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API microgateway

Complimentary article from David McKenna, VP Engineering at Axway. One of the tenets of successful microservice strategy is the adherence to Conway’s …

July 6, 2018

SF-Express is a large Chinese courier company who has established a huge collection of information, market development, logistics and distribution, express delivery …

June 29, 2018
Hello, World

A long time ago, in my second API program, I had the pleasure of working together with a dedicated His task was to evangelize the APIs to developers and to make sure the platform we were building was fit for consumption by developers.

June 28, 2018
api-management-platform

Why do so many industry movers and shakers choose Axway API Management solution over and over again? The answer is truly simple! It brings value and efficiency to your company in a most compelling way.

June 27, 2018
api sandbox

By Vikas Vijendra, Principal Pre-Sales Solution Architect at Axway I’d like to explain one of the foundation elements of API platforms – …

June 15, 2018
digital transformation of the energy sector

Digital transformation of the energy sector is all about improving processes that help better manage energy consumption. The advent of the cloud, …

June 12, 2018
hybrid-integration-architecture

  By Vikas Vijendra Principal Pre-Sales Solution Architect, Axway   The Challenge: Increasing Enterprise Sprawl It is widely known how enterprises have …

June 11, 2018
digital-media-platform

The world is always moving at a fast pace! Digital transformation has impacted the way we consume information, as well as how we rely …

June 7, 2018
Public transport APIs

By Uli Hitzel, Principal Pre-Sales Architect at Axway Did you know that the International Space Station (ISS) has an API? You can …

June 5, 2018
Digital insurance

I recently represented Axway at DigIn, an innovative, industry-leading event built to showcase the digital insurance future which was held on May …

June 1, 2018
data-driven-application

As the amount of enterprise data continues to skyrocket, application developers are facing pressure to evolve. Over the years, the role of …

May 30, 2018
MODERNIZE YOUR BANKING INFRASTRUCTURE

In today’s global economy, the banking playing field and banking infrastructure are faced with a plethora of obstacles that can slow their business down. …

May 29, 2018
digital shopping experience

In order to thrive in an extremely competitive market and have a smooth digital shopping experience, retailers need to make use of …

May 25, 2018
API-culture

Introduction by Magda Kuczkowska (MK): Today, I’m very happy to speak with Pauline Pham, Vice President at Five by Five, an innovation agency …

May 21, 2018
supply chain modernization

It’s no secret that today’s consumers are increasingly relying on e-commerce to order and deliver goods. This trend is also extending to …

May 17, 2018
open apis

This week, I would like to welcome Joann O’Brien, VP-Open APIs & Ecosystems with TM Forum, to tell us about Open APIs, …

May 14, 2018
Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services

Artificial intelligence (AI) and the emergence of machine learning are rising as some of the top technology trends today, and they’re quickly …

April 26, 2018
blockchain api

Blockchain APIs can bring stronger performance. Blockchains use what’s known as distributed ledger technology (DLT). This was originally developed as the accounting …

April 25, 2018
digital insurance

How do API Gateways enable digital insurance? Going digital is not easy, especially when you are a large, leading organization in your …

April 24, 2018
microservices architecture

This week, I would like to welcome Chris Richardson from microservices.io to discuss how to champion microservices implementation when building a microservice architecture. Chris …

April 19, 2018
open banking adoption

Axway’s Team has recently been sharing its expertise during an event discussing how to transform PSD2 (open banking initiative) into a real business …

April 17, 2018
connected automotive

Like almost all sectors, the automotive industry is impacted by the proliferation of data, both around its products and its processes. A …

April 13, 2018
open API

We have recently been witnessing an ever-increasing number of data privacy and security breaches across many industries. API security breaches and open API …

April 7, 2018

The Modernization conundrum How many millions of lines of code written for business applications more than 20 years ago are still being …

April 4, 2018

For this new interview, I’m really happy to welcome this week Duane Tharp, VP Strategic Sales & Services at Stoplight.io. Stephane Castellani: …

March 30, 2018
Mulesoft acquisition by Salesforce

Every now and then, tectonic plates shift enough to make a big change in the market. The question out there is whether …

March 27, 2018
government api

Digital transformation of public sector has a real impact on citizens. Here are three main benefits of API-driven government, aka government API: …

March 25, 2018
API Management weekly digest

Key topics in the weekly API Management Digest: Salesforce acquires Mulesoft, sport APIs enable real time data streaming during basketball tournament, API …

March 23, 2018
sport API

As the shots rain down, the spotlight will rightfully be focused on the athletes themselves. But how do those buckets turn into …

March 20, 2018
api security and artificial intelligence

I’m sure you have noticed how big the topic of API security with AI (Artificial Intelligence) has become worldwide over the past year. …

March 13, 2018

Mobile World Congress 2018 is one of the largest annual events on the mobile technology industry. Held in Barcelona, Spain, it is one …

March 12, 2018
AS4 protocol

How you integrate your applications and data flows with your suppliers, customers, partners and regulators is more than an IT issue. It …

March 2, 2018
microservices

Microservice architecture is revolutionizing the way enterprises build their technical infrastructure and develop new applications. They are helping a number of organizations …

February 16, 2018

Here is an interesting article from Axway’s Suraj Kumar, Vice President Global Solutions Management on how AI will help drive your customer experience strategy to …

February 5, 2018

API and Artificial Intelligence (Application Programming Interfaces and AI) have only one thing in common. They are both very old technologies that …

January 23, 2018

My colleague, Michael Skinner, Pre-Sales Consultant on Analytics explained in a previous blog post How Operational Intelligence tools and Lean Six Sigma improve …

January 23, 2018
API for retail

Year after year from 2006 to 2016, Amazon grew by 27% on average (1). Its online eCommerce business, per Deloitte, has even …

January 19, 2018

While the success of Apple Watch has attracted the most attention when it comes to enterprise wearables in the workplace, the market …

January 18, 2018

Mobility drives digital transformation through a radical rethinking of how an organization uses technology in pursuit of new revenue streams or new …

January 11, 2018

When deploying an API Management solution, you need to integrate it within your own infrastructure. Hence, you need a solution that …

January 10, 2018
Elastic Beam - Axway

I’m delighted to welcome this week Bernard Harguindeguy, CEO at Elastic Beam. Stephane Castellani: Hi Bernard, can you please present Elastic Beam …

January 9, 2018

EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) is a proven technology since early 1980s for the exchange of information between enterprises and organizations. EDI formats …

December 20, 2017
operational intelligence

In a previous blog post What does Lean Six Sigma mean to your digital business?, my colleague Michael Skinner [Principal Pre-Sales Consultant …

December 19, 2017
Gartner Application Strategies & Solution 2017 Las Vegas

Axway team attended Gartner Applications Strategies and Solutions summit last week that happened in Las Vegas. Axway was one of the key …

December 12, 2017

The NDC (New Distribution Capability) standard, created by IATA, is a distribution standard in XML format aimed at facilitating the exchange of …

December 6, 2017
DevOps for mobile apps

DevOps is not a technique or a process, but an approach to enable seamless application delivery from inception to production. DevOps approach …

November 29, 2017

APIs are not just a technical concept or terminology. They bring a lot of business value to organizations embracing them and help …

November 24, 2017

Instead of robots taking jobs, AR assistants may help humans do their jobs better! Let me share with you below an interesting complimentary …

November 22, 2017
Social login

I would like to share with you today an an interesting complimentary article from SmartWave, Axway’s partner in Switzerland. ===== Recently several …

November 20, 2017
common criteria certification

Complimentary article from my colleague Daniel Wille, Senior Manager, Presales Consulting, US Federal at Axway. ==== It seems like every day now …

November 14, 2017

According to Gartner, more than 75% of mobile apps fail basic security tests. And as per Microsoft’s 2016 Trends in Cyber security, …

November 13, 2017
API Management weekly digest

This week: Talend acquires Restlet, a leader in Cloud-Based API Design and Testing; Axway annual virtual Spark event; DBS takes the wraps …

November 10, 2017

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Dormain Drewitz, Director Product Marketing at Pivotal. Philipp Schöne (PS): Hi Dormain (DD), can …

November 8, 2017

What in the world is causing the Retail Meltdown of recent times? In the middle of an economic recovery, hundreds of shops …

November 1, 2017

“APIs are eating the world” and APIs are sneaking into a lot of areas these days. B2B Communication (EDI) is just one …

October 24, 2017

In the fast-changing business environment of digital business and digital business transformation, the ability to learn from those with experience and insight …

October 20, 2017

Complimentary article from James Hoshor, Senior Mobile Strategist & Client Partner Manager at Propelics. He has over 20 years experience in executive leadership, …

October 17, 2017

Securing your API does sound like a complicated thing but there are some basic things you can consider to setup your API …

October 13, 2017

With the rise of the API Economy, forward-looking enterprises are increasingly relying on off-the-shelf tooling to help them fast-track their digital transformation …

October 12, 2017

Growing dependency over smartphones has increased opportunities to develop mobile apps for various applications to the users. The major factor that drives …

October 11, 2017
API Management weekly digest

CA acquires Runscope to round out API testing and monitoring portfolio Enterprises are API-crazy, and CA Technologies Inc. is attempting to cash …

October 6, 2017

For this week’s interview, I’m very happy to welcome Greg Lord, Director Product Marketing at Smartbear Software. Stephane Castellani: Hi Greg, can …

October 5, 2017

At one point or other we have all experienced mobile apps that we wish were faster and more responsive, but in almost …

October 2, 2017

According to a recent IDC research sponsored by Axway, APIs cross the chasm from technology to value-based solutions. Use and planned use …

October 2, 2017

Assessing multiple API Management vendors and determining the best solution for you need is not an easy task. First, make sure you …

September 29, 2017

We talked in a previous article about the different types of APIs. It’s important to note that all those API types result …

September 27, 2017

This blog post continues the previous blog post: “List of specifications for your API Management project (Part 1/2)” and provides you with …

September 25, 2017

Succeeding with an API Management project requires good discipline and following three major steps: a good preparation upfront – cf. API Management …

September 22, 2017

I’m very happy to welcome this week David O’Neill, CEO and Founder of APImetrics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 21, 2017

There isn’t just one type of APIs but actually three main types of APIs: Open APIs – aka Public APIs – are …

September 20, 2017

APIs are often seen as a technology only but they are the essential infrastructure to enable any new User Experience (UX). In …

September 19, 2017

In a previous blog post we explained how to design an API Analytics solution, and highlighted the key questions that an analytics …

September 18, 2017

Your company is ready for API adoption and you are asked to prepare an API Management RFP. Here are a few tips …

September 15, 2017

I would like to warmly welcome David Brossard today, VP Customer Relations at Axiomatics. Stephane Castellani: Hi David, can you please present …

September 14, 2017

I often talk to people who understand the value of the Apps they use on mobile devices and tablets but don’t quite …

September 13, 2017

We have been talking a lot about APIs and API Management on this blog. But why is it important? This article is …

September 12, 2017
api client registry

With the growing number of API clients, it’s becoming more important to have a comprehensive API client registry that enables managing all …

September 11, 2017

The demand for mobile apps is exploding and enterprises are adopting mobile technologies at an unprecedented rate. However, organizations and mobile app …

September 8, 2017
API testing with API Fortress

After the recent interviews with SteamData.io about API streaming and Cloud Elements about Saas connectors,  I had this week the opportunity to …

September 7, 2017

These days you find two type of API Gateways. Micro-Gateways are a more recent trend but API Gateway(s) are not a new …

September 6, 2017

If you get questions from friends or family around topics that usual are things you consider important but have a certain “nerd …

September 5, 2017
API Management solution components

Across industries, disruptive competitors, new regulations and rising customer expectations are driving digital transformation. APIs are at the heart of digital interactions …

September 4, 2017
real-time analytics

Complimentary article from my colleague Clay Cowdery, sharing his thoughts on real-time analytics. Clay is Business Performance Strategist and working on Analytics …

August 31, 2017

The first Release Candidate of the popular OWASP Top 10 contained “underprotected APIs” as one of the Top 10 things to watch …

August 30, 2017
API orchestration

Is it one API or multiple APIs? From the consumer perspective, it’s often one API that they consume but in the background …

August 29, 2017
api security tactics

When talking about API security some people just want to turn on a switch and would like to get a green light …

August 28, 2017
Middleware as a Service

As most traditional software products have progressively turned into an “as a Service” model, this is interesting to see how middleware solutions …

August 25, 2017

All APIs should be listed and browsable inside a unified API Catalog. That sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Unfortunately …

August 21, 2017

Customer experience is the top Enterprise digital initiative these days. It is a mission critical agenda item and strategic differentiation across the …

August 16, 2017
apis and IoT

I’m sure everybody has heard about IoT or Industry 4.0 and those terms. The question came to me which role the APIs …

August 14, 2017
api product

API Product? Does this sound strange? Not at all! With the rise of the API Economy where companies start to emerge offering …

August 10, 2017
api monetization

API monetization is often a consideration of digital transformation leaders, whether their digital journey has recently begun or is one that has …

August 10, 2017
API attack prevention

I posted a previous article about ways to protect Web Services and protect REST APIS and got contacted to help with an inquiry …

August 9, 2017
mobile analytics

Do you know which part of the world your Mobile App customers are located in? Do you know if they like the …

August 8, 2017
types of digital strategy

I would like to promote today the recent survey from the Harvard Business Review that identifies 6 types of digital strategy …

August 7, 2017
api quota

In the world of APIs nobody gives direct access to his resources because you never know how much your services are going …

August 4, 2017
REST API security

With the growth of REST APIs inside enterprises but also outside their boundaries in their ecosystem, monitoring, protecting and preventing attacks is …

August 3, 2017

Complimentary and interesting article about “API First” from the api4u blog owned by one of my colleagues, Kshitij Mehrotra: === Application Programming …

August 2, 2017
digital maturity

We are sharing with you today a sample list of questions that can help you better assess the digital maturity of your …

July 19, 2017
web service security

API Security is an important topic and I would like in this article to get deeper into the specific case of Web …

July 18, 2017

Companies of every size are learning the value of building customer experience networks to capture new business, sustain revenue growth and increase …

July 17, 2017
digital transformation

In today’s hyper-connected world, everything changes so fast, giving you no other choice but to act or react: New nimble and innovative …

July 17, 2017
api developer portal

Selecting an API Developer Portal with the right features is critical to your business because that’s the only communication channel between you …

July 10, 2017
api analytics solution

When designing or evaluating an API Analytics solution on top of your API management infrastructure, you need to consider a solution that …

July 7, 2017

Building API-based and sophisticated microservices is going more and more mainstream these days. As a consequence of addressing the full lifecycle of …

July 7, 2017

Mobility has changed business forever.  The future of enterprise tech lies in apps and largely mobile apps that deliver the same functions …

July 6, 2017
API streaming

I had this week the pleasure to discuss with Nicolas Rigaud, VP Marketing & Partners at Streamdata.io. Nicolas was very kind to share …

July 5, 2017

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” Charles …

June 29, 2017

When it comes to API monitoring, Embedded Analytics for API are the solution. They help API users work smarter by incorporating relevant …

June 29, 2017
saas connectors

This week, I have had the pleasure to meet Ross Garrett, Head of Product Marketing at Cloud Elements. Ross accepted to share …

June 26, 2017

I would like to share with you today an excellent article below from the Bit Cows blog of my colleague Darren who …

June 21, 2017

If you have ever wondered what RMAD is and how it is related to Mobile application development, here are some answers. RMAD …

June 13, 2017

API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in a life of an API, from creation to …

June 8, 2017
MASA mesh

MASA is a new architectural model introduced by Gartner which stands for Mesh app and service architecture. It reflects what has emerged …

June 5, 2017

Imagine you are using a mobile application and it takes 5 seconds to respond to every action.  Will you like using such an application? The …

June 1, 2017

While some organizations are still wondering whether they should invest on Embedded Analytics and what benefits it brings to their employees and …

June 1, 2017

When it comes to authenticate API clients, a common solution is to deliver an API key to each of your API clients. …

May 30, 2017

When you are using APIs to query data from an existing application, GraphQL is an interesting API query language to investigate, which …

May 29, 2017

API adoption in large organizations has been taking a few years and is along a path of increasing business value. On one …

May 18, 2017

The “microservice” term is going through a big hype. But beyond this trendy term which reflects the need for small (or very …

May 5, 2017

Axway organized with IDC last week an Executive dinner at an exclusive venue to discuss “Cutomer Experience“. The topic was “Delivering Superior …

March 16, 2017

mBaaS stands for Mobile Backend as a Service. This has become over the past few years a critical component when developing mobile …

February 2, 2017

Last Thursday took place the first annual virtual worldwide conference of Axway called Axway Spark. For the first time in its history, …

November 7, 2016

Today, I decided to take some time reviewing the open discussion topics we had with the audience at our last IDC and …

October 25, 2016

Just coming back from API Days London – #apidays – dedicated to Open Banking & PSD2 regulation This was an excellent event …

October 13, 2016
what is psd2

We currently engage with many banks in Europe starting compliance projects on PSD2 – the revised Payment Service Directive. What does this …

September 26, 2016

Since 2015, we have been assisting in a new trend among banks consisting in organizing hackathons. Is this just a hype or …

September 20, 2016

Axway organized a Digital Forum with IDC Research in London a couple of weeks ago. We invited Senior Level employees of large …

June 28, 2016

You will find below an extract of the key topics we discussed with partners at the round table I animated at the …

June 20, 2016

Axway organized last week their yearly EMEA Partner Summit, two months after the Axway APAC Partner Summit in Singapore.  This event took …

June 17, 2016

I had the chance to meet one-on-one several Gartner analysts at the Gartner AADI Summit in London this week and we engaged …

May 27, 2016

I’m coming back from the Gartner AADI London. The event took place downtown at the Park Plaza Westminster bridge hotel. Park Plaza …

May 26, 2016

I attended last week the Gartner EA Summit in National Harbor, Washington DC. The event took place at the Gaylord Hotel Convention …

May 16, 2016

The APAC Axway partner summit took place this year in Singapore at the Jen Hotel on Orchard Road, one of Asia’s mot …

April 9, 2016

Many people asked me over the past few months what are the best practices to implement an API management project and I …

February 1, 2016

Today took place the annual management kick-off of Sopra Steria where I was invited as guest speaker at the Axway booth. The …

January 26, 2016

We organized this week a nice event in Helsinki (Finland) with our local partner, Agent IT. This is always very interesting to …

November 18, 2015

I attended over the past 2 days the #CybSec15 event at Yverdon-Les-Bains in Switzerland. This event gathered 200 specialists in IT security …

November 5, 2015

Monaco is a very glamour place well known for his prince, its palace on top of the rock, its F1 race and …

October 2, 2015

According to Gartner, by 2017, in large organizations, at least 65% of new integration flows will be developed outside the control of …

September 23, 2015

I was invited yesterday by Sopra Steria Group to the “Live your smart city” [“Vis ta ville intelligente”] event in Nantes – …

September 23, 2015

iPaaS stands for “Integration Platform as a Service”. This is software technology hosted on the Cloud that helps integrate applications together. We …

September 18, 2015
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