API management

types of APIs

Hey, what does an API do?

I often talk to people who understand the value of the Apps they use on mobile devices and tablets but don’t quite get where...
api client registry

What is an 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 API clients. What...
API Gateway definition

What is an API Gateway?

What is an API Gateway definition? These days you find two types of API Gateways (see more articles on API Gateways) that tie in...
API Management solution components

What are the key components of an API Management solution?

Across industries, disruptive competitors, new regulations and rising customer expectations are driving digital transformation. APIs are at the heart of digital interactions that will...
Middleware as a Service

What is a Middleware as a Service (MWaaS) Suite?

As most traditional software products have progressively turned into an "as a Service" model, this is interesting to see how middleware solutions have evolved...
API Catalog definition

What is an API Catalog?

All APIs should be listed and browsable inside a unified API Catalog. That sounds too good to be true, doesn't it? Unfortunately, it takes...
APIs in the world of IoT

APIs in the world of IoT

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

What is an API Product?

API Product? Does this sound strange? Not at all! With the rise of the API Economy where companies start to emerge offering API-based services,...
API monetization

Five ways to monetize APIs

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

What is API Throttling, API Quota, Rate Limiting and Burst?

In the world of APIs, nobody gives direct access to his resources because you never know how much your services are going to be...
REST API security risks

Should REST API security risks keep you awake at night?

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

API streaming – Interview with Streamdata.io

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

MFT needs API

In large organization’s journey to digital, Managed File Transfer (MFT) owners are often left behind because they are not able to deal with new...

What is API Lifecycle Management?

API Lifecycle Management is a term illustrating the need to manage all steps in a life of an API, from creation to retirement. APIs are...
MASA mesh

What is MASA – Mesh App and Service Architecture?

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