Apigee Powering AccuWeather APIs to Help Developers Quickly Build Apps with Innovative Weather Experiences

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC), the API company, today announced that AccuWeather, a global weather information and digital media leader, has selected the Apigee Edge API management software to support AccuWeather’s new API Developer Portal, AccuWeather APIs. The self-service portal gives software developers immediate, easy access to AccuWeather’s APIs to develop custom applications that integrate the power of AccuWeather’s big weather data and services, including detailed weather conditions and forecasts with Superior Accuracy™, in order to drive business results. The portal is designed to benefit software developers in small businesses and startups, creating opportunities to build apps with innovative weather experiences.

“Small businesses told us the many ways they would benefit from AccuWeather’s proprietary APIs available through a personalized self-service experience,” said AccuWeather Senior Technical Account Manager Mark Iannelli. “And we listened.”

AccuWeather leader Chris Patti, chief technology officer, said, “With Apigee’s strategic guidance and comprehensive API management software, we were able to design, develop, and launch our new Developer API site to access our industry-leading APIs in a few short weeks. The portal also provides high levels of flexibility to customize API content within hours, enabling AccuWeather to quickly respond and adapt the site to meet our clients’ needs.”

AccuWeather provides hourly and minute-by-minute forecasts every day for over 1.5 billion people worldwide, serving over 15 billion data requests per day worldwide. The new AccuWeather API Developer Portal empowers small businesses, startups, and independent developers to use the power of AccuWeather data to build unique, innovative weather experiences. Portal users can quickly and easily access and leverage AccuWeather’s API endpoints, including Locations, Current Conditions, Daily and Hourly Forecasts, and Weather Alarms, within their own applications. Easy demo sign-ups and a full self-service site make the integrations an easy, way to drive fast results.

Apigee Edge is comprehensive, enterprise-grade API management software that empowers organizations like AccuWeather to securely deliver and manage APIs and API traffic at scale. Apigee Edge includes full lifecycle API management capabilities including API gateway; developer portal; API, app and developer analytics; global policy enforcement; multi-tenancy support for high scale, and more.

“AccuWeather’s new developer portal is an excellent example of how organizations are leveraging APIs to rapidly broaden their market reach on a global scale,” said Ed Anuff, senior vice president of strategy at Apigee. “We have found that developers are increasingly demanding a self-service online experience, and AccuWeather’s portal seamlessly delivers this. We are proud to partner with AccuWeather – recently recognized as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world - to help them create and manage new ways to support client needs through API innovation.”

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About Apigee

Apigee® (NASDAQ:APIC) provides a leading API platform. Many of the world's largest organizations select Apigee to enable their digital business, including over 30 percent of the Fortune 100, four of the top five 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.

About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com

Every day over 1.5 billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile Internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Established in 1962 by Founder, President, and Chairman Dr. Joel N. Myers – a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs – AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. AccuWeather’s CEO, Barry Lee Myers, is an award winning leader in global weather information issues and one of the world’s most recognized advocates for cooperative relationships between government weather agencies and the weather industry. He is a leader in the digital weather information space.

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