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"The initial setup is pretty easy. Deployment only takes five minutes.""The technical support is very strong. We've had issues with the solution and configuration and we got very good support.""This solution is useful for making new APIs.""This solution gives you a unified way to have your API accessed.""In terms of most valuable features, it would say that it is really easy to start working with it."

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"The ease of setting up a new solution is the most valuable feature. It's very easy to set up a new solution and to deploy it to production.""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."

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"Like most Amazon services, and this one's the same, you're expected to effectively do your own support, and any other support is by emails, so it's quite limited.""It's hard to configure. There's a lot of options but it's very hard, it's very confusing.""There should be more videos and documentation about the new features that are released every month.""The only real problem is that you have to know a lot about what is outside of the API gateway in order to make the best use of it.""It would be useful to have a more complete development environment for the developer, with different integrative capabilities to manage all the life cycles for the API. I think the full version formula for that is really useful. They should improve the development environment for easier integration."

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"The developer console for external users could be improved, especially in the testing site.""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."

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"This is a pay-per-use service, where you only pay for what you use."

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"It's being paid monthly."

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Overview

Amazon API Gateway is a fully managed service that makes it easy for developers to create, publish, maintain, monitor, and secure APIs at any scale. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can create an API that acts as a "front door" for applications to access data, business logic, or functionality from your back-end services, such as workloads running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), code running on AWS Lambda, or any Web application.

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
Autodesk, Fox Digital Consumer Group, iFlix, UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), Miovision, Olympusat, PhotoVogue, Royale International Group, Veracodeadnymics GmbH, LG CNS, Centrebet, netfabb GmbH, MedPlast, Accelera Solutions, Sochi Organizing Committee, realzeit GmbH, Opensistemas
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company35%
Media Company14%
Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company5%
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University14%
Comms Service Provider14%
Translation And Localization Position14%
Health, Wellness And Fitness Company14%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company36%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company6%
Insurance Company6%
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Small Business32%
Midsize Enterprise16%
Large Enterprise53%
Find out what your peers are saying about Amazon API Gateway vs. Microsoft Azure API Management and other solutions. Updated: November 2020.
447,718 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Amazon API Gateway is ranked 7th in API Management with 5 reviews while Microsoft Azure API Management is ranked 3rd in API Management with 15 reviews. Amazon API Gateway is rated 7.4, while Microsoft Azure API Management is rated 7.8. The top reviewer of Amazon API Gateway writes "A scalable solution with End-to-end protection for your service, and ties in well with the AWS ecosystem". 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". Amazon API Gateway is most compared with Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Apigee, IBM API Connect, Layer7 API Management and WSO2 API Manager, whereas Microsoft Azure API Management is most compared with Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Kong Enterprise, IBM API Connect and WSO2 API Manager. See our Amazon API Gateway vs. Microsoft Azure API Management report.

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