Transforming Digital Business with APIs

This paper examines the new digital organization, the implications of the “open enterprise”, and how the app with its promise to deliver a better overall user experience across a variety of platforms, presents both opportunities and risks.

Five Simple Strategies for Securing APIs

APIs are an emerging technology for integrating applications using web technology. This approach is exploding in popularity because it builds on well-understood techniques and leverages some existing infrastructure. But it is a mistake to think we can secure APIs using the same methods and technology that we used to secure the conventional, browser-centric web. While

5 Pillars of API Management

APIs empower enterprises to quickly repurpose IT systems, add value to existing offerings and open new revenue streams. It should come as no surprise, though, that exposing on-premise systems via APIs also creates a range of new security and management challenges. The term “API Management” refers to a set of processes and technologies that have

Choosing the Right API Management Solution for the Enterprise User

The application programming interface (API) may be an old concept but it is one that is undergoing a transformation as, driven by mobile and cloud requirements, more and more organizations are opening their information assets to external developers. Today, 75% of Twitter traffic and 65% of traffic comes through APIs. But APIs are not

5 Ways to Get Top Mobile App Developer Talent for Your Open APIs

Opening APIs to developers outside the enterprise can enable the creation of apps that add value in innovative and often unexpected ways – without the enterprise having to invest directly in app development. However, this will only happen when the enterprise can grow an ecosystem of visionary developers creating cuttingedge apps that provide consumers with

5 OAuth Essentials for API Access Control

OAuth puts the user in control of delegating access to an API. This allows one service to integrate with another service on behalf of that user. The same social Web providers who popularized the pattern of exposing an API to enable third-party developers to enrich their platforms were the first ones to apply such delegated

Unified Monitoring

In the past few years, the enterprise computing landscape has changed dramatically. Virtualization, outsourcing, SaaS and cloud computing are creating fundamental changes, and ushering in an era in which enterprises distribute increasingly critical IT assets and applications across multiple service providers. These changes are rendering legacy monitoring tools, which have their roots in the computing

The Power & Payback Of Unified Monitoring

Monitoring IT operations is made costly and inefficient due to the presence of multiple, complex monitoring solutions. These legacy systems have a silo view of the IT environment creating unnecessary complications when trying to resolve infrastructure and availability issues. While system administrators are attempting to resolve these problems the customers and their business are suffering.

The Drive to Unify Enterprise IT Monitoring

These tech-enabled, highly connected buyers are using many different platforms to research, shop, and work, forcing IT leaders to create differentiated customer experiences and support new technologies, such as client mobility and cloud services. At the same time, the growing use of agile development techniques and the move towards an “app economy” are accelerating the