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Navigating API Management's New Era: Kong's Incremental Buy-in Product Principle

In the rapidly evolving world of API management, the conversation around "the great unbundling of API management" has recently gained traction. This movement, highlighted by industry experts and analysts, including a recent Forbes article, reflects a shift towards a more componentized approach in API tooling offerings. Such an approach caters to the enterprise's specific needs, moving away from the traditional "does-it-all" solutions.

What's New in Kong Gateway 3.6

Kong Gateway 3.6 delivers a variety of new capabilities, enhanced UX and a brand new feature that we can't talk about yet. There are new Consumer Group capabilities, increased security when working with Hashicorp Vault or OpenID Connect, and there will even be a live demo of the brand new feature. Join Michael Heap (Sr Director of Developer Experience) and Veena Rajarathna (Staff Product Manager) as they walk you through what's new in the 3.6 release. You don’t want to miss this session!

Adopt a Zero Trust Approach with OAuth 2.0 Mutual TLS Client Authentication

In the modern IT stack, API gateways act as the first line of defense against attacks on backend services by enforcing authentication/authorization policies and validating and transforming requests. When backend services are protected with a token-based approach, client applications must obtain an access token to access the protected resource.

Kong Konnect Data Plane Node Autoscaling with Cluster Autoscaler on Amazon EKS 1.29

After getting our Konnect Data Planes vertically and horizontally scaled, with VPA and HPA, it's time to explore the Kubernete Node Autoscaler options. In this post, we start with the Cluster Autoscaler mechanism. (Part 4 in this series is dedicated to Karpenter.)

Announcing Kong's New Open Source AI Gateway with Multi-LLM Support, No-Code AI Plugins, Advanced Prompt Engineering, and More

Today I’m excited to announce that Kong has released six new open source AI plugins in Kong Gateway 3.6 that turn every Kong Gateway deployment into an AI Gateway. These new plugins are available today and are entirely free and open source for everyone. The six new plugins are AI Proxy, AI Request/Response Transformer, AI Prompt Guard, AI Prompt Template, and AI Prompt Decorator.

Leap Forward with Kong Gateway Enterprise 3.6

We're thrilled to announce the general availability of Kong Gateway Enterprise 3.6. This version brings security, efficiency, and standards conformance to enterprise applications. Plus, Kong AI Gateway, which you can learn more about here. Let’s dive into the enhancements and explore the tangible benefits these features bring your organization.

What's new in Kong Gateway 3.6?

We're thrilled to announce the general availability of Kong Gateway 3.6. This version features a high-performance compression algorithm, efficient route matching, and improved observability. Plus, Kong AI Gateway, which you can learn more about here. Let’s dive into the enhancements and explore the tangible benefits these features bring your organization. Looking for more enterprise-grade features? Check out what's new in Kong Gateway Enterprise 3.6.

What's New in Kong Ingress Controller 3.1?

Kong Ingress Controller 3.1 provides brand-new capabilities for keeping your secrets secure. We’ve introduced new KongVault and KongLicense CRDs, and added a way to keep sensitive information in your cluster when using KIC in Konnect. Finally, there’s a quality-of-life improvement that allows you to use a Kubernetes secret to populate a single field in a KongPlugin configuration.