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ignite: Unified API Management for Enterprises

Capture, manage, and leverage all of your APIs, Services, Events and Data from one platform. ignite is the only unified platform that takes control of the sprawl and complexity of your API ecosystem by giving you one runtime-agnostic platform to manage every API of every type and pattern.

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With ignite, you will...

Improve efficiency through discovery and reuse of all API types

Drive business agility and responsiveness through managing APIs as composable building blocks

Minimize tech debt and vendor lock-in through our abstracted, runtime agnostic approach

The Challenge: How to Efficiently Manage 1,000s of APIs

Large enterprises now have 1,000s of APIs powering their core products, services, and business functions. Often, APIs were adopted ad hoc by different business units without oversight or governance, and have created a messy, chaotic ecosystem filled with errors, inconsistencies, and duplicated APIs.

To manage an entire API ecosystem, enterprises are searching for some way to:

Unfortunately, many large enterprises lack a dedicated solution to do so. They attempt to leverage traditional runtime API management offerings’ new features but get stuck with vendor lock-in, or build a homegrown solution that takes huge amounts of time and resource.

The result? Despite heavy investment in API management, large enterprises still:

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Don’t know what APIs they have, what they can re-use, and what they need to build
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Enforce different standards for compliance, security, and quality to different APIs
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Can’t develop new capabilities as fast as they need to and bottleneck their digital transformations

The Solution: ignite, a Unified API Management Platform

ignite gives you visibility and control over every API in your growing ecosystems. ignite makes it easy to create a central view of every API, and to then plan, design, build new, and iterate existing APIs in an efficient, consistent, and strategic manner.

ignite gives you a simple way to:

To do so, ignite gives you a dedicated, unified API management platform that unshackles you from runtime vendors and allows you to shift left with your API program to maximize strategic value.

The result? With ignite, you will:

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Drive API discovery and reuse: only build new when you actually need to
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Achieve enterprise-grade quality: ensure your APIs are compliant, consistent, and secure
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Maximize strategic value: rapidly compose new capabilities and applications from existing functionality

Why use ignite? We make API management…

Unified

Capture and manage every API of every type, pattern, and environment, at every stage of their lifecycle.

Scalable

Deploy a platform that will grow with you, and can manage APIs ecosystems at every maturity level

Enterprise- Grade

Rapidly ensure all of your APIs are reliable, reusable, and compliant with your standards

Collaborative

Unite the API platform team and developers, with business and IT roles, within a single cross-functional platform.

Connected

Build an end-to-end framework that is active, in-sync, and plugged-in with your upstream and downstream architecture

Future-Proof

Eliminate vendor lock-in — ignite is not a runtime provider and does not tie you to any specific implementation

How ignite Works: Core Modules

Holistic API Catalog
Build a complete, accurate, and up-to-date catalog of every API, Service, and Event in your ecosystem.
Extended API Lifecycle
Plan, design, build, and manage every API, Service, and Event in your enterprise at every stage.
How ignite Works

Unify Your API Framework in 3 Simple Steps

ignite is the only API catalog and lifecycle management solution built for large enterprises that gives you comprehensive visibility and control over every API in your ecosystem through a simple 3-step process.

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Step 1

Create Visibility into Every API

ignite builds a complete, accurate, and up-to-date catalog of every API, Service, and Event in your enterprise. With ignite, anyone in your enterprise can discover and re-use APIs, understand complex dependencies and lineages, and identify APIs they can use to create new services, capabilities, and revenue streams.

Step 2

Take Control of the API Lifecycle

ignite gives you every feature you need to manage your existing APIs, and to plan, design, and build new APIs. With ignite, you will automate and streamline your API development process, predict the impact of changing APIs (before you make those changes), and apply consistent security, governance, and quality standards to any number of APIs.

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Step 3

Drive Every API Use Case

ignite offers a flexible, configurable feature set that you can adapt to drive any project that involves APIs. Common use cases include:

ignite’s Core Features, At a Glance

API Integration

Work with every type of API, Service, and Event (including SOAP, REST, Async, Data Integrations, and more)

API Organization

Organize APIs as abstracted Designs and Specifications related to taxonomies and capability models

Team Organization

Give multiple roles their own personalized views, groups, and role-based access controls

Data Visualization

Capture and view data lineage and master APIs with data mapping, orchestration, and transformation

IT Integration

Plug into your existing IT infrastructure, and connect to your existing architecture with CI/CD and runtime integrations

API Reports

Understand the impact of changes across your API ecosystem before you make them, and log all changes you do complete

Reusable Elements

Compose reusable APIs into product bundles to rapidly develop new applications, features, and capabilities

API Versioning

Maintain complete and accurate API versioning

Performance Reports

Understand your current API maturity levels with configurable reporting

Asset Migration

Accelerate your asset migration (e.g. SOAP to REST)

API Management

Configure your API lifecycle state management, endpoint management, API policies, and more

API Automation

Align all of your APIs to a configurable and automated governance model

API Design

Leverage Domain-Driven-Design for new APIs

API Metadata

Surround each of your assets with rich API metadata

API Data

Support common data models

API Security

Leverage world-class security and easy compliance
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ignite Platform Overview

Dig into the details. Learn how our customers use ignite to deliver tangible business and technical value from their API programs, and how they’ve improved the quality and reusability of APIs across their enterprise.
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Designed for Large Enterprises with 1,000s of APIs
ignite is the only API platform built to solve the unique problems faced by the world’s largest enterprises in every industry. No wonder ignite is used by:
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