Secure, Scale, and Ship Your Microservices

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

Security Update: Ambassador 0.75 - Read the blog post

Ambassador is a Next Generation Kubernetes API Gateway

Support multi-platform, L7 workloads

Multi Platform


Support services deployed on VMs, Kubernetes, bare metal.

L7 Support

L7 Support

Robust observability & proxy support at the application layer.

Support real-time, decentralized workflows



Designed for fast-changing, ephemeral environments.

Decentralized Management

Decentralized Management

Different teams can simultaneously set different API gateway policies.

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 and application security

Service Stack


Frictionless authentication, access control, and rate limiting for your 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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