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"We use the open-source version — the free version.""We have not opted for the paid version of WSO2 but we have implemented the free and open source WSO2 software to a great extent and it is working as per our expectation.""There is a subscription-based pricing structure and also the open-sourced version available.""It's not expensive, but it could be cheaper."

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Top Answer: Most of the time, we need to install a plug-in without having any lapse in services or restarting the application. The WSO2 platform can do all deployments without any downtime.
Top Answer: In version 2.5, there is room for improvement on the UI. That may have been addressed in the upgrade to 3.2, which uses the latest front-end framework that's commonly used in other solutions like… more »
Top Answer: Our normal use case for API Manager is to create pre-configured store users. The administrator who creates those users then sends them their credentials and secure links. We are running API Manager on… more »
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Overview

Apiary's pioneering APIFlow solution provides the framework and tools for developing application programming interfaces (APIs) that share enterprise services and data and help create modern, cloud-based applications and experiences. APIFlow spans the API creation lifecycle, including design, governance, testing, and documentation, while supporting API Blueprint and OpenAPI industry standardsץ

WSO2 API Manager is an open source approach that addresses full API lifecycle management, monetization, and policy enforcement. It allows extensibility and customization, and ensures freedom from lock-in.

WSO2 API Manager is a unique open approach to full lifecycle API development, integration and management. As part of the larger WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, it is a central component used to deploy and manage API-driven ecosystems. It’s hybrid integration capabilities further simplify projects that span traditional as well as microservice environments. And unlike other API and lifecycle management products, it is fully open-source allowing for extensibility and customization.

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Microsoft, salesforce.com, Bloomberg, GoodData, Viacom, Akamai Technologies, DigitalGlobe
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Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company40%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm5%
Energy/Utilities Company4%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company29%
Comms Service Provider27%
Financial Services Firm6%
Government5%
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Small Business29%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise50%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business34%
Midsize Enterprise6%
Large Enterprise60%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google, Microsoft, MuleSoft and others in API Management. Updated: October 2021.
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Apiary is ranked 12th in API Management with 1 review while WSO2 API Manager is ranked 6th in API Management with 12 reviews. Apiary is rated 9.0, while WSO2 API Manager is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Apiary writes "The ability to configure rules to check for consistency has helped". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WSO2 API Manager writes "Easy to adopt and lets us extend functionality at any time". Apiary is most compared with SwaggerHub, Apigee, Oracle API Platform Cloud Service, Microsoft Azure API Management and TIBCO Mashery API Management, whereas WSO2 API Manager is most compared with Kong Enterprise, Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management and RapidAPI.

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