In-Q-Tel, Apigee Aim to Get Cloud API Software to Security Agencies; Chet Kapoor Comments

IQI-logoIn-Q-Tel has invested in software developer Apigee for an undisclosed amount to help the latter deliver its cloud-based service to the U.S. intelligence community.

Palo Alto, Calif.-based Apigee aims for its software to help security agencies manage their application programming interfaces and help developers share information across different apps, the Silicon Valley Business Journal reported Thursday.

writes the CIA and FBI are among the intended users of Apigee’s software.

“There is growing emphasis on making data and services more developer-friendly through the use of APIs,” said Chet Kapoor, CEO at Apigee.

Recent funding rounds for Apigee generated $72 million from backers such as Focus Ventures, Bay Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, SAP Ventures and Third Point Ventures.

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