Newsletters Unifies Control Plane for Gloo Instances, the software company that helps organizations adopt and operate innovative cloud native technologies, is releasing Gloo Federation.

Gloo Federation, a new capability for Gloo Enterprise, brings together multiple Gloo instances deployed across clusters, clouds, and regions for streamlined configuration and traffic management through a unified control plane. designed Gloo Federation together with its enterprise customers as a powerful unified control plane to manage across all of their Gloo instances.

Gloo Federation provides customers with a single pane of glass through which they can view all of their services across clusters and clouds.

This visibility enables admins to centrally configure all of their Gloo instances, either individually or in groups. Admins then connect their Gloo instances to provide failover capabilities and location-based routing. 

“Scaling has always been a major driving force in our design of Gloo,” said Idit Levine, CEO of “Over the last couple of years, we have witnessed an increase in the scale and complexity of our customers' environments, and with it a growth in the number of Gloo instances they run. Gloo Federation addresses multiple ideas and requests from our customers, who wanted to simplify the management of their environment and leverage the capabilities of Gloo.”’s latest offering delivers improvements to system scalability, expanded support for Kubernetes Ingress and Istio, security updates, and new configuration options.

 Gloo Federation features include:

  • Global Dashboard
  • Global Configuration
  • Multi-Cluster Failover Routing
  • Location-Based Routing
  • Role-Based Access Control:

Gloo is’s cloud-native API Gateway and Ingress Controller. The Envoy Proxy-based API gateway connects, secures and controls incoming traffic to a company’s diverse portfolio of backend application services.

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