PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 11, 2013) - Apigee, the API company, today announced that Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications provider, has chosen the Apigee API Platform to drive an expanding ecosystem of apps built on Swisscom's network-based services. Swisscom adds to the growing list of telecommunications service providers that have adopted Apigee's API Platform, which also includes AT&T, KT, Telefonica and Vodafone.
"We are committed to empowering developers to create powerful apps built with Swisscom's key network-based services," said Heinz Herren, CTO at Swisscom. "We needed a solution that could be used across all our API initiatives, both internal and external to Swisscom. Apigee has the technology, API and industry-specific expertise to drive our company-wide commitment to APIs. We expect that introducing APIs will dramatically reduce our time to market."
Apigee helps businesses develop, deliver and manage APIs and the apps built on them. Apigee's flagship offering is Apigee Enterprise, an API platform that reduces the complexity of delivering APIs, drives developer adoption, provides comprehensive analysis and control of API usage, and helps businesses scale as API channels grow.
"APIs are the key to developing a platform that unlocks the value of network services to bring new capabilities to developers and consumers," said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. "Swisscom is committed to leveraging the power of APIs to both fuel app innovation and internal development efficiencies, and we are extremely proud to include them in our list of customers."
Apigee recently announced the Apigee API Exchange, the first API interoperability platform for the telecommunications industry. The API Exchange provides a platform for seamlessly integrating operator services into mobile apps, creating expanded reach for operators and developers and new, telco-enhanced mobile app experiences for consumers.
Apigee is the leading provider of API technology and services for enterprises and developers. Hundreds of companies including AT&T, Netflix, eBay, Pearson, and Gilt Groupe as well as thousands of developers use Apigee to simplify the delivery, management and analysis of APIs. Learn more at www.apigee.com.
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