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"The most valuable features are the gateway and security features.""The gateway is the most valuable feature because it makes it possible for us to gather all traffic into one proxy, which is a good thing."

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"The most valuable feature is the load balancing with the circuit-breaker function."

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"We tried to use the portal, but we decided that it wasn't enough. The content management system (CMS) is not easy to use if you want to customize things, and it's hard to get someone who has the knowledge to work with the CMS.""It would be helpful to improve the customization features so that the customer can do it based on their own needs."

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"Sometimes when new features are released, they are not immediately stable."

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  • "I don't think that 3scale is very expensive."
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  • "There are different versions and plans available depending on the requirements, so there is flexibility in terms of the pricing."
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    Overview

    3scale is an API management platform that delivers flexible, highly scalable solutions to package, distribute, control, and monetize your APIs, giving you the power to make the most of your API program.

    • Share company data, content, or services through Web or mobile applications.
    • Provide an API to external organizations, internal teams, or both.
    • Avoid the hassle and constant maintenance of building a solution from scratch.

    3scale delivers centralized API management features through a distributed, cloud-hosted layer. The platform includes built-in features to help you build a more successful API program, including access control, rate limits, payment gateway integration, and developer experience tools.

    Tyk is an open source API Gateway that is fast and scalable, an API management platform featuring an API gateway, analytics, developer portal and dashboard. Available in three flavours to best suit your architecture and governance. We offer full cloud or on-premises options, and the best of both worlds with our unique hybrid model. www.tyk.io
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    Victor Ops, Coca Cola, The Telegraph, Skava, Orange, Typeform
    Trip Advisor, Juniper Networks, AT&T
    Top Industries
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    Computer Software Company33%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Financial Services Firm8%
    Government5%
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    Comms Service Provider26%
    Computer Software Company22%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Media Company7%
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    3scale API Management is ranked 12th in API Management with 2 reviews while Tyk is ranked 19th in API Management with 1 review. 3scale API Management is rated 7.0, while Tyk is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of 3scale API Management writes "Gives us an organizational framework for APIs, but CMS is not easy to customize". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Tyk writes "Deployment is easy and fast, and the technical support is good". 3scale API Management is most compared with Apigee, IBM API Connect, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, WSO2 API Manager and SwaggerHub, whereas Tyk is most compared with Kong Enterprise, Amazon API Gateway, WSO2 API Manager, Apigee and IBM DataPower Gateway.

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