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  • "The licensing fees are paid yearly."
  • "The price is really reasonable compared to that of alternative solutions."
  • "There are many factors that influence the price of Kong Enterprise, such as scale, licenses, and usage."
  • "I don't have any information on licensing costs currently."
  • "There is a need to pay towards the licensing charges...In some areas, the functionalities are available free of charge."
  • "Kong Enterprise's pricing is at par compared to the other technologies."
  • "Kong Enterprise is cheaper than Apigee. I rate its pricing as four out of ten."
  • "Kong Enterprise's pricing is reasonable for our company size."
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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.

    Traefik Enterprise is a unified cloud-native networking solution that brings API management, ingress control, and Service Mesh all together in one simple control plane. Traefik Enterprise eases microservices networking complexity for developers and operations teams across the organization.

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    Cargill, Zillow, Ferrari, WeWork, Healthcare.gov, Yahoo! Japan, Giphy, SkyScanner
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    Top Industries
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    Financial Services Firm44%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Comms Service Provider13%
    Insurance Company13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm21%
    Computer Software Company14%
    Manufacturing Company8%
    Insurance Company6%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company16%
    Financial Services Firm13%
    Manufacturing Company10%
    Retailer7%
    Company Size
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    Small Business27%
    Large Enterprise73%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise70%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business25%
    Midsize Enterprise18%
    Large Enterprise56%
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    Kong Gateway Enterprise is ranked 6th in API Management with 20 reviews while Traefik Enterprise is ranked 35th in API Management. Kong Gateway Enterprise is rated 7.8, while Traefik Enterprise is rated 0.0. The top reviewer of Kong Gateway Enterprise writes "Provides role-based access control and can be easily customized with Lua script". On the other hand, Kong Gateway Enterprise is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, WSO2 API Manager, Apigee, Apache APISIX and Gravitee, whereas Traefik Enterprise is most compared with Envoy, Tyk, Apache APISIX, Kong Mesh and HAProxy.

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