Company Overview

Akana’s comprehensive suite of API Management, API Security, Integrated SOA Governance, and Cloud Integration solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and provide intelligent insights into their business and operations. The world's largest companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use Akana products to harness the power of their technology and transform their businesses.

Akana offers flexible deployment options to best meet the need of our customers business, i.e. in the cloud, on-premise or hybrid.

Akana was previously known as SOA Software. The company was renamed to Akana in early 2015.


Customers use Akana products to accelerate their adoption of SOA and APIs, and the resulting productivity gains and cost efficiencies. Akana provides industry leading products for Enterprise API Management, Integrated SOA Governance, and Cloud Integration. These products combine to offer a comprehensive Application Services Governance solution. The company provides the industry's fastest and most scalable solution for platform-independent SOA governance and API management, the critical elements that enable large customers to connect and control applications from multiple vendors and partners

News Highlights

Akana (previously known as SOA Software) was named a Leader by Forrester Research, Inc. in its report, The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2014. Akana was positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the ‘Leaders’ Quadrant of the 2013 Application Services Governance Gartner Magic Quadrant. The company is also recognized as a "Leader" by the Forrester Research Waves for Integrated SOA Governance and SOA Life Cycle Management. For more information, please visit Akana has made a number of strategic acquisitions over the years, integrating Blue Titan, Flamenco Networks, and LogicLibrary. The later facilitated the release of its Lifecycle Manager product.


Akana's global headquarters are in Los Angeles, CA. Akana has offices in San Jose, Chicago, Atlanta, Rochester (MN), New York, London, Munich, Johannesburg, Sydney and Hyderabad. Akana's EMEA headquarters are located in London.

Experienced Team

The company's management team comprises executives and managers drawn from Fortune 500 companies, many of whom are entrepreneurs who have had successful exits in the past.


Akana is a privately held company backed by leading investors including:

  • Redpoint Ventures
  • Draper Fisher Jurvetson
  • Palisades Ventures
  • Paladin Capital Group
  • Navigation Capital Partners