IBM API Connect Competitors and Alternatives

The top IBM API Connect competitors are
  • Apigee
  • Microsoft Azure API Management
  • CA API Management
  • Amazon API Gateway
  • Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager
  • Axway API Management Plus
  • 3scale API Management
  • OpenLegacy
Read reviews of IBM API Connect competitors and alternatives
Jordan Braunstein
Consultant
Consultant Principal on: MuleSoft Expert, Oracle Fusion Expert, webMethods Expert; Dev, SA, EA, PM at Visual Integrator Consulting
Jan 29 2018

What is most valuable?

* Ability to create and test API "microservices" using RAML * Develop policies that can be applied and re-used across... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It's provided a complete and architecturally sound solution for building publicly facing API's that can be consumed and... more»

What needs improvement?

* Mulesoft doesn't provide a complete stack. For example, it doesn't have BPM/Workflow, BAM, or Identity Management... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Consider cloud vs. on-premise. Have a good vision of your medium term needs so you can plan for growth. Develop an... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have used Software AG webMethods and Oracle SOA Suite at other customers, but none have switched.

What other advice do I have?

Our approach is to know your use cases (through workshops), and map them back to vendor capabilities to scorecard the... more»
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CA Technologies
Enterprib02f
Real User
Enterprise Architect at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 12 2016

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature is that the API gateway is very strong in security. Most of the enterprises have exposed their back-end services as... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Whenever there is a new API development our organization does not need to worry about the security aspects in regards to the API because it's... more»

What needs improvement?

In my opinion, the policies need to be simplified so that developers are able to understand and taking that into consideration they can build... more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was involved in the decision-making process to adopt the solution. Initially, we had a normal NetScaler load balancer. However, the challenge... more»

What other advice do I have?

We came up with a reference architecture, so there's got to be some standardization in regards to how you want to build APIs, expose the APIs,... more»
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Google
Shawky Foda
User
User at a retailer with 51-200 employees
Oct 09 2018

What do you think of Apigee?

Primary Use Case: We use it to build API proxies for securing targeted back-ends with an emphasis on Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD). • Benefits: It has been a potential source of mission-critical customers. We expect to gain new business opportunities upon providing Apigee services to customers. • Valuable Features: Pragmatic RESTful Developer portals Continuous Integration/Continuous Development Tracing tool • Room for Improvement: I would like them to add features, such as caching and mediation policies. • Use of Solution: Less than one year.

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