Forrester Names IBM API Connect as a Leader in API Management Solutions:
The comprehensive API management solution from IBM, known as IBM API Connect, enables companies to build new APIs with a wide range of functionalities. With a unified experience for managing end-to-end lifecycles and the ability to use self-service APIs, this can enable developers to deliver apps quickly to market. A deeper understanding of usage data helps in informing API monetization, while company-branded portals and community-building features encourage the adoption of APIs. Organizations may now power digital apps and foster innovation in real time as a result.
IBM named a Leader
Forrester Wave™ report on solutions for API administration explains how important API Management is for advancing digital business. Based on scores for the current product, strategy, and market presence, it compares IBM to other providers in the API Management space.
We are thrilled that IBM has been recognized as a Leader in the Forrester Wave and has earned the highest score possible in the “Current offering” area on the scorecard.
The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2022 states that “IBM API Connect is well suited for buyers seeking digital transformation with an appealing developer portal and digital goods that go beyond REST.”
The Forrester report’s appraisal of IBM
- The ability to assemble multiprotocol digital products from REST, GraphQL, and event streams is one way that API Connect goes beyond REST. It also supports managing GraphQL services.
- Vision places a strong emphasis on going beyond REST-based API administration, utilizing AI/ML to automate developer duties, and tightly integrating with microservices.
- A Drupal-based portal is very adaptable and effective at attracting API users.
- “Strong support for continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) and API versioning.”
Why does IBM believe it is in a successful position?
Create, manage, defend, socialize, and monetize APIs across clouds and on-premises with IBM API Connect’s comprehensive, user-friendly, and scalable API management.
IBM API Connect is:
Intuitive: enabling people to build, administer, secure, and interact with APIs.
Robust: offers a feature-rich set of API administration features that allow for quick, consistent, and complete implementation of an API strategy.
Highly secured: includes a strong set of API security standards and an enterprise-grade gateway.
Flexible: working close to where the apps and data are located.