API is the acronym for Application Programming Interface, which is a software intermediary that allows two applications to talk to each other. Each time you use an app like Facebook, send an instant message, or check the weather on your phone, you’re using an API.
IBM® API Connect® is a complete, intuitive and scalable API platform that lets you create, expose, manage and monetize APIs across clouds. This means you and your customers can power digital applications and spur innovation. IBM API Connect is also available with other capabilities as an IBM Cloud Pak® solution, which can help you achieve your application modernization goals as part of your journey to cloud.
Highly secure: IBM API Connect includes a single, signed, encrypted gateway to reduce cybersecurity risks.
Trustworthy: IBM API Connect is trusted to manage and protect services and data across multicloud environments.
Scalable: IBM API Connect uses a microservices-based architecture to scale components to meet SLAs.
Intuitive: IBM API Connect uses an award-winning user experience to rapidly create, secure and manage APIs.
Flexible: IBM API Connect works where your apps and data live —on premises, in containers or in the cloud.
Robust: IBM API Connect helps you create, manage and share APIs while maintaining continuous availability.
API manager: Manage APIs for internal use, or to externally monetize and manage services as REST or SOAP APIs with the intuitive API manager user interface
IBM® DataPower® Gateway: Use this IBM gateway to help secure, control and log API traffic and interactions, and supporting containers while maintaining system performance.
Developer portal: Share your APIs with app developers through a company-branded portal. Discover and subscribe to APIs as well as register and deploy associated apps.
Get IBM API Connect as part of the IBM Cloud Pak for Integration to extend your investment and scale with confidence.
Automate: IBM Cloud Pak for Integration includes built-in AI and continuous feedback.
Integrate: Get API management, application integration, end-to-end security and more.
Modernize: Varied styles of integration with flexible deployment options using a modular pricing approach.