API Monetization

Flexible, easy-to-use solution to realize value from APIs


Generate revenue from APIs

API monetization is a key way to unlock value from your API programs and increase API adoption. Monetization enables API providers to reach beyond current business models, scale API programs, and open new opportunities with customers, developers, and partners. API Monetization is an out-of-the-box, flexible, easy-to-use capability of the Apigee API Platform. It’s a turnkey solution for API providers to realize additional value from APIs.

Protecting APIs

End-to-end monetization

API Monetization offers end-to-end monetization capabilities with the flexibility to create various revenue models, reports, payment gateways, and developer portal integrations to meet their unique developer needs. These capabilities help API providers launch fast and get started deriving value from their APIs.

Intelligent API Security

Monetize with a mix of rate plans

API monetization offers a range of rate plans, including pre- and post-paid, fixed, variable, customizable, and freemium. Plus, Apigee’s API monetization makes it easy to switch between rate plans or offer a combination of plans.

Behavior Detection

Rich, out-of-the-box reporting

API Monetization includes detailed reporting on API traffic based on developer consumption, including adjustments and credits. It offers robust billing capabilities including taxes, international support, and the ability to generate bills.

API Protection

API Monetization Features

Billing Facilities
Create billing documents (with applicable taxes for the use of API products) and share them with developers.
Rate Plans
Create a variety of rate plans that charge developers or revenue sharing configurations for the use of APIs. Rate plans and configurations can be bundled into API products.
Detailed Reporting
Receive summaries or detailed reports on traffic to API products for which developers purchased a rate plan.
Management UI and API
Configure and control your monetization environment with a management UI and API. The UI is integrated into the Edge management UI, and the API lets you perform all the functions available in the UI.

“ Monetization was a key selling point of Apigee for us; being able to get started with Apigee, sign up, break out our APIs into set packages and have developers come in and purchase—it's been a great tool for us. ”

— Mark Iannelli AccuWeather

API Monetization PRICING

API Monetization is available for Apigee customers. For more information, contact sales.

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