Tyk Open Source API Gateway: A better way to manage your APIs

Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast, scalable and modern. Out of the box, Tyk offers an API management platform with an API Gateway, API analytics, developer portal and API Management Dashboard.

Tyk can be installed on-premises, as a cloud service, or as a hybrid for the best of both worlds.

API Management in the cloud, on-premises or hybrid

You need low latency, scalability, performance and reliability and you want to minimise your total cost of ownership?
We've designed Tyk so it works for your services, works for your team, and works for your budget.
From completely isolated on-premise installations, to managed-cloud and managed cloud-hybrid deployments,
Tyk can be configured to make your stakeholders - and your wallet - happy.
Tyk Open Source API Gateway

Tyk On Premises

Open Source API Gateway, developer portal and management dashboard running on your own infrastructure.

Highly performant, with the ability to run custom plugins and retain all traffic within your network.

Tyk Hybrid

Our Open Source API Gateway lives within your infrastructure, ensuring minimal latency and a tiny footprint while all the API management, data retention, analytics and developer on-boarding is handled from our cloud.

With our Hybrid API Management platform, you have all the benefits of on-premises, with none of the infrastructure costs: Low Latency, High Availability, Lowest total cost of ownership.

Tyk Cloud

All the power and flexibility of Tyk, and with the entire infrastructure managed by the Tyk Technologies team.

Tyk Cloud is the fastest way to get started with the Tyk Open Source API Gateway.

Managing and monitoring your APIs - Simplified

Your time should be spent developing your business, not managing APIs. Our easy to use API Manager, Dashboard & Analytics puts you in control, with a simple to use interface that lets your team focus on your product, not administration.

Build, iterate and design APIs using our API designer, then measure and debug your services using our granular API analytics and logging.

API Portal : Self service for your APIs

Cut admin and support overhead with our integrated developer portal. With self-service documentation using either Swagger and API Blueprint, developers can learn, self-enrol and view their personal usage analytics for your services.

Let your developers, and your community, become self-sufficient using your APIs with Tyk.

The best support, SLAs and training available

API Management is not only a technical challenge: successful programmes rely on excellence in training, support and an ongoing partnership. You can trust that Tyk Technologies deliver the best support available, with customer support and stakeholder excellence baked into our DNA.

Compare Tyk Editions

Tyk is flexible and pragmatic. The same stack can be deployed on-premise, bought as a service or run as a hybrid of the two.
Not sure which is the best match for you? Compare the options here.

Open Source, portable & self contained

Tyk is self-contained, with no dependencies except Redis

High performance

Choose from On-premises, cloud or a hybrid deployment for lowest latency

Low cost of ownership

Starting from free, scaling easily to full enterprise level

Simple and accessible

Get started in minutes. API Management is easier with Tyk

Tyk open source API gateway and API management platform

Detailed Monitoring and Analytics
Tyk Cloud records detailed analytics about how your APIs are being used, view hourly data that can be easily segmented, track upstream latency and chart it for each API you are managing.

API Developer Portal
Publish your managed APIs to your customisable, mobile-enabled API portal and let developers manage their own keys, sign up and enroll to your APIs, with a flexible workflow and developer analytics.

API Documentation
Publish your API Documentation to your portal using Swagger or API Blueprint, let users interact with your API using Swagger UI’s sandbox right from your portal.

Developer Onboarding
Let developers manage their own keys, sign up and enroll to your APIs, with a flexible workflow

Quotas and Rate Limiting
Set rate limiting, request throttling, and auto-renewing request quotas to manage how your users access your API.

Tyk supports access tokens, HMAC request signing, JSON Web tokens, OpenID Connect, basic auth, LDAP, Social OAuth (e.g. GPlus, Twitter, Github) and legacy Basic Authentication providers.

Policies and Tiers
Enable tiered, metered access using powerful key policies to apply to developers, monetise developers from trial keys to full-blown subscriptions with our flexible workflow.

Integrate existing or new applications with Tyk using our advanced REST API, Tyk loads services dynamically so you can introduce new services without downtime.

Mock out APIs
Use our API controls to mock out API versions before release. Import API Blueprints from Apiary or Swagger to make it easier than ever to start with Tyk.

Notifications and Events
Use our event system to hook into existing infrastructure and get up-to-the-minute notifications when key events happen on your services, APIs, portals or developers.

On-the-fly Transforms
Inject proprietary headers and transform inbound and outbound request data using our simple template and middleware system.

Microservice Focus
Circuit breakers, hard timeouts, service discovery and load balancing, all designed to integrate your microservices.

Virtual Endpoints
Create AWS Lambda-style programmatic endpoints in JavaScript to orchestrate service responses

API Sharding
Split APIs across clusters and data centers with Tyk’s flexible tagging and segmentation features.

Service Discovery
Use Tyk with Consul, Etcd, Eureka, Mesosphere, and many others to enable auto-configuring, self-healing APIs

And more…
Take a look at our comprehensive documentation, or contact the team at Tyk to learn about all of the features the Tyk Professional API Management platform offers.

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