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Stephane Castellani

Product Marketing Senior Director specialized in Go To Market strategies and execution for software and digital products.

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
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
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
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

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

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 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
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
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
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

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
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 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
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

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

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
Stephane Castellani, Author at API Friends