(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – 3scale and Pivotal® today announced that the 3scale self-serve API management solution is now available through the Pivotal Web Services (PWS) platform. API providers hosting their APIs on Pivotal Web Services will be able to easily take advantage of 3scale’s self-serve API management capabilities by provisioning 3scale accounts directly from the PWS marketplace. The joint offering is available now at https://console.run.pivotal.io/marketplace.
Pivotal Web Services, the public platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering, powered by Pivotal Cloud Foundry®, provides a cloud platform that is designed to reduce operational complexity such as update/deployment management, availability and scalability. 3scale provides API providers with ready infrastructure for rate limiting, security, analytics and load balancing for their APIs as well as a dedicated developer portal to simplify API consumption by developers, customers or partners. This integration is designed to allow joint customers to focus on rapidly delivering differentiated business value while delegating complex API management and operational concerns to 3scale and PWS respectively.
“Pivotal Web Services is quickly becoming the destination for smart developers looking to move fast and offload operational concerns to the underlying cloud platform,” said Steve Willmott, CEO at 3scale. “As API’s gain greater traction 3scale is pleased to join the PWS marketplace, allowing API providers to quickly and conveniently access the 3scale API management solution.”
“Our customers require innovative platform capabilities and services that enable greater agility so that they can move fast and capture fleeting market opportunities,” said James Watters, vice president and general manager of the Cloud Platform Group at Pivotal. “This integration with 3scale will allow them to easily use a feature rich, innovative API management solution to test, deploy and scale their APIs quickly.”
3scale is the leading self-serve, high performance API management platform, powering more than 600 customer APIs. API providers can easily package, distribute, manage and monetize APIs through a SaaS infrastructure that is powerful, flexible, secure and Web scalable. The 3scale platform enables the distribution of a company’s data, content or services to multiple devices or mobile/Web applications, as well as the ability to easily productize APIs. Customers span the Fortune 500, government, academia, and startups. 3scale customers include Coldwell Banker, Johnson Controls, SITA, Crunchbase, Campbell’s Soup, UC Berkeley, Wine.com among others. The company also powers APItools for API consumers and APIs.io, the world’s first open source API search engine. For more information, visit http://www.3scale.net.
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