Stoplight Named 2019 Gartner Cool Vendor in Application Development and Platforms
Enterprise API platform recognized for innovate API Design Management
AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/API?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#APIlt;/agt;–Stoplight,
the leader in API Design Management solutions powering the next wave of
modern microservice and IoT application architectures, has been named in
Gartner’s prestigious Cool
Vendor in Application Development & Platforms 2019 report.
“As companies look to develop their microservices, forward thinking
development teams are starting by taking a collaborative ‘API Design
First’ approach,” said Marc MacLeod, CEO of Stoplight. “Stoplight’s API
Design Management Platform is the only solution that allows teams to
visually create API designs leveraging the OpenAPI
and JSON Schema standards and managing those API designs at scale across
Poor API designs lead to poor service implementations and documentation
which can slow down service delivery and negatively impact the ROI of a
business initiative. Stoplight seamlessly provides large enterprises the
ability to embark on Digital API transformation initiatives.
“Hundreds of microservices implies hundreds of API Designs which require
new ways to gain efficiency and scale,” said Duane Tharp, VP of
Technical Solutions at Stoplight. “Large enterprises embarking on API
digital transformation initiatives to supercharge their business
increasingly need API Design Management in addition to traditional API
Management solutions to make this happen.”
Stoplight, a Techstars backed company, has over 550 customers addressing
their needs for API Design Management. Stoplight’s solution around API
visual modelling and collaboration enables companies to automate the
validation, governance, and sharing of API resources.
Stoplight’s mission is to enable all stakeholders working with APIs to
be more productive. Stoplight’s API Design Management software platform
provides a suite of products that cover the entire pre-production API
lifecycle. Stoplight’s customers include companies in the Fortune 1000.
Stoplight promotes a design first approach to microservice application
development. Developing good design first practices will minimize future
costs, speed up your time to market, and lead to more consistent, higher
quality microservice and IoT applications.
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