Compare 3scale API Management vs. Kong Enterprise

3scale API Management is ranked 12th in API Management with 2 reviews while Kong Enterprise is ranked 8th in API Management with 1 review. 3scale API Management is rated 8.0, while Kong Enterprise is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of 3scale API Management writes "Easy to deploy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Kong Enterprise writes "A combination firewall and anti-virus solution that is dependable and easy to deploy". 3scale API Management is most compared with Apigee, IBM API Connect and WSO2 API Manager, whereas Kong Enterprise is most compared with Apigee, WSO2 API Manager and Microsoft Azure API Management.
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Pros
It's good that they aren't adding a lot of features like ESP, etc. It's okay with just being a gateway.

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This is a solid intrusion prevention system that combines a firewall and antivirus in a single solution.

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Cons
I believe the CMS part of it has room for improvement though. That is where you write a couple of things if you want to publish your API. It's based on liquid scripting, which doesn't seem like the obvious ones to script with.

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The OS upgrades are not as frequent as they should be and they are bulky.

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Overview

3scale is an API management platform that delivers flexible, highly scalable solutions to package, distribute, control, and monetize your APIs, giving you the power to make the most of your API program.

  • Share company data, content, or services through Web or mobile applications.
  • Provide an API to external organizations, internal teams, or both.
  • Avoid the hassle and constant maintenance of building a solution from scratch.

3scale delivers centralized API management features through a distributed, cloud-hosted layer. The platform includes built-in features to help you build a more successful API program, including access control, rate limits, payment gateway integration, and developer experience tools.

Kong delivers a next generation API platform built for modern architectures. With a lightnight-fast, lightweight, and flexible core, Kong delivers sub-millisecond latency across all your services. Kong's is deployment-, vendor-, and pattern-agnostic, allowing you to run your services how you want, where you want, and with who you want - from baremetal to cloud, monolith to microservices, service mesh, and beyond.

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Sample Customers
Victor Ops, Coca Cola, The Telegraph, Skava, Orange, TypeformCargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScanner
Top Industries
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Software R&D Company38%
Comms Service Provider17%
Real Estate/Law Firm10%
Manufacturing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company42%
Comms Service Provider12%
Real Estate/Law Firm7%
Outsourcing Company6%
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