“Sure there are lots of security companies—over 1,000 of them as demonstrated by the most recent RSA conference. What makes us different? First and foremost we have taken a unique architectural approach. Our cloud-based Falcon Platform was designed from the beginning to detect advanced malware and adversary activity, prevent zero-day exploitation, and dramatically reduce time to remediation during incident response by allowing effortless real-time and historical searches of hundreds of thousands of systems.”In addition, the platform provides insight into Indicators of Attack and Indicators of Compromise, an API to integrate with existing security architecture, and custom blocking options.CrowdStrike will use the funding to expand its endpoint protection platform growth in North America and around the world.“We were blown away by CrowdStrike’s incredible growth and impressive customer adoption,” said Gene Frantz, partner at Google Capital. “They have a truly unique SaaS-based endpoint security model, a highly scalable subscription revenue model, and a visionary technical approach that has huge potential to transform the industry, which is why we’re thrilled to make this investment.” CrowdStrike is expanding its efforts to help organizations detect, prevent and respond to cyber attacks with its latest round of funding. The cybersecurity company announced a US$100 million Series C financing round led by Google Capital, bringing the company’s total funding to $156 million.“The question you may be asking is why is Google Capital making such a big bet on CrowdStrike,” wrote George Kurtz, cofounder and CEO of CrowdStrike, in a blog post.(Related: Stop fighting yesterday’s security battles)
IBM: IBM Cloud’s API Connect is designed for organizations looking to streamline and accelerate their journey into the API economy; API Connect on IBM Cloud is an API lifecycle management offering which allows any organization to create, publish, manage and secure APIs across cloud environments — including multi-cloud and hybrid environments.This makes API Connect far more cost-effective than limited point solutions that focus on just a few lifecycle phases and can end up collectively costing more as organizations piece components together.Mashape: Mashape powers Microservice APIs. Mashape is the company behind Kong, the most popular open-source API Gateway. Mashape is based in San Francisco but has a presence in Europe and Japan. Mashape successfully operates in the API market for more than seven years and offers a wide range of API products and tools from testing to analytics. The main enterprise offering is Kong Enterprise, which includes Kong Analytics, Kong Dev Portal and an enterprise version of the API Gateway with advanced security and HA features.MuleSoft: MuleSoft’s API Manager is designed to help users manage, monitor, analyze and secure APIs in a few simple steps. The manager enables users to proxy existing services or secure APIs with an API management gateway; add or remove pre-built or custom policies; deliver access management; provision access; and set alerts so users can respond proactively. NevaTech: Nevatech Sentinet is an enterprise class API Management platform written in .NET that is available for On-Premise, Cloud and Hybrid environments. It connects, mediates and manages interactions between providers and consumers of services across enterprises for businesses or end-customers. Sentinet supports industry SOAP and REST standards as well as Microsoft specific technologies and includes an API Repository for API Governance, API versioning, auto-discovery, description, publishing and Lifecycle Management.Oracle: Oracle recently released the Oracle API Platform Cloud Service. The new service was developed with the API-first design and governance features from its acquisition of Apiary as well as Oracle’s own API management capabilities. The service is providers an end-to-end service for designing, prototyping, documenting, testing and managing the proliferation of critical APIs.Red Hat: Red Hat 3Scale API Management is a hybrid cloud based platform designed to help organizations build a more successful API program. It includes access control, security, rate limits, payment gateway integration and developer experience tools. Performance insights can also be shared across an organization with clear API analytics and reporting mechanisms, so that APIs can play a more strategic role in helping to deliver new services quickly, easily, and in a secure, scalable and reliable manner.TIBCO Software: TIBCO Mashery Enterprise is a full life cycle API management solution that allows users to create, integrate, and securely manage APIs and API user communities. Mashery is available either as a full SaaS solution, or with the option to run the API gateway on-premise in a hybrid configuration. The offering enables digital transformation and API initiatives that expand your market reach by exposing and sharing data and services with developers. CA Technologies: CA Technologies helps customers create an agile business by modernizing application architectures with APIs and microservices. Its portfolio includes the industry’s most innovative solution for microservices, and provides the most trusted and complete capabilities across the API lifecycle for development, orchestration, security, management, monitoring, deployment, discovery and consumption.”Rogue Wave: Rogue Wave acquired the API management, SOA governance and API security platform Akana last year. The comprehensive Akana suite of API management, API security, and microservices solutions helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels. Some of the world’s largest companies use Akana to harness the power of their technology and transform their businesses.RELATED CONTENT: API management: The glue holding the app economy togetherApigee: Apigee is an API management platform for modernizing IT infrastructure, building microservices and managing applications. The platform was acquired by Google in 2016 and added to the Google Cloud. It includes gateway, security, analytics, developer portal, and operations capabilities. Cloud Elements: Cloud API integration platform Cloud Elements enables developers to publish, integrate, aggregate and manage their APIs through a unified platform. Using Cloud Elements, developers can quickly connect entire categories of cloud services (e.g. CRM, Documents, Finance) using uniform APIs, or simply synchronize data between multiple cloud services (e.g. Salesforce, Zendesk, QuickBooks) using its innovative integration toolkit. Cloud Elements provides a one-of-a-kind API Scorecard so organizations can see how their API measures up in the industry. Dell Boomi: Boomi API Management, provides a unified and scalable, cloud-based platform to centrally manage and enrich API interactions through their entire lifecycle. With Boomi, users can rapidly configure any endpoint as an API, publish APIs on-premise or in the cloud, manage APIs with traffic control and usage dashboards.