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Pitney Bowes Leveraging Apigee to Power its Innovation in Commerce

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC), developer of an intelligent API platform for digital business, today announced that it has been selected by Pitney Bowes (NYSE:PBI), a global technology company that provides products and solutions that power commerce, for API management.

Pitney Bowes is a global technology company that enables its clients, including 90 percent of the Fortune 500, more than 200 retailers and 1.5 million small businesses, to succeed in the physical and digital world of commerce. The company is in the midst of a multi-year corporate transformation focused on growing revenue through a broad set of digital businesses in software and ecommerce services, optimizing its own operations globally, and transforming its mailing and shipping business with digital technologies. Pitney Bowes is leveraging the Apigee Edge API management software to deliver new services, such as location intelligence, shipping, and financial services, for its customers. Pitney Bowes is also leveraging Apigee’s API management software to enable innovation by both Pitney Bowes and third party developers.

“In our borderless world, the lines between physical and digital commerce are becoming increasingly blurred,” said James Fairweather, Pitney Bowes’ Senior Vice President of Technology. “Pitney Bowes’ goal is to create modern technology solutions with precision and accuracy for this new complex world of commerce, and Apigee’s technology helps make this possible.”

Today, Pitney Bowes solutions include mailing and shipping, customer information management, customer engagement, location intelligence, and global ecommerce. The company is using APIs (application programming interfaces) and Apigee to help securely deliver new data-powered digital solutions to customers, and to enable its internal and external developers to build new products more quickly.

“In today’s accelerated business environment, enterprises need to speed up the pace with which they innovate and adapt to rapidly changing customer and market needs,“ said Chet Kapoor, Apigee CEO. “Digital transformation with APIs is a key part of enabling Pitney Bowes to power billions of transactions across the physical and digital landscape and help shape and refine the world of commerce. We are proud to be part of their digital success.”

Apigee’s flagship Apigee Edge API management software empowers organizations to securely deliver and manage APIs, with agility and at scale. Apigee Edge is part of the Apigee intelligent API platform, which also includes Apigee Insights, an API-based, self-service predictive analytics solution, and Apigee Link, an API-first Internet of Things (IoT) product for connecting devices to the Internet. Most recently, Apigee introduced Apigee Sense, an intelligent API security product.

About Apigee

Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC) provides an intelligent API platform for digital business. Many of the world's largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including 30 percent of the Fortune 100, five of the top six Global 2000 retail companies, and five of the top 10 global telecommunications companies. Apigee customers include global enterprises such as Walgreens, Burberry, Morningstar, and First Data. Apigee is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, go to http://apigee.com.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding market adoption of digital technologies, planned customer adoption and implementation of Apigee’s products, potential future customer opportunities and opportunities between Apigee and Pitney Bowes. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that are difficult or impossible to predict. Consequently, you should not rely on these forward-looking statements. Actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those contemplated by these forward-looking statements as a result of such uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances, including without limitation risks and uncertainties related to market adoption of digital technologies, the ability of Apigee’s software to meet its customers’ needs, the quality of Apigee’s software, support and services and related infrastructure capacity and any incorrect implementation or use of Apigee software.

The foregoing list of factors is not exclusive. Additional risks and uncertainties that could affect Apigee’s financial and operating results are included under the captions "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" and elsewhere in Apigee’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the SEC on March 4, 2016. Apigee’s SEC filings are available on the Investor Relations section of the Company’s website at http://investors.apigee.com and on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Apigee disclaims any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

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