Akana Platform Overview
Akana API Management
The Akana Platform provides an end-to-end API Management solution for designing, implementing, securing, managing, monitoring, and publishing APIs. It is available as a SaaS platform, on-premises, and as a hybrid deployment. Learn more about Akana API Management features here.
What's new in Akana Platform 8.4
Akana 8.4 assures complete visibility and management of the API process – from development to production.
Akana API Management Architecture (click to enlarge)
Video: Design a new API in the Akana API Designer (5:18)
The Akana Platform provides a comprehensive API design platform. You can use a graphical tool to design your API from scratch or you can import API descriptor language of your choice. Once you have your design complete, the platform will then automatically generate all the common API descriptor documents for you. The API designer supports:
- Graphical API design – define your API with an intuitive graphical tool that allows you simultaneously design and document the API both for execution in the Gateway and publication in the Portal
- Import and automatic generation of common descriptor languages - allow your API developers and administrators to publish APIs using the descriptor language they prefer, and your developer community to consume APIs using the descriptor of their choice. Supports; Swagger, RAML, WADL, WSDL.
- Integrated lifecycle management – provide just the right amount of control over the lifecycle of APIs and Apps
The Akana Platform allows you to control the flow of traffic through your APIs with a rich set of routing and Quality of Service capabilities including:
The Akana Platform provides seamless mediation capabilities, allowing you to create modern, well-structured APIs from legacy assets with ease. It provides declarative mediation out of the box and includes a comprehensive orchestration capability where needed to create APIs from multiple backend sources. Mediation & integration capabilities include:
The Akana Platform includes a powerful analytics engine. Built using a massively scalable, globally distributed noSQL store that is architected to meet international data privacy standards, click here for more information on our analytics capabilities. Akana's API Analytics solution provides:
The Akana Platform is built on top of a fully featured lifecycle management system to help ensure that you are building the right APIs, that you are building them correctly, and that they are meeting the needs of your business. The lifecycle management system offers: