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Reaching 250 APIs

08.18.2013
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Today is a great milestone for 3scale – reaching 250 customers with APIs managed, that’s a big jump from under 200 earlier this year! The APIs are also highly diverse from transport to nutrition and media, as well as from all over the world. Congrats to the team, investors and above all customers! We’re looking forward to the next chapter of growth.

Come and join the team with our open positions at http://www.3scale.net/jobs/.

The full press release is below.

3SCALE EXPERIENCES TREMENDOUS GROWTH DURING FIRST HALF OF 2013

Leading API Management Solution Secures New Clients, Expands Staff and Passes 250 APIs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – August 15, 2013 – 3scale, the San Francisco and Barcelona-based API Management solutions provider, today announced that the first half of 2013 was the most successful in company history as the company’s platform is now being used by over 250 APIs, amongst the most in the entire industry. As the API industry continues to experience growth and the “App Economy” is booming, 3scale is well positioned to maintain its position as the leading solution for companies seeking to distribute APIs for their business.

In addition to the growth of the company, 3scale is also demonstrating its industry leadership position by staging the second edition of the API industry’s leading conference: the API Strategy and Practice Conference (http://apistrategyconference.com) which will take place in San Francisco, California from October 23 – 25, 2013.
3scale’s API management platform is now being used by over 250 clients, serving over 120,000 application developers, including leading companies and organizations including Skype, the U.S. Department of Energy, Wine.com, FlightStats, Bistri and hundreds more.

3scale is also continuing to grow its Barcelona and San Francisco offices, allowing the company to provide expanded support and insights to its growing client roster.

“APIs are becoming a vital tool for companies seeking to expand their reach and create new revenue streams and 3scale is continuing its rapid growth to meet the growing demand,” said Steve Willmott, CEO of 3scale. “As one of the largest companies in the industry, 3scale is well positioned to provide clients with the best support and most technologically advanced solutions available.”

Earlier this year, 3scale also announced that it had secured $4.2 million of new funding in a round from Javelin Venture Partners and Costanoa Venture Capital. The investment will help broaden 3scale’s set of services and bring it to a global audience, enabling even more valuable APIs and API delivery by its customers.

APIs are a key infrastructure component for online businesses – powering mobile applications, partnership programs and innovation. Increasingly, as many businesses become more software driven, having a well-managed API available to customers and partners is becoming key to success in the marketplace. The growth of the number of APIs is exponential and forecasted to reach into the millions over the next 5 years.

In contrast to other solutions, 3scale’s flexible platform is immediate, self-service and no cost to adopt, enabling any size business to run an API program and scale from free entry-level services all the way to Enterprise grade APIs on a single platform. The solution platform lets businesses build a solid foundation for their API program and scale confidently to serving 10’s and 100’s of Millions of API transactions per day.

More information about 3scale can be found at http://www.3scale.net/. The company is also looking to fill new positions in both its San Francisco and Barcelona offices.

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