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Akana API Management Questions

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Akana API Management?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Akana API Management.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Akana API Management, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Akana API Management?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Julia Frohwein - PeerSpot reviewer
Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Akana API Management.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Miriam Tover - PeerSpot reviewer
Miriam Tover
Senior Delivery Ops Manager
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Akana API Management, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

API Management Questions
reviewer1909362 - PeerSpot reviewer
Digital Project Manager at a tech services company with 11-50 employees
Jul 13 2022
Hello community members, We have implemented the 3scale API Gateway and we've been trying to use the 3Scale API Management tool. However, we found a lot of issues with customizing that tool. One of the options we've been considering is to use a different management tool. Is it possible? For exa...
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Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community,

Which techniques and tools do you use to protect your APIs?

ASHOK YADAV - PeerSpot reviewer
ASHOK YADAV1. For authentication and authorization we can secure our API using plugins on… more »
Markus Müller (APIIDA) - PeerSpot reviewer
Markus Müller (APIIDA)Hi Evgeny,  It depends on what type of API we are talking about. Kong was… more »
Faustine Chisasa - PeerSpot reviewer
Faustine ChisasaThe principle is to consider every aspect of the API's use and then evaluate and… more »
5 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Can you share your suggestions and tips about the best practices to manage the API lifecycle? 

Do you recommend using any specific tools?  

Arpit Agarwal - PeerSpot reviewer
Arpit AgarwalIt's overall a good experience, especially when you see how the broader… more »
2 Answers
Evgeny Belenky - PeerSpot reviewer
Evgeny Belenky
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Hi community, 

What do you recommend to take into consideration when choosing an API management solution to manage Microservices in a big enterprise? 

Would you recommend an open-source solution?

Thanks!

Ram Kanumuri - PeerSpot reviewer
Ram KanumuriThe two important sides of API Management are:  (a) "Portal" for API Life… more »
Phil Wilkins - PeerSpot reviewer
Phil WilkinsWhether to adopt an open-source question is more about an organization's view on… more »
Ronald D'Souza - PeerSpot reviewer
Ronald D'SouzaThe basic idea for Microservices would be getting your service to do just one or… more »
4 Answers
Arpit Agarwal - PeerSpot reviewer
Arpit Agarwal
Enterprise API Architect at Al-Futtaim Group
Hi peers, I work as Enterprise API Architect at a retailer company with 10,000+ employees. I would like to discuss the following: What should be the key focus areas of an API strategy of an organization? In my POV, the key areas alongside People, Process & Technology, the focus should be a...
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Ewan Sadie - PeerSpot reviewer
Ewan SadieGovernance and Security Especially if you are going into s hybrid deployment.… more »
Avi Shvartz - PeerSpot reviewer
Avi ShvartzHi, I will move "Business alignment" to the top of the list... Relevant… more »
3 Answers
Jothilakshmi C S - PeerSpot reviewer
Jothilakshmi C S
Assistant Consultant at Tata Consultancy
Hello, community, I'm currently working on a deck to cover the following points: Why would you choose Mulesoft? Is Mulesoft a good fit as a middleware for the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) domain? Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager vs Apigee A comparative study: Mulesoft vs a...
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Arpit Agarwal - PeerSpot reviewer
Arpit AgarwalHi @Jothilakshmi C S, ​ It totally depends on whether you are looking for… more »
2 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

With so many API management tools to choose from, it can be difficult to get a sense of which one to use. 

Which tool do you love using? What features does this tool offer that make it your first choice?

Tomas Sykora - PeerSpot reviewer
Tomas SykoraIntegromat.com
Ronald D'Souza - PeerSpot reviewer
Ronald D'SouzaLayer 7 APIM suite is a good solution when you have to look at the drag-and-drop… more »
3 Answers
Rohit SAHNI - PeerSpot reviewer
Rohit SAHNI
Financial Technology Solution Consultant at Intellect Design Arena Ltd

I'm Financial Technology Solution Consultant in a large company. What is the role of ESB/ API Managers in a digital banking environment?

Paul Perez - PeerSpot reviewer
Paul PerezESB and API are really different entities. If you read about a kind of… more »
Rohit SAHNI - PeerSpot reviewer
Rohit SAHNIThe industry framework has changed rapidly. Instead of a strong core and… more »
PaulPerez - PeerSpot reviewer
PaulPerezHello to all, Today I would like to come back to this question about mixing… more »
6 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

What are some of the considerations to keep in mind if one chooses to use API gateways in conjunction with microservice architecture?

Xinxiao Li - PeerSpot reviewer
Xinxiao LiBenefits: unified management and control of all APIs. Drawbacks: additional… more »
1 Answer
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

Can you explain the differences between API Gateways and ESBs? What considerations are there for a business choose one over the other?

Archana Bhat - PeerSpot reviewer
Archana BhatESB is enterprise service bus primarily to have an architecture where many… more »
DeepakMishra - PeerSpot reviewer
DeepakMishraAPI GATEWAY An API gateway is an API management tool that sits between a… more »
AravindKashyap - PeerSpot reviewer
AravindKashyapThe major difference is that API gateway exposes a set of services to consume… more »
10 Answers
Rony_Sklar - PeerSpot reviewer
Rony_Sklar
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

How are API gateways used in API management? What are the benefits of using API gateways?

reviewer1145859 - PeerSpot reviewer
reviewer1145859An API Gateway is a façade and an entry point. In my view, it’s used as a façade… more »
Omar Madaeen - PeerSpot reviewer
Omar MadaeenAPI gateway is an API management tool that sits between a client and a… more »
Jun Hwang - PeerSpot reviewer
Jun HwangUsage spectrum of API G/W is quite broad so that the questions are: I would say… more »
6 Answers
Nurit Sherman - PeerSpot reviewer
Nurit Sherman
Content Specialist
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)

One of the most popular comparisons on IT Central Station is Apigee vs Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager

Which of these two solutions would you recommend and why?

Thanks!

--Rhea

it_user521277 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user521277I have worked on 5 API products each product has its own pros & cons. I would… more »
it_user423948 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user423948Apigee hands down. Previously tested both and MuleSoft took a couple weeks to… more »
it_user783168 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user783168It depends on your needs. I would recommend Apigee if you are don’t need an… more »
7 Answers
it_user729801 - PeerSpot reviewer
User

Which API Management tools have the best developer portal?

I'm looking for one with swagger and OpenAPI and modern content editor.

Pablo Rábago Del Río - PeerSpot reviewer
Pablo Rábago Del RíoIn my opinion and experience, I believe that the most complete and customizable… more »
it_user827682 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user827682I found TIBCO Mashery had the best Developer portal. Mashery helped create the… more »
it_user957654 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user957654Have a look at Ceptor API Developer portal… more »
4 Answers
it_user724047 - PeerSpot reviewer
User at a consumer goods company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Currently I am in charge of a study to identify which solution is better to the scope of my company. I have seen a lot of reviews for API connect, but, for AWS API Gateway there is a lack of reviews and comparisons. Can someone share their experience with me? Thanks in advance.
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it_user709929 - PeerSpot reviewer
Project Lead at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

Can I get the differences between Apigee and 3scale API Management?

it_user590319 - PeerSpot reviewer
User
Where can I get the weight of below features among contemporary API gateways, such as: 3scale, Apigee, WSO2, Tyk, Mulesoft Features are:Identity management / Authentication/AuthenticationTraffic ControlsRate LimitingPerformanceSecurityScalabilityFilteringEncryptionLoggingDocumentationLife Cycle ...
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Ariel Lindenfeld - PeerSpot reviewer
Ariel Lindenfeld
Sr. Director of Community
PeerSpot (formerly IT Central Station)
One of our community members wrote that what's important is "proven reliability, responsiveness, scalability, security, ease of use...the tool should support a full lifecycle, from development to testing, deployment, monitoring and maintaining APIs, with real-time alerts and dashboards." What do...
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it_user622494 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user622494Below you can find a list of elements I recommend to consider when evaluating… more »
it_user701361 - PeerSpot reviewer
it_user701361To me the most important aspect is following. 1) Security of the gateway & APIs… more »
17 Answers