What is API Management and How Can It Help Me?
API Management (APIM) is a way to create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services. Deploy apps faster and deliver them immediately by developing an effective, secure API-led Management solution that lets you enjoy a unified strategy experience.
API Management provides the core competencies to ensure a successful API program through developer engagement, business insights, analytics, security, and protection. You can use Azure API Management to launch a full-fledged API program based on any backend.
Azure API Management system is made up of three components:
- The API gateway is the endpoint
- The Azure portal is the administrative interface
- The Developer portal is the main web presence for developers
When is a Business Ready to Use Azure API Management?
Azure API Management works for your business if you are planning to:
Find new customers to drive deeper engagement.
Create consistent and modern API gateways for existing back-end services.
Publish APIs to external, partner, and internal developers.
Extend your operations as a digital platform and create new channels.
Secure mobile infrastructure with API keys and prevent DOS attacks.
Use advanced security policies like JWT token validation.
Easily manages and shares APIs with internal teams, external partners, and customers. Create a customizable developer portal for all your APIs. TwoConnect can help walk you through the decision-making around developing an effective, secure API strategy.
Control your APIs and scale your business
Azure API Management helps you focus on and grow your core business by providing the following key advantages:
Focus on Business
Leverage your resources when you need them most, and tap into external resources and certified experts with proven experience to fill the gap.
Scale your system to handle the load while optimizing Azure functionality to ensure your business and users have the best experience possible.
Scale up or down to meet your specific requirements, as This saves money and time overall and results in efficient handling of money and resources.
Maintain the peace of mind that comes only with Azure environments that are monitored 24/7.
Accelerate digital transformation
API Management accelerates digital transformation by creating new routes to market and improving value for customers and partners.
Protect your data’s integrity
It is essential to configure and enforce API security standards quickly and easily. API Management includes precise standards for authentication, authorization, data privacy, attack prevention, and more.
Create better customer experiences
Enable your dev team to reach its full coding potential with Visual Studio. Take advantage of all the capabilities of GitHub and integrate Azure Pipelines to automate dev workflow.
Achieving maximum global impact with Microsoft Azure Functions
TwoConnect developed a set of Azure Functions integrating the company’s back-end systems with a public facing API. This enabled them to securely share critical resources and information with worldwide partners in an efficient manner.
Ready to get started with Azure API Management?
Is your company looking for a modern integration solution? We are ready to talk with you. Let’s get in touch.