API manager makes it easy to do it all

Expand your services

Define and import REST or SOAP APIs, enabling you to continually evolve and expand the services you can offer.

Target new markets

Package APIs into products tailored to specific API consumer markets while also easily managing user access.

Broaden your reach

Publish and promote APIs across environments to reach developers while aligning with DevOps practices.

Increase lifecycle oversight

Gain extensive control over API versioning from staging to deprecation, meeting corporate governance needs.

Manage growing communities

Harness subscription and community management capabilities to effectively grow go-to-market channels.

Act on insight

Filter, sort and aggregate API event data into charts, tables and maps to manage service levels and analyze trends.

Using externalized APIs

Intuitive tools for monetizing APIs

Industry use case

Managing APIs in the banking industry

To grow, banks need to a large volume of APIs — for digital wallets, reward programs, ATM-related geolocation purposes, and more. 
The API manager interface in IBM API Connect can help handle the management and monetization of innumerable APIs.

API lifecycles and monetization

Manage roles and permissions

Role creation dashboard

Manage roles and permissions

Easily manage your role and permissions access with built-in fine-grained user controls.

Customize roles

Roles settings dashboard

Customize roles

Control your user access by creating your own finely-detailed customized roles.

Create products and catalogs

Products Status sandbox dashboard

Create products and catalogs

Create products or catalogs for consumers, and use drop-downs to move APIs along the lifecycle.

Create products and plans

Custom plan creation dashboard

Create products and plans

Create custom products and plans, including pricing and rate limits, for monetizing your APIs


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