"Good interface, intuitive solution."
"The central monitoring feature is the most valuable. It also provides security for the APIs and high availability for our use cases. Apigee is the best product in the industry in comparison to other API management solutions. It helps in fast development, which is a top point. It also supports a lot of industry standards and has excellent documentation."
"The flexibility allows you to quickly run a cloud-native application architecture."
"A very functional solution."
"Apigee is a strong-featured solution. It leads in Gartner Quadrant ratings and it is a full-slated API solution that has the features that an API gateway requires."
"Apigee gives you plenty of opportunities to set up your workspace depending on how you want to manage your APIs."
"The capabilities are very powerful."
"It is scalable."
"There is plenty of support documentation available."
"Lacks an integrated billing feature."
"In terms of the functionalities of a typical API gateway, Apigee is actually doing its job, but when it involves integration with backend applications, which some gateways have, I don't believe it has this functionality. You have to do Java or do some other low-level coding before you are able to do the integration. Apigee has a lot of components, which means that management will be a bit difficult. It probably has ten different components, and all of these components leverage open-source utilities, such as NGINX. When those open-source vendors upgrade their utility, Apigee usually lags behind because they need to do a lot of tests and any required development in their own platform. They need to do rigorous testing to make sure that nothing breaks. Because of that, it takes them a while to upgrade whatever components have been upgraded by the open-source vendor that owns the utility. We've been chasing them for a particular upgrade for well over a year and a half, and they have not done that upgrade. It is creating a security risk for us as an enterprise, but that upgrade has not been done, even though the open-source vendor, the owner of the utility, has upgraded it a long time ago."
"Apigee does not have a testing feature."
"The cost of the solution is quite high."
"Could be more user friendly."
"The caching capabilities are somewhat limited. This is more on the developer-oriented capabilities."
"Access restrictions can be improved."
"It would be good if the Apigee management allowed us to be able to consolidate many operations into single one for the gateway functionality."
"The ability to work across different management solutions in a plug and play fashion would make it easier for faster uptake."
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Akana 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.
Apigee Edge, the self-service, enables companies to secure, scale, manage, and analyze their digital business, and grow API programs to meet the increase in demand. Edge enables enterprises to design and build the APIs that securely share their services and data.
Key capabilities of the Apigee Edge API management platform include:
Akana API Management is ranked 24th in API Management with 1 review while Apigee is ranked 1st in API Management with 29 reviews. Akana API Management is rated 7.0, while Apigee is rated 8.2. The top reviewer of Akana API Management writes "Intuitive solution with good interface; currently lacks an integrated billing feature". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Apigee writes "Good analytics, rich developer portal, and definitely stable". Akana API Management is most compared with Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management, SwaggerHub and Tyk, whereas Apigee is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, IBM API Connect and 3scale API Management.
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