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1 How to Use the Buyer´s Compass
This KuppingerCole Buyer’s Compass on API Management and Security provides information about
- Use Cases
- Functional Selection Criteria
- Non-funct ...
2 Market Segments Defined
As companies are struggling to maintain their business agility, to react to the ever-changing market demands and technology landscapes, the need to de ...
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3 Top Use Cases
The top use cases for API management and security solutions are listed below. This list is by far not exhaustive, yet it highlights the most notable c ...Login Get full Access
4 Top Selection Criteria – Functional
When considering a new product, there are many factors to assess. This Buyer’s Compass identifies the top functional criteria to look at when select ...
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5 Top Selection Criteria – Non-functional
In addition to the functional criteria listed above, there are non-functional criteria to consider. These considerations deal with the organizational ...
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6 Use Cases / Selection Criteria Matrix
Having identified the most important use cases and selection criteria for vendors, this section provides a matrix that maps use cases and functional s ...
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7 Top Prerequisites – Technical
Your organization should be equipped with the appropriate foundation to support full-featured API management and security architectures. Even though w ...
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8 Top Prerequisites – Organizational
Success in rollout depends on more than the technology selected. There are also various organizational prerequisites. The following table lists the To ...
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9 Top Questions to ask the Vendors
In addition to requesting information about the solution’s features, there are other critical questions to ask vendors. This list provides a guide t ...
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10 Related Research
Leadership Compass: API Management and Security – 70311
Leadership Compass: Dynamic Authorization Management – 70966
Leadership Compass: Access Management and Federation – 70790
Advisory Note: The Open API Economy – 70352
Advisory Note: API Economy Ecosystem – 70625
Advisory Note: Connected Enterprise Step-by-step – 70999
Whitepaper: The Dark Side of the API Economy – 80019
Executive View: Forum Sentry API Security Gateway – 70930
Executive View: Ergon Airlock Suite – 72509
Executive View: Axway API Management for Dynamic Authorization Management (DAM) – 71184
Executive View: Amazon API Gateway – 71451
Executive View: WSO2 Identity Server – 80060Executive View: Curity Identity Server – 80159
Product Report: 3Scale API Management – 70626
Product Report: Layer 7 Technologies – 70627