Compare Apigee vs. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager

Apigee is ranked 2nd in API Management with 7 reviews while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is ranked 5th in API Management with 3 reviews. Apigee is rated 8.4, while Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Apigee writes "Enables us to configure the API with restricted access for different clients but their support is lacking". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager writes "Good API management and an excellent enterprise platform". Apigee is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and IBM API Connect, whereas Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager is most compared with Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management and Amazon API Gateway. See our Apigee vs. Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager report.
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Pros
It's a good return on my investment.The ease of creating policies has been the most useful of the solution's features. It's a quick ramp-up time. It's easy for our support staff to implement the policies in the API management layer.I have found the most valuable features to be tracing a proxy, and managing proxy versions and revisions via the Edge UI component.I have not encountered instability with the product.We use it to build API proxies for securing targeted back-ends with an emphasis on Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD).It accelerates development and deployment processes.

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The most valuable feature is the ability to investigate APIs.The ESB, the enterprise service bus is what we primarily use. In addition to that, the API management. These are the two tools which we have been using extensively. The enterprise platform.

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The number one area this solution could be improved is by implementing support. Support is not a part of this solution.The company needs to better support webhooks. It used to support webhooks and their policies and they have since stopped. They had some issues in the product and they abandoned the support for them. It's not come back since.Drag and drop of features would be more beneficial, rather than manually working on the configuration and updates.Apigee on premise is quite complex and it is always moving faster.I would like them to add features, such as caching and mediation policies.It needs predictive analysis of consumption.

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Better documentation to help explain each of the features would be really helpful.Rather than focusing on numbers, they should focus more on the customer support service.

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I'm unsure about licensing costs because I'm not the person who handles this. But, ballpark, it's probably somewhere around $300,000-$400,000 or something like that.

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2nd
out of 30 in API Management
Views
32,134
Comparisons
23,304
Reviews
8
Average Words per Review
375
Avg. Rating
8.5
5th
out of 30 in API Management
Views
17,415
Comparisons
13,473
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
1,886
Avg. Rating
9.0
Top Comparisons
Compared 15% of the time.
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Overview

Apigee Edge, the self-service API management platform, enables companies to secure, scale, manage, and analyze their digital business, and grow API programs to meet the increase in demand. Edge enables enterprises to design and build the APIs that securely share their services and data.

Key capabilities of the Apigee Edge API management platform include:

  • Security: protect APIs, messages, and backends with configurable policies such as OAuth, API key verification, XML/JSON threat protection, access control.
  • API gateway: secure and mediate the traffic between clients and backends, and between a company‚Äôs APIs and the developers, customers, partners, and employees who use the APIs.
  • Developer portal: attract and engage application developers, enabling them to discover, explore, purchase (or profit from), and test APIs and register to access and use the APIs.
  • API lifecycle management: manage the process of designing, developing, publishing, deploying, and versioning APIs.

API Manager is a component of Anypoint Platform for designing, building, managing, and publishing APIs. Anypoint Platform uses Mule as its core runtime engine. You can use API Manager on a public cloud, such as CloudHub, a private cloud, or a hybrid. A hybrid deployment is an API deployed on a private server but having metadata processed in the public cloud.

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Sample Customers
Adobe, advance.net, Amadeus, AT&T, Bechtel, Belly, Burberry, Chegg, Citrix, Dell, eBay, Equifax, GameStop, First Data, Globe, HCSC, Intralinks, Kao, Meredith, Mitchell, Orange, PearsonCoca-Cola, Splunk, Citrix, UCSF, Vertu, State of Colorado, National Post, TiVo, Deakin, LLS, Oldcastle Precast, ParcelPoint, Justice Systems, Ube, Sumitomo Corporation, PacificComp, University of Witwatersrand, Groupe Initiatives, Camelot, Panviva
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company29%
Financial Services Firm13%
Comms Service Provider9%
Retailer8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company32%
Financial Services Firm11%
Media Company9%
Comms Service Provider9%
Company Size
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Small Business25%
Large Enterprise75%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business7%
Midsize Enterprise11%
Large Enterprise81%
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