Apigee and Apcera Collaborate to Deliver Unified API and Application Governance

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Technology Integration will help enterprises focused on the IoT and other digital initiatives more easily connect disparate systems by extending enforcement policies across APIs

“Running Apigee Edge within the Apcera platform will create a single policy fabric across both applications and APIs that can be enforced in real time.

Apigee® (NASDAQ: APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, and Apcera, provider of a policy-driven cloud application platform, today announced a collaboration to give enterprise IT teams the benefits of unified application governance and API management in building, deploying and securing APIs within an integrated platform solution.

Many businesses, such as those focused on the Internet of Things (IoT) and digital healthcare, must connect disparate environments and data across legacy and cloud-native workloads using APIs. The Apigee and Apcera technology integration will allow developers using the Apcera platform to leverage Apigee Edge API management, without needing to include additional code, to more easily connect systems across APIs and multiple clouds using identity management and access protocols. As customers look to expand their digital initiatives to include a greater variety of mobile and digital ecosystems — via emerging infrastructure technologies such as microservices and containers — this integration will allow them to extend real-time enforcement of policies across APIs, workloads and edge devices.

“Building and deploying secure, API-powered applications with speed and agility is key to modern digital business,” said Ed Anuff, executive vice president of strategy at Apigee. “Designed with a strong focus on security, the Apcera platform gives developers an efficient way to deploy, orchestrate and govern applications across multiple clouds. We are pleased to work with Apcera to give its users the added benefit of easily exposing and managing their APIs with Apigee.”

The Apcera trusted cloud platform is a policy-driven platform for cloud-native applications and microservices, with a strong focus on security. It enables developers to use modern tools and automate software deployment on any cloud, public or private, and on most on-premises infrastructure. Apigee Edge is a leading, enterprise-grade API management platform that enables organizations to securely deliver and manage APIs, with agility and at scale. When the integration with Apigee Edge becomes generally available, users will be able to quickly manage the end-to-end governance of their API workloads in Apcera.

“Security risks continue to be the biggest barrier to cloud adoption,” said Steve Dischinger, vice president of alliances and channels at Apcera. “Running Apigee Edge within the Apcera platform will create a single policy fabric across both applications and APIs that can be enforced in real time. APIs are a first-class citizen of Apcera’s platform, which provides the ability to manage API policies on both platforms and propagate security policies to match.”
The Apigee integration with the Apcera platform is expected to be available in early 2016.

About Apigee

Apigee® (NASDAQ: APIC) provides an intelligent API platform for digital business. 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 companies, and five of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, Burberry, Morningstar, and First Data. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has over 400 employees worldwide.

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About Apcera

The Apcera trusted cloud platform is a highly secure, policy-driven multi-cloud platform for cloud-native applications, containers, microservices and legacy applications. Apcera enables developers and DevOps teams to use any modern tool or software they want while giving IT and Operations teams the assurance that their infrastructure is safe and secure. With Apcera, companies can innovate at speed with full confidence and trust.

Global 2000 companies use Apcera to securely develop, deploy, orchestrate and govern diverse workloads across multiple cloud providers, resulting in lower cost, faster time to market, and mitigated risk. Apcera is headquartered in San Francisco. For more information, visit http://www.apcera.com, read the company's blog or follow on Twitter: @apcera.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding market adoption of digital technologies, planned customer adoption and implementation of Apigee’s products, potential future customer opportunities and opportunities between Apigee and Apcera. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult or impossible to predict. Consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements as a result of such uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances, including without limitation risks and uncertainties related to market adoption of digital technologies, the ability of Apigee’s software to meet its customers’ needs, the quality of Apigee’s software, support and services and related infrastructure capacity and any incorrect implementation or use of Apigee software.

The foregoing list of factors is not exclusive. Additional risks and uncertainties that could affect Apigee’s financial and operating results are included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and elsewhere in Apigee’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on Oct.14, 2015. Apigee’s SEC filings are available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://investors.apigee.com and on the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov. Apigee disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.


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Apigee Media Contact:
Mark Wheeler

Apcera Media Contact:
Pam Njissang
Bhava Communications for Apcera

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