CA Technologies, SOA Software, and Apigee lead the pack in the new Forrester Wave evaluation of API management solutions. Close followers include IBM, Intel Services, WSO2, MuleSoft, Tibco, and Axway.

“APIs are playing an increasingly important role as organizations look for better ways of engaging with customers, optimizing business outcomes, and expanding their digital ecosystems,” writes Vice President, Principal Analyst Randy Heffner. In the report, he outlines the five major business scenarios into which an API management solution may fit, why an organization may become an API provider, and the ranking of each vendor based on security, integration, and mobile app support.

Learn more about the research here.