- API gateway features
- AD integration
- Access management capabilities
- Usage plans
- Quotas for APIs, etc.
It is a simple and effective way to enable micro-services architecture. The Standard Tier is cost effective.
I evaluated it for one month.
I have not encountered any stability issues.
I have not encountered any scalability issues.
Technical support is 7/10.
I did not previously use a different solution. However, I evaluated other API gateways and shortlisted ForgeRock - OpenAM/OpenIG, because it has an IaaS option.
Initial setup was fairly straightforward; excellent documentation.
The Standard Tier is cost effective.
Code impact: Required services to import Swagger library.
Being SaaS, if you are running services on IaaS, communication between APIM and your services will be through the public internet (if that’s a cause of concern).
APIM was available in classic mode only (as of April 2016). Our infrastructure was ARM. Connectivity was complex and expensive.