Gartner Research

API Platform

Published: 18 April 2019

ID: G00394445

Analyst(s): Consult the Board Research Team


This summary contains input from fourteen members on their API platforms. We begin this summary with a description of members' API platforms along with the vendors they employ and the nature of service architectures they have adopted. Next, we describe the operational scope of members' API platforms and the various design approaches they have adopted. We then highlight the different API patterns and messaging technologies members support, along with the nature of their external-facing API platforms. For those members that have Centers of Excellence (COEs), we close by summarizing the key functions and the type of teams that are represented in these COEs.

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