Postman Recognized as Visionary in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Full Life Cycle API Management for Second Consecutive Year

SAN FRANCISCO--()--Postman, the world’s leading API Platform, today announced it has been named a Visionary in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management*. This marks the second year in a row in which Gartner has recognized Postman for its API Platform, which helps organizations manage the entire API lifecycle from design to production.

We are pleased that Gartner continues to recognize Postman as a Visionary in this rapidly evolving space,” said Abhinav Asthana, co-founder and CEO of Postman. “APIs are now the building blocks of modern software, and the API Management sector is adapting to meet this moment. Postman is committed to pushing the envelope and paving the way to an API-first world through its support of multi-cloud, hybrid architectures and multi-gateway approaches.”

The Evolving API Platform

An API-first world requires evolving the API Management category through API Platforms with integrated tools and processes that allow producers and consumers to build, manage, publish, and consume APIs. A true API Platform helps organizations manage the entire API lifecycle from design to production, while also bringing API consumers into the fold.

One of the most compelling tools in this landscape are Postman’s collaborative workspaces. Workspaces provide a space that is secure and controlled to create API products and services, and can be shared with internal teammates, select external partners, or even the public. This—as well as Postman Collections—fosters collaboration to build more powerful products and services, and sets Postman apart as an API Platform.

Postman also received the highest Internal API Management Use Case score of all offerings in the 2022 Gartner Critical Capabilities for Full Life Cycle API Management.

Postman’s vision and continued evolution of the API Platform are driven by a deep commitment to its users. The platform surpassed 20 million users earlier this year, and the Postman Public API Network is the largest API hub in the world, with 13,000 APIs and 100,000 workspaces including Salesforce, Slack, and Stripe. According to Postman’s 2022 State of the API Report, 38 million collections were created on the Postman API Platform over the previous 12 months alone.

Postman makes it simple for any organization to embrace an API-first development model. The company recently launched Postman v10, which delivers new features for API Security and Governance, in addition to native Git support and the Postman command-line interface. Postman also recently announced the Postman Ecosystem Partner Program, offering integrations with strategic partners such as Microsoft Azure to support accelerated API-first adoption.

Read more about how Postman is driving innovation through its capabilities in a blog from Postman Chief Evangelist Kin Lane here.

For a complimentary copy of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management report, download here.

*Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management, Shameen Pillai | Paul Dumas | Kimihiko Iijima | Akash Jain | Mark O’Neill | John Santoro, Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022.

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About Postman

Postman is the world’s leading API platform, used by more than 20 million developers and 500,000 organizations, including 98% of the Fortune 500. Postman is helping developers and professionals across the globe build the API-first world by simplifying each step of the API lifecycle and streamlining collaboration—enabling users to create better APIs, faster. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and has an office in Bangalore, where it was founded. Postman is privately held, with funding from Battery Ventures, BOND, Coatue, CRV, Insight Partners, and Nexus Venture Partners. Learn more at or connect with Postman on Twitter via @getpostman.


Shannon Campbell
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Shannon Campbell
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