IBM API Connect Valuable Features
Consulting architect at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
API Connect's most valuable feature is its ability to act as a gateway. It's very easy to configure security and everything else in it. You don't have to kill yourself implementing custom configurations. Sometimes the customer wants to incorporate their identity provider, and API Connect handles that without any problems.View full review »
Manager Integration Platform Engineering at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
The older versions of the solution were fairly straightforward to install.
The solution offers a pretty good SLA.
We deal a lot with technical support and typically they do help. We need them as we often can't find the documentation that would help us circumvent their services.View full review »
The developer can connect to the back-end services and exclude APIs through API Connect. It is very robust, e.g., I can exclude web services. We can paste the code into the UI interface.
Pre-built connectors are good if you need more security, though it depends on the extent to which you use them, as they are not necessary to use.
The solution is very simple and straightforward.View full review »
Integration Architect at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
One of the most valuable features is that we can seamlessly and harmoniously expose our capabilities, from a security point of view.View full review »
Lead Architect at a insurance company with 10,001+ employees
Reusability is the biggest most valuable feature for us. The security is also a major feature in some ways because if it's in API Connect, the gateway, you're in and out, it's well organized, rather than having some internal solution where somebody has to manage the in and out. In API Connect, the certificates and all those things are managed pretty well. From a security perspective, it makes things easier.
From an API perspective, it is pretty strong. Again, it all depends on how other teams are implementing like certificates. If you register you eventually have to request certificates which API registers, so it is secure. From that perspective, I think API Connect has a pretty decent product.View full review »
The exception and error management have been the most valuable feature.
We take steps for how many transactions we can create. It has a dashboard that allows us to see where transactions are coming from, which clients use it more, etc. This makes it very endearing for us.View full review »
We really like the runtime capabilities of IBM API Connect. The creation of products and the control of the monetization and hit rate are some of the features which we've found very valuable.View full review »
Consultant at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
The interface is very nice. It makes the solution easy to use and navigate.
You can install it in coordinates, in general, and you can deploy it in Amazon, in Google, in the IBM cloud, or other clouds as well. You don't have to worry about having to work on a specific cloud. It makes it very flexible. This is very important.
The product is quite robust.
The initial setup is very easy and the deployment is very quick.View full review »
Associate Director, Cloud Architect at a computer software company with 5,001-10,000 employees
The customer seems to really like how this particular solution works.
The solution is very stable.
The functionalities on offer are very good.View full review »
Team Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
It is a complete API solution for everything having to do with application development. It is an automated and all-in-one solution. It helps provide the API, expose the API, manage their exposure, and affect monetization. I have the operator portal, management portal, and analytics. This is the product I wanted, because I can do everything that I needed to with this one solution.
Senior Technological Architect at Banco de Chile
The most valuable features are:
1. The centralized management: this provides a management module that can deploy and apply security policies to all APIs, including all the gateways that are deployed on-premises and on any cloud because the gateway component can run at a VMware or in a Kubernetes cluster.
2. The analytics module: this provides a variety of visualizations of the APIs, products, subscriptions, and applications that can be defined for a second, a day, a week, a month. This module is deployed beside the gateway and collect all the traffic.View full review »
I have found IBM API Connect to be highly secure, efficient, easy to deploy, and has a great GUI. It can operate and integrate well with other vendors, such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.View full review »
CTO & Application Infrastructure Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The suite itself is what I find valuable. It has all of the tools that are needed for the specific mission. I have the portal, I have the run time and the security.
The solution itself is valuable.View full review »
Cloud Architect at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employees
API Connect is a good product, and everything works fine. All the analytics are good, and it is easy to follow up. I like it in that sense. I'm more focused on following up on analytics by seeing how many API calls we are getting and where we see a lot of problems. I was working on that API level.View full review »
IT Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
One of the most valuable features of this solution is that it protects our backend system. We are exposing services to external parties and using this solution to protect the backend system, and to have a navigation in between.View full review »
API Connect is a very good platform for the development of APIs.View full review »
Core Banking Business Analyst Manager at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are stability and security.View full review »
SOA & BP Technical Manager at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
IBM API Connect is a good product, and their technical support is excellent.View full review »
Technology Consultant at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
This solution is very easy to use.View full review »
Enerprise Architect and Chief Architect - Security and Cloud at a consultancy with 11-50 employees
The gateway is the most valuable aspect of this solution.
It has a good interface, dashboards, and monitoring tools.View full review »
It is easy to use and stable.View full review »
The most valuable feature is the interface.
The capabilities are very good.View full review »
Software Engineer at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
The services that I consume through IBM API Connect are beneficial. It can handle multiple API management.View full review »