How APIs Drive Company Performance

How APIs Drive Company Performance

Here’s a new way to explain what “API” stands for: “a profit increase.” Initial findings from groundbreaking research reveal that the amount of data that flows through an organization’s modern web APIs is positively and significantly associated with sales, net income, and market capitalization. This shouldn’t come as a shock. Digital transactions, whether with Amazon or Netflix, Walgreens or theBBC, are …

Using Microservices Architecture as API Enablement Strategy

Using Microservices Architecture as API Enablement Strategy

Today Microservices architecture has become hype topic in software development industry.It is an approach to modularity which functionally decomposes an application into a set of services.  The development teams can adopt the most appropriate technology stack in order to resolve specific issues. The microservices architecture also improves services scalability by enabling features such auto-scaling and micro-container approach. API’s and Microservices …

2016 in APIs: Microservices

2016 in APIs: Microservices, Standards, Acquisitions & Security

2016 has been an eventful year on many fronts and not least for APIs. We’ve see the emergence of Microservices as a big new driver for API adoption, numerous high profile security breaches (being DDOSed by your own webcam hurts!), vendor acquisitions, the growth of the Open API Initiative and some more industry events. Some of these trends we already …

Microservices for Internet of Things Edge Devices

Microservices for Internet of Things Edge Devices

Microservices and virtualization have recently revolutionized the world of software development bringing agility and innovation in this domain. Microservices promote the use of fine grained and independent services that are implemented as autonomous entities interacting each other through well known APIs: independent software modules ease the maintenance process and reliability, making it easier to identify which components fail, restart failed …

How APIs Are Bringing Agility To The Cloud

How APIs Are Bringing Agility To The Cloud

Data has never been more valuable. A recent McKinsey report indicates that data moving across international borders raised the global GDP by US$2.8 trillion in 2014 alone. In fact, McKinsey claims that these international data flows now have a greater impact on GDP growth than the movement of goods and services. Now that almost every transaction has a data component, …