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Critical Capabilities for Full Life Cycle API Management


Full life cycle API management solutions are key to creating, executing and governing an effective API strategy, but selecting the right product is often difficult. Application leaders can use this research to assess the capabilities of 19 vendors across five use cases.

Published: 22 September 2020

ID: G00468184

Analyst(s): Shameen Pillai Paolo Malinverno Kimihiko Iijima Mark O'Neill John Santoro Akash Jain

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Axway
    • Boomi
    • Broadcom
    • F5 (NGINX)
    • Google (Apigee)
    • IBM
    • Kong
    • Microsoft
    • MuleSoft
    • Perforce (Akana)
    • Red Hat
    • SAP
    • Sensedia
    • Software AG
    • TIBCO Software
    • Torry Harris
    • Tyk
    • WSO2
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • High Performance
    • API Access Control
    • API Protection
    • Deployment Flexibility
    • Dev Portal Customization
    • API Creation and Design
    • API Monetization
    • Business Value Reporting
    • API Testing
    • Microservices and Service Mesh
    • API Consumption
    • Event-Driven and Streaming
    • Free/Limited Trial Version
    • Support for Ecosystems
    • Industry Accelerators
  • Use Cases
    • Mobile and Multiexperience
    • Integration Using APIs
    • Data as a Service
    • B2B Interactions
    • Open Banking
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion Criteria

  • Honorable Mentions
  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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