Manage Envoy Proxy as a Standalone or Kubernetes-based Application Gateway.
Gateway API are used to dynamically provision and configure the managed Envoy Proxies.
Based on Gateway API, with reasonable default settings to simplify the Envoy user experience, without knowing details of Envoy proxy.
Automatically Envoy infrastructure provisioning and management.
Support for heterogeneous environments. Initially, Kubernetes will receive the most focus.
Vendors will have the ability to provide value-added products built on the Envoy Gateway foundation.
Supports a variety of Security features, such as TLS, TLS pass-through, secure gRPC, authentication. rate-limiting, etc.
Built on top of the high-performance Envoy proxy, which can handle millions of requests per second.
Lower barriers to adoption through Expressive, Extensible, Role-oriented APIs
Support a multitude of ingress and L7/L4 traffic routing
Common foundation for vendors to build value-added products
Without having to re-engineer fundamental interactions.