Apigee X and its role in “Digital Transformation”

The Covid-19 chapter changed consumer behavior and work environments to a great extent. As a result, the outlook of organizations towards digital transformation changed drastically. It became a necessity to quickly adapt to changing atmosphere and digital demands. They had to think beyond mere digital transformation and strive for digital excellence.

Google came up with its upgraded solution to help enterprises manage the assets on which digital transformation initiatives were built. The latest release will enable firms to globalize API programs to deliver seamless digital experiences, modernize applications, and uncomplicate legacy systems. Apigee X helps companies better manage their APIs by bringing together Google’s expertise in AI, security, and networking.

What Makes Apigee X Unique?

1. Multi-layer Security and Privacy

As per the State of the Economy 2021 report, Apigee saw an increase in abusive API traffic of over 170% in the past year. Scaling API programs has its consequences, making it more prone to fraudulent activities. Apigee X offers an integrated approach for applying capabilities like Cloud Armor web application firewall for enhanced API security and Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM) for authenticating and authorizing access to the Apigee platform. This means that Google users won’t need the help of third-party tools for their firewall and identity management-related requirements.

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2. Higher Performance and Reliability for Global Expansion

Apigee X helps organizations utilize the power of Cloud CDN to maximize the availability and performance of APIs globally. This is an important step towards global expansion and supporting distributed workforces. Now, customers have the flexibility to deploy their APIs across 24 Google Cloud regions. Furthermore, they can enhance caching at over 100 locations.

3. AI-powered Automation

As the adoption of APIs is growing globally, there is a need to autonomously identify anomalies, predict traffic for peak seasons, and ensure APIs adhere to compliance requirements. Apigee X comes to the rescue! It applies Google’s industry-leading AI and machine learning capabilities to historical API metadata to help businesses focus on priority tasks.

 

This article was first published by SID Global Solutions.