Apigee Edge vs. RepreZen API Studio

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Apigee Edge
Score 7.7 out of 10
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Apigee Edge is an API management platform now owned and offered by Google, since Google acquired Apigee in 2016.N/A
RepreZen API Studio
Score 8.2 out of 10
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RepreZen™ API Studio is an enterprise-class API design platform, built from the ground up to meet the demands of large-scale integration programs. The vendor says that while other tools only address individual APIs, RepreZen optimizes at the organizational scale, aligning interfaces and streamlining integration from application-level microservices to federated enterprise service architectures.  API Studio introduces RAPID-ML, the new open standard for API description. RAPID…N/A
Pricing
Apigee EdgeRepreZen API Studio
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Apigee EdgeRepreZen API Studio
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
Apigee EdgeRepreZen API Studio
API Management
Comparison of API Management features of Product A and Product B
Apigee Edge
9.4
7 Ratings
15% above category average
RepreZen API Studio
7.8
1 Ratings
4% below category average
API access control9.07 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Rate limits and usage policies9.07 Ratings6.41 Ratings
API usage data9.07 Ratings9.11 Ratings
API user onboarding9.97 Ratings8.21 Ratings
API versioning9.97 Ratings8.21 Ratings
Usage billing and payments9.06 Ratings7.31 Ratings
API monitoring and logging9.97 Ratings7.31 Ratings
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User Ratings
Apigee EdgeRepreZen API Studio
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(7 ratings)
8.2
(1 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
9.0
(1 ratings)
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Usability
9.0
(1 ratings)
-
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Support Rating
6.0
(1 ratings)
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User Testimonials
Apigee EdgeRepreZen API Studio
Likelihood to Recommend
Google
Few scenarios 1. For viewing API analytics, I think it is best in the market 2. For earning money via API monetization 3. Securing API 4. Onboarding legacy APIs to provide modern REST endpoints
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RepreZen
RepreZen API Studio is well suited for running on two operating systems and the nice UIs are good. But better appearance could improve the UX.
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Pros
Google
  • Better exception handling with the Raise exception policies help to monitor the flow by setting up the flow conditions.
  • Easy development of a Proxy and APIs with much less tutoring and helps make getting started for new users easy.
  • Very good documentation and blog with details of most common failures and error handling.
  • A very very easy to use console.
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RepreZen
  • Running on OS X and Windows
  • Great performance
  • Nice UI and UX
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Cons
Google
  • Only one user can be active in a proxy at a time
  • No version control
  • Prohibited from using JSON.stringify on Apigee objects (tokens)
  • Debugging is difficult
  • Unable to rename or delete policies without bumping revision
  • Why would anyone give a js policy one name, display name something else, and script a different name?
  • 'Trace' limited to only 20 transactions
  • UI allows users to add target servers, but users must utilize the api to turn on SSL.
  • I'm sure there's more, they just aren't coming to mind right now.
  • Apigee forgets (expires?) your password at random intervals without notice. Every few weeks, or days, sometimes even three times in one day, I'll attempt to login to Apigee and my password will be 'wrong'. I've reset my password and Apigee still claims it's wrong. I've had to reset my password three times before it finally let me log back in.
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RepreZen
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Likelihood to Renew
Google
I am not the one deciding whether to use apigee or not really. But personally, I would recommend the use of it as developing APIs on it is easy. And as a mediator between backend servers, we could easily modify request and responses in it without touching any backend code while having a centralize gateway to access our backend APIs too.
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RepreZen
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Usability
Google
Support has helped us to resolved all the queries and community support was also good.
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RepreZen
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Support Rating
Google
Quite hard to get support, at least on the coding side, when we encounter blockers. But general concerns, they would schedule a call to you for them to get a whole picture of your concern. Albeit in my experience, bad really as they haven't replied about the progress, but otherwise seems to have been fixed.
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RepreZen
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Alternatives Considered
Google
Apigee is the best in the market in terms of API Analytics Apigee is having wonderful Documentation with short videos Security is a major concern and Apigee provides an easily configurable policy to secure API Quota and rate-limit is again very easy to configure on every API basis It provides various policies to transform the response from one form to another form e.g. JSON to XML or XML to JSON
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RepreZen
It's really easy to make APIs via RepreZen API Studio.
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Return on Investment
Google
  • As a public entity it is hard to say how much ROI we can have. We have yet to create a billing and ROI plan. We are thinking of other ways to create ROI, possibly through data/service barter.
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RepreZen
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