SOA Software, an API
Management and SOA
Governance leader that powers the API economy by helping businesses
to fast-track API deployment, drive developer adoption, and reach more
customers, announced today a new strategic partnership with Elastic Path
Software Inc., the digital commerce company, to collaborate on
API-driven commerce solutions for the enterprise.
“Every business must have a comprehensive digital strategy and should be
able to commercialize their products and offerings through existing and
new channels,” said Paul Gigg, CEO of SOA Software. “The partnership
with Elastic Path, an ecommerce leader, enables us to guide companies
through their digital transformations to connect with their customers
and partners on any mobile device, leveraging APIs as the building
blocks, and monetizing them with an API-driven commerce solution powered
by Elastic Path.”
“SOA Software is a leader in the API industry, so we’re very pleased to
welcome them as a partner as Elastic Path innovates around the API
Economy and ecommerce API solutions,” said Harry Chemko, CEO of Elastic
Path. “The explosion of mobile and connected devices is driving
unprecedented demand for API strategies and enabling technologies,”
Chemko said. “This partnership uniquely positions us to deliver rapid
commerce solutions to monetize goods and content across every
APIs are emerging as a strategic business and technology capability,
empowering business to package and license their products and services
for easy mobile consumption, while enabling IT to securely externalize
existing applications and services. APIs provide an easy way for
businesses to combine and share application functionality. To users,
this interaction among applications and APIs is seamless and invisible,
but enables them to perform commerce, content and communication
This combination of a commerce engine with an API development and
management platform means that organizations can quickly build new
channels and create business opportunities for the products and services
they sell online. Both SOA Software and Elastic Path have been named by
leading analyst firms for their respective areas, and the combination of
their innovative products provides the most comprehensive online
commerce solution for the API Economy.
The SOA Software solution provides a unique platform for driving
developer engagement, and encourages adoption of APIs to enable richer
application functionality. The solution provides social capabilities,
and rich Gateway services including broad support for API security
standards, service integration for constructing APIs from existing
services and assets, lifecycle management, and analytics. SOA Software’s
API Management solution includes Community
Gateway and Lifecycle
Manager. These components are deeply integrated and available both
in the cloud and on-premise.
The partnership is the latest announcement from Elastic Path as it
innovates around the API Economy and delivering ecommerce API solutions.
Earlier this summer, Elastic Path significantly strengthened its
financing by raising CDN$12-million for innovating its product platform.
The Elastic Path platform consists of:
Commerce Engine, the industry’s most flexible ecommerce platform for
managing products, bundles, discovery, pricing, promotions,
personalization, and purchases;
Subscriptions, a cloud-based solution for all recurring revenue and
usage-based business models, and;
Cortex, the world’s first hypermedia API platform for driving customer
experiences across every digital touchpoint.
SOA Software and Elastic Path will be presenting speakers at the
up-coming API Strategy & Practice conference on October 23-25 in San
Francisco. For details, visit http://www.apistrategyconference.com/2013SF/speakers.php.
For more information on SOA Software’s API Management platform, visit http://www.soa.com/solution/api-management.
For more information on Elastic Path’s API ecommerce platform, visit http://www.elasticpath.com/ecommerce-api
About SOA Software
SOA Software is a leading provider of API
Management and SOA
Governance products that enable organizations to plan, build, run
and share enterprise services and APIs. Some of the world’s largest
companies including Bank of America, Pfizer, and Verizon use SOA
Software products to harness the power of their technology and transform
their businesses. SOA Software is also recognized as a “Leader” by
Gartner in Application Services Governance MQ and by Forrester Research
Waves for Integrated SOA Governance, SOA Management, and SOA Life Cycle
Management. For a list of other awards please go here.
For more information on SOA Software’s API Platform, see http://www.soa.com.
About Elastic Path
Elastic Path builds ecommerce software that powers the next generation
of digital experience. We help businesses maximize revenue from their
goods, services, and content with solutions that empower companies to
create outstanding customer experiences that drive engagement and
conversion. Elastic Path technology brings this functionality to
multiple touch points – websites, apps, APIs, and more – while
generating a single view of the customer. Market leaders, including
Google, Pearson, Symantec, Time Inc., and Virgin Media use Elastic Path
to drive billions of dollars in digital commerce annually.
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