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APIIDA combines leading technology with expertise and a deep desire to deliver an outstanding customer experience, enabling our customers to build, grow and future-proof their API Management strategy.

Our customers shall not be limited by vendor lock-ins or technology decisions that hamper change. Instead, they should be able to rely on open standards and vendor-independent technology, enabling them to embrace change and accelerate their business.
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The API Management Experts

Our commitment to providing real, lifetime value ultimately leads to an outstanding customer experience, resulting in long-lasting relationships with clients and repeat business from satisfied customers. Whether you are looking for cutting-edge technology, reliable expertise, or top-notch customer support, we are here to help you thrive.


Roadmap towards the API Economy

APIIDA API Control Plane

December 2022

— Release of APIIDA API Control Plane

APIIDA launches the APIIDA API Control Plane, a unique SaaS platform that can provision, discover and secure all of an organization’s APIs in one central place, allowing a vendor-agnostic administration of the entire API lifecycle.

December 2021

— OpenAPI Initiative Membership

Joining the OpenAPI initiative allows APIIDA to actively contribute to shaping the future of APIs and their standardization.

December 2021

— Partnership

The future lies in growing API ecosystems. The partnership with Gravitee provides a platform that offers everything an organization needs to integrate and secure all APIs in one place.

May 2021

— Google Cloud Partnership

Under the strategic partnership, APIIDA will leverage Google Cloud and its advanced capabilities to enhance the scale, performance, and intelligence of its cloud API platform called Apigee.

April 2019

— Release of APIIDA API Gateway Manager

APIIDA launches the APIIDA API Gateway Manager. Thanks to its features such as API Deployment and Migration, CD/CD Pipeline Automation, Version Contol, Health Check and Alerting, companies can now effortlessly and centrally manage and monitor multiple Broadcom Layer7 API Gateway instances in distributed environments.

September 2018

— Broadcom Partnership

APIIDA AG kept on its recognition as a Tier 1 Value-Added Distributor Partner of CA Inc., a Broadcom Company, in the areas of Security and Integration, AIOps, Business Management, and Automation. The globally established solutions, marketed under the brand names Layer7, AIOps from Broadcom, Clarity, and Automatic, are now distributed by APIIDA to customers and partners in Europe.

August 2017

— Founded

APIIDA is founded in Darmstadt-Germany by former Students from the Technical University of Darmstadt.

Leadership Team

The APIIDA leadership team is initiated by savvy entrepreneurs and seasoned industry experts, bringing years of experience and innovation to an established company recognized by analysts for its vision and value leadership.

Dr. Detlef Purschke

As Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Detlef Purschke’s focus is to continue to grow revenue while providing best-in-class service to APIIDA customer base. He drives APIIDA strategic goals and objectives as well as oversees the management of the organization. Dr. Purschke has held major executive positions within IBM, Electronic Data Systems, Software AG, and LHS-Ericsson.

Markus Müller

Markus Müller is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at APIIDA. He oversees technology strategy and product development. Prior to focusing on API management and security technologies in his role as CTO of APIIDA, he worked on bringing digital and physical identities and security systems together, to create a holistic view on security. Today, he and his team work directly with customers to solve the problems of the most complex API environments. Markus is a member of multiple API and security related working groups and holds a seat in the Business Governance Board of the OpenAPI Initiative. He is also a regular speaker at conferences and meetups, such as the apidays.

Armin Stephan

As Chief Operating Officer (COO), Armin Stephan is responsible for the field organization, including Sales & Marketing, Professional Services, and Customer Success. He brings over 25 years of Sales, Operations and Customer Success leadership experience, building and scaling teams in enterprise technology. He has held several executive positions within CA Technologies, most recently as VP Customer Success EMEA, before he joined APIIDA in 2016.

We connect Environmental and Social Responsibility with Effective API Management

We care about the environment

Intersection of ESG and API Management

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) refers to the criteria against which companies evaluate their environmental concerns, social responsibility, and corporate governance performance. API management stands for the management of application programming interfaces that enable different applications to communicate with each other and exchange data.

ESG and API management can be related in several ways

Sustainability data

Companies that want to meet ESG criteria and improve their sustainability performance often need to collect, analyze and disclose data. API management can help capture and integrate data from multiple sources, including environmental indicators, social metrics, and governance data. By using APIs, data can be seamlessly extracted from disparate systems and used for reporting purposes.

Data access and exchange

ESG data is often distributed across multiple systems and databases. API management makes it possible to create APIs, that facilitate access to this data and enable sharing between internal and external systems. This enables organizations to collect, analyze, and share ESG data more efficiently.

Integration of ESG into applications

For example, companies can integrate ESG principles into their applications to provide sustainable products or services. API management enables the creation of APIs that allow developers to integrate ESG functions into their applications. This can include providing environmental metrics, social impact, or governance information.

Stakeholder communication

API management can also help with ESG-related communication with stakeholders. Companies can provide APIs to make ESG-related information such as sustainability reports, social impact or governance policies available to external parties. This increases transparency and builds trust

Overall, API management enables efficient collection, integration and use of ESG data in various use cases.
It facilitates access to this data, promotes data integrity and supports the implementation
of ESG principles in companies and applications.

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