API Platform

A successful API management strategy is the key to innovation and
streamlining your operations - connecting everything together.

Overview

Implementing APIs (Application Program Interfaces) is the first step to a truly connected enterprise by connecting processes and machines so they can work together. APIs modernize legacy systems and deliver immediate ROI by saving your team time and money.

Powerful Partnerships

V-Soft Digital is a proud partner of leading API platforms and management software.
Our technical expertise and experience allows us to offer the most appropriate solutions for your specific integration needs.

Drive Customer Centricity with APIs

Omni-channel experiences are one of the biggest initiatives for modern businesses. APIs can connect all channels, processes, software and machines to deliver consistent and concise experiences.

Benefits of API Management

A successful API Management strategy creates many benefits for our customers.

Improve Customer Satisfaction

  • Launch new products and features faster
  • Improve customer engagement

Modernize and Innovate

  • Improve app security and authentication
  • Integrate legacy apps into newer archtecture

Gain Business Insights

  • Understand customer behavior and usage patters
  • Drive analytics to improve product portfolio

Drive Platform-as-a-Service Initiatives

  • Evolve from a product to a platform
  • Extend reach and revenue via partners

V-Soft Digital’s API Services

API Creation and Operations

  • Create API from scratch
  • Import REST API from Swagger or RAML file or URL
  • Import SOAP API from WSDL file or URL
  • Publish and unpublish from the API Portal
  • Enable and disable API Gateway endpoint
  • Export and import
  • Update and version APIs

Advanced API Editing

  • Discover and learn about API details
  • Edit and update basic and advanced definitions
  • Create new versions
  • REST-enable SOAP APIs
  • Define API scopes

API Analytics

  • Analyze API performance over time
  • Discover usage patterns
  • Spot issues
  • Drill down to API payloads for more insights

API Policy Management

  • Configure and apply policies globallly on API level or on scope level
  • Review and change applied global and API level policies as needed

API Monetization

  • Create API packages and API service plans
  • Publish to API Portal
  • Manage subscriptions

API Management Lifecycle

Effective API Management

  • Design and compose APIs (API-first design)
  • Expose APIs securely internally and externally
  • Grow network of developers, partners, and customers
  • Monetize new business models using APIs
  • Analyze APIs to see where to make improvements

Value Chain Participants

API Platform Ecosystem

Components of the Platform

API Microgateways

What is a Microgateway?

  • API Microgateways are a proxy that sits close to the microservice
  • They are lightweight components that protest and mediate private APIs

Advantage of Microgateways

  • Supports distributed/microservice architectures
  • Prevents overloading main gateways
  • Reduces impact of routing all traffic though a single gateway
  • Supports east-west traffic

Different Architecture Models for Microgateways

Security Landscape

Security Architecture

Hosting Models for API Platform

On-Premise

  • When Enterprises are heavily reliant on Legacy Systems, that cannot be migrated to Cloud
  • Under lying Security needs, Management and Governance of Security Policies
  • Nature and Sensitivity of underlying Data
  • Organization Funding Options and Priorities
  • Competencies and Skills

Hybrid

  • During evolution of Enterprise, they have embraced new technologies that are on the Cloud
  • Enterprises have no choice but to be on the Hybrid Model
  • If the Enterprise is willing to accept best of the bread Cloud offerings, such as Single-Sign-On such as Okta
  • Enterprises are not willing to take ownership of Data or Security and passing it on to the Third-Party Providers

Cloud

  • When majority of Enterprise Systems are on Cloud
  • When Enterprise’s existing
    On-Prem systems, have the ability to move to Cloud
  • Most of the Enterprise business is operating on the Cloud
  • TechOps, DevOps is something, the Enterprises does not want to invest

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