Forrester Names IBM API Connect as a Leader in API Management Solutions

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We are thrilled IBM API Connect has been recognized in the latest Forrester Wave™ report for API management solutions.

Forrester Research has just released "The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2022: The 15 Providers That Matter Most and How They Stack Up" by David Mooter with Chris Gardner, Dan Beaton and Kara Hartig, and IBM API Connect is proud to be recognized as a Leader. 

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 empower developers to deliver applications efficiently with self-service APIs. Adoption of APIs is promoted by company-branded portals and community building features, while a deeper view of usage data helps inform API monetization. The result is that organizations can now power digital apps and spur innovation in real-time. 

The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions

IBM named a Leader

The latest Forrester Wave™ report on API management solutions details how API Management is critical to driving digital business. It shows how IBM compares with other vendors in the API Management landscape based on current offering, strategy and market presence scores.  

We are excited that IBM has been named as a Leader in the Forrester Wave and received the highest score in the "Current offering" category on the scorecard.

"IBM API Connect is well suited for buyers seeking digital transformation with an engaging developer portal and digital products that go beyond REST" — The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2022

What the Forrester report has to say about IBM

  • “API Connect goes beyond REST with support for managing GraphQL services, AsyncAPI in the API portal, and the ability to compose multiprotocol digital products from REST, GraphQL, and event streams."
  • “Vision emphasizes taking API management beyond REST, using AI/ML to automate developer tasks, and deeply integrating with microservices.”
  • “Drupal-based portal is highly flexible for engaging API users.” 
  • “Strong support for API versioning and continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD).”

Receive a complimentary copy of the full Forrester Wave™ report to learn more about IBM API Connect and other API Management vendors’ offerings.  

Why IBM believes it is positioned for success

IBM API Connect provides comprehensive, intuitive and scalable API management that helps enable organizations to create, manage, protect, socialize and monetize APIs across clouds and on-premises.

IBM API Connect 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 robust set of API security policies.
  • Flexible, working close to where the data and applications reside.

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