Varnish API Engine

Varnish API Engine is a solution that allows you to manage more than 23,000 API requests per second through one central point. If speed, performance, scalability, and stability are key requirements for your API strategy you should give it a try.

The Varnish API Engine is a comprehensive API management solution that
allows you to handle high-volume APIs through one central point, customizing
and controlling access without compromising API performance.

What is Varnish API Engine?

Designed to help customers overcome the challenge of API proliferation, which threatens to slow down overall
website performance, and stifle new web environments, such as the so-called “internet of things” (IoT), Varnish API
Engine, is a lightweight, fast and easy-to-use API management platform. Enabling fine-grained access controls to
APIs for flexibility and increased API capacity, the Varnish API Engine supports both practical and strategic aims
– setting clear traffic management rules, building an API governance structure and microservices architecture to
contribute to a future-proof API and “internet of things” strategy.
With the Varnish API Engine, you can manage more than 23,000 API requests per second and set clear traffic
management rules, such as authentication, authorization, metering, throttling and caching through one central
access point.

What are the features?

Built for future-oriented performance

Built specifically for high-traffic, high-volume, dynamic content of IoT and CDN web applications, Varnish API Engine delivers a competitive edge in speed, performance, and stability.


Varnish API Engine allows you to authenticate the clients requesting access to your APIs through easily customizable authentication keys.


You will be able to grant access to specific APIs or API calls.


Tracking nearly every metric you may want about your APIs gives you valuable usage statistics.


This feature allows you to prevent external hacking and misuse of your APIs by placing hard limits on access. You can limit the number of API calls from specific clients. Throttling also lets you limit total usage towards a specific API in order to guarantee its performance.


Varnish API Engine includes support for SSL/TLS. Our SSL/TLS proxy is tightly integrated with Varnish Cache Plus and encrypts communication on both the server and client ends.


You can cache read-only API calls to reduce call overload. This will significantly increase the performance of the applicable API calls.

Varnish API Engine benefits

Improved performance: Take advantage of industry-leading API call per second performance and volume handling, at least 23,000 APIs per second and rapidly climbing.

Improved access control: Easily create user groups and define access roles to better monetize and safeguard access to data and services through APIs.

Improved graphical Interface: Create greater accessibility for all types of Varnish API Engine users.

Who should use Varnish API Engine?

Varnish API Engine is a platform designed for those responsible for managing a bulk of ever growing API endpoints,
typically developers. Organizations seeking an easy-to-use API management tool that far surpasses alternatives
on the market today will be well-served by Varnish API Engine. A Varnish API Engine subscription comes with the
dedicated support services of professionals who have built and tested the API Engine from the beginning.

View our pricing to find the best fit for your organization