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Breaking tightly coupled monolithic applications into microservices would require an API gateway to route the traffic. Use Envoy API gateway to route the external traffic to newly developed microservices.
After decoupling your monolithic applications into Kubernetes-based microservices, you need to make the communication between services across the cloud seamless. Istio service mesh helps you abstract the communication layer from your core business logic so that you can manage your traffic between services and make it more secure.
To protect personal identity information (PII) and comply with policies such as GDPR and security, cloud teams need to ensure all communications are secured and identified with policies. Istio provides network policies and implements mTLS-based communication between services across Kubernetes cluster boundaries.
Deploy code faster to market safely by using advanced rollout strategies like canary. Istio traffic splitting and shaping capabilities help you to roll out changes to production without downtime or affecting customer experience. Let your developers focus on experiments and innovations without worrying about breaking things in production.