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Market Trends: Digital Platforms Will Drive Full Life Cycle API Management Growth

Published: 23 January 2018

ID: G00345773

Analyst(s): Paolo Malinverno , Fabrizio Biscotti , Bindi Bhullar , Mark O'Neill


Full life cycle API management makes digital platforms more effective and scalable. To ensure growth, technology strategy planners responsible for full life cycle API management should focus on enabling digital platforms, while embedding their products in complementary solutions such as integration.

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Market Trend

  • Market Structure Trend
    • API Management Is Now Mainstream
  • Buyer Trend
    • APIs Are Reshaping IT Roles and Modern Application Architecture While Concerns Remain Over Security
  • Technology Trend
    • Microservices Architecture (MSA)
    • The Digital Business Technology Platform

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