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Find out what your peers are saying about 3scale API Management vs. Microsoft Azure API Management and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Pros
"The most valuable features are the gateway and security features."

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"The package as a whole is useful for our customers.""Ease of integration into the entire Microsoft environment.""The most valuable feature is the developer portal, which has source code examples in various programming languages to help developers learn the API.""The solution is quite stable. We have no issues with it. there have been no crashes and we haven't experienced bugs or glitches. It's been quite reliable.""Allows the possibility of VPN technology to connect your gateway directly with on-prem services""The most valuable features are the ease of use and it is a platform that has self-enablement for the customers to be able to register themselves.""The integration with Azure Active Directory is a good security feature for authentication and authorization. There is multifactor authentication. You can also use all of the Azure AD features integrated with API Management.""It's very well integrated with the Azure environment."

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Cons
"It would be helpful to improve the customization features so that the customer can do it based on their own needs."

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"I would like to see better scalability and better performance.""Multi-tenant functionalities is missing from the system, especially when it comes to the developer code of features.""This solution is only available as a cloud-based deployment and it would be very helpful to have an on-premises version.""The portal where we publish the APIs could be improved. Maybe this is because we didn't configure it. It is quite easy to bypass API management because we have a lot of information shared on the portal, where we publish our APIs. I worry there is potential for a security breach in the API publishing. There needs to be more security available on terms of the way we publish them.""Could use clearer configuration when it comes to API policies.""The user interface needs improvement.""There is always room for improvement. There should be more analytics abilities so you can know how much traffic there is. Log Analyzer isn't well integrated with this solution.""In terms of improvement, it would be helpful if they could develop an on-premises option."

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"It's being paid monthly.""Based on the resources that we are leveraging, the price we are paying to use this solution is slightly higher than other competitors. In a few cases, it has its own advantage in some resources.""Since this is a cloud-based solution you have to abide by those financial limits, this creates some different challenges compared to other solutions.""The licensing fees are expensive.""The price of the solution is reasonable compared to others."

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Ranking
15th
out of 41 in API Management
Views
4,333
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3,250
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
460
Rating
7.5
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out of 41 in API Management
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23,533
Comparisons
19,359
Reviews
17
Average Words per Review
512
Rating
7.5
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Also Known As
Azure API Management, MS Azure API Management
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Overview

3scale is an API management platform that delivers flexible, highly scalable solutions to package, distribute, control, and monetize your APIs, giving you the power to make the most of your API program.

  • Share company data, content, or services through Web or mobile applications.
  • Provide an API to external organizations, internal teams, or both.
  • Avoid the hassle and constant maintenance of building a solution from scratch.

3scale delivers centralized API management features through a distributed, cloud-hosted layer. The platform includes built-in features to help you build a more successful API program, including access control, rate limits, payment gateway integration, and developer experience tools.

Microsoft Azure API Management ensures an organization's API program reaches its fullest potential. With API management, organizations can publish web services as APIs reliably, securely and at scale. Use API Management to drive API consumption among internal teams, partners, and developers while benefiting from business and operational insights available in the admin portal.
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Sample Customers
Victor Ops, Coca Cola, The Telegraph, Skava, Orange, Typeform
adnymics GmbH, LG CNS, Centrebet, netfabb GmbH, MedPlast, Accelera Solutions, Sochi Organizing Committee, realzeit GmbH, Opensistemas
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government5%
REVIEWERS
University11%
Comms Service Provider11%
Translation And Localization Position11%
Wellness & Fitness Company11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm9%
Insurance Company6%
Company Size
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REVIEWERS
Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise12%
Large Enterprise56%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business15%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise66%
Find out what your peers are saying about 3scale API Management vs. Microsoft Azure API Management and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
535,544 professionals have used our research since 2012.

3scale API Management is ranked 15th in API Management with 2 reviews while Microsoft Azure API Management is ranked 2nd in API Management with 19 reviews. 3scale API Management is rated 7.6, while Microsoft Azure API Management is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of 3scale API Management writes "Good gateway and security features, but the developer portal needs to be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure API Management writes "Easy to use API management with a platform that allows customers to register themselves". 3scale API Management is most compared with Apigee, IBM API Connect, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, WSO2 API Manager and IBM DataPower Gateway, whereas Microsoft Azure API Management is most compared with Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, Kong Enterprise and Oracle API Platform Cloud Service. See our 3scale API Management vs. Microsoft Azure API Management report.

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