End User Case Study: EquipmentShare

In this post, we feature a Q&A with Hunter Scheib, Cloud Ops Engineer at EquipmentShare to talk about their migration to Kubernetes. EquipmentShare offers contractors a better way to manage mixed construction fleets by leveraging technology solutions to work smarter, more efficiently and increase productivity. EquipmentShare’s smart jobsite solutions and services include: Rent, new and […]

Betty Junod | August 5, 2020
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Customer Case Study: Vonage – API Gateway Migration

In this post, we feature a Q&A with Jonathan Lane, Senior Manager, Software Engineering, API Platform at Vonage. Vonage (Nasdaq: VG) is a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation. Vonage offers a unique combination of unified communications, contact center and communications APIs – all on a unified, flexible integrated platform. […]

Betty Junod | August 4, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Protecting Applications with L4 and L7 Network Encryption for TLS/mTLS

API Gateways act as a control point for accessing backend application services by external clients and end users. Depending on the request path and the service the client is connecting to, organizations may want to secure it by encrypting the communications.  Gloo is a next generation API Gateway and Kubernetes Ingress controller that connects, manages […]

Betty Junod | August 3, 2020
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Application Resilience with Multi-Cluster API Gateway Failover Routing

Architecting highly available and resilient applications means that teams must design for failure by accepting that outages (planned or unplanned) can occur anywhere in the hardware, software infrastructure, and service layers. Teams are then able to consider different implementation approaches that will help them maintain their desired SLAs and minimize service description. One approach is […]

Solo.io Engineering | July 30, 2020
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[Tutorial] How to Prioritize Traffic with Rate Limits by HTTP Method

Most applications require external users or clients to access a variety of their services and therefore require policies to secure and protect them.  Rate limiting is a strategy implemented in API or Edge Gateways to protect backend services by preventing service outages from being overrun with more requests than it’s resources can process and respond […]

Solo.io Engineering | July 28, 2020
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Introducing Gloo Federation for Multi-Cluster API Gateway Management

In the last year we witnessed growth in the scale and complexity of the environments of our enterprise customers. Multi-cluster environments are quickly becoming the rule rather than the exception. Such environments require multiple instances of API gateways, and indeed many of our customers run numerous instances of Gloo, our Envoy-based next-generation API gateway.  Scalability […]

Idit Levine | July 22, 2020
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Gloo Federation Technical Deep Dive

As Idit mentioned in her blog, today we released Gloo Federation to enable multi-cluster federation and management of Gloo API Gateway. Over the past couple of years we have worked closely with our customers and end users to address their adoption of Kubernetes and application modernization with Gloo to secure and manage how the application […]

Solo.io Engineering | July 22, 2020
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Webinar Recap – What’s New in Gloo 1.4

Gloo is a next generation API gateway and Kubernetes Ingress controller built with Envoy Proxy to manage and secure traffic to a diverse range of backend services like monoliths, microservices and serverless applications. Recently we released version 1.4 for both Gloo open source and enterprise versions; and this webinar provides an overview of the new […]

Betty Junod | July 21, 2020
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[Tutorial] How to Set Multiple Rate Limits per Client ID with Envoy Proxy

Most applications require external users or clients to access a variety of their services and therefore require policies to secure and protect them.  Rate limiting is a strategy implemented in API or Edge Gateways to protect backend services by preventing service outages from being overrun with more requests than it’s resources can process and respond […]

Solo.io Engineering | July 6, 2020
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Webinar Recap – Advanced Rate Limiting with Envoy Proxy and Gloo API Gateway

In last week’s webinar, Rick Ducott covered advanced use cases of rate limiting with Envoy as the edge proxy managed by Gloo API Gateway. Rate limiting is a strategy that can prevent service outages by protecting the service from being overrun with more requests than it’s resources can process and respond to within the agreed […]

Betty Junod | June 30, 2020
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Introducing Gloo 1.4 – Enhanced Scalability, Kubernetes Ingress and Istio 1.6 Support, and Improved Dev to Ops Experience

Today we released version 1.4 of Gloo, our Envoy Proxy based API Gateway. In the past few months since our 1.3 release, we have been working with our end users and customers to deliver new functionality and enhance existing features to address a wider range of use cases. This release includes an update to both […]

Solo.io Engineering | June 25, 2020
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Gloo or Ambassador: why the control plane matters

Here at Solo.io, we work on Envoy-based technology like API/Edge Gateways, service mesh, and Web Assembly (wasm). We’ve had a lot of success deploying these technologies with our open-source community and paying customers. For example, our Gloo API Gateway is deployed at leading financial, telco, and retail companies. A big concern for those customers is […]

Solo.io | June 19, 2020
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