Secure API Manager provides a complete solution for creating, managing, maintaining, and monitoring APIs that you use in your IT environment. It provides a single repository where you can store and manage all of the APIs you use. It allows you to easily manage the life cycle of an API from development to retirement. This allows you to create audit trails through the analytics of the solution to prove compliance with regulation and licensing requirements for the APIs. Secure API Manager requires that you have NetIQ Access Manager deployed and running in your IT environment.