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Extend your reach—with an API management solution

The rapid growth in the number of application programming interfaces (APIs) and microservices has created a business environment that allows you to expand beyond your existing organization. With APIs you can add new partners, reach new demographics and expand to new geographies seamlessly. To continue this growth, you need a complete API management solution.

Solution: IBM API Connect


Need an interface between your back-end systems and front-end applications? APIs are the key. Learn how you can design, secure, manage and analyze APIs using a wide array of API and service management features including:

  • A developer portal to attract and engage application developers and foster use of published APIs.
  • An administration portal allowing you to establish policies for critical API attributes such as self-registration, quotas, key management and security policies.
  • An analytics engine providing role-based insight for API owners, solution administrators and application developers to ensure service levels are being achieved.

Manage the increasing number of APIs being produced and consumed in your business with a simplified API lifecycle management solution.

Strong Challengers, Contenders, Performers, Leaders. Strong, current offering, weak. Weak, strategy, strong. IBM, Akana, Apigee, CA Technologies, WSO2, Software AG, Axway, MuleSoft, Sensedia, TIBCO Software, Red Hat, Microsoft, Tyk Technologies, Mashape, Market presence.

Source: The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q4 2016 by Randy Heffner, November 14, 2016

Cost Savings and ROI

IBM commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ (TEI) study and examine the potential return on investment (ROI) enterprises may realize by implementing IBM API Connect.

The Value of API

APIs are fast becoming the standard for sharing data, both internally and externally, and are helping make some of today’s most innovative and data-driven services possible.

API Economy Resources

API Economy Resources

The API Economy

APIs are changing business

See how API Economy is changing the way we do business.

IBM experts on API topics

We have created for you a section on IBM THINK Blog, designed to share ideas and great stories about API Economy.

We finance possibilities

Accelerate your business growth with IBM Global Financing.

Start using IBM API Connect to create and manage secured APIs, today

Contact me to learn more:

Stephanie van Barneveld

Stephanie van Barneveld

Business Development

Cloud & Hybrid Cloud BeNeLux

IBM Digital Sales

Stephanie van Barneveld

Stephanie van Barneveld

Business Development

Cloud & Hybrid Cloud BeNeLux

IBM Digital Sales

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