PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jul 3, 2013) - Apigee, the API company, today announced that it has been chosen by AlwaysOn as one of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners. The AlwaysOn Global 250 honors companies that demonstrate leadership among peers as well as technology that is likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Apigee was specifically selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts spanning the globe based on five criteria: innovation, market potential, commercialization, stakeholder value and media buzz.
"The impact of the app economy is much bigger than just building 'an app for that.' Today, every business must have a comprehensive digital strategy to engage customers and maintain leadership in an increasingly mobile, social environment," said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. "Apigee's technology centers on the core enabling elements of the new app-centric mobile world: apps, data and APIs. While we are seeing a powerful impact on our customers' businesses, it is encouraging to receive validation that we are also helping to shape the global technology landscape."
The Apigee API platform helps enterprises and developers create, manage and measure strategic digital initiatives built on apps, data and APIs. It is designed to enable organizations of all sizes to meet the challenges of the new mobile, social and cloud marketplace head-on -- empowering customers to succeed in a new digital world where just about everything will be connected and controlled by software and data. With Apigee, organizations can easily and securely expose data and web services as intuitive APIs, build powerful apps fast, and gain new business insights through the data that continuously passes through millions of app touch points.
"This year's AlwaysOn Global 250 represent the highest-growth opportunities in today's private company marketplace," said Tony Perkins, founder and editor of AlwaysOn. "These innovators are making it possible for an entirely new generation of application and software solutions to enter the technology marketplace."
The AlwaysOn Global 250 winners were selected from among thousands of domestic and international technology companies nominated by investors, bankers, journalists, and industry insiders. A full list of the AlwaysOn Global 250 winners can be found at:
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AlwaysOn is the leading business media brand connecting and informing the entrepreneurial community in the Global Silicon Valley. Founded by Red Herring founding editor, Tony Perkins in 2003, AlwaysOn's mission is to continue to lead the industry by empowering its readers, event participants, sponsors, bloggers, and advertisers like no other media brand.
Apigee is the leading provider of API technology and services for enterprises and developers. Hundreds of companies including Walgreens, Bechtel, eBay, Pearson, and Gilt Groupe as well as tens of thousands of developers use Apigee to simplify the delivery, management and analysis of APIs and apps. Apigee's global headquarters are in Palo Alto, California, and it has offices in Bangalore, India; London, Austin and Detroit. To learn more, go to www.apigee.com.
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