Global Application Program Interface as a Service Market 2016-2020

About Application Program Interface as a Service

In today’s era of business transformation from rational IT services to cloud hosting services, organizations leverage integrated business services through cloud computing platforms. At times, when greater levels of customization are required, API as a service is deployed to enhance cloud experience and also integrate applications in the cloud environment.

API as a service allows businesses to attain digital transformation and drive revenue channels. A large number of businesses adopt API management services, which exposes their internal services to internal developer communities to drive application development consistency, promote the standard use of enterprise-approved services, and reduce IT costs across organizations.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global API as a service market to grow at a CAGR of 30.1% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global API as a service market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from segments hosted over the software as a service (SaaS) platform, i.e., cloud-based management software and solutions

The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:

  • Americas
  • APAC
  • EMEA
Technavio's report, Global Application Program Interface as a Service Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • CA Technologies Inc.
  • IBM Corp.
  • MuleSoft Inc.
  • TIBCO Software Inc.
Other prominent vendors
  • 3scale
  • Akana
  • Apigee
  • Axway
  • Citrix Systems
  • Forum Systems
  • Intel
  • Microsoft
  • Rackspace
  • SAP
  • VMware
  • WSO2
Market driver
  • Strong control over cloud product development
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market challenge
  • Lack in standard security measures in using IoT
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Market trend
  • Rise in API integration
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?


Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Application Program Interface as a Service Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Application Program Interface as a Service Market: CA Technologies Inc., IBM Corp., MuleSoft Inc., and TIBCO Software Inc.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: 3scale, Akana, Apigee, Axway, Citrix Systems, Forum Systems, Intel, Microsoft, Rackspace, SAP, VMware, and WSO2.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “API integration helps companies to build a single hybrid cloud environment as many companies struggle to keep track of disparate systems. API as a service helps employees to access systems and define how other systems communicate with each other. These days, organizations of all sizes are building thousands of APIs to render services based on modern technology platforms rather than using legacy applications. Vendors such as Oracle offer integration services delivered to customers and solution providers via the cloud and managed by Oracle.”

According to the report, API as a service provides better control over the product development processes for enterprises. Cloud APIs harness the power of analytics to allow organizations deliver exceptional user experience. Cognitive computing and speech recognition are the most sought applications of API as a service.

Further, the report states that lack in standard security measures in using IoT hinders the market growth.

Companies Mentioned

CA Technologies Inc., IBM Corp., MuleSoft Inc., TIBCO Software Inc, 3scale, Akana, Apigee, Axway, Citrix Systems, Forum Systems, Intel, Microsoft, Rackspace, SAP, VMware, WSO2.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
      • Table Countries covered for market analysis
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Product offerings
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
    • Market overview
      • Table Segmentation of API as a service
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global API as a service market 2015-2020 ($ billions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Geographical segmentation
    • Global API as a service market by geography
      • Table Global API as a service market by geography 2015
      • Table Global API as a service market by geography 2015-2020
    • Americas
      • Table API as a service market in Americas 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • EMEA
      • Table API as a service market in EMEA ($ millions)
    • APAC
      • Table API as a service market in APAC 2015-2020 ($ millions)
  • Market drivers
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Other prominent vendors
      • Table Other prominent vendors
  • Key vendor analysis
    • CA Technologies
      • Table CA Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table CA Technologies: Business segmentation by revenue 2014 and 2015 ($ millions)
      • Table CA Technologies: Geographical segmentation by revenue 2015
      • Table CA Technologies: API products
      • Table CA Technologies: API solutions
      • Table CA Technologies: Recent developments
    • IBM
      • Table IBM: Product portfolio
      • Table IBM: Services
      • Table IBM: Business segmentation by revenue 2014
      • Table IBM: GTS segment by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table IBM: GBS segment by revenue 2013 and 2014 ($ billions)
      • Table IBM: Recent developments
    • MuleSoft
      • Table MuleSoft: API products
      • Table MuleSoft: SaaS products
      • Table MuleSoft: SOA products
      • Table MuleSoft: Recent developments
    • TIBCO Software
      • Table TIBCO Software: Recent developments
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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