Tag "API management"
API management is the systematic process of designing, deploying, and controlling application programming interfaces (APIs) in a secure manner. API management solutions are seeing a lot of traction as organizations are moving their entire application stack to the cloud, in turn, driving the need for API-based integration to connect these cloud applications. But, creating APIs... more
Managing APIs With an Integration Platform as a Service The move to the cloud has presented companies with an opportunity to improve their processes, workflows, and data exchange within their four walls, as well as with their external business community. With the combination of a well thought–out API management strategy and integration platform as a... more
The Rise of API Management In a previous post, I discussed application performance interface (API) strategy, focusing on an API-first approach and the importance of managing your APIs with an API hub. I also described the main building blocks for an API hub: a manager, a gateway, and a portal. But, you might ask, what... more
Defining APIs: Lightweight APIs and Data APIs In my previous post, I discussed the “API first” approach and API hub as essential ingredients for a successful data management strategy. As “API first” approach suggests that we define the API first, it makes us think about its purpose. This gives rise to some fundamental questions. What... more
A Successful API Strategy Companies today realize that smart data strategy is fundamental for business success. They invest and spend resources to make sure the data is protected, stored and backed up. But it’s just as important to manage the communication of data and ensure its seamless flow not only internally, but also with external... more
Enterprise cloud integration spending is expected to increase dramatically this year, according to recent forecasts. Are your business leaders in line with this trend? When I talk to customers who use iPaaS every day, it’s clear they know the value of a next-gen integration platform as a service – they can’t achieve their digital transformation... more