Self-Service Edge Proxy for Cloud Native Applications

Open Source Kubernetes-Native API Gateway built on the Envoy Proxy

Feature Release: Ambassador 0.84.1 - Read the blog post
Blazing Fast

Blazing Fast

Super low latency and high throughput, even when your containers are scaling up and down.



Give application developers the ability to manage the edge for their specific services.

Built for cloud native apps

Built for cloud native apps

The features you need for cloud native apps: routing, resilience, observability, and security.



Designed to just run, reliably. No database. Horizontally scalable, stateless architecture. Use Kubernetes to scale.

Join thousands of other organizations automating edge operations

NvidiaApp DirectMicrosoftKubeflowTicketmasterChick Fil A

"Ambassador is a great productivity tool, and provides a single point of reference for all of our services. We’ve also saved a lot of money and complexity since we’ve eliminated many of our ELBs. Ambassador has been very stable and robust for our needs."

Paris Apostolopoulos

Lead Software Engineer, Ticketmaster

"Ever since the inception of Kubernetes, we’ve witnessed a community of ideas coming together and evolving best practices. Ambassador is one of the building blocks we adopted and are proud to be contributing to."

Alexandre Gervais

Staff Software Engineer, AppDirect

"Regarding Ambassador, all I hear around our company is pure joy."

Carlos Yakimov

Solutions Architect, Falabella

"Ambassador provides a simple, decentralized way of managing Envoy files through annotations which allows us to declare the state of the routing tier directly to code and simplify the dev-ops process"

Christopher Lane

Enterprise Architect, Chick-Fil-A

Ambassador provides a complete solution for traffic management, application security, and API development

Service Stack

API Development

Give your developers a complete self-service portal for their APIs.


Frictionless authentication, access control, and rate limiting for your Kubernetes services.

Traffic Management

Control application traffic to your services with a declarative policy engine.

Ambassador is powered by Envoy Proxy

Ambassador is a specialized control plane that translates Kubernetes annotations to Envoy configuration. All traffic is directly handled by the high-performance Envoy Proxy.



Scale your edge operations with a GitOps style workflow enabled by Ambassador’s decentralized, declarative configuration model.

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