PHOENIX– August 12, 2015 – Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, today announced that its API Management solution, a part of Axway 5 Suite, has earned the distinction of being a “Leader” in KuppingerCole’s “Leadership Compass for API Security Management” analysis report. The report examined vendors’ capabilities within the API security management market, evaluating specifically for service and API virtualization, security and threat mitigation, identity and access control, and availability and performance. Axway is positioned among the Leaders within all four API security management leadership categories.
KuppingerCole Leadership Compass reports support IT professionals with expertise in defining IT strategies and in relevant decision-making processes. As a leading analyst company, KuppingerCole provides first-hand vendor-neutral information. The API Security Management Leadership Compass report evaluated seven best-in-class competitors in the API management global market.
KuppingerCole named Axway as a “Leader” in the Overall, Product, Market, and Innovation categories. Upon evaluation of key product features and service, Axway was given the highest rating of “Strong Positive” for all categories of security, functionality, integration, interoperability and usability. The report also stated:
- “The company offers a broad portfolio of solutions for securing organizations’ protected resources and extending their operation to the cloud.”
- “Backed by a global market presence and a strong partner network, this makes Axway a strong contender for many organizations looking for an enterprise-grade solution.”
- “Axway has become one of the leaders in the API Management market by integrating their technology into Axway 5 Suite.”
“One of the most notable features of Axway’s solution is the extremely broad set of analytics integrated across API, Data Flow and Operational Intelligence platforms, providing insights into each transaction or process,” said Alexei Balaganski, senior analyst at KuppingerCole. “Other major USPs (Unique Selling Propositions) include very strong integration with other Axway B2B, MFT and integration product and solutions, as well as comprehensive policy management capabilities. In the latest release [of Axway 5 Suite for API Management] the company has significantly improved security features by incorporating a number of threat mitigation techniques and supporting all modern authentication standards.”
Axway 5 Suite is Axway’s flagship portfolio of solutions that leverage proven technologies such as API Management, B2B Integration/EDI, MFT and Operational Intelligence (OI) to control, govern and optimize the flow of data across the company and beyond the edge of the enterprise.
“The results of this report confirm Axway’s strength of capabilities and global leadership that enable organizations to transform into digital businesses with security in mind every step of the way,” said Jeanine Banks, executive vice president, global products and solutions. “We are honored to have been distinguished as a Leader in API Security Management by KuppingerCole and will continue to provide our customers with the highest level of threat protection they can trust.”
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Axway (Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries.
For more than a decade, Axway has empowered leading organizations around the world with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, among B2B communities, cloud and mobile devices. Our award-winning solutions span business-to-business integration, managed file transfer, operational intelligence, API and identity management, and email security– offered on premise and in the Cloud with professional and managed services. Axway is registered in France with headquarters in the United States and offices in 19 countries. www.axway.com
About Axway 5 Suite
Axway 5 Suite offers control and optimization of the flow of data through integration, visibility, policy, security and reliability to govern business-to-business interactions, communities, systems and data types – within and beyond the enterprise edge.
 KuppingerCole Leadership Compass, API Security Management, Alexei Balaganski, July 2015