Gartner Research

Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management

Published: 27 October 2016

ID: G00277632

Analyst(s): Paolo Malinverno , Mark O'Neill

Summary

It is impossible to provide the platform for any digital strategy, and run an effective API program to benefit from the API economy, without full life cycle API management. Our analysis of 19 vendors in this market helps application leaders find the best platform to fit their strategy and planning.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Akana
    • Apiary
    • Apigee
    • Axway
    • CA Technologies
    • Cloud Elements
    • Dell Boomi
    • digitalML
    • IBM
    • Mashape
    • MuleSoft
    • Oracle
    • Red Hat (3scale)
    • SAP
    • Sensedia
    • Software AG
    • TIBCO Software (Mashery)
    • Torry Harris Business Solutions
    • WSO2
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mentions

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
    • Product/Service
    • Overall Viability
    • Sales Execution and Pricing
    • Market Responsiveness and Track Record
    • Marketing Execution
    • Customer Experience
    • Operations
  • Completeness of Vision
    • Market Understanding
    • Marketing Strategy
    • Sales Strategy
    • Offering (Product) Strategy
    • Business Model
    • Vertical/Industry Strategy
    • Innovation
    • Geographic Strategy
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players

Context

Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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