Gartner Information Technology Research

Ensure Your API Management Solution Supports Modern API Trends Such as Microservices and Multicloud

Published: 30 April 2020

ID: G00465863

Analyst(s): Akash Jain , Paolo Malinverno , Mark O'Neill , Bindi Bhullar


Microservices, event-driven APIs, hybrid/multicloud, and productized APIs are changing the way APIs are being designed, implemented and governed. Application leaders responsible for managing APIs must choose their API management solution to support these API usage patterns.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Prioritize API Management Solutions Which Support Microservices Architecture
  • Strengthen Your API Management Approach by Including Support for Event-Based APIs
  • Align Your API Management Architecture to Your Cloud Strategy
  • Choose API Management Solutions That Support the API Product Manager Role

Gartner Recommended Reading

©2021 Gartner, Inc. and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Gartner is a registered trademark of Gartner, Inc. and its affiliates. This publication may not be reproduced or distributed in any form without Gartner’s prior written permission. It consists of the opinions of Gartner’s research organization, which should not be construed as statements of fact. While the information contained in this publication has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, Gartner disclaims all warranties as to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of such information. Although Gartner research may address legal and financial issues, Gartner does not provide legal or investment advice and its research should not be construed or used as such. Your access and use of this publication are governed by Gartner’s Usage Policy. Gartner prides itself on its reputation for independence and objectivity. Its research is produced independently by its research organization without input or influence from any third party. For further information, see Guiding Principles on Independence and Objectivity.

Already have a Gartner Account?

Purchase this Document

To purchase this document, you will need to register or sign in above

Become a client

Learn how to access this content as a Gartner client.