Microsoft named a Chief in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Full Life Cycle API Administration | Azure Weblog and Updates



We’re excited to share that Gartner® has positioned Microsoft as a Chief within the 2022 Magic Quadrant™ for Full Life Cycle API Administration. This 12 months’s placement marks the third consecutive 12 months Microsoft has been acknowledged as a Chief. We consider our placement is a testomony to our deep understanding of buyer wants, robust buyer adoption, optimistic suggestions, and continued investments in constructing a differentiated platform.

A square chart split into four quadrants that compares Ability to Execute on a vertical axis for Ability to Execute and horizontal axis for Completeness of Vision. Microsoft is shown in the top right quadrant as a Leader on both axes.

Powering our clients’ digital transformation initiatives

APIs are crucial to drive digital transformations in fashionable organizations. 1000’s of the world’s largest enterprises belief Azure API Administration to construct, safe, and scale their API initiatives. With over 1,000,000 APIs printed on the Azure API Administration platform right now – it’s a battle-hardened, production-ready, and extremely scaled platform that stretches from on-premises to multicloud. Our buyer use instances span a broad vary from modernizing legacy purposes to adopting API-first methods to ship improvements sooner, create new income streams, and generate worth for his or her clients and companions. Wegmans, a grocery store chain that re-invented the purchasing expertise in lower than eight weeks, and Vipps, a number one Norwegian cell fee supplier that made cell funds a norm, are examples of shoppers which might be supercharging their digital transformation journey with the Azure API Administration platform.

Delivering new capabilities for Azure API Administration

Listed here are a number of highlights of our newest options which might be serving to drive superior enterprise outcomes for our clients around the globe:

  • Assist for brand spanking new API varieties: Prospects can now publish current WebSocket and GraphQL backends as APIs in Azure API Administration with high-fidelity expertise in each Azure and the developer portal.
  • Assist for hybrid and multicloud API administration: To permit our clients to harness the ability of hybrid or multicloud, we’ve enhanced the self-hosted gateway characteristic making it simpler to effectively and securely handle APIs hosted on-premises and throughout clouds from a single API Administration service in Azure.
  • Safety enhancements: Safety is prime of thoughts for all our clients, and we’ve added a number of new options—personal hyperlinks, managed certificates, authorizations to configure, retailer and swap authorization tokens, and extra additions that assist fortify their safety and compliance posture.
  • Geographic growth of current Azure API Administration availability areas: We’ve got added 4 extra areas to Europe and China, making Azure API Administration obtainable throughout 58 Azure areas.

Partnering for fulfillment in your digital transformation journey

Microsoft is dedicated to accelerating the tempo of digital transformation for our clients.



Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Administration, Shameen Pillai, Kimihiko Iijima, Mark O’Neill, John Santoro, Paul Dumas, Akash Jain, 14 November 2022.

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