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API is dead

API is dead – long live the APIs

In this article, I will highlight how the glorious monarchical reign of REST (Representational State Transfer) APIs is declining and how the ecosystem is...
third-party APIs

Five reasons to use an API Management solution to manage your third-party APIs

Third-party APIs are exploding in importance and organizations are leveraging them with great success. For example, Amazon.com released its API so that website developers...
differences between iPaaS and API Management

The differences between iPaaS and API Management

Nuances matter! I have been in the integration space now since birth. It has seen many changes. The biggest fundamental change in this space was...
capabilities of API Management Platform

Five capabilities every API Management Platform should have

I am often asked, what are the five capabilities of an API Management Platform and what should they have? My answer starts with the...
API Design importance

Why API Design is so important

The (obvious) importance of APIs in this era of modern and powerful web browsers with the rise of smartphones, IoT devices, simplification of protocols...
choosing the right API Gateway

Choosing the right API Gateway!

A critical component of an API-based architecture is to have an API Gateway. This becomes more important as organizations are breaking their monolithic services...
API Gateway capabilities and features

API Gateway capabilities and features

By now most enterprises have heard about the concept of full lifecycle API Management (FLAM), but it is not uncommon when discussing the components...
What is API Management

What is API Management?

What is API Management? Many might feel this is a very basic question, "What is API Management?", but surprisingly when you search for a definition,...
API Catalog

API Catalogs are all about innovation

Your API strategy stands little chance of adoption if you don't have an API Catalog. But it's more than a registry. Built the right...
API Gateway capabilities

The role of the API Gateway–“You can’t handle the truth!”

I recently watched the courtroom scene from A Few Good Men where Jack Nicholson’s character, Colonel Jessep, takes the stand to determine if a...
Choosing an API Portal

Tips for choosing the right API Portal

Selecting an API Portal with the right features is critical to your business because that’s the only communication channel between the API Product Manager...
North pole reversal - API Gateway to the cloud

North pole reversal – API Gateway to the cloud

If you remember back to your high school days you’ll recall being taught about the earth’s magnetic field. Which to put it in layman's...
API Gateway and ESBs for Enterprises

Enterprise Comparison of API Gateways and ESBs

It is not uncommon for customers taking their digital transformation (DX) journey to come to a point where they start looking into API Gateways...

What is an API Platform?

The term API Platform has been used synonymously by some vendors with API Management, Full Lifecycle API Management and even with the term API...
dockers and kubernetes

Demystifying Docker and Kubernetes

Over the last few years, software containers have dramatically changed the way IT organizations build, deploy, run and maintain applications. The cost benefits and...