|[February 28, 2014]
WSO2 API Manager Earns Silver Award in the Info Security Products Guide's Global Excellence Awards Category for API Management and Security
PALO ALTO, Calif. --(Business Wire)--
WSO2 announced today that Info Security Products Guide, the
industry's leading information security research and advisory guide, has
API Manager with a Silver Award for the 10th Annual 2014
Global Excellence Awards in the API (Application Programming Interface)
Management and Security category. These prestigious global awards, which
were announced this week, recognize security and IT vendors with
advanced, ground-breaking products and solutions that are helping set
the bar higher for others in all areas of security and technologies.
WSO2 API Manager is the first 100% open source API management product
combining easy, managed API access, API governance, and analysis. It
empowers API publishers with complete API lifecycle governance for
creating, publishing, deprecating and retiring APIs-supported by OAuth
2.0 authentication, key credential management, and credential mediation.
Providing the first API Store, it lets enterprises set up an Apple or
Google (News - Alert) Marketplace-like store for developers to subscribe to and consume
APIs, including self-service key generation. Designed for robust
scalability, WSO2 API Manager is built on the same WSO2 technology
powering global enterprises, including a Global
1000 company that is handling more than 1 billion API calls per day.
Significantly, WSO2 API Manager is the first API management product with
full inherent multi-tenancy, so the same software can run on servers, as
a virtual machine, in either a public or private platform as a service
(PaaS), or hybrid cloud. It also enables federated access to APIs across
multiple entities to manage isolation between deprtments, partners or
Other key features include:
Support for SOAP, REST, JSON and XML-style APIs.
Secure authorization of subscribed APIs via the OAuth 2.0 key model
plus support for the OAuth 2.0 Authorization Code Grant.
Single sign-on via the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML).
Throttling and rate limiting based on API key, protecting against
denial of service (DOS) attacks and supporting management of
service-level agreements (SLAs).
Ability to revoke access tokens and restrict API access tokens to
domains and Internet Protocol (IP) addresses.
Capabilities for blocking a subscription and restricting a complete
Analytics and metrics support decision-making and enforce SLA policies.
Ability to select either or both HTTP and HTTPS as an API's endpoints
as the API is being created.
"We are honored to have our WSO2 API Manager product recognized by Info
Security Products Guide with a Silver Award in the API Management
and Security category," said Paul Fremantle, WSO2 co-founder and CTO. "We
believe this recognition from the highly regarded Info Security
Products Guide further validates our commitment to reinventing
software around open source and open standards to meet enterprises'
real-world API management, governance and security needs."
About Info Security Products Guide Awards
SVUS Awards organized by Silicon Valley Communications are conferred in
four annual award programs: The Info Security's Global Excellence
Awards, The IT Industry's Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, The
Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, and Consumer Products
Guide's Best Choice Awards. These premier awards honor organizations of
all types and sizes from all over the world including people behind
them, the products, performance, PR and marketing. To learn more, visit www.svusawards.com.
WSO2 delivers on the promise of the connected business with the only
completely integrated enterprise platform that enables businesses to
build, integrate and manage their APIs, applications, and Web services
on-premises, in the cloud, and on mobile devices. Leading enterprise
customers worldwide rely on WSO2's award-winning 100% open source
platform and its robust governance and DevOps functionality for their
mission-critical applications. Today, these businesses represent nearly
every sector: health, financial, retail, logistics, manufacturing,
travel, technology, telecom and more. Visit http://wso2.com
to learn more, or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2
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