The Layer 7 API Service Manager simplifies the process of managing a Layer 7 API Gateway landscape spread across geographies and datacenters. The API Service Manager gives IT operations centralized visibility into the health of Layer 7 Gateways and the APIs/services these Gateways proxy. Using the API Service Manager, administrators can:
The Layer 7 API Service Manager provides configurable dashboarding and reporting for a host of operations-level and services-level KPIs, delivering at-a-glance insight into the usage and quality of APIs and services. The API Service Manager also provides health visibility across physical, virtual and cloud-based Layer 7 Gateways, making it possible to govern the enforcement and migration of API, SOA and cloud services across the distributed enterprise. The Service Manager additionally provides simple integration with a variety or enterprise-level business intelligence, reporting and event correlation tools, for deeper analytics and insight.
Key capabilities of the Layer 7 API Service Manager include:
Performance Summary Report
Built-in reporting helps administrators analyze and troubleshoot performance by application, operation or customer
Rich Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) can be tailored to extend control based on organizational repsonibility
Advanced intelligent policy migration helps manages API lifecycles while resolving locale-specific dependencies
The monitoring dashboard provides a global view of low-level Gateway performance with configurable alerting
Gateway infrastructure can be visually organized to reflect datacenter, network or other corporate boundaries
The API Service Manager provides Layer 7 customers with a fully integrated, centralized, operations console from which administrators can gain a single view into the health and performance of all their Layer 7 API Gateways and associated APIs/services, dramatically reducing the cost and complexity of managing enterprise-scale deployments.
Implementing/updating services across the extended enterprise is complicated by differences in network and identity topology in each environment. With the Layer 7 API Service Manager, administrators can automatically resolve network and identity conflicts by simply dragging and dropping service policies:
The Layer 7 API Service Manager empowers the enterprise to gain a configurable, API-extensible and centralized dashboard for reporting on service performance and KPI achievement.