"Good interface, intuitive solution."
"It allows enterprises to expose some of their tech to outside stakeholders."
"The capabilities are very good."
"It is easy to use and stable."
"The gateway is the most valuable aspect of this solution."
"The functionalities on offer are very good."
"The services that I consume through IBM API Connect are beneficial. It can handle multiple API management."
"IBM API Connect is a good product, and their technical support is excellent."
"API Connect is a very good platform for the development of APIs."
"Lacks an integrated billing feature."
"Different versions of the same thing can mean unnecessary duplication."
"The solution would be better if it had cloud functionalities."
"The solution could improve security and performance."
"The automation and the simplicity could be improved."
"The design time setup has a lot of customizable fields, but we need certain standard fields to be added, such as what all of the consuming systems are. This needs to be very clearly articulated during the design time."
"In terms of what needs improvement, some of the product documentation could be better."
"The installation was difficult with the IBM toolkit."
"The documentation needs to be a bit better."
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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.
Akana API Management is ranked 24th in API Management with 1 review while IBM API Connect is ranked 5th in API Management with 25 reviews. Akana API Management is rated 7.0, while IBM API Connect is rated 8.0. 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 IBM API Connect writes "Stable and easy to set up but might be too costly for small businesses ". Akana API Management is most compared with Apigee, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management and 3scale API Management, whereas IBM API Connect is most compared with Apigee, IBM DataPower Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager and Amazon API Gateway.
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