How can I manage internal and external APIs more efficiently?

Streamlining API Management: Unified Handling of Internal and External APIs

When developing numerous APIs, Azure API Management (APIM) serves as an effective platform for their deployment. These APIs may cater to internal users within a corporate network or extend to external partners via the internet, and since API backends are usually locked down and private, nailing security from the get-go is a must when you kick off an API program! Think: VNET Integration Authentication Monitoring Rate limiting Subscription/API keys While it might seem simpler to manage separate APIM instances for internal and external APIs, this approach is not optimal!...

May 12, 2024 · 4 min · Matt Tester