Compare Kong Enterprise vs. WSO2 API Manager

Kong Enterprise is ranked 10th in API Management with 1 review while WSO2 API Manager is ranked 12th in API Management with 2 reviews. Kong Enterprise is rated 8.0, while WSO2 API Manager 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 WSO2 API Manager writes "Good integrations abilities with well-detailed logs". Kong Enterprise is most compared with Apigee, WSO2 API Manager and Microsoft Azure API Management, whereas WSO2 API Manager is most compared with Kong Enterprise, Apigee and Tyk.
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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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This is a flexible and versatile API management solution that has the power to integrate with more than just API.

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

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The interface needs to be modernized and made more user friendly so the product continues to have a growing community of users.

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Ranking
10th
out of 30 in API Management
Views
2,634
Comparisons
2,353
Reviews
1
Average Words per Review
844
Avg. Rating
8.0
12th
out of 30 in API Management
Views
1,926
Comparisons
1,647
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
860
Avg. Rating
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.

WSO2 API Manager is an open source approach that addresses full API lifecycle management, monetization, and policy enforcement. It allows extensibility and customization, and ensures freedom from lock-in.

WSO2 API Manager is a unique open approach to full lifecycle API development, integration and management. As part of the larger WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, it is a central component used to deploy and manage API-driven ecosystems. It’s hybrid integration capabilities further simplify projects that span traditional as well as microservice environments. And unlike other API and lifecycle management products, it is fully open-source allowing for extensibility and customization.

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Sample Customers
Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScannerStubHub, Dialog
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company44%
Comms Service Provider10%
Real Estate/Law Firm10%
Outsourcing Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company40%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm11%
Government8%
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