November 17, 2022 By Eileen Lowry 2 min read

For the seventh time in a row, Gartner has recognized IBM as a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management.

The latest Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ report on Full Life Cycle API Management solutions details the crucial role that APIs play in enabling digitization and how full life cycle API management products are necessary to manage and govern the use of those APIs across organizations. This report shows how IBM is recognized as a Leader with the other vendors based on its Ability to Execute and Completeness of Vision.

Receive a complimentary copy of the full Gartner Magic Quadrant™ report to learn more about IBM API Connect and other vendors’ offerings.

IBM ranked with highest three ranked vendors in every Use Case

The Critical Capabilities for Full Life Cycle API Management report from Gartner complements the above Magic Quadrant report and provides deeper insight into providers’ offerings by focusing on key capabilities within API management.

Receive a complimentary copy of the full Gartner Critical Capabilities report for detailed information on IBM API Connect’s capabilities, along with those of other vendors’ offerings. 

Why IBM API Connect?

IBM API Connect is IBM’s complete API management solution that allows businesses to create new APIs with robust sets of capabilities. This can help to bring APIs to market more rapidly while providing a common experience for managing end-to-end lifecycles and empowering developers to deliver applications efficiently with self-service APIs. Adoption of APIs is promoted through company-branded portals and community-building features, like ratings and forums. Analytics provide a deeper view of usage data so you can analyze APIs for business insights and monetization opportunities. 

IBM API Connect is a key enabler for digital transformation, providing businesses with an API management solution that is:

  • Intuitive, allowing users to create, manage, secure and socialize APIs.
  • Robust, with a feature-rich set of API management capabilities to enable rapid implementation of API strategy with consistency and full control.
  • Highly secured, with an enterprise-grade gateway and strong set of API security policies.
  • Flexible, working close to where the data and applications reside.

Unlock your business data and apps to get the most out of APIs across every stage of the API lifecycle with IBM API Connect. Try API Connect on AWS free for 30 days.

Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management: Published 14 November 2022, by Shameen Pillai, Kimihiko Iijima, Mark O’Neill, John Santoro, Paul Dumas, Akash Jain.

Gartner, Critical Capabilities for Full Life Cycle API Management, Shameen Pillai, Kimihiko Iijima, Mark O’Neill, John Santoro, Paul Dumas, Akash Jain, 15 November 2022.

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