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Microsoft Azure API Management Valuable Features

Vice President - Competency and Channels at Techwave.

The most valuable features are the ease of use and the self-enablement through subscriptions for our consumers. Consumers can get into the API gateway library and register to an API from the catalog directly. 

Once the API is developed and added to the library with the registration documentation, it becomes pretty easy for consumers to access and understand the benefits and use of the API.  

The library acts as the central repository of all our APIs and use and access is pretty intuitive.

It's very easy to learn for a person not familiar with API.

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Enterprise Infrastructure Architecture at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees

It's not the best product on the market which makes it difficult to pick a particular point that we like the best. It could be the integration in the Azure portal. In the Azure cloud it's directly connected with Azure ID, so if you stay in the Azure ecosystem, this user concept is an advantage. The solution also allows you the possibility to use VPN technology and things like that to connect your gateway directly with on-prem services and that's a valuable feature. And compared to other solutions the price is outstanding. 

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Senior Manager, Engineering at GlobalLogic

The solution has pretty stable capabilities.

Their construction tool allows users to easily publish information about the API. It's basically just one click.

You can configure the subscription management onsite and link everything.

The developer portal that exposed the API documentation is great. You can just test the APIs in a very easy way. 

The web portal is useful. You can build a pretty comprehensive portal where users can sign in and you can basically leave the API there.

The API management provided offers good integration with different management systems, like OpenID, for example.

The user management is pretty seamless.

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Group Manager, Solution & Technical Architect at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

I have found this solution to be easy to configure, simple to use, and flexible.

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Principal Consultant at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees

The most valuable feature is the developer portal, which has source code examples in various programming languages to help developers learn the API.

It is possible to combine APIs and make a new product, which is a very good feature.

It is very user-friendly and easy to use. 

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Solution Architect at a sports company with 201-500 employees

The way the API management handles the calls and call throttling is excellent. 

The API management and the hosting of the API platform are great.

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IT Enterprise Architect - Middleware & Integration at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees

The way the solution integrates with other Azure services is its most valuable aspect.

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Enterprise Architect at Pink Brain Technologies

We're pretty much using all of the monetizations features out of the API manager so we can put up a portal and have a dev portal and then a prod portal and do rate limiting.

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Integration Architect at a wellness & fitness company with 5,001-10,000 employees

It's easy to use compared to other products. It's easy to set up.

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Integration Architect at a translation and localization position with 11-50 employees

The integration with Azure Active Directory is a good security feature for authentication and authorization. There is multifactor authentication. You can also use all of the Azure AD features integrated with API Management. 

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PP
Senior Solutions Architect at a manufacturing company with 10,001+ employees

The ease of use of the solution is excellent. It's a very user-friendly solution. 

The initial setup is quite straightforward. 

We found the solution to be very stable.

The solution can scale if you need it to.

Technical support is very helpful.

The solution has very fair pricing.

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JL
Branch Manager at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees

The solution has overall high performance.

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Software Architect at a financial services firm with 501-1,000 employees

Most of the features are valuable to me. We are actively exploring the monetization aspect of Azure, and we are also working on a proof of concept to accomplish this.

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Executive Director Finance & Strategy at a consultancy with 51-200 employees

I like the stability and the ease of use.

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CEO at a tech vendor with 11-50 employees

This solution is very flexible, and it's very compatible with the other Azure products.

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Technology Architect Manager at ESB

The Azure Active Directory Synchronization is quite good.

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KH
System Analyst at a tech services company with 51-200 employees

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.

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Learn what your peers think about Microsoft Azure API Management. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: January 2022.
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