SAP Plans to Deliver Integrated API Management Solution Built on Apigee’s Digital Acceleration Platform
July 31, 2014 – Apigee®, developer of the leading platform for digital acceleration, today announced a partnership with SAP (NYSE: SAP), one of the world’s leading providers of enterprise application software. Under the OEM and reseller agreement, SAP will deliver a comprehensive application programming interface (API) management application built on the Apigee Edge digital acceleration platform. This new offering, the SAP® API Management application, will be available as a cloud solution on SAP HANA® Cloud Platform and also as an on-premise solution.
“A world leader in enterprise software, SAP provides critical technology that helps enable enterprises to modernize, embrace mobility and use data to help create high-value customer interactions. This agreement will facilitate the adoption of APIs and help accelerate the digital transformation of businesses worldwide,” said Chet Kapoor, Apigee chief executive officer.
Björn Goerke, SAP executive vice president and corporate officer, SAP Product & Innovation Technology, commented, “Businesses are increasingly recognizing APIs as a key ingredient to participate in the digital economy. Today’s announcement is a great example of how the SAP HANA platform and our ecosystem of partners can help provide a more powerful combination for customers preparing for the digital future by leveraging their digital assets and making them consumable by their customers and the larger ecosystem. We look forward to helping SAP customers and their businesses tap into the value creation through controlled API management with Apigee.”
Apigee Edge enables businesses to quickly build end-to-end mobile and digital initiatives using the building blocks of the connected world: APIs, apps and data. Enterprises using Apigee Edge can securely transform back-end services into easily consumable APIs, drive developer success and use analytics to gain end-to-end visibility across the digital value chain. Built from the ground up for the requirements of modern digital business, Apigee Edge supports secure scaling of billions of APIs.
Apigee Edge is part of Apigee’s product portfolio for digital businesses. Apigee also offers Apigee Insights, a powerful big data predictive analytics platform that helps businesses anticipate and adapt to the needs of individual customers, at scale.
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Apigee provides the leading technology platform for digital business acceleration. Through APIs and big data, Apigee delivers the speed, scale and agility any business needs to compete in today’s connected mobile world. Many of the world’s largest and most respected organizations have selected Apigee to enable their digital business, including 20 percent of the Fortune 100 and 25 percent of the world’s most admired companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, eBay, Shell, Live Nation, Kaiser Permanente and Sears. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has about 500 employees worldwide.
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