with existing systems and infrastructure.
Runtime Groups: The vendor claims that Kong Konnect fosters a decentralized, template-based approach to API governance, aiming to ensure consistency and compliance through automation and collaboration. It is said to streamline processes and workflows, enabling faster onboarding of teams while maintaining security and enabling autonomous work.
Developer Portal: According to the vendor, the Developer Portal feature of Kong Konnect allows seamless onboarding of developers to APIs. It claims to provide a customizable portal that offers a branded experience and includes features such as reference documentation, test endpoints, and application registration.
Security: The vendor states that Kong Konnect applies robust API security measures to achieve zero-trust security and meet compliance requirements. It is said to provide control over access to APIs through user grouping and fine-grained access controls. The platform also offers customizable controls and plugins to enhance security.
Kong Ingress Controller: According to the vendor, the Kong Ingress Controller feature simplifies the management of Kubernetes gateways. It aims to provide a single-pane-of-glass view and control over API gateways deployed as Kubernetes Ingress. The vendor claims that this feature streamlines the publishing and registration of Kubernetes services and boosts developer productivity.
Unified API Management: The vendor claims that Kong Konnect allows the deployment and management of multiple gateways across various providers from a single control plane. It is said to provide real-time visibility into services and APIs and incorporates robust authentication, security, and traffic control policies using plugins or custom development. The aim is to ensure discoverability, consumability, and reusability of APIs.
API Products: According to the vendor, Kong Konnect enables the creation of a global service catalog for APIs, making them discoverable and consumable. It claims to offer options for internal service hubs or external developer portals, enabling seamless integration and collaboration with API consumers.
API Insights: The vendor states that Kong Konnect provides tools to optimize gateway performance in real-time. It claims to offer analysis of the performance of services, routes, and applications managed by the platform. According to the vendor, this feature aims to reduce time to resolution for performance-related issues and provide valuable insights into API usage and behavior.
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