If your business has any involvement in creating or consuming APIs, you are going to need API management.
API management is the process of designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs. API Management is a modern digital approach to systems integration, using APIs as secure building blocks to expose business capabilities, addressing requirements of both tech and business stakeholders throughout the enterprise ecosystem, inside and outside the “four walls.”
See also: What Are APIs?
Provided the definition above, how does a solution deliver these capabilities? An API platform will typically contain the following features:
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Why do we need API management? Expanding on the features listed above, the Akana solution provides the following benefits to developers and consumers:
Managing APIs is becoming a critical aspect of any business that looks to further connect with partners and customers, while doing so securely. Akana’s end-to-end solution offers a comprehensive set of tools to accomplish these goals.
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