Buoyant Joins the Datadog Marketplace

Jun 30, 2023

SAN FRANCISCO – Buoyant, creator of Linkerd, which provides critical security, reliability, and observability features to Kubernetes applications, announced today a new integration with Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications. The integration is now available in the Datadog Marketplace.

Buoyant's open source Linkerd service mesh powers the production infrastructure of organizations around the world, including Microsoft, Walmart, Plaid, and many more. Buoyant Cloud, which is part of Buoyant's enterprise offering for Linkerd, provides a single pane of glass dashboard for service mesh operators as well as powerful alerting and monitoring capabilities.

Datadog consolidates metrics, traces, logs and more to help organizations scale their cloud and hybrid environments, troubleshoot potential issues and provide customers with excellent digital experiences. The Datadog Marketplace connects Datadog customers with unique technology integrations that allow for more customization and flexibility. 

Building this Datadog offering differentiates Buoyant as a Datadog Partner Network (DPN) member that has demonstrated success integrating with Datadog’s products, helping Datadog customers evaluate and use their technology productively, at scale and varying levels of complexity.

"Tools like Linkerd, Buoyant Cloud, and Datadog are fundamental to building modern cloud software, especially in the world of Kubernetes," said William Morgan, CEO of Buoyant. "We're thrilled to be a part of the Datadog marketplace and look forward to helping many more customers build secure and reliable cloud software."

We're excited to partner with Buoyant, the creator of Linkerd," said Alex Vetras, Senior Product Manager at Datadog. "Buoyant's managed service mesh enables organizations adopting Kubernetes to execute reliable and secure communication across their workloads. With the Buoyant Cloud integration, our mutual customers can monitor their underlying service proxies' infrastructure usage, connections, latency and success rates, ultimately ensuring a healthy microservices architecture and performant applications.

Buoyant Cloud is now available for purchase in the Datadog marketplace. For more information, please visit:

About Buoyant
Buoyant was founded by Twitter engineers William Morgan and Oliver Gould to bring about the next generation of networking security and reliability for Kubernetes. Today, Buoyant’s software powers critical production infrastructure for leading organizations around the world. Buoyant investors include Google Ventures, Benchmark, #ANGELS, A Capital and SV Angel.

About Linkerd
Linkerd is an open source, ultralight, ultra-simple service mesh for Kubernetes. Created in 2016, Linkerd was the first service mesh project and the one to introduce the term “service mesh” to the industry lexicon. Linkerd is a graduated project of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). For more information, visit