IBM named a Leader in The 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Full Life Cycle API Management solutions.


IBM® API Connect® is a secure API management solution that utilizes an intuitive experience to help consistently create, manage, secure, socialize and monetize APIs, helping power digital transformation on premises and across clouds. This means you and your customers can power digital apps and spur innovation in real time. IBM API Connect is also available with other capabilities as part of IBM Cloud Pak® for Integration, which can help you automate application modernization and API management as part of your journey to cloud.


See how IBM API Connect stands out as an API management provider.


API Manager

Manage APIs for internal use, or to externally monetize and manage services as REST or SOAP APIs with the intuitive API manager user interface.

IBM® DataPower® API Gateway

Use this IBM gateway to help secure, control and log API traffic and interactions, and supporting containers while maintaining system performance.

Developer Portal

Share your APIs with app developers through a company-branded portal. Discover and subscribe to APIs as well as register and deploy associated apps.

Developer toolkit

Get the tools you need for modeling, developing, and testing APIs — and then publishing them to IBM API Connect.

Multicloud deployment

Get flexibility with consistency to run everywhere — on premises, in the cloud or in a hybrid cloud environment.

API Analytics dashboard

Take advantage of rich dashboards and visualization that enable you to understand and assess the business value of API usage.


Create your APIs

Create your APIs

Accelerate API developer productivity with simplified methods and a built-in toolkit. Developers can create APIs that expose data, microservices, enterprise apps and SaaS services.

Manage your APIs

Manage your APIs

Publish, govern, analyze, monitor and monetize APIs rapidly, with built-in capabilities at every stage of the lifecycle, from planning and developing to testing, deploying and retiring.

Help secure your APIs

Help secure your APIs

Expose systems of record, databases or services through APIs more securely to develop new mobile, IoT and web apps. Built-in policies help secure and control API delivery on the back end.

Socialize your APIs

Socialize your APIs

Engage internal and external API consumers through a company-branded, self-service portal and community-building functionalities. This can drive API discovery and monetization and broaden partnerships.

Interested? Discuss API Connect pricing with an expert.

Automate integrations

Discover IBM Cloud Pak for Integration

Get IBM API Connect as part of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration to extend your investment and scale with confidence.


IBM Cloud Pak for Integration includes built-in AI automation and continuous feedback.


Get API management, app integration, end-to-end security and more – all in one Pak.


Varied styles of integration with flexible, open-source deployment options using a modular pricing approach.

Get started with IBM API Connect

Take control of your API ecosystem while propelling your API strategy forward.