3scale Announces Updated Integration for Amazon API Gateway at AWS Pop-up Loft London

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The Full Complement API Management Solution Between AWS and 3scale Offers Quick and Easy Integration and Reduced Latency with Serverless Framework and ElastiCache, as Well as Support of the New AWS Custom Request Authorizer Capabilities

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Now it’s even easier for API providers on AWS to supercharge their gateway functions and gain API business operations functionality...

Today, at the AWS Pop-up Loft in London, 3scale announced significant updates to its previous for the Amazon API Gateway that combines Amazon’s technical API operations features with 3scale’s powerful, secure and Web-scalable API management business ops features. The full-complement API management solution between AWS and 3scale is now even easier to set up and configure. The new integration uses ElastiCache, which substantially reduces latency with caching and asynchronous updates between the Amazon API Gateway and 3scale. Additionally, use of the Serverless Framework makes short work of configuration and the optimization of AWS Lambda functions. Finally, the new integration is based on the recently announced concept of AWS Custom Request Authorizers, which allows the authorization of APIs using bearer token authorization strategies using an AWS Lambda function. With the specific Custom Request Authorizer developed by 3scale, the integration between the two solutions is now deeper and more powerful and flexible at the same time. The tutorial for the integration can be found at http://bit.ly/API-workshop.

“By supporting the Amazon Custom Authorizer, 3scale is again an early adopter and the first company to provide a new feature integration with the Amazon API Gateway,” said Mark Cheshire, COO of 3scale. “Now it’s even easier for API providers on AWS to supercharge their gateway functions and gain API business operations functionality including fine-grained API control, visibility, monetization, and developer adoption and promotion features of the 3scale API Management Platform.”

As before, the integration allows a selection of deployment options including running zero-infrastructure APIs with AWS Lambda, or with backend services using AWS EC2. Optional extensions for both methods include perimeter protection against DDoS attacks, API acceleration through content caching with CloudFront, and enhanced monitoring with CloudWatch. The integration is available now on all 3scale plans.

3scale, along with AWS, will be giving a demo and workshop at AWS Pop-up Loft London from 9am-1pm, Monday April 25th. 3scale customer and AWS user Basis Technology, provider of natural language API Rosette, will also be presenting.

About 3scale
3scale makes it easy to open, secure, distribute, control, and monetize APIs. Powerful, secure and Web scalable, 3scale is the API Management Platform built with performance, customer control and time-to-value in mind. Powering more than 700 customer APIs, 3scale enables distribution of company data, content or services to devices or mobile/Web applications. No other solution gives API providers so much power, ease and flexibility in such a cost effective way. Customers span the Fortune 500, government, academia and startups including Coldwell Banker, Johnson Controls, SITA, CrunchBase, UC Berkeley, Oxford University Press, and Campbell’s Soup. Unlock the power of your APIs with 3scale. http://www.3scale.net

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