A Step-by-Step Look at the Power of Layer7 API Management
Today’s markets demand companies grow and transform at faster and faster rates to stay at the forefront of their industry. As you already know, APIs are crucial to a company’s long-term success in two main ways. First, from an IT standpoint, APIs allow businesses to grow and scale more quickly than before. Secondly, they allow companies to expand to new platforms, increasing sales and maximizing revenue. In comes Layer7 API Management by Broadcom.
Maximizing API potential requires the use of cutting-edge API management software. Without it, your company may be severely limited in its ability to grow. Layer7 API Management is a robust, comprehensive solution to managing your company’s APIs with precision. Let’s take a step-by-step look at the power of Layer7 API Management.
Beneﬁts of Layer7
Before we dive into the individual components of Layer7, here is a brief overview of the wide array of benefits to companies, including:
- Seamlessly integrate existing data with modern endpoints
- Quickly and seamlessly connect with cloud services, IoT, and mobile apps
- Adaptation of desktop APIs to mobile-friendly APIs
- Enterprise-level security including advanced OAuth and OpenID Connect
- Ability to create and test APIs with different applications
- Opportunity to publish and monetize APIs
- Real time and synthetic API testing and monitoring
- Obtaining and using data to its full potential
- Unsurpassed flexibility
Layer7 API Management: Integrate APIs at Scale
You can choose Layer7 API Management as a standalone or as part of the full lifecycle package. This component allows you to integrate and manage APIs, no matter how big you scale. With Layer7 Gateway, you can securely connect your company’s applications in the cloud, on-premises, or in a hybrid format. World-class features enable seamless migrations through development, testing, and deployment stages, not to mention comprehensive integration with complex BI interfaces.
Make API Downtime a Thing of the Past
Ensuring your APIs experience maximum uptime is a critical component of API management. Downtime can have devastating consequences, including loss of consumer trust and decreased revenue. Layer7 Gateway’s performance is unsurpassed. It is designed to ensure that your APIs are always running, especially when it’s needed the most.
Exceed Security Standards
There is no question that security is a top priority for your company and for good reason. Layer7 API Management is designed with security as a priority as well. Have peace of mind knowing that company assets are carefully secured. At the same time, authorized users can easily access data from one central location. Easily integrate Layer7 API Management with your existing IAM system. Layer7 API Management also supports:
- OpenID connect
Layer7 API Developer Portal: Ultimate API Central Hub
In order for your API team to develop ground-breaking applications, they need state-of-the-art tools. Layer7 API Developer Portal provides the tools needed for your team to create top-quality apps, robust client applications, and so much more!
Layer7 API Developer Portal allows for the creation of an API catalog that provides developers with the ability to understand the best use of APIs, and equips them with the tools and data to create APIs in a much shorter time. Set custom parameters to automatically generate the reports your company finds the most useful. Additional functionality includes the ability to create preliminary applications, dynamic code generation, and securely connect with mobile apps. Layer7 API Developer Portal makes it easy to categorize, find, and use APIs in all development stages.
Speed Up the Publishing Process
Time is money. The faster your API team can take an API from concept to published, the better. Using the central hub, developers can easily publish APIs to the correct destinations. Customizable templates can enforce a set of predetermined rules when the API is active. Your API team can use comprehensive analytics to determine how each API performs and whether company KPIs are being met.
Layer7 API Management Options to Fit Your Needs
Whether you choose one or more standalone Layer7 components or the comprehensive lifecycle package, you can find the deployment option that works best for your company and existing APIs. Choose between cloud, on-premises, or a hybrid deployment. This means you can deploy one component on your SaaS while the other is installed on-premises. Take advantage of public cloud solutions such as Azure. Due to its versatility, the possibilities with Layer7 API Management are endless. With Layer7, you can rest assured your API management solution will not be a limiting factor in your company’s ability to grow and scale.
Premier Integrated Enterprise Solutions
A&I Solutions has over 20 years of experience providing comprehensive IT solutions to global leaders. We partner with the top technology leaders to bring our clients only the best so they can achieve the highest performance levels and stay at the forefront of their respective industries. A&I is not only dedicated to providing cutting-edge API management solutions but offers a variety of software and services, including automation, business management, mainframe, AIOps, security, testing, and more.
Do not leave your API management to chance. Contact us today for more information on how we can help your company get to the next level!
- On April 7, 2021
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