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Pros
"Apigee gives you plenty of opportunities to set up your workspace depending on how you want to manage your APIs.""There are just a lot of security features in general.""I use it because it's simple, it automatically updates, and It hasn't given me any issues.""It has all the features necessary to work in anything from a basic scenario to advanced applications.""The capabilities are very powerful.""The pricing is okay.""The analytics feature is quite good.""Apigee has better scalability than WSA."

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"The most valuable features are the easy integration with the Oracle cloud, and that it's easy to use."

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Cons
"The pricing of the solution could be improved upon. We'd like it if it was less costly.""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.""What my clients don't like is that the on-premises solution is not being treated and maintained as well as the cloud solution.""The user interface could be better. It could be easier to navigate and more user-friendly.""Apigee could do more to make users aware of what is available in the add-ons.""As it is now, the rotation of certificates is a manual task and is something that can be improved.""Unlike WSA, Apigee does not have a partnership model, something which makes it a bit easier for companies such as ours to go with the former solution."

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"In the next release, I would like to see more security policies and for it to include an on-cloud gateway."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The cost of the licensing is based on the number of API calls that are made."
  • "It is not suited for small companies. It's expensive."
  • "It is more expensive when you compare to open-source products or other vendors."
  • "We have a contract for three years. I don't know the cost."
  • "I would like to see the implementation of further options for billing because as it is now, the opportunities you have in terms of a package are limited."
  • "The iicense is subscription-based."
  • "It is a bit on the expensive side. Its licensing cost is a bit high, and that's where we've seen people going back on their decisions."
  • "The price of Apigee could be less expensive. The solution can be purchased monthly or annually."
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    Overview

    Apigee Edge, the self-service API management platform, 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:

    • Security: protect APIs, messages, and backends with configurable policies such as OAuth, API key verification, XML/JSON threat protection, access control.
    • API gateway: secure and mediate the traffic between clients and backends, and between a company’s APIs and the developers, customers, partners, and employees who use the APIs.
    • Developer portal: attract and engage application developers, enabling them to discover, explore, purchase (or profit from), and test APIs and register to access and use the APIs.
    • API lifecycle management: manage the process of designing, developing, publishing, deploying, and versioning APIs.

    Oracle API Platform Cloud Service enables companies to thrive in the digital economy by comprehensively managing the full API lifecycle from design and standardization to documenting, publishing, testing and managing APIs. These tools provide API developers, managers, and users an end-to-end platform for designing, prototyping. Through the platform, users gain the agility needed to support changing business demands and opportunities, while having clear visibility into who is using APIs for better control, security and monetization of digital assets.

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    Adobe, advance.net, Amadeus, AT&T, Bechtel, Belly, Burberry, Chegg, Citrix, Dell, eBay, Equifax, GameStop, First Data, Globe, HCSC, Intralinks, Kao, Meredith, Mitchell, Orange, Pearson
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    Financial Services Firm25%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Retailer17%
    Insurance Company13%
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    Computer Software Company28%
    Comms Service Provider16%
    Financial Services Firm12%
    Insurance Company6%
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    Computer Software Company50%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Energy/Utilities Company6%
    Financial Services Firm4%
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    Small Business19%
    Midsize Enterprise8%
    Large Enterprise73%
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    Midsize Enterprise27%
    Large Enterprise66%
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    Apigee is ranked 1st in API Management with 30 reviews while Oracle API Platform Cloud Service is ranked 17th in API Management with 2 reviews. Apigee is rated 8.2, while Oracle API Platform Cloud Service is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Apigee writes "Good analytics, rich developer portal, and definitely stable". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle API Platform Cloud Service writes "Easy integration with Oracle Cloud and easy to use". Apigee is most compared with Microsoft Azure API Management, Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager, Amazon API Gateway, IBM API Connect and WSO2 API Manager, whereas Oracle API Platform Cloud Service is most compared with Amazon API Gateway, Microsoft Azure API Management, Apiary, Kong Enterprise and Mulesoft Anypoint API Manager. See our Apigee vs. Oracle API Platform Cloud Service report.

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