SmartBear Recognized in First Entry in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management
SmartBear Recognized by Gartner for its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute
By: SmartBear Software
The API economy has captured the attention of business and technology leaders alike with organizations trying to leverage APIs to meet business demand and drive innovation through digital channels. To satisfy various consumer needs and create strategic value through APIs in an increasingly competitive ecosystem, organizations must approach their API strategy with discipline, focus and consistency across every phase of the API's lifecycle, from planning and design, to testing and deployment. But challenges like easy reuse of API infrastructure across various lifecycle phases, standardization of easy-to-use tools, and governance of lifecycle processes can hinder an organization's speed to market for new API products and services.
SmartBear tools have ease of use as their foundation while being tightly integrated with each other for facilitating openness, standardization of collaborative processes, and reuse across various API lifecycle phases. SmartBear's API lifecycle tools include some of the biggest names in the API market, including Swagger open source tools, SwaggerHub (https://swaggerhub.com/
"With the rise of the API Economy, APIs have become foundational building blocks in both business and technology strategies,"
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About SmartBear Software
Supporting more than six million software professionals and over 22,000 companies in 194 countries, SmartBear is the leader in software quality tools for teams. The company's products help deliver the highest quality and best performing software possible while helping teams ship code at nearly impossible velocities. With products for API testing, UI testing, code review and performance monitoring across mobile, web and desktop applications, SmartBear equips every development, testing and operations team member with the tools to ensure quality at every stage of the software cycle. For more information, visit: http://smartbear.com, or for the SmartBear community, go to: LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/
 Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management, Paolo Malinverno, Mark O'Neill, May 1, 2018.