Akana API Management Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Akana API Management competitors and alternatives
Real User
Senior Solution Engineer at Tjx companies
Apr 18 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of this solution is to have the APIs available across different verticals in the company. IBM API Connect provides that capability for us, so as to expose the services as APIs.

How has it helped my organization?

It provides the use of services at a faster delivery; that's the main, important thing. It is less cost-effective.

What needs improvement?

We are evaluating the current capabilities. We have other products such as the IBM WSRR and we are trying to see how it fits with the IBM API Connect. So, we are just trying to evaluate it right now. It needs to improve so that we can be... more»
Consultant
Consultant Principal on: MuleSoft Expert, Oracle Fusion Expert, webMethods Expert; Dev, SA, EA, PM at Visual Integrator Consulting
Jan 29 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ability to create and test API "microservices" using RAML * Develop policies that can be applied and re-used across API's and trading partners * Strong security and integration to identity providers to protect public facing APIs * Intuitive... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's provided a complete and architecturally sound solution for building publicly facing API's that can be consumed and invoked by client-side devices, such as mobile. Calling APIs from JavaScript sounds easy, but it must be secure and... more»

What needs improvement?

* Mulesoft doesn't provide a complete stack. For example, it doesn't have BPM/Workflow, BAM, or Identity Management products. * The User Interfaces on the Mulesoft tools aren't as nice as some of it's competitors. * Improved business level... more»
Real User
Business Integration Architect & managing partner at a tech services company
Jun 28 2017

What is most valuable?

* Monitoring: It gives us a detailed overview of how clients are using the API and it allows us to see the consumption trends in real-time. * Policies: It allows us to control and enrich the API behavior without the need to make code changes... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Internally, we use this product to give our employees a catalog of all the APIs that we implemented over the years. They get detailed documentation on how to use those APIs and can develop their own solutions on top.

What needs improvement?

Security could be improved.

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