Microsoft Acquires Apiphany

Today, I’m excited to announce that we have acquired Apiphany—a leading API management delivery platform.

While there is nothing new about app extensibility, cloud computing has rapidly accelerated the use cases for extensibility which has increased the value of the APIs. As you might expect, with expansion and increased value, comes additional work to expose APIs reliably, securely and at scale.  Our newly acquired API management services provide businesses of any size the tools they need to expose particular endpoints while selectively gating access to more sensitive data and services.

We look forward to surfacing API management services within Windows Azure and providing our customers with the technology they need to grow their API ecosystem very soon.

Steven Martin

General Manager

Windows Azure Business and Marketing