Build, publish and monetise APIs easily with full lifecycle API management

Flex, scale and transform your business, using Tyk to manage every stage of the API journey

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Manage every API lifecycle stage quickly and easily

Grow and evolve your business with Tyk API management, no matter how large your footprint or how complex your needs. Create products from scratch or modernise legacy APIs anywhere in the world. Dive into usage data to develop flexibly and version dynamically, managing everything through a central control plane. 

We’re more than just a gateway.

We’re a full API lifecycle management solution

Easier deployment management

Deploy APIs securely, easily and efficiently.

Deep dive analytics

Understand how your APIs are performing to drive business decisions and identify problems.

Flexible versioning

Manage migrations better with a strategic approach to versioning.

Safe, efficient, secure collaboration

Enjoy powerful governance and auditing capabilities – ideal for highly regulated production environments, multi-region teams and complex infrastructures.

Deploy your way, without changing your stack

Would you like to install Tyk and self-manage it? Run it in the cloud? Or perhaps as a Kubernetes operator? Tyk is designed to work with any and all of these approaches, as well as with hybrid models. Because one size doesn’t fit all.

Focus on your business needs first

Make decisions based on what’s important for your business, not technological rate limitations – Tyk places your priorities front and centre.

A seriously powerful solution, minus the over-engineering

At Tyk, we don’t introduce features for features’ sake. We provide a powerful, secure, open source API lifecycle solution that your enterprise can use to make things better. It’s why enterprises around the world rely on Tyk to manage their APIs from initial design through to retirement.

Our central control plane, the Tyk Dashboard, is a key part of our lifecycle management solution. With it, you can understand in detail how your API program is performing and use that knowledge to implement enhancements through easy and flexible versioning.

We support your business to get the best out of each and every API, no matter how many you deploy or how much traffic they have.

Use Tyk’s full lifecycle API management solution to:


  • Benefit from our lightweight, highly performant API Gateway

Your business, your way

Every business is different, which is why Tyk offers a range of different solutions. Check out our pricing plans for full details.
You can try each of our options for free, to get a flavour of how Tyk can help before you commit.

Tyk API Gateway

You can download the industry-leading open source gateway that powers our platform. It’s free to use, forever.

Tyk Cloud 

You can choose Tyk Cloud to start using Tyk on our servers, with nothing to install and pricing plans that grow with your business, so you never pay for more than you need.

Tyk Self-Managed

You can install Tyk Self-Managed on your own infrastructure – on your laptop, cloud, mainframe, whatever you need. This option has pricing plans to suit every business, from single teams up to vast international enterprises.

Trusted by global enterprises

Vast global enterprises use Tyk’s full API lifecycle management solution. Some of our users include:

Create, test and implement with ease

Our API lifecycle management solution makes it easy to create from scratch, design using the OpenAPI Specification, modernise legacy APIs and more.

Mould and flex our solution around your business needs regardless of the scale, complexity or geographical spread of your enterprise.

Deploy, discover and develop flexibly

API lifecycle management is a continual process as your business grows and evolves.

You can use Tyk’s solution not just to deploy your APIs but to discover their usage and to develop them flexibly through a dynamic versioning process that allows you to run multiple versions concurrently as part of a managed migration.

Monitor, analyse and enhance consumption

With Tyk’s central control plane, you can analyse and manage anything from a single API to multiple gateways in multiple data centres.

Use detailed analytics to make business and investment decisions around the consumption and monetization of your APIs.

Discover the value of API lifecycle management tools for your enterprise

Scale faster, work better

Managing each step in your API lifecycle effectively means you can operate securely, grow efficiently and scale smoothly.

With Tyk you can import your APIs, support versioning strategies, document and publish your API into a catalogue for discovery. You can understand consumption through analytics and support CI/CD with minimal effort.

From strategic design and creation through to deprecation and retirement, Tyk puts you in control.



API usage, and the need to govern it, is increasing rapidly driven by remote working, platforms, ecosystems, innovations, digital transformations and regulations. Application leaders should use this Magic Quadrant to find the right API life cycle management vendor for their organization’s needs.


Gartner, “2020 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management”, Paolo Malinverno, Kimihiko Iijima, Mark O’Neill, John Santoro, Shameen Pillai, Akash Jain, September 22, 2020