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DeepakSharma
Senior Cloud Architect at a healthcare company with 10,001+ employees
Real User
Top 20
Easy setup but issues with support

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case is as part of a multi-channel strategy wherein APIMs are being used with micro-products or third-party clients. Our web application firewall receives all the external and public traffic, and it re-routes to the APIM, which is on the private subnet. The APIM manages both in authentication and authorization service composition layer.

What needs improvement?

One thing that could be improved is to remove the dependency of Kubernetes as an external L4 load layer balance. It would also be useful if APIM could integrate internally with Kubernetes right out of the box.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for around two years.

How are customer service and support?

General support has been very…

What is our primary use case?

My primary use case is as part of a multi-channel strategy wherein APIMs are being used with micro-products or third-party clients. Our web application firewall receives all the external and public traffic, and it re-routes to the APIM, which is on the private subnet. The APIM manages both in authentication and authorization service composition layer.

What needs improvement?

One thing that could be improved is to remove the dependency of Kubernetes as an external L4 load layer balance. It would also be useful if APIM could integrate internally with Kubernetes right out of the box.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using this solution for around two years.

How are customer service and support?

General support has been very good, but sometimes when immediate support is required, it isn't available.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup was quite easy as it is a managed service.

What about the implementation team?

I used a managed service to implement.

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this product as seven out of ten.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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Vinayak Verlekar
Technology Architect Manager at ESB
Real User
Top 10
Has good Active Directory Synchronization but the inbuilt policies need improvement
Pros and Cons
  • "The Azure Active Directory Synchronization is quite good."
  • "They should improve the inbuilt policies that they have and that should properly create a deployment architecture as well."

What is most valuable?

The Azure Active Directory Synchronization is quite good.

What needs improvement?

They should improve the inbuilt policies that they have and that should properly create a deployment architecture as well.

For how long have I used the solution?

We have been using Azure for about a year. 

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

It is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

It is scalable. 

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The price could be lower.

What other advice do I have?

At the end of the day, all the products are one and the same, just that some of them have more features than others. That's all.

I would rate Azure a seven out of ten. Not a ten because I would like for them to improve on the number of policies it has inbuilt and for it to have better deployment architecture.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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System Analyst at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Real User
Top 10
Simple to use and well integrated; an on-premise option would be helpful

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is to provide API mapping for our clients. We're a customer of Azure and I'm a system analyst. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of the solution is it's simplicity. It's easy to set up and is very well integrated with the Azure environment.

What needs improvement?

In terms of improvement, it would be helpful if they could develop an on-premises option. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for one year. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this product a seven out of 10. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case is to provide API mapping for our clients. We're a customer of Azure and I'm a system analyst. 

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of the solution is it's simplicity. It's easy to set up and is very well integrated with the Azure environment.

What needs improvement?

In terms of improvement, it would be helpful if they could develop an on-premises option. 

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for one year. 

What other advice do I have?

I would rate this product a seven out of 10. 

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Private Cloud

If public cloud, private cloud, or hybrid cloud, which cloud provider do you use?

Microsoft Azure
Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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