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"It is on the less expensive side. It provides a significant saving for us in terms of cost and other things. It is open-source. We just download it from the open-source framework and use it."
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Multiple clouds and private datacenters with dynamic IPs, ephemeral containers, dominated by east-west traffic, no clear network perimeters.
-Centralized registry to locate any service
-Services discovered and connected with centralized policies
-Network automated in service of applications
-Zero trust network enforced by identity-based security policies
Intelligently control the flow of traffic and API calls between services, conduct a range of tests, and upgrade gradually with red/black deployments.
Automatically secure your services through managed authentication, authorization, and encryption of communication between services.
Apply policies and ensure that they’re enforced, and that resources are fairly distributed among consumers.
See what's happening with rich automatic tracing, monitoring, and logging of all your services.
HashiCorp Consul is ranked 4th in Service Mesh while Istio is ranked 1st in Service Mesh with 1 review. HashiCorp Consul is rated 0.0, while Istio is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Istio writes "Balances load well, saves effort, and is open-source and free". HashiCorp Consul is most compared with AWS App Mesh, Kong Kuma, VMware Tanzu Service Mesh, Buoyant Linkerd and Envoy, whereas Istio is most compared with Kong Kuma, AWS App Mesh and VMware Tanzu Service Mesh.
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