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Tyk

API management platform for application developers

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Tyk Pricing, Features, Reviews and Alternatives

Tyk product overview

Price starts from

1800

/user

Per month

What is Tyk?

Tyk is an API management platform designed to help businesses in finance, healthcare, banking, and other sectors develop and deploy application program interfaces (APIs). It provides an API gateway, which enables organizations to manage API transactions or calls, expose REST endpoints, compose data sources into GraphQL, and monitor pre-determined API quotas.

Typical customers

Freelancers
Small businesses
Mid size businesses
Large enterprises

Platforms supported

Web
Android
iPhone/iPad

Support options

FAQs/Forum
24/7 (Live rep)
Email/Help Desk
Phone Support
Knowledge Base

Training options

Documentation
In Person
Webinars
Live Online
Videos

Tyk pricing information

Value for money

4.0

/5

15

Starting from

1800

/user

Per month

Pricing options

Free plan
Subscription
Free trial
Pricing range

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Tyk features

Functionality

4.4

/5

15

Total features

17

1 categories

Most valued features by users

API
Access Controls/Permissions
Reporting/Analytics
Third Party Integrations
Activity Dashboard
Reporting & Statistics
Data Import/Export
Dashboard

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Tyk users reviews

Overall Rating

4.8

/5

15

Positive reviews

Rating breakdown
  • Value for money
  • Ease of use
  • Features
  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend8/10
Rating distribution

5

4

3

2

1

12

3

0

0

0

Pros
From a cost and functionality standpoint, Tyk was an easy choice and seems suited to many different deployment environments. The UI and dashboard is beautiful and easy to use/navigate.
Very fast and stable API gateway. Migration to Tyk and of our API users went seamless, also thanks to a great customer service team.
I appreciate how responsive they are to feature requests and have seen a number of issues/gaps we've seen addressed. Our integration with Tyk has been an overall positive experience.
Cons
The setup can be a bit tricky when installing on linux. Also, the error messages displayed in the logs when a problem happens can be cryptic.
Hard to work out what to do at any given moment.
UI, but anyway you will no use UI on automated environments.

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Overall Rating
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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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API Gateway on Tyk

Reviewed 3 years ago
Pros

Easy integration with cloud providers like kubernetes Good documentation for quick starts Ability to run on-prem easily

Cons

Nothing was wrong with the software during my usage

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
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  • Likelihood to recommend7/10

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An easy to use, adaptable API Management solution

Reviewed 2 years ago

It's been great working with them and their team. I appreciate how responsive they are to feature requests and have seen a number of issues/gaps we've seen addressed. Our integration with Tyk has been an overall positive experience.

Pros

The initial integration of the Hybrid Cloud option into our product was seamless and the migration of our existing API users straightforward. From a cost and functionality standpoint, Tyk was an easy choice and seems suited to many different deployment environments. The UI and dashboard is beautiful and easy to use/navigate. Their customer support is top notch as well.

Cons

The documentation for the APIs we needed for our use case were difficult to navigate and sometimes had gaps that required iteration with their technical team (though they were very responsive). At the time of our initial integration, it was not possible to programmatically pull usage statistics out of Tyk through public APIs, though I believe that has since been improved.

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  • Likelihood to recommend5/10

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Nice solution but a bit pricey

Reviewed 2 years ago

Tyk provides a nice solution for handling authentication between microservices.

Pros

Initial setup took a while to get right. Once running it is fairly easy to maintain and update via the user interface.

Cons

We started with the free plan and later upgraded to the pro plan. The tier definitions have changed and the prices are now quite high for our scenario.

Overall Rating
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  • Ease of use
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  • Customer support
  • Likelihood to recommend10/10

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Love the product and where it's going

Reviewed 2 years ago

I love the product. It's really well built and the cost makes sense for our scale. All the issues I have with the software, are about polish. As you grow and expand your customer base, these are things to work on. They don't' detract from the value of what the tool does and where it's going.

Pros

The product is just works. We've never had an uptime issue or weird application issues. The concepts behind the tool are solid. The framework for it also solid.

Cons

There are a lot of parts and pieces to Tyk. I understand the need to break things part, but still to this day we haven't gotten Active Directory logs for the dashboard working. The tool was built for developers in mind, but not always for backend teams who are more focused in deploying applications and less in how they work. Documentation needs some love, it feels like there are more than a few versions and types. hard to work out what to do at any given moment. Also feels like I can never what options exist in the config. No single source of what things I can do.

Overall Rating
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  • Likelihood to recommend8/10

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Light Weight and Powerful API Management with Tremendous Support

Reviewed 2 years ago

Have been used Tyk for about 1.5 years, i've blown away with the product architecture where Tyk consist with multiple light weight component. Tyk gateway and redis is the key component for the good performance. I have many experienced with API management product, by far this is the best in term of flexibility, easier to setup, stability. Setup tyk with container is very easy and can done in minutes. I hope they can make more feature and integration to make the product better compare with existing in the market.

Pros

Light weight, fast, very stable API Gateway, flexible with multiple installation package, easy to configure and setup, good product architecture design with multiple open source component, Easy and flexible developer portal with swagger, capable to integrate with logstash or other logging management, good product documentation, very good, good price and fast support response.

Cons

Overall is very good API management software, hope they can enhance the Admin Portal to have more feature to manage the API and more analytic/statistic in the dashboard.

Tyk FAQs and common questions

Q. What type of pricing plans does Tyk offer?

Tyk has the following pricing plans:
Starting from: $1800.00/month
Pricing model: Free, Subscription, Open Source
Free Trial: Available | (No Credit Card required)


Q. Who are the typical users of Tyk?

Tyk has the following typical customers:
Freelancers, Large Enterprises, Mid Size Business, Small Business


Q. Does Tyk offer an API?

Yes, Tyk has an API available for use.


Q. What other apps does Tyk integrate with?

Tyk integrates with the following applications:
Gluu, GitHub, Datadog, Okta, Heroku, Auth0


Q. What level of support does Tyk offer?

Tyk offers the following support options:
FAQs/Forum, 24/7 (Live rep), Email/Help Desk, Phone Support, Knowledge Base

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