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API Calls per Month 50,000 5 million 25 million
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Analytics Yes Yes Advanced
API Gateway Policies Yes Yes Advanced
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Number of API Application Developers Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Cloud Infrastructure on IBM Cloud3 Included Included Included
Data Transfer on IBM Cloud3 Included Included Included
API Connect Create for Node.js (Java4) Included Included Included
Connectors for Pre-production Basic1 and Advanced2 Advanced2 Advanced2
Connectors for Production Basic1 Advanced2 Advanced2
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Additional API Calls per Month N/A Per 100K API calls/month Per 100K API calls/month
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