Announcing Gloo Edge 1.10 with enhanced AWS Lambda integrations, plus many security, reliability, and ease-of-use improvements

Today, the Solo team released Gloo Edge 1.10, our latest version of the popular Kubernetes-native, Envoy Proxy-based API gateway. The raft of new features are focused on tighter integration with AWS Lambda serverless functions, more observability metrics, security capabilities, and over 100 enhancements altogether. Solo leads the community in making Envoy Proxy the smart choice […]

Nikki Rouda | January 13, 2022
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The year-in-review: Solo.io’s big moves in 2021

The year 2021 was a game-changer for Solo.io, with our biggest leap forward since the company was first founded by Idit Levine in 2017. In fact, so much has happened that we decided to put together this quick recap in case you missed any of our news! Gloo Mesh Enterprise had its 1.0 GA in […]

Nikki Rouda | December 20, 2021
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Prevent security risks with multi-cluster Istio deployments

Here at Solo.io we treat security very seriously. In order to help ensure good security, when we’re aware of a potential weakness, we aim to address it as quickly and completely as possible. Here’s an example related to istiod, kubeconfig, and multi-cluster Istio service meshes. Istio had a potential CVE report related to the use […]

Nikki Rouda | December 6, 2021
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Announcing Gloo Mesh v1.2, the industry’s most reliable and easiest way to manage an Istio service mesh

Solo.io is excited to announce the general availability (GA) of Gloo Mesh v1.2 which continues to deliver on our promise of building the industry’s most robust, reliable, and easy to manage Istio-based service mesh. If your idea of excitement in IT is wanting something that just works, we’ve got you covered! For architects and operators, […]

Nikki Rouda | November 2, 2021
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Announcing Gloo Edge 1.9 with FIPS, last good config, canary testing, and UI improvements

Today, the Solo team released Gloo Edge 1.9, our latest version of the popular Kubernetes-native, Envoy Proxy-based API gateway. The raft of new features are focused on further enhancing the reliability, security, and usability for our customers. Solo leads the community in making Envoy Proxy the smart choice to handle connectivity and ingress to distributed […]

Nikki Rouda | October 6, 2021
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What is Istio?

This 7-minute read is meant to be primer for developers, operators, and anyone curious about Istio service mesh. Istio basics To answer the question “what is Istio?”, we need to establish some context first. Modern applications are often composed of microservices that run in containers distributed on-premises and in the cloud. As they are decomposed […]

Nikki Rouda | September 8, 2021
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Gloo Mesh Gateway demo video

Gloo Mesh Gateway is a full-featured API gateway, built on Istio, for managing North-South traffic to Kubernetes, VMs, and serverless functions. Gloo Mesh Gateway provides a unified, global control plane for both edge and service mesh use cases. It reduces complexity, increases security, increases reliability, and increases observability for consistent applications and microservices connectivity. It […]

Nikki Rouda | August 30, 2021
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The New Stack – Secure Your Service Mesh: A 13-Item Checklist

Solo customers always rank security as one of the top criteria for evaluating solutions. When you need to decide whether to go with open-source Istio, Gloo Mesh Enterprise, or another offering, use our service mesh security checklist to help you make the smart choice. This article originally appeared on The New Stack. “Organizations worldwide are […]

Nikki Rouda | August 11, 2021
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Getting value from your API gateways and service mesh

A lot of people ask, “why do I need Solo?” when they think about getting value from API gateways and service mesh. Let’s answer this question by looking at the macro-trends in tech, the implications, what solutions are needed to address these implications, and finally why Solo is uniquely positioned to help. Industry trends push […]

Nikki Rouda | August 9, 2021
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Explore Gloo Portal in our demo video

Want to see a Gloo Portal demo video of our developer portal that abstracts the complexity and enables developers to publish, document, share, discover, and use APIs with rich controls, detailed configuration information, and comprehensive security? Not quite ready to commit to a live demo or trial, but want to see the product in action? […]

Nikki Rouda | July 27, 2021
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Take a tour of Gloo Mesh in 7 minutes

Curious about Gloo Mesh, our Istio-based service mesh manager? Not quite ready to commit to a live demo or trial, but want to see the product in action? Solo.io field engineer Ram Vennam will take you on a 7-minute guided tour of core capabilities in this Gloo Mesh demo video of how to manage an […]

Nikki Rouda | July 22, 2021
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The value of production LTS support: zero-day response to Istio CVEs

Istio support for CVEs We often talk about zero-day attacks and exploits in the context of cyber-security and operations, but how often do you hear about a zero-day response to Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) in the IT industry? Here at Solo we have provided fixes within 24 hours to high severity CVEs in Istio, […]

Nikki Rouda | July 7, 2021
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