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Find out what your peers are saying about Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. Kong Enterprise and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"There's drag and drop functionality so that you do not need to have a senior expert developer to make use of the tool. You can get more of your staff trained up to be able to use it as it's not overly technical.""The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling.""We like the portal for documentation a lot.""I don't believe the Salesforce has been fully utilized yet. It gives us quick engagement."

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"Good at intercepting traffic and modeling APIs around that.""Kong Enterprise has excellent plugin support.""In our buying companies' perspective, it was easier to use compared to other platforms. The markets were pretty familiar with the solutions."

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Cons
"It would be great if they have an asset report. It's hard to get support for that.""The API Mocking tools need to be improved.""The portal still has room for improvement.""The installation process is a bit complex and it could be a lot simpler."

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"They could focus more on pricing.""Because it is open-source, it should be less expensive than others.""There should be an easier way to integrate with other solutions, even though it's the same API solution layer. Comparability will be a good improvement."

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"The licensing fees are paid yearly."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling.
Top Answer: The API Mocking tools need to be improved. To start with an API-first approach would benefit this product. We sometimes have issues with some of the functions because they do not work very well… more »
Top Answer: We have a service running on Xray Cloud and we have established an internal API gateway platform. It is used for customer-centric APIs.
Top Answer: The Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager was designed with its users in mind. Though it is a reasonably complex piece of software, it is easy to install and upgrade. While there are different things that one… more »
Top Answer: Kong Enterprise has excellent plugin support.
Top Answer: Because it is open-source, it should be less expensive than others. The licensing fees are paid yearly.
Ranking
11th
out of 41 in API Management
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3,881
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7.8
10th
out of 41 in API Management
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11,119
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3
Average Words per Review
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8.3
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Also Known As
Vordel Application Gateway, Axway API Management Plus, Axway API Management, AMPLIFY API Management
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Overview

Axway API Management Plus combines API lifecycle management, secure integration services, monitoring and analytics to help you innovate faster and heighten ecosystem engagement. It is part of the Axway AMPLIFY data integration and engagement platform, which also includes unified app development for mobile to provide a complete solution for rapid change and innovation.

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
Engie Group, Allianz
Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScanner
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm8%
Manufacturing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider19%
Financial Services Firm14%
Manufacturing Company4%
Find out what your peers are saying about Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. Kong Enterprise and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
554,873 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Axway AMPLIFY API Management is ranked 11th in API Management with 4 reviews while Kong Enterprise is ranked 10th in API Management with 3 reviews. Axway AMPLIFY API Management is rated 7.8, while Kong Enterprise is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Axway AMPLIFY API Management writes "Good documentation, strong security functionality and offers great flexibility". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Kong Enterprise writes "Developers and Architects favourite, great for initial adaptors, companies scaling up". Axway AMPLIFY API Management is most compared with Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Microsoft Azure API Management and 3scale API Management, whereas Kong Enterprise is most compared with Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Microsoft Azure API Management, WSO2 API Manager, Apigee and SwaggerHub. See our Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. Kong Enterprise report.

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