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We performed a comparison between Axway AMPLIFY API Management and WSO2 API Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two API Management solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. WSO2 API Manager Report (Updated: November 2022).
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Pros
"This platform can be highly scalable.""We like the portal for documentation a lot.""The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling."

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"Most of the time, we need to install a plug-in without having any lapse in services or restarting the application. The WSO2 platform can do all deployments without any downtime.""WSO2 API Manager's most valuable features are the simple interface that is easy to use and the APIs lifecycle.""WSO2 API Manager is a stable solution.""WSO2 API Manager is easy to use.""As far as I am aware this solution is the first API Publisher that allows you to create and publish API and to manage the API lifecycle.""The solution is open source and easy to configure.""One of the great things about WSO2 API Manager is that it is so easy to adopt. And because it's an open source solution, we're able to extend the implementation any time to suit our company needs better.""The solution is stable."

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Cons
"The portal still has room for improvement.""The API Mocking tools need to be improved.""In terms of customer service, the company needs to be easier to contact, and the support team needs to understand the situation and the product itself better."

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"The user interface could be a bit better.""WSO2 API Manager could improve the API approval system.""The user interface needs to improve, it is a bit outdated.""WSO2 API Manager can be improved a lot relating to usability""I would like it to be a more stable solution. Maybe in the last version that is approved. For me it would be good if they had a community established version.""From a product perspective, the first thing is that although the documentation provided by WSO2 is good, it could be much better. We're in the middle of a complex migration, moving away from VMs to Kubernetes with the latest version of WSO2 and good documentation is essential to us right now.""WSO2 API Manager could increase their security compliance.""We had some problems with the reverse proxy not being able to invoke fully qualified domain names, so we have to build some custom scripts to solve this issue."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
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  • "We have not opted for the paid version of WSO2 but we have implemented the free and open source WSO2 software to a great extent and it is working as per our expectation."
  • "There is a subscription-based pricing structure and also the open-sourced version available."
  • "It's not expensive, but it could be cheaper."
  • "I think the other competitors that are providing the same solution are quite expensive. WSO2 API Manager is quite cheap."
  • "WSO2 API Manager is a low-cost solution. It is one of the most affordable solutions."
  • "We use the open-source version of WSO2 API Manager, there is no cost."
  • "It is costly, around ten thousand per year, per instance"
  • "The solution costs less than 20,000 euros a year. I'm not sure of the exact number."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The most valuable features are security enforcement and throttling.
    Top Answer:The pricing is fair. They're still investing in development and provide much-needed functionality and with the assurance that it will not leak your data or provide you with gaps in your risk. From a… more »
    Top Answer:The API Mocking tools need to be improved. To start with an API-first approach would benefit this product. We sometimes have issues with some of the functions because they do not work very well… more »
    Top Answer:They've already improved a lot of features between versions six and seven. The user interface could be a bit better. Sometimes you have different visual aspects when you change from one screen to… more »
    Top Answer:The solution is used mainly for API management.
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    Average Words per Review
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    7.3
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    Average Words per Review
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    Rating
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    Also Known As
    Vordel Application Gateway, Axway API Management Plus, Axway API Management, AMPLIFY API Management
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    Overview

    Axway API Management Plus combines API lifecycle management, secure integration services, monitoring and analytics to help you innovate faster and heighten ecosystem engagement. It is part of the Axway AMPLIFY data integration and engagement platform, which also includes unified app development for mobile to provide a complete solution for rapid change and innovation.

    WSO2 API Manager is an open source approach that addresses full API lifecycle management, monetization, and policy enforcement. It allows extensibility and customization, and ensures freedom from lock-in.

    WSO2 API Manager is a unique open approach to full lifecycle API development, integration and management. As part of the larger WSO2 Integration Agile Platform, it is a central component used to deploy and manage API-driven ecosystems. It’s hybrid integration capabilities further simplify projects that span traditional as well as microservice environments. And unlike other API and lifecycle management products, it is fully open-source allowing for extensibility and customization.

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    Sample Customers
    Engie Group, Allianz
    StubHub, Dialog
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company18%
    Financial Services Firm16%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Insurance Company7%
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm25%
    Computer Software Company25%
    Manufacturing Company13%
    Government13%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider18%
    Financial Services Firm11%
    Government6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business43%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise43%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise14%
    Large Enterprise73%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business35%
    Midsize Enterprise17%
    Large Enterprise48%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise15%
    Large Enterprise63%
    Buyer's Guide
    Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. WSO2 API Manager
    November 2022
    Find out what your peers are saying about Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. WSO2 API Manager and other solutions. Updated: November 2022.
    655,113 professionals have used our research since 2012.

    Axway AMPLIFY API Management is ranked 18th in API Management with 3 reviews while WSO2 API Manager is ranked 7th in API Management with 16 reviews. Axway AMPLIFY API Management is rated 7.4, while WSO2 API Manager is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Axway AMPLIFY API Management writes "The UI and UX are quite good and easy to understand, but the tech support needs to be easier to contact and more helpful". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WSO2 API Manager writes "Easy to adopt and lets us extend functionality at any time". Axway AMPLIFY API Management is most compared with Apigee, Amazon API Gateway, MuleSoft Anypoint API Manager, Kong Enterprise and 3scale API Management, whereas WSO2 API Manager is most compared with Kong Enterprise, Apigee, Microsoft Azure API Management, Amazon API Gateway and IBM DataPower Gateway. See our Axway AMPLIFY API Management vs. WSO2 API Manager report.

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