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Market Share Analysis: Full Life Cycle API Management, Worldwide, 2018

Published: 09 July 2019

ID: G00388286

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


Strong demand to build more effective and scalable platforms to enable digital transformations is driving full life cycle API management to become one of the fastest-growing segments in AIM. TSPs must understand FLAPIM as a strategic and fast-growing market that is set for increased competition.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Market Findings
  • Vendor Performance Highlights

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • Growth Remains Above 30% and Is One of the Fastest Growing in AIM
  • FLAPIM Is Foundational for the API Economy and Digital Transformation
  • FLAPIM in a Hybrid Integration Platform Pattern
  • More Vendors, More Confusion
  • Mergers and Acquisitions — Games Have Just Begun
  • Market Polarization
  • Empire Strikes Back
  • Midsize Market Drive
  • Embedding and White-Labeling Are Key Channels to Market

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • No 1: IBM
  • No 2: Google
  • No 3: MuleSoft
  • No 4: Broadcom (CA Technologies)
  • No 5: Software AG

Other Notable Vendors

  • No 7: Amazon Web Services

Mergers and Acquisitions

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