Ambassador Products

The Ambassador API Gateway

With the Ambassador API Gateway, organizations can ship software with greater agility. Ambassador gives platform engineers and operators a self-service edge proxy, reducing toil. At the same time, Ambassador gives application developers fine-grained control over their edge proxy needs. Built on Kubernetes and Envoy Proxy, Ambassador provides state-of-the-art functionality for observability, resilience, and traffic management.



Ambassador is an open source high-performance edge proxy built on Envoy that adds resilience, observability, and protocol management to your edge traffic.


Resilience. Dynamic load balancing, circuit breakers, automatic retries.

Observability. Distributed tracing, metrics integration.

Protocol management. Route TCP, HTTP/1.0, HTTP/1.1, HTTP/2, gRPC, gRPC-Web, WebSockets. TLS termination. SNI support.

Ambassador Pro

Ambassador Pro

Ambassador Pro is an identity aware proxy that secures your edge traffic and protects against application-level attackers.

Authentication. OAuth/OIDC, session management, JWT validation.

Rate Limiting. Set per-service, per-user, or global rate limits.

Certified Builds. Maximum performance and stability for mission critical deployments.

Developer Portal

Ambassador Developer Portal

Ambassador Developer Portal gives your developers a central self-service hub for your APIs.

Real-Time Catalog. Display all available services and APIs.

API Documentation. Native Swagger and Open API support.

Fully Customizable. Add your own branding and custom content.

Certified Builds. Maximum performance and stability for mission critical deployments.

Join thousands of other organizations automating edge operations

Companies using Ambassador

"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