Our acceptance for the G-Cloud Programme by the UK government represents a recognition of Apigee as a leading API management platform.
San Jose, Calif. (PRWEB) December 04, 2015
Apigee® (NASDAQ: APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, announced today that it has been accepted onto G-Cloud 7, an initiative established by the UK Government Procurement Service aimed to ease public sector procurement of cloud-based software services. The G-Cloud initiative consists of a series of framework agreements with suppliers to streamline the procurement process and an online store – the "Digital Marketplace" – that allows public sector bodies to search for services that are covered by the G-Cloud frameworks.
As part of G-Cloud 7, Apigee may now supply the Apigee Edge API management software to the UK public sector through the streamlined procurement process and as part of the Digital Marketplace.
Denis Dorval, vice president EMEA, Apigee said: “Our acceptance for the G-Cloud Programme by the UK government represents a recognition of Apigee as a leading API management platform. Organizations across industries are transforming the way they interact with customers and partners to meet the demands of a digital world; for the public sector, this is no different. With the UK government recognizing the importance of a ‘cloud first’ approach to IT, we look forward to helping public sector organizations innovate and increase efficiencies through the Apigee API management Software as a Service.”
G-Cloud services are divided into four “lots” which are available for public sector bodies to search for in the government’s Digital Marketplace, Apigee Edge API management software will be offered under Lot 3, Software as a Service:
- Infrastructure as a Service – provision of fundamental computing services for the user to run arbitrary software
- Platform as a Service – provision of platform services to enable a user to deploy user-built or acquired applications
- Software as a Service – provision of the provider’s application as a cloud service
- Specialist Cloud Services – consultancy in the cloud domain
Apigee provides an intelligent API platform for digital business acceleration. Many of the world's largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including more than 25 percent of the Fortune 100, five of the top six Global 2000 retail brands, and five of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Burberry, Marks & Spencer, Walgreens, Shell, and Swisscom. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has over 400 employees worldwide.
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