|By Marketwired .||
|January 23, 2014 10:00 AM EST||
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/23/14 -- MuleSoft, the company that makes it easy to connect applications, data and devices, today announced the new release of its Anypoint Platform for APIs, an API management solution that is part of the company's flagship Anypoint Platform. Building on MuleSoft's commitment to the design-first approach to APIs, it gives enterprises and developers the first platform for designing, building and managing APIs throughout their entire lifecycle. It also simplifies all aspects of API management from design to deployment with support for RAML (RESTful API Modeling Language), a concise, expressive language for specifying APIs. New features include Anypoint API Portal for API design and collaboration, and Anypoint API Manager, for managing any existing service through an integrated API gateway. These API management features are components of the broader Anypoint Platform enabling enterprises to stay on the same technology stack and to easily connect their APIs to backend services via CloudHub iPaaS or Mule ESB, with the scalability, performance, reliability and security that enterprises require.
"As our customers are increasingly accessing services through digital channels, APIs have become a critical way for us to reach customers and to drive innovation in our business. We believe our partnership with MuleSoft will help us engage our customers, whether on the Web or on mobile devices," said Rob Holmes, Online Channels Manager at New Zealand Post. "We see an exciting opportunity for MuleSoft to play a key role in our customer experience strategy. With the Anypoint Platform, we have the potential to unlock the value of our data through APIs, improve the existing design of our APIs and further build our API strategy."
Anypoint Platform for APIs Drives Enterprise API Lifecycle
The new release of Anypoint Platform for APIs makes it easy for anyone across an organization to benefit from APIs, whether it is opening up their data, enabling new channels and mobility initiatives, or connecting with their business partners. Architects and developers can design and build APIs, operations can ensure reliable and secure APIs, and business owners can make better decisions based on analytics and usage of APIs:
- Anypoint API Portal allows API and application developers to design, test and discover APIs in a Web-based collaboration suite. The portal bakes in design-first principles, decoupling design from implementation and leveraging RAML to deliver APIs that are easy for developers to understand and use, while facilitating collaboration between API and application designers.
- Mule Studio with APIkit is the Eclipse-based graphical design environment that extends MuleSoft's proven integration capabilities to enable the building of any RAML-designed API. Mule Studio implements any API design expressed in a RAML file, automatically generating the flows required to implement that API and connect it to a wide range of backend applications and services.
- Anypoint API Manager governs the full lifecycle of APIs in a central repository, with policies for rate limiting or throttling, contract key management, as well as monitoring and analytics for production APIs. Anypoint API Manager lets users manage existing APIs and new APIs built using Anypoint Platform, all from a single environment.
All part of the broader Anypoint Platform, this complete solution for APIs facilitates the enterprise API lifecycle. MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform is the only complete integration platform for SaaS, SOA and APIs. Organizations get the freedom to connect what they want, when they want, whether on-premises or in the cloud. It eliminates the pain and cost of point-to-point integration, unifying business processes across applications, data sources and APIs.
According to Forrester Research, Inc.'s June 2013 report by Randy Heffner, Establish Your API Design Strategy, "Business opportunity awaits. But before diving in to create an API, it's wise to form an API design strategy -- that is, to establish the major parameters that your teams must take into account as they design and implement your APIs. Even when the pressure is high to get an API out the door now, a design strategy's consideration of business context, as well as its quick look to your APIs' future horizons, is critical for creating a strong foundation for your organization's API initiative."
"At MuleSoft, we believe the key is to bake in good design from the beginning: start with the consumption experience the 'APX' -- or application programming experience -- craft it purposefully for your intended audience and iterate on the design until they're not only satisfied but truly delighted," said Uri Sarid, CTO at MuleSoft. "The built-in best practices of the Anypoint Platform for APIs enable you to design your API strategy in advance and in detail, and then execute on that strategy predictably and efficiently to achieve repeatable success."
How to Get Started with Anypoint Platform for APIs
To learn more about the new features, please visit: http://www.mulesoft.com/platform/api.
MuleSoft's mission is to connect the world's applications, data and devices. MuleSoft makes connecting anything easy with Anypoint Platform, the only complete integration platform for SaaS, SOA and APIs. Thousands of organizations in 78 countries, from emerging brands to Global 500 enterprises, use MuleSoft to innovate faster and gain competitive advantage. http://www.mulesoft.com/
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