Akana's Envision Empowers Businesses to Derive Meaningful Insights from their API Data

By CIOReview | Friday, July 24, 2015


FREMONT, CA: Akana -  a provider of API Management, API Security and Cloud Integration  solutions -  announces the release of Envision to provide advanced analytics and insights to businesses regarding how their APIs are performing, how they are being used and how they are driving business value.

Akana Envision is an extension of the Akana API Management platform’s existing analytics capabilities. The key features of Envision include:

Understanding Customers

By collecting and analyzing customer usage patterns of apps, the data that they request or send, the internal applications they access, Envision helps businesses to maximize revenue by gaining actionable insights into their customers and partners.

Analyze Partner and Developer Activity

Envision’s analytic platform monitors activity for specific partners, apps developers and evaluates their impact on business to improve APIs and create best practices for developers to avoid common pitfalls with APIs.

Monitor and Analyze API Infrastructure

The platform monitors operation and performance of API infrastructure and equip IT with the tools needed to keep business and API operating efficiently throughout its entire life cycle. It analyzes how this infrastructure responds to requests from different devices, locations and request types.

Manage, Deliver and Optimize Performance

The extension of analytics capabilities ensures that the appropriate data is being delivered through the right APIs, to the right partner app. The advanced monitoring of Envision allow to troubleshoots and reacts to problem before they adversely impact business or brand.

Envision’s core business analytics capabilities helps to identify top APIs by usage, monetization, app type, platform or channel. With this analytics, API owners can now analyze API licenses and usage as a means to fine-tune developer and partner onboarding. The platform can be utilized to perform complex custom analytics or integrate with an existing analytics platform to reduce infrastructure redundancy. It targets enterprises that require advanced analytics and insights around their APIs and the data that is exchanged through these APIs.

“In today’s digital economy, data-driven insights are proving to be a key differentiator for businesses. Understanding the data that is being tunneled through their APIs and how it can be used to optimize their business and operations is of paramount importance. We have delivered Akana Envision to extend the Akana API Management platform with powerful analytics capabilities so that digital businesses can increase agility and adapt based on intelligent insights gleaned from their API programs,” said Alistair Farquharson, CTO, Akana.