WSO2 API Manager is a fully open-source API management platform. It supports API designing, API publishing, lifecycle management, application development, API security, rate limiting, viewing statistics of APIs, as well as connecting APIs, API Products, and endpoints.

The following are some of the main capabilities of the product.

Develop, Deploy and Manage APIs/API Products

A well-designed API can make your APIs easy to use. WSO2 API Manager’s API Publisher guides you through API creation to API Publishing, while adhering to the respective API’s specification.

API-driven integration

You can implement an API-led integration strategy by easily combining the API management layer and the integration layer of the product's platform.

Make your APIs Discoverable

Making your APIs easy to find will help you grow your customer base. You can use the WSO2 API Manager API Publisher to create categories or use tags to categorize the APIs. The API Developer Portal includes a text-full search engine that helps your customers find APIs easily.

Expose developer-friendly APIs

A well-documented, easy-to-use API can help developers be more productive in building applications.

Secure your APIs

You can secure your APIs fully by using visibility control, threat protection, API payload validation, adhering to well-defined protocols, applying rate limiting policies, and verifying APIs against specifications in addition to API authentication and authorization.

Rate Limiting

Balancing the load of your system is critical to avoid system outages. WSO2 API Manager provides the capability to add rate limiting policies to your APIs. Furthermore, you can use these policies to monetize your APIs and bring revenue to your organization.

Get more insight on your APIs

WSO2 API Managers API Analytics Dashboard provides insights into your APIs. These insights can help you to understand your customers and make important strategic business decisions.

Integrate your microservices

The WSO2 Micro Integrator runtime enables you to host composite microservices that can harness the power of a low-code integration approach, while reaping the benefits of microservices architectures.

Integrate systems in your enterprise

The WSO2 Micro Integrator can also be used by enterprises as a classic ESB. When deployed as an ESB, it caters to your message routing, transformation, message mediation, service orchestration, as well as service and API hosting needs.

Leverage your real-time data

WSO2 Streaming Integrator includes a stream flow designer and a stream processing engine with strong monitoring and analytics functions.

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