Sonoa Systems Becomes Apigee

Santa Clara-based Sonoa Systems, a developer of service oriented architecture (SOA) tools, said this week that it has renamed itself Apigee. The firm said it now offers application programming interfaces (APIs) targeted at enterprises, developers, and API devleopers. The firm said the name comes from its free API tools platform, Apigee. Apigee is backed by Bay Partners, Juniper Networks, Net One Systems, Norwest Venture Partners, SAP Ventures, and Third Point Ventures.