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"The cost of the licensing is based on the number of API calls that are made.""It is not suited for small companies. It's expensive.""It is more expensive when you compare to open-source products or other vendors.""We have a contract for three years. I don't know the cost.""I would like to see the implementation of further options for billing because as it is now, the opportunities you have in terms of a package are limited.""The iicense is subscription-based."

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Top Answer: We have been using Apigee mostly for proxy FGIs. We also use its security features as well as traffic control features.
Top Answer: In terms of the functionalities of a typical API gateway, Apigee is actually doing its job, but when it involves integration with backend applications, which some gateways have, I don't believe it has… more »
Top Answer: I'm a developer as well as an architect. We have internal clients as well as external clients. We have other teams within the enterprise that use this platform. They do development, and sometimes, we… more »
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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’s 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.

RapidAPI is the world’s largest API marketplace where over half a million developers find and connect to thousands of public APIs.

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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, Pearson
Hyatt, Cisco, Delta, SAP, NYU, Reddit
Top Industries
REVIEWERS
Financial Services Firm33%
Retailer22%
Insurance Company11%
Comms Service Provider11%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company30%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm12%
Insurance Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider32%
Computer Software Company23%
Financial Services Firm13%
Insurance Company4%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business24%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise68%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise31%
Large Enterprise65%
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Apigee is ranked 1st in API Management with 22 reviews while RapidAPI is ranked 28th in API Management. Apigee is rated 8.2, while RapidAPI is rated 0.0. 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, Apigee is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, IBM API Connect and Layer7 API Management, whereas RapidAPI is most compared with Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, SwaggerHub, Kong Enterprise, Amazon API Gateway and Microsoft Azure API Management.

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