Compare Kong Enterprise vs. Microsoft Azure API Management

Kong Enterprise is ranked 8th in API Management with 1 review while Microsoft Azure API Management is ranked 6th in API Management with 4 reviews. Kong Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Azure API Management is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Kong Enterprise writes "A combination firewall and anti-virus solution that is dependable and easy to deploy". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure API Management writes "User-friendly, easy to use, and the developer portal is very helpful". Kong Enterprise is most compared with WSO2 API Manager, Apigee and Microsoft Azure API Management, whereas Microsoft Azure API Management is most compared with Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and Amazon API Gateway.
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Pros
This is a solid intrusion prevention system that combines a firewall and antivirus in a single solution.

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The most valuable feature is the developer portal, which has source code examples in various programming languages to help developers learn the API.Ease of integration into the entire Microsoft environment.The package as a whole is useful for our customers.The ease of setting up a new solution is the most valuable feature. It's very easy to set up a new solution and to deploy it to production.

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

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This solution is only available as a cloud-based deployment and it would be very helpful to have an on-premises version.Multi-tenant functionalities is missing from the system, especially when it comes to the developer code of features.I would like to see better scalability and better performance.The developer console for external users could be improved, especially in the testing site.

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8th
out of 30 in API Management
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8.0
6th
out of 30 in API Management
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16,064
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3
Average Words per Review
368
Avg. Rating
7.7
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Overview

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.

Microsoft Azure API Management ensures an organization's API program reaches its fullest potential. With API management, organizations can publish web services as APIs reliably, securely and at scale. Use API Management to drive API consumption among internal teams, partners, and developers while benefiting from business and operational insights available in the admin portal.
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Sample Customers
Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScanneradnymics GmbH, LG CNS, Centrebet, netfabb GmbH, MedPlast, Accelera Solutions, Sochi Organizing Committee, realzeit GmbH, Opensistemas
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider15%
Real Estate/Law Firm7%
Outsourcing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company32%
Comms Service Provider10%
Retailer7%
Manufacturing Company6%
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