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Pros
"This is a solid intrusion prevention system that combines a firewall and antivirus in a single solution.""In our buying companies' perspective, it was easier to use compared to other platforms. The markets were pretty familiar with the solutions.""Good at intercepting traffic and modeling APIs around that."

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"The feature I find most valuable is that this solution allows us to manage our security.""It is a good product for API management.""The most valuable feature is the load balancing with the circuit-breaker function."

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Cons
"The OS upgrades are not as frequent as they should be and they are bulky.""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.""They could focus more on pricing."

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"I would like to see some additional features like having some extensions for .NET core because we use it for our back-end language.""It is a young product and does not have the kind of brand recognition that would make it a more popular solution with our clients.""Sometimes when new features are released, they are not immediately stable."

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"The price is low compared to other products of a similar type.""There are different versions and plans available depending on the requirements, so there is flexibility in terms of the pricing."

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Top Answer: In our buying companies' perspective, it was easier to use compared to other platforms. The markets were pretty familiar with the solutions.
Top Answer: It can be our personal, our company's issue, but when we were doing separate projects, we were facing a lot of solutions. For some of our major projects, the API was not using Kong as a group… more »
Top Answer: We define our enterprise architect and Kong has been selected as an API integration layer solution. We deploy in some of the markets if they're ready to go, and some of the markets are not really… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the load balancing with the circuit-breaker function.
Top Answer: There are different versions and plans available depending on the requirements, so there is flexibility in terms of the pricing. Compared to other products, this is a cheaper solution.
Top Answer: Sometimes when new features are released, they are not immediately stable. It can take a few months for them to catch up completely.
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11th
out of 39 in API Management
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out of 39 in API Management
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2,445
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3
Average Words per Review
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8.0
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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.

Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast and scalable, an API management platform featuring an API gateway, analytics, developer portal and dashboard. Available in three flavours to best suit your architecture and governance. We offer full cloud or on-premises options, and the best of both worlds with our unique hybrid model. www.tyk.io
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Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScannerTrip Advisor, Juniper Networks, AT&T
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Comms Service Provider20%
Media Company6%
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Comms Service Provider26%
Media Company10%
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Find out what your peers are saying about Kong Enterprise vs. Tyk and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Kong Enterprise is ranked 11th in API Management with 3 reviews while Tyk is ranked 15th in API Management with 3 reviews. Kong Enterprise is rated 8.4, while Tyk 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 Tyk writes "An inexpensive integration solution that needs more time to develop as a mature product with better brand recognition ". Kong Enterprise is most compared with WSO2 API Manager, Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Apigee and Layer7 API Management, whereas Tyk is most compared with WSO2 API Manager, Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and IBM API Connect. See our Kong Enterprise vs. Tyk report.

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