SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, today announced that 7, a customer engagement software and services company, has selected Apigee’s API management software to standardize and streamline 7’s platform services and make it easier for consumers to use its digital services.
7 provides customer engagement software and services that use big data and predictive analytics to understand customers and drive better service and sales results for large enterprises. The 7 platform connects customer interactions across a company’s web, mobile, chat, social, and phone channels. 7 serves global 100 companies in the financial services, retail, telecommunications, technology, and travel industries.
In selecting Apigee, 7 was looking for a more efficient way to standardize, combine and unlock its digital services for customers and partners, while also creating efficiencies for its internal software developers. Apigee Edge will be used to create a platform that can give 7 developers the ability to more easily access and combine its digital services to help 7 deliver more comprehensive services to its customers, faster.
“It was critical for 7 to find a technology solution that would help us reduce the time and resources spent creating custom services for our leading enterprise customers,” said Edgar Kalns, head of products and Engineering for 7. “With Apigee Edge, we are able to enforce standards in our APIs, application and data exposure and consumption, which can shorten and optimize any customization required by our customers. Apigee helps us innovate faster and focus on our core business of providing differentiated customer engagement services.”
“In today’s complex and accelerated business environment, APIs can help companies keep pace with customer expectations for fast and high-quality product innovations,” said Ed Anuff, vice president of product strategy at Apigee. “Apigee Edge will serve as the IT layer that provides authentication, API transformation and a consistent façade to enable 7’s technical team to save development hours.”
Apigee’s intelligent API management platform enables companies to provide connected digital experiences. Apigee helps businesses accelerate the pace at which they innovate, share their data and services, and adapt to rapidly changing customer and market needs.
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Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC) provides an intelligent API platform for digital business. Many of the world’s largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including 23 of the Fortune 100, six of the top 10 Global 2000 retail companies, and five of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, Burberry, Morningstar, eBay, and First Data. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California and has over 400 employees worldwide.
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