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Integration approach to API Management: Fiorano API Management is particularly well-suited for enterprises that need deep integration capabilities to build APIs on top of existing applications. The system offers a range of capabilities, including protocol transformation, mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS), standards-based access management, version management, API rate limiting, and metering (analytics). Backend and third-party web services can be transformed into easily consumable APIs, governed by self-service policies.

Fiorano API Management also provides contextual analysis and visibility into API initiatives and associated digital assets to help drive developer and user engagement. The system is available both as an on-premise platform and as a cloud service.

Fiorano API Management platform comprises server technology that provides:

Security: Security descriptors provide the enterprise fine-grained control over which end-users and user-groups can access an API.

Metering: For each API, a count is maintained of the number of times the API has been called, together with a list of which applications have made the calls. IT is possible to set metering limits as well as charges on a per-call (or other) basis for all API calls.

Monitoring: This allows system administrators to track which APIs are using the most resources (CPU, memory etc.) and to graph the related information to identify hotspots and contention. Using this information, system administrators may decide, for instance, to split API call-load over multiple API Management servers (provided the underlying solution allows for this scaling-out process).

Management: A high level view of the overall implement of API Management across the enterprise, including a synopsis of the security, metering and monitoring processes running across multiple servers within and outside the enterprise firewall.

Developer Support and Socialization: Exposed APIs need to be marketed or socialized to third-party developers; this is typically done via developer portals, either within or external to the API management platform, where available APIs are published.