public institutions sharing information securely


requests processed per second at peak time


future innovations in microservices and service mesh architectures

Case study details

Based in Belgium, Smals is an IT company that delivers solutions for government, social and healthcare organizations, and other public services in the country. A participant in innovative e-government and e-health initiatives, Smals supports government departments, agencies and public bodies in Belgium with a private cloud platform and data-driven services.

More than 300 Belgian institutions depend on IT services from Smals. With future projections showing that Smals would soon need to process significantly more API calls at peak times to serve its clients, the organization looked for an API management platform that would allow them to support the latest standards, technologies and security features, while offering the scalability to handle increased volumes of API calls cost-effectively.

Supports 24/7 services for 300 institutions, meeting demanding SLAs
Deliver cost-effective API services to the Belgian government with higher-quality services 
Processes 5,000 requests/second at peak times, with scalability for future growth