Software AG Named a Leader in API Management Solutions
Software AG (Frankfurt MDAX: SOW), has been named a ‘Leader’ in The Forrester Wave™: API Management Solutions, Q3 2022, Forrester Research Inc, August 22, 2022, for its webMethods API Management platform product. Software AG tied for the highest score in the strategy category.
The Forrester report summarizes, “The product is a good fit for a wide range of API strategies, especially for customers with the strong governance and discipline necessary to ensure strategic success of their API program.”
Dr Stefan Sigg, Chief Product Officer at Software AG, commented: “Organizations around the world need to become more connected. It is our role to help simplify this connected world for them and our long term strategy for API management is a fundamental part of that journey for our customers. webMethods helps businesses deal with complex, fast-changing requirements with an API-first digital strategy so they can compete in new markets as well as improve the levels of service they can provide to their existing customers. Our well-integrated breadth of offerings has all the elements needed to move into the world of API-based digital products and implement growth strategies using APIs.”
The Forrester Wave™ gave Software AG among the highest scores in the Strategy category and a 5 out of 5 in the Product Vision criterion and adds, “Its superior vision focuses on enabling digital business models while supporting modern architectural needs from microservices to IoT. It offers support services to mature IT into modern architecture and business units into digital business models. And a simple consumption-based pricing model is attractive. “
Suraj Kumar, GM of API, Integration and Mircoservices at Software AG added: “APIs are the new interface to the business. By providing market leading capabilities including best in class API monetization, API products and a headless and embeddable API portal, we are helping customers address their emerging digital business needs.”
In the Current Offering category Software AG received a score of 5 out of 5 in the Portal for API Users criterion. As the report says, “Software AG’s webMethods Developer Portal is highly customizable with an intuitive WYSIWYG editor. Its Engage product enables API hackathons, beta programs, and other tools to increase user engagement and receive early feedback from API consumers.”
Software AG is successfully helping companies to accelerate, secure, and succeed with their API initiatives with its webMethods API Management platform. It allows customers to rapidly develop, securely deploy, and easily manage APIs and cloud-native microservices, providing the speed, scalability and flexibility fundamental to digital business models. And digital business is how companies are maintaining and building loyalty in today’s disruptive and volatile markets.
A complimentary copy of the report is available here.
The Forrester WaveTM: API Management Solutions, Q3 2022 is authored by David Mooter with contributions by Chris Gardner, Dan Beaton and Kara Hartig.
About Software AG
Software AG simplifies the connected world. Founded in 1969 it helps deliver the experiences that employees, partners and customers now expect. Its technology creates the digital backbone that integrates applications, devices, data and clouds; empowers streamlined processes; and connects “things” like sensors, devices and machines. It helps 10,000+ organizations to become a truly connected enterprise and make smarter decisions, faster. The company has more than 5,000 employees across more than 70 countries and annual revenue of over €830 million. Its ambition is to exceed €1 billion of organic revenue in 2023.