Topic: kong

Kong introduces new collection of AI plugins in Kong Gateway 3.6

Kong recently unveiled a collection of six open-source AI plugins for Kong Gateway 3.6. The plugins offer integration with multiple LLMs and significantly advance AI technology accessibility for developers and platform teams. According to Kong, the goal of this release is to enhance developer productivity by simplifying the integration process of LLMs into various products. … continue reading

Kong announces managed service to run Kong Gateways and Kong Insomnia 8.0

The API company Kong has announced a new managed service for running Kong Gateways so developers don’t have to worry about the underlying infrastructure.  The new service, Dedicated Cloud Gateways, is a part of Kong Konnect, the company’s API management platform. “At Kong, we enable any company to become an API-first company — speeding up time … continue reading

Kong announces performance, security, and extensibility platform updates

At today’s fifth annual Kong Summit 2022 conference, the cloud natuve API organization, Kong, unveiled several new performance, security, and extensibility capabilities across the entirety of its product portfolio. Among these updates are major new releases of Kong Gateway, Kong Konnect, Kong Mesh, Kong Insomnia, and Kong Ingress Controller, and multiple new projects from the … continue reading

Kong Enterprise 2.7 released with 25% improved performance

API company Kong announced the general availability of Kong Enterprise 2.7, which delivers 25% faster performance compared to previous versions, improved security, and streamlined workflows.  Kong Enterprise is a service connectivity platform that enables organizations to secure, connect and orchestrate their APIs and services across cloud native, hybrid and on-premise environments.  The new version achieved … continue reading

SD Times news digest: LogDNA announces Series D; Microsoft introduces new Azure SDK for Go; NeoSec unveiled integration with Kong

LogDNA, the observability data platform, today announced a $50 million Series D funding round led by cybersecurity investment and advisory firm, NightDragon. This financing round also includes participation from existing investors Emergence and Initialized Capital.  The investment comes on the heels of Deloitte’s 2021 Technology Fast 500, which highlighted LogDNA’s 1293% revenue growth from 2017 … continue reading

Kong releases version 1.0 of its universal service mesh Kuma with over 70 improvements

Kong has announced that its service mesh Kuma has reached its 1.0 release. Kuma helps organizations create service meshes for every application they have running, across multiple clusters and clouds, including Kubernetes and VM-based workloads. The Kuma 1.0 release includes several capabilities that help with multi-zone deployments, such as auto generation of “Zone” resources, locality … continue reading

Kong acquires open-source REST client provider Insomnia

Kong, the API and service life cycle management platform, announced that it acquired the open-source REST client provider Insomnia. In addition, the company revealed new products at its 2019 Kong Summit in San Francisco this week. The company will continue to support Insomnia as an independent open-source project. With the acquisition, Kong said it looks … continue reading

Kong open sources universal service mesh Kuma

API and service life cycle management platform Kong announced its new open-source project Kuma, a universal service mesh designed to increase the adoption of microservices.  The problem that early adopters had with the service mesh was that the first generation meshes lacked a mature control plane and required extensive manual work and was often built … continue reading

Kong launches new solutions for intelligently automating the API development lifecycle

API platform provider Kong’s vision of a service control platform is coming to life with the announcement of two new machine learning capabilities on its Kong Enterprise API platform. Kong Brain and Kong Immunity are designed to enable organizations to intelligently automate the API and service development lifecycle. “Four months ago, we declared that API … continue reading

Kong 1.0 launches to help meet scalability demands

Open source API platform Kong has launched as version 1.0. According to the company, this launch serves as the foundation of Kong’s vision of creating a service control platform that takes advantage of AI, machine learning, API security and other emerging technologies in order to broker and secure the flow of information between services. Kong … continue reading

Mashape rebrands as Kong to move away from monolithic applications

Mashape is making a bold statement by declaring the end of the monolithic application era and going all in with microservices. The company has decided to rebrand itself as a microservices API company under the name of Kong, Inc with a mission to broker information through APIs.   “Microservices are becoming the most important aspect … continue reading

Mashape open-sources Kong API management platform, Microsoft loses mobile patent lawsuit and Toshiba’s new wearables and IoT platforms—SD Times news digest: April 28, 2015

API marketplace and management platform Mashape has open-sourced Kong, its platform providing a centralized management layer for APIs and microservices. Kong enables developers to create plugins for authentication, rate limiting, transformations and other common utilities in Web, mobile and IoT applications. The platform uses NGINX as a proxy server, and supports single and multi-datacenter setups … continue reading Protection Status