Compare Kong Enterprise vs. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager

Kong Enterprise is ranked 10th in API Management with 1 review while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is ranked 4th in API Management with 2 reviews. Kong Enterprise is rated 8.0, while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is rated 9.0. 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 Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager writes "Good API management and an excellent enterprise platform". Kong Enterprise is most compared with Apigee, WSO2 API Manager and Microsoft Azure API Management, whereas Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is most compared with Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management 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 ESB, the enterprise service bus is what we primarily use. In addition to that, the API management. These are the two tools which we have been using extensively. The enterprise platform.

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

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Rather than focusing on numbers, they should focus more on the customer support service.

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I'm unsure about licensing costs because I'm not the person who handles this. But, ballpark, it's probably somewhere around $300,000-$400,000 or something like that.

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Ranking
10th
out of 30 in API Management
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Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
844
Avg. Rating
8.0
4th
out of 30 in API Management
Views
17,724
Comparisons
13,559
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
1,873
Avg. Rating
9.0
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Anypoint API Manager
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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.

API Manager is a component of Anypoint Platform for designing, building, managing, and publishing APIs. Anypoint Platform uses Mule as its core runtime engine. You can use API Manager on a public cloud, such as CloudHub, a private cloud, or a hybrid. A hybrid deployment is an API deployed on a private server but having metadata processed in the public cloud.

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Sample Customers
Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScannerCoca-Cola, Splunk, Citrix, UCSF, Vertu, State of Colorado, National Post, TiVo, Deakin, LLS, Oldcastle Precast, ParcelPoint, Justice Systems, Ube, Sumitomo Corporation, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Groupe Initiatives, Camelot, Panviva
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company46%
Comms Service Provider10%
Real Estate/Law Firm9%
Outsourcing Company7%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company29%
Financial Services Firm13%
Media Company10%
Retailer8%
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