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Augusto Marietti
We’re happy to announce that Mashape’s API Marketplace product is now part of RapidAPI! Starting today you can use either a RapidAPI or Mashape API Marketplace account to log into both platforms. Your existing apps and APIs will work the same without any code changes, but you can now view your analytics and projects through different interfaces. Most importantly you can explore over 7,500 public APIs. Find the closest asteroid to you with the NASA API, pull the best running playlists with the Spotify API, or make your app talk like Yoda. We will also be in constant communication…
Morgan Davies
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is expanding its global reach. The partnership with XLsoft, a leading value added reseller in Japan, will further Kong’s awareness to leading APAC technology companies. With offices in Tokyo and Irvine, CA, XLsoft offers clients strategic planning, software and infrastructure support. The collaboration of Kong and XLsoft will engage and deliver advanced API management solutions to Japanese customers. With nearly 10,000 stars on Github and over 2.5 million downloads, Kong is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management layer. Built on top of NGINX, a high-performance web server, Kong is designed to sit…
Morgan Davies
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is proud to announce a relationship with A.Y. Technologies as its first Professional Services and Referral partner in Canada. Based in Vancouver, B.C., A.Y. Technologies will identify opportunities for Kong Enterprise, as well as offer clients custom plugin development and other service solutions. With over 2.5 million downloads and nearly 10,000 stars on Github, Kong is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management platform. Used in mission critical deployments at small and large organizations, Kong is designed for high availability and distributed systems. A.Y. Technologies is a mobile and web application development agency,…
Morgan Davies
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is now a proud Silver Member of the Linux Foundation’s Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). T​he CNCF is sustaining and integrating open source technologies to orchestrate containers as part of a microservices architecture. With nearly 10,000 stars on Github and over 2.5 million downloads, Kong is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management layer. Built on top of NGINX, a high-performance web server, Kong is designed to sit in front of highly performant APIs and microservices to protect, extend and orchestrate distributed systems. CNCF is a nonprofit organization committed to advancing the development…
Morgan Davies
Mashape is excited to partner with IBM and announce the OpenWhisk plugin for Kong’s API Gateway, available both to the open source community via Apache OpenWhisk and as a commercial offering on Bluemix, IBM’s cloud platform. OpenWhisk is a cloud-first distributed event-based programming service, whose serverless architecture accelerates development of small, distinct, and independent actions. By eliminating infrastructure limitations, OpenWhisk enables teams to efficiently work on different pieces of code simultaneously. It provides a programming model to upload event handlers and register the handlers to respond to various events. Now developers can use Kong to invoke Apache OpenWhisk serverless functions…
Morgan Davies
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is proud to announce a relationship with the OSS Group as its first VAR partner to support New Zealand and Australia. Based in Auckland, the OSS Group offers clients strategic planning, software and infrastructure support. Together we aim to engage and deliver advanced API management solutions to customers based in APAC. With nearly 10,000 stars on Github and over 2.5 million downloads, Kong is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management platform. Built on top of NGINX, Kong is designed for high availability and distributed systems. Founded in 1995, the OSS Group specialized…
Morgan Davies
Watch out Texas, Mashape and the Kong team are attending DockerCon17 in Austin, April 17-20th! Join us and thousands of attendees at the largest gathering of global Docker community members. Mashape is a proud silver sponsor of the event. Want to learn more about Kong and meet the team, drop by our booth and say hello. We’ve got amazing t-shirts! Come learn about Kong, the most popular open-source API Management platform. – How Kong manages your APIs and Microservices – How to deploy Kong with Docker containers – How to customize and optimize Kong specifically to your API needs –…
Morgan Davies
Mashape and Kong now offer an official Kubernetes distribution, an open-source platform for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications. In today’s fast paced world users expect applications to be available around the clock without any downtime; as such, to ensure the best performance developers deploy new application versions multiple times a day. Kubernetes groups containers that make up an application into logical units for easy management and discovery. To achieve continuous uptime developers utilize containers to package software, which enables applications to be released and updated efficiently. Kubernetes is an open source platform designed with Google’s accumulated experience…
Morgan Davies
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is proud to announce a partnership with Streamdata as its first European referral partner. Based in France, Streamdata.io specializes in cloud-based API services for their customers. Together we aim to engage and deliver advanced API management solutions. With over 8,000 stars on Github, Kong is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management layer. Built on top of NGINX with Cassandra and Postgres, Kong is designed for high availability and distributed systems. Through the Streamdata.io relationship, European customers can engage, learn, and implement Kong and Mashape Enterprise solutions from an authorized partner. Streamdata is…
Mashape, the creator of Kong, is proud to announce a partnership with Briscola, Inc. as its first value-added reseller in Japan.  Briscola specializes in cloud-based business planning, development, and integration services for their customers.  Together we aim to engage and deliver advanced API management solutions for Japan. The Kong platform is the most popular open-source API gateway and microservices management layer.  Built on top of NGINX with Cassandra and Postgres, Kong is designed for high availability and distributed systems.  Through the Briscola partnership, customers in Japan will now be provided with exceptional local service to architect, purchase, and deploy Kong…
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