These are the organizations I come across in my research who are doing interesting things in the API space. They could be companies, institutions, government agencies, or any other type of organizational entity. My goal is to aggregate so I can stay in tune with what they are up to and how it impacts the API space.
Socrata is the leading developer and provider of Open Data Services, a category of cloud-based Web 2.0 solutions that enable federal, state, and local governments to dramatically improve the reach, usability and social utility of their public information assets. The Socrata Social Data Platform™ is a turnkey information delivery platform that reduces lifecycle management costs for government customers while boosting their ability to disseminate relevant information and data-driven services to a wide range of audiences including citizens, civic application developers, researchers, journalists and internal stakeholders.
3Scale provides plug-and-play as well as enterprise level API management services. 3Scale is similar to 3Scale connect is a starter platform with a freemium model for delivering your API. You can deploy at no cost, and pay-as-you-go based upon the volume of calls made on your API. This model is well suited to those who are not sure of their API business model or target audience — or are just looking to test the waters.
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. It provides both PaaS and IaaS services and supports many different programming languages, tools and frameworks, including both Microsoft-specific and third-party software and systems
WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them.
ReadMe is a developer hub for your startup or code. It's a completely customizable and collaborative place for documentation, support, key generation and more. Don't waste your precious time reimplementing a dev.yourstartup.com. If you have an API, code library, or affiliate program, documentation is hard. Users can't use your product without understanding it, and most documentation on the Internet is lacking. The goal of ReadMe is to make consuming APIs completely painless.
GitHub Pages are public webpages hosted and easily published through GitHub. The quickest way to get up and running is by using the Automatic Page Generator to create some starter HTML and CSS for us. You can then modify our GitHub Pages' content and style remotely via the web or locally on our computer.
Akana helps businesses accelerate digital transformation by securely extending their reach across multiple channels – mobile, cloud and Internet of Things. Akana enables enterprises to share data as APIs, connect and integrate applications, drive partner adoption, monetize their assets, and provide intelligent insights into their business and operations.
Confluence is a wiki used by more than half of Fortune 100 companies to connect people with the content and co-workers they need to get their jobs done, faster. Connect your entire business in one place online to collaborate and capture knowledge – create, share, and discuss your documents, ideas, minutes, and projects.
Hitch is a single platform to help API owners engage with and grow their API community. Our clients show striking similarities in the challenges they face in building integrated and sustainable developer platforms. API providers still struggle to make sure their platform is visible to the right audience. Once found, access is inconsistent and cumbersome and even after onboarding, key engagement tools are seldom available. We have put together a single solution that covers these three key areas.
Gelato.io is a tool for creating really great API Documentation and Developer Portals. You can describe your API, import and sync with Swagger or API Blueprint, write awesome guides (or get them written for you), have your developers register and get updates when things change, get an automatic API Explorer - everything a good Documentation Site needs and more!
Pagely is the first Managed WordPress Hosting service that handles most of the technical stuff like upgrades, performance, and security to allow you to focus on your content. We provide WordPress Hosting for personal sites to multi-server clusters for enterprise and all manner of sites in between.
Apigee delivers an intelligent API platform to accelerate the pace of digital business. We help companies - from disruptive start-ups to the Fortune 100 – use their enterprise data and services to create connected digital experiences for customers, partners and employees. This is digital business.
If you think there is an organization I should have listed here feel free to tweet it at me, or submit as a Github issue. Even though I do this full time, I'm still a one person show, and I miss quite a bit, and depend on my network to help me know what is going on.