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Layer 7 API Management & Security Suite

Increasingly, enterprises are opening their data and applications to partners, developers, mobile apps and cloud services. APIs provide a standardized way to share information across the Web, mobile devices, the cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT). 

However, security, management, analytics and even data adaptation are critical to making API information sharing safe, reliable and cost-effective. Layer 7’s API Management Suite of products provides the market-leading portfolio of API building blocks for the enterprise.

 

The API Management Suite combines advanced backend data and application integration, mobile optimization, cloud orchestration and developer management. It is unique in its ability to address the full breadth of enterprise API Management challenges, including:

  • Choice of on-premise, cloud, hybrid or SaaS deployment
  • Operations management that can span distributed datacenters and clouds
  • Application adaptation and interface management with advanced SOA connectivity
  • API composition and orchestration features that span cloud, social and mobile
  • Identity integration, translation and access controls including OAuth, SAML and SCIM 
  • Military-grade data and application security
  • Developer management for both internal and external developers
  • Analytics on API usage
 

The API Management Suite includes:

  • API Gateways with Advanced SOA, Mobile & Cloud Features
    A family of Gateways, delivered in hardware, software or virtual form factors, designed to provide simple solutions for layering access, security, SLA and management features on an API. Layer 7’s API Gateway Technology simplifies the composition of APIs from diverse data and application backends. It additionally provides unique orchestration features for interactions with external social, mobile and cloud services.  
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  • API Portal
    A turnkey portal for presenting APIs to internal or external developer communities. The Layer 7 API Portal provides developer onboarding, API discovery, collaboration, plan management and analytics features in one place.
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  • API Service Manager
    A centralized IT operations dashboard that provides API, service and infrastructure visibility and lifecycle management for larger, more complex and globally-distributed API deployments. 
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  • OAuth Toolkit
    A simple identity broker designed to simplify OAuth implementations from existing enterprise IAM and Web SSO infrastructures. 
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  • Security Token Service
    A full-functioned SAML and OAuth STS designed to simplify a wide range of federation and token translation requirements.
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Layer 7 API Management Suite Product Data Sheet

 

Simplify How APIs Get Delivered to Mobile & Web Applications

The Layer 7 API Management Suite is a turnkey solution that provides enterprises with everything they need to: securely expose application, content and service APIs to partners and developers; onboard, manage and foster developer communities; facilitate the building, testing and roll-out of third-party applications. 

 

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Analyst Reports

The Forrester Wave: API Management Platforms, Q1 2013

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The Forrester Wave: SOA Application Gateways, Q4 2011

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