WSO2 API Manager Will Enable Easy API Store Access While Ensuring Control Over How Customers and Partners Use an Enterprise’s APIs On-Premise and in the Cloud Palo Alto, CA – March 20, 2012 – WSO2 today announced that the company has begun recruiting beta customers for the new WSO2 API Manager product scheduled to launch this summer. WSO2 API Manager will enable enterprises to extend their data, processes and services out to customers, partners and other business units via APIs while providing the ability to secure, protect and monitor API resource interactions. WSO2 API Manager also will allow developers to rapidly find, subscribe to, and evaluate the APIs that enterprises make available. Like all WSO2 middleware, WSO2 API Manager will run on-premise and in the cloud, and WSO2 API Manager is based on the fully componentized platform used by enterprises around the world, including a Global 1000 company that is handling more than 1 billion API calls per day. Using WSO2 API Manager, enterprises will be able to:
- Offer APIs to their customers and partners, as well as other internal users.
- Display and promote APIs in an API store.
- Enable developers to sign up and subscribe to APIs.
- Collect usage, performance, and quality of service metrics to analyze and understand how APIs are being used.
- Use a policy-based approach to securing APIs, managing access, and throttling usage.
- Be available simultaneously on WSO2 Carbon and WSO2 Stratos when it launches, giving enterprises the flexibility to deploy on-premise, in the cloud, or in a hybrid environment.
- Automatically integrate with all other WSO2 middleware products running on the WSO2 Carbon and WSO2 Stratos platforms.
- Use the proven core framework components that provide all WSO2 middleware products with a consistent set of enterprise-class management, security, clustering, logging, statistics, tracing, and other capabilities.
- Offer a graphical management console, which is integrated with other WSO2 middleware products, for configuration, management and monitoring.